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The Fold Gilles Deleuze

The Fold By Gilles Deleuze

The Fold by Gilles Deleuze


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Summary

Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) is a key figure in poststructuralism, and one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. The author proposes a radical way of understanding philosophy and art. He develops the concept further to present a way of practising philosophy based upon the fold as the relationship of difference with itself.

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The Fold by Gilles Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII. He is a key figure in poststructuralism, and one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. In The Fold Deleuze proposes a new and radical way of understanding philosophy and art. Leibniz drew on the art of the baroque period in his invention of the concept of the fold Deleuze develops the concept further to present a new way of practising philosophy based upon the fold as the relationship of difference with itself. Translated by Tom Conley.

The Fold Reviews

"'A significant and needed contribution... proposes a radically new conception of the notion of Baroque and, at the same time, is a new interpretation of Leibniz's work.' -- Reda Bensmaia 'A powerful and illuminating interpretation.' -- British Journal of Aesthetics"

About Gilles Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII.

Table of Contents

Translator's Foreword: A Plea for Leibniz; PART I: The Fold; 1. The Pleats of Matter; 2. The Folds in the Soul; 3. What is Baroque?; PART II: Inclusions; 4. Sufficient Reason; 5. Incompossibility, Individuality, Liberty; 6. What Is an Event?; PART III: Having a Body; 7. Perception in the Folds; 8. The Two Floors; 9. The New Harmony; Notes; Index.

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GOR009263114
9780826490766
082649076X
The Fold by Gilles Deleuze
Used - Like New
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2006-03-16
220
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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