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Summary Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) studied at the Sorbonne and taught at various lycées before holding professorships at the University of Lyon (1964-1969) and the University of Paris VIII at Vincennes (1969-1987). Throughout his career, Deleuze sustained a profound engagement with the history of philosophy, publishing monographs on Spinoza, Leibniz, Hume, Kant, Nietzsche and Bergson, in addition to his original philosophical work on a variety of topics including metaphysics, ethics, science, language, politics and psychoanalysis, as well as literature, cinema and painting. Nonetheless, Deleuze once called himself a “pure metaphysician,” and this characterization becomes apparent through some common themes that range across his diverse body of work: immanence (as opposed to transcendence), emergence and becoming (as opposed to persistence and being), and difference (as opposed to identity). Scholarship on Deleuze is rapidly growing and his increasing influence extends far beyond philosophy.
Key works Deleuze’s magnum opus is Difference and Repetition (1968). He is also widely known for his collaborative works with Felix Guattari, most notably the two-volumes of Capitalism and Schizophrenia: Anti-Oedipus (1972) and A Thousand Plateaus (1980), as well as their last collaboration, What is Philosophy? (1991). While it is difficult to isolate key texts from his work on the history of philosophy, Nietzsche and Philosophy (1962) and Bergsonism (1966) reinvigorated interest in those figures and garnered considerable attention of their own account.
Introductions Claire Colebrook’s Gilles Deleuze (2001) and Todd May’s Gilles Deleuze: An Introduction (2005) are two basic introductions to Deleuze’s thought. Daniel Smith’s Essays on Deleuze (2012) is the most comprehensive reference on Deleuze.
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  1. How Much Writing is Enough? - Delivered at Derrida Today Conference, 2014 Fordham University, New York.James Brusseau - manuscript
    The difference between Derrida and Deleuze has been debated in terms of their understandings and uses of the historical distinction between Being and beings. Daniel W. Smith intersects with the question when discussing transcendence and immanence. Clair Colebrook intersects when discussing materialism. Paul Patton intersects when distinguishing the unconditioned and conditioned. This essay moves along with their ideas, and contributes to the discussion by re-inscribing the debate in terms of nouns and verbs. The conclusion suggests that the noun/verb prism yields (...)
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  2. What is Decadence in Philosophy? How Does It Come Between Rorty and Deleuze? - Delivered at 42nd Meeting North Texas Philosophical Association, 2009.James Brusseau - manuscript
    Decadence in philosophy is defined in the relation between thinking and truth, and explored as a conflict between Richard Rorty and Gilles Deleuze.
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  3. Mis-Readings of Leibniz: Deleuze and Whitehead Against Badiou.James Juniper - manuscript
    The paper is motivated by the desire to identify exactly what Leibniz has contributed to Deleuze and Whitehead’s particular version of vitalism. This reading of Leibniz is compared with those of Badiou. The paper compares each of these philosopher’s interpretations of the fundamental principles that ground Leibnizian monadology, with the intention of highlighting the implications of these readings for political theory. In particular, Badiou’s notion of a schema of torsion is examined and distinguished from Deleuze’s notions of actualization and realization.
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  4. La méthodologie et l'ontologie deleuzienne de Foucault dans ses cours des années 70s.John Protevi - manuscript
    Cette communication explorera la nature deleuzienne de l'ontologie présupposée par Foucault dans ses cours Sécurité, Territoire, Population et Naissance de la Biopolitique. L'objectif sera d'identifier certaines formules de Foucault qui font écho à un concept clé de Différence et Répétition: l'individuation comme intégration d'une multiplicité. Dans ces textes se trouveront pas mal d'éléments de l'ontologie deleuzienne: par exemple, le couple différentiation / différenciation; l'anti-essentialisme; et le champ différentiel, pré-individuel, problématique, ou virtuel d'où émergent, par l'auto-organisation, des individus actuels. Mais, on (...)
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  5. Manuel DeLanda, Intensive Science and Virtual Philosophy.A. Aitken - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  6. Deleuze, vitalisme pratique. [REVIEW]Éric Alliez - forthcoming - Les Etudes Philosophiques.
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  7. History at the Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia. He is the Author of Fear. Love and Worship (1962); the Rise of Moralism (1966); and Guilt, Anger and God: The Patterns of Our Discontents (1972). Owen Brandon, D. Litt. Was Formerly Rector of Fordwich, Kent and a Fellow Of. [REVIEW]C. Fitzsimons Allison - forthcoming - Humanitas.
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  8. Review of Jack Reynolds' "Chronopathologies: Time and Politics in Deleuze, Derrida, Analytic Philosophy, and Phenomenology". [REVIEW]Marco Altamirano - forthcoming - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews:xx-yy.
  9. Le Logiciel Chinois de Kafka.Michel Arouimi - forthcoming - Cahiers Internationaux de Sociologie.
  10. Deleuze and Neo-Aesthetics, Tate Modern.J. Beasley-Murray - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  11. L'homme machinal et la machine humaine perspectives sur l'automate.Jean-Claude Beaune - forthcoming - Les Etudes Philosophiques.
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  12. Aşteptându-L Pe Godot.Samuel Beckett - forthcoming - Eleutheria. Sfârşitul Jocului.
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  13. Woman'as Theatre: Beijing 1995.G. Chakravorty Spivak - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  14. La machine a tuer dans la colonie pénitentiaire de kafka.Jeanine Charue - forthcoming - Les Etudes Philosophiques.
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  15. Nietzsche et la pensée de l'asie. [REVIEW]F. Chenet - forthcoming - Les Etudes Philosophiques.
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  16. Franz Kafka: The Ghost in the Machine by Stanley Corngold and Benno Wagner.Stijn De Cauwer - forthcoming - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie.
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  17. Conceito de Estrutura Na Lógica E Na Matemática.V. de Sousa Alves - forthcoming - Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia.
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  18. De la Vida Cientifica Y Literaria.Condiciones de Venta - forthcoming - Studium.
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  19. L. Lawlor: The Challenge of Bergsonism.Didier Debaise - forthcoming - Philosophy in Review.
  20. Francis Bacon alchimiste de l'esprit humain.Didier Deleule - forthcoming - Les Etudes Philosophiques.
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  21. Sur la « Production » Des Concepts En Mathématiques.Jean-Toussaint Desanti - forthcoming - Les Etudes Philosophiques.
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  22. Thomas E. Patton.Syntactic Deviance - forthcoming - Foundations of Language.
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  23. Conceito de Ato Criador No Pensamento de Nietzsche.Rosa Maria Dias - forthcoming - Kriterion: Journal of Philosophy.
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  24. Eric Alliez, Capital Times: Tales From the Conquest of Time.B. Dillon - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  25. Virginia Values.George W. Bush Energieke - forthcoming - Idee.
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  26. An Interview with Gilles Quispel.Christopher Farmer - forthcoming - Gnosis.
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  27. Recherche Sur le Bonheur Et la Sagesse.Michel Fattal - forthcoming - Les Etudes Philosophiques.
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  28. La Mémoire Chez Francis Bacon.Marta Fattori & Michèle Fourment - forthcoming - Les Etudes Philosophiques.
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  29. Henri Maldiney et Gilles Deleuze. La station rythmique de l'œuvre d'art.Jean-Christophe Goddard - forthcoming - Rhuthmos.
    Ce texte a déjà paru sur Deleuze International en février 2009. Nous remercions Jean-Christophe Goddard de nous avoir autorisé à le reproduire ici. En introduction à L'art, l'éclair de l'être, paru en 1993, Maldiney consacre un texte à un article d'Oskar Becker initialement publié en 1929 et traduit et annoté en 1986 par Jacques Colette dans le n° 9 de la revue Philosophie. Le titre de l'article de Becker est « La fragilité du beau et la nature aventurière de l'artiste. (...)
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  30. Image Science & MediaArtHistories.Oliver Grau - forthcoming - Mind and Matter: Comparative Approaches Towards Complexity;[... Based on the Symposium... Which Took Place 2010 in the Context of the Paraflows Festival in Vienna].
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  31. Ordinary Differential Equations with Mathematica.A. Gray, M. Mezzino & M. Pinsky - forthcoming - Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary.
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  32. Gilles Deleuze: voyance et impensé du cinéma. [REVIEW]Evelyne Grossman - forthcoming - Rue Descartes.
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  33. Proust: A Biography (London).Ronald Hayman - forthcoming - Minerva.
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  34. Les Définitions de la Substance Et du Mode Par Spinoza.Francis Kaplan - forthcoming - Les Etudes Philosophiques.
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  35. Pierre Klossowski, Nietzsche and the Vicious Circle.C. Kerslake - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  36. Paul Patton, Ed., Deleuze: A Critical Reader.C. Kerslake - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  37. Insects and Incest: From Bergson and Jung to Deleuze.Christian Kerslake - forthcoming - Multitudes: Revue Politique, Artistique, Philosophique (October 22, 2006). Http://Multitudes. Samizdat. Net/Insects-and-Incest-From-Bergson. Html.
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  38. Deleuze, Marx and Non-Human Sex: An Immanent Ontology Shared Between Anti-Oedipus and Manuscripts From 1844.Jae-Yin Kim - forthcoming - Theory and Event 16 (3).
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  39. Progrès et tâches futures de la recherche leibnizienne en mathématiques.Eberhard Knobloch - forthcoming - Les Etudes Philosophiques.
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  40. John Rajchman, Constructions.J. Kraniauskas - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  41. Philip Goodchild, Gilles Deleuze Atld Tile Question of Philosophy.J. -J. Lecercle - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  42. Constantin V. Boundas and Dorothea Olkowski, Eds, Gilles Deleuze and the Theater of Philosophy.J. -J. Lecercle - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  43. E. San Juan, Jr, Beyond Postcolonial Theory.C. Lupton - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  44. Philip Goodchild, Deleuze and Guattari: An Introduction to the Politics of Desire.I. MacKenzie - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  45. The Chinese Cultural Revolution, Deleuze, and Desiring-Machines.Wang Min'an & Shaobo Xie - forthcoming - Theory and Event 16 (3).
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  46. The Myth of the Eternal Return: Or.Eliade Mircea - forthcoming - Cosmos and History. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
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  47. L'argument Ontologique Chez Spinoza.Joseph Moreau - forthcoming - Les Etudes Philosophiques.
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  48. Masters of World Cinema, Vol. 3.Ken Morefield & Nick Olson (eds.) - forthcoming - Cambridge Scholars Press.
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  49. The Theatre of (the Philosophy of) Cruelty in Difference and Repetition.T. Murphy - forthcoming - Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy Vol. 5. Deleuze and the Transcendental Unconscious.
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  50. Deleuze, Occupy, and the Actuality of Revolution.Thomas Nail - forthcoming - Theory and Event 16 (1).