Gilles Deleuze: Affirmation in Philosophy by J. ConwayGilles Deleuze: Affirmation in Philosophy by J. Conway

Gilles Deleuze: Affirmation in Philosophy

byJ. Conway

Hardcover | October 27, 2010

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Why does knowledge of philosophy presuppose knowledge of reality? What are the characters in Deleuze's theatre and philosophy? How are his famous metaphysical distinctions secondary to the concept of philosophy as practice and politics? These questions are answered through careful analysis and application of Deleuzian principles.
JAY CONWAY holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of California, Riverside. He currently teaches philosophy at California State University, Los Angeles where he is Adjunct Professor. For the past decade he has been researching, teaching, and writing on the philosophy of Deleuze, the history of metaphysics, and social-political...
Title:Gilles Deleuze: Affirmation in PhilosophyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:274 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.69 inPublished:October 27, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023027658X

ISBN - 13:9780230276581


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction PART I: DELEUZE AND SYSTEMATIC PHILOSOPHY The Shape of Systematic Philosophy Deleuze's Slogan of the Middle The Middle as Becoming Deleuze's Problem, Differential, or Abstract Machine PART II: THEATRE OF OPERATIONS The Exclusive Disjunctive Synthesis of Professional Philosophy Affirmative Philosophy Three Conceptual Personae: the Anglo-American Philosopher, the French Philosopher, and the Logician The Philosopher, the Artist, the Scientist, the Historian, & the Logician The Phenomenologist as Hero, The Phenomenologist as Parasite The Structuralist as Hero, the Structuralist as Palace Dog Philosophy's Encounter with Literature Why Does the Hero Loath Discussion? The Abstract Machine of Philosophical Discourse PART III: AFFIRMING PHILOSOPHY Philosophy's Demise Has Been Greatly Exaggerated The First Metaphilosophical Question: What is a Philosophy? The Second Metaphilosophical Question: What Does it Mean to Think? Ethico-Political Metaphysics Notes Bibliography Index