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Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage II

Edited by Graham Jones, Jon Roffe

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16 chapters by new and established Deleuze scholars each explore one key figure in Deleuze’s philosophical heritage

  • Explains the influence of 16 thinkers to Deleuze's philosophical project: how Deleuze draws on and responds to their work
  • Introduces important continental thinkers largely unknown in English-speaking countries, such as Henri Maldiney, George Dumézil, Charles Péguy and Pierre Clastres
  • Clarifies the synthetic method that Deleuze used to compose his most famous texts
  • Will appeal to Deleuze scholars specialisting in philosophy, literature and art
  • From Lucretius to Schelling to Foucault, this book looks at 16 philosophers, writers and artists whose work influenced the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. Each chapter introduces the thinker in question, explains the context in which Deleuze draws their work and discusses how it contributed to the development of Deleuze’s own ideas.

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    Editors’ Introduction: The Deleuzean Fuscum Subnigrum
    Graham Jones and Jon Roffe

    1. Lucretius
    Michael J. Bennett

    2. Friedrich Schelling
    Kyla Bruff

    3. Freidrich von Kleist
    Kamini Vellodi

    4. Jakob von Uexküll
    Carlo Brentari

    5. Marcel Proust
    Graham Jones

    6. Charles Péguy
    Craig Lundy

    7. Wilhelm Worringer
    Vlad Ionescu

    8. Melanie Klein
    Piotrek Świątkowski

    9. Jean Wahl
    Sean Bowden

    10. Martial Gueroult
    Knox Peden

    11. Antonin Artaud
    Ed Scheer

    12. Georges Dumézil
    Ronald Bogue

    13. André Leroi-Gourhan
    Daniel W. Smith

    14. Henri Maldiney
    Ronald Bogue

    15. Michel Foucault
    Paul Patton

    16. Pierre Clastres
    Jon Roffe

    Notes on Contributors

    About the Author

    Graham Jones is Lecturer in Creative Writing, Literary Studies and Media and Communications at Federation University, Australia. He is the author of Lyotard Reframed (I.B.Tauris, 2013), co-author of Deleuze’s Philosophical Lineage (Edinburgh University Press, 2009) and Deleuze’s Philosophical Lineage II (Edinburgh University Press, 2019), and co-editor of Acinemas: Lyotard’s Philosophy of Film (Edinburgh University Press, 2017). His research interests include French poststructuralist philosophy, phenomenology and cybernetics.

    Jon Roffe teaches philosophy at the Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy. He is the author of Gilles Deleuze’s Empiricism and Subjectivity (Edinburgh University Press, 2017), Abstract Market Theory (Palgrave, 2015) and Badiou’s Deleuze (Acumen 2012). He is the co-author of Deleuze’s Philosophical Lineage II (Edinburgh University Press, 2019) and Deleuze’s Philosophical Lineage (Edinburgh University Press, 2009), Practising with Deleuze (Edinburgh University Press, 2017) and Lacan Deleuze Badiou (Edinburgh University Press, 2013), and co-editor of a number of volumes on 20th-century French thought.

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