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Deleuze and Anarchism

Edited by Chantelle Gray Van Heerden, Aragorn Eloff

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Explores Deleuze and Guattari’s own diverse conceptions of anarchism and expands it in the spirit of their philosophy

This collection of 13 essays addresses and explores Deleuze and Guattari’s relationship to the notion of anarchism: in the diverse ways that they conceived of and referred to it throughout their work, and also more broadly in terms of the spirit of their philosophy and in their critique of capitalism and the State.

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Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Introduction

Section I: Deleuze and Guattari and Anarchism

1. Crowned Anarchy-Anarchy-Anarchism – Countereffectuating Deleuze and Guattari’s Politics
Aragorn Eloff

2. No Gods! No Masters!: From Ontological to Political Anarchism
Thomas Nail

3. Absolutely Deterritorial: Deleuze, Indigeneity and Ethico-Aesthetic Anarchism as Strategy
Andrew Stones

4. Micropolitics and Social Change: Deleuze and Guattari for Anarchist Theory and Practice
Paul Raekstad

Section II: Theoretical Perspectives

5. Deleuze and the Anarchist Tradition
Nathan Jun

6. Immanent Ethics and Forms of Representation
Elizabet Vasileva

7. Deleuze and Stirner: Ties, Tensions and Rifts
Elmo Feiten

8. Anarchy and Institution: A New Sadean Possibility
Natascia Tosel

Section III: Relays of a Different Kind

9. Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolves?: Coming to Terms With Deleuze
Jesse Cohn

10. Deterritorialising Anarchist Geographies: A Deleuzian Approach
Alejandro de la Torre and Gerónimo Barrera de la Torre

11. ‘Visible Invisibility’ as Machinic Resistance
Christoph Hubatschke

12. Pierre Clastres and the Amazonian War Machine
Gregory Kalyniuk

13. From the Autochthonousphere to the Allochthonousphere: Escaping the Logics of Plantations and the Moving Target
Chantelle Gray van Heerden

Notes on Contributors
Index

About the Author

Chantelle Gray van Heerden is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute for Gender Studies at the University of South Africa.

Aragorn Eloff is an independent scholar and a Director of the Institute for Critical Animal Studies in Africa.

Reviews

This exciting collection opens valuable pathways for experimental political action and thinking beyond the dogmatic image of thought, urgently needed as bulwarks against the colonial-capitalist hegemony of territoriality, possessive accumulation and status hierarchy.

- Simone Bignall, author of Postcolonial Agency: Critique and Constructivism

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