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.
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Review: Fold: Leibniz and the BaroqueUser Review - Alex Lee - Goodreads
In this difficult book, Gilles Deleuze takes the figure of Leibniz as a starting point to reach a determinate position of differentiation. Another way to say this is that Deleuze abstracts/extracts ... Read full review
Review: Fold: Leibniz and the BaroqueUser Review - Sarah - Goodreads
Leibniz is trying to say that the world a body of infinite "folds" and surfaces that intersects or shall we say interweave through compressed time and space. Read full review
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