Deleuze and Space

Deleuze and Space

by Ian Buchanan
     
 

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Gilles Deleuze was arguably the twentieth century's most spatial philosopher - not only did he contribute a plethora of new concepts to engage space, space was his very means of doing philosophy. He said everything takes place on a plane of immanence, envisaging a vast desert-like space populated by concepts moving about like nomads. Deleuze made philosophy

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Gilles Deleuze was arguably the twentieth century's most spatial philosopher - not only did he contribute a plethora of new concepts to engage space, space was his very means of doing philosophy. He said everything takes place on a plane of immanence, envisaging a vast desert-like space populated by concepts moving about like nomads. Deleuze made philosophy spatial and gave us the concepts of smooth and striated, nomadic and sedentary, deterritorialization and reterritorialization, the fold, as well as many others to enable us to think spatially.This collection takes up the challenge of thinking spatially by exploring Deleuze's spatial concepts in applied contexts: architecture, cinema, urban planning, political philosophy and metaphysics. In doing so, it brings together some of the most accomplished Deleuze scholars writing today - Réda Bensmaîa, Ian Buchanan, Claire Colebrook, Tom Conley, Manuel DeLanda, Gary Genosko, Gregg Lambert and Nigel Thrift.A volume in the Deleuze Connections series, edite

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748618927
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Series:
Deleuze Connections Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Ian Buchanan is a professor in the Department of Communications and Cultural Studies at Charles Darwin University.

Gregg Lambert is an associate professor in the Department of English and Textual Studies at Syracuse University.

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