Gilles Deleuze: An Apprenticeship in Philosophy / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816621613
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/1993
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Hegel and the Foundations of Poststructuralism
Preliminary Remark: The Early Deleuze: Some Methodological Principles
Ch. 1 Bergsonian Ontology: The Positive Movement of Being 1
1.1 Determination and Efficient Difference
1.2 Multiplicity in the Passage from Quality to Quantity
1.3 The Positive Emanation of Being
1.4 The Being of Becoming and the Organization of the Actual
Remark: Deleuze and Interpretation
Ch. 2 Nietzschean Ethics: From Efficient Power to an Ethics of Affirmation 26
2.1 The Paradox of Enemies
2.2 The Transcendental Method and the Partial Critique
Remark: Deleuze's Selection of the "Impersonal" Nietzsche
2.3 Slave Logic and Efficient Power
Remark: The Resurgence of Negativity
2.4 Slave Labor and the Insurrectional Critique
Remark: The Will to Workers' Power and the Social Synthesis
2.5 The Being of Becoming: The Ethical Synthesis of the Efficient Will
2.6 The Total Critique as the Foundation of Being
Remark: The End of Deleuze's Anti-Hegelianism
2.7 Pathos and Joy: Toward a Practice of Affirmative Being
Ch. 3 Spinozian Practice: Affirmation and Joy 56
3.1 Substance and the Real Distinction: Singularity
3.2 Expressive Attributes and the Formal Distinction: Univocity
Remark: Ontological Speculation
3.3 The Powers of Being
Ontological Expression
3.4 The Interpretation of the Attributes: Problems of a Materialist Ontology
Remark: Speculative Production and Theoretical Practice
3.5 Combatting the Privileges of Thought
Remark: From Forschung to Darstellung
3.6 The True and the Adequate
3.7 What a Body Can Do
3.8 Common Notions: The Assemblages of Composable Being
3.9 The Constitution of Reason
Remark: Theoretical Practice and Practical Constitution
3.10 The Art of Organization: Toward a Political Assemblage
Ch. 4 Conclusion: An Apprenticeship in Philosophy 112
4.1 Ontology
4.2 Affirmation
4.3 Practice
4.4 Constitution
Notes 123
Works Cited 133
Index 137
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