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Empiricism and Subjectivity: An Essay on Hume's Theory of Human Nature
     

Empiricism and Subjectivity: An Essay on Hume's Theory of Human Nature

by Gilles Deleuze, Constantin V. Boundas (Translator)
 

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At last available in paperback, this book anticipates and explains the post-structuralist turn to empiricism. Presenting a challenging reading of David Hume's philosophy, the work is invaluable for understanding the progress of Deleuze's thought.

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At last available in paperback, this book anticipates and explains the post-structuralist turn to empiricism. Presenting a challenging reading of David Hume's philosophy, the work is invaluable for understanding the progress of Deleuze's thought.

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Auslegung
Deleuze's treatment of the importance of the imagination in Hume's philosophy, together with the value of the associative mechanism, is highly commendable.

David Allison
For those concerned to see the emergence of a distinctive contemporary thought . . . this book is essential.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231068130
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
10/03/2001
Series:
European Perspectives
Pages:
186
Sales rank:
755,421
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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David Allison
Anticipates much of Deleuze's own thought — his discussions of identity, difference, repretition, sense, totality, imagination...For those concerned to see the emergence of a distinctive contemporary thought (as Foucault termed it: 'the age of Deleuze'), this book is essential

Meet the Author

Gilles Deleuze was professor of philosophy at the Université de Paris VIII until his retirement in 1987. His books include Nietzsche and Philosophy, Dialogues, and The Logic of Sense, all published by Columbia.

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