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Deleuze and Guattari's

A Thousand Plateaus: a Critical Introduction and Guide

By Brent Adkins

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Format: Paperback, 272 pages
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Published In: United Kingdom, 31 May 2015
Offera a guide to Deleuze and Guattari's masterwork, A Thousand Plateaus. The sheer volume and complexity of Deleuze and Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus can be daunting. What is a rhizome? What is a war machine? What is a body without organs? Brent Adkins demonstrates that all the questions raised by A Thousand Plateaus are in service to Deleuze and Guattari's radical reconstruction of the methods and aims of philosophy itself. To achieve this, Adkins demonstrates that the crucial term for understanding A Thousand Plateaus is 'assemblage.' He links each plateau with a particular type of assemblage - social, political, linguistic - as he guides you through this difficult test. It explains all the major terms found in A Thousand Plateaus in clear language; each chapter corresponds to a 'plateau' for ease of reference and provides a singular interpretation of the work in terms of assemblages and connecting that interpretation with traditional and contemporary debates within philosophy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction: A Perceptual Semiotics; 1. Rhizome; 2. 1914: One or Several Wolves?; 3. 10,000BC: The Geology of Morals; 4. November 20, 1923: Postulates of Linguistics; 5. 587BC - AD 70: On Several Regimes of Signs; 6. November 28, 1947: How Do You Make Yourself a Body Without Organs?; 7. Year Zero: Faciality; 8. 1874: Three Novellas, or 'What Happened?'; 9. 1933: Micropolitics and Segmentarity; 10. 1730: Becoming Intense, Becoming Animal, Becoming Imperceptible...; 11. 1837: Of the Refrain; 12. 1227: Treatise on Nomadology - The War Machine; 13. 7000BC: Apparatus of Capture; 14. 1440: The Smooth and the Striated; Conclusion: The Ethics of Becoming; Suggestions for Further Reading; Bibliography.

About the Author

Brent Adkins is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Roanoke College.

EAN: 9780748686469
ISBN: 0748686460
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Dimensions: 23.11 x 15.49 x 1.78 centimetres (0.38 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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