Deleuze and Geophilosophy: A Guide and Glossary

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Edinburgh University Press, 2004 - Philosophy - 214 pages
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This is the first book to use complexity theory to open up the 'geophilosophy' developed by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari in A Thousand Plateaus, Anti-Oedipus and What is Philosophy'. Written by a philosopher and a geographer in a clear style, with a practical orientation andinterdisciplinary focus, the Guide enables readers to grasp the basics of complexity theory (the study of self-organisation and emergence in material systems), while the Glossary eases the difficulty of applying this science to Deleuze and Guattari's often perplexing terminology. Deleuze and Geophilosophy is thoroughly pragmatic: it asks not what the earth means, but how it works. It provides a common conceptual framework within which physical and human geographers can work together alongside other social scientists, cultural studies practitioners, and philosophers ininterdisciplinary teams to explore the entangled flows, lines, grids, and spaces of our world. The book will be of interest to all those working in disciplines at the intersections of culture, nature, space, and history: anthropology, art and architecture theory, communication studies, geography,Marxism and historical materialism, philosophy, postcolonial theory, urban studies, and many other disciplines.

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Mark Bonta is Assistant Professor of Geography at the Delta State University John Protevi is Associate Professor of French Studies at the Louisiana State University

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