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Deleuze and the Body

Edited by Laura Guillaume, Joe Hughes

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A collection of essays on the approaches and applications of Deleuze's philosophy to the body

Using a variety of contemporary cultural, scientific and philosophical lines of enquiry, the contributors produce a truly multidisciplinary view of the Deleuzian body, inviting us to look afresh at art, movement and literature.

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Contents

Introduction: Pity the Meat?: Deleuze and the Body, Joe Hughes
Deleuzism
1. Time and Autopoiesis: The Organism Has Not Future, Claire Colebrook
2. Larval Subjects, Autonomous Systems and E. Coli Chemotaxis, John Protevi
3. Bodies of Learning, Anna Cutler and Iain MacKenzie
4. Believing in the World: Toward an Ethics of Form, Joe Hughes
5. Matter as Simulacrum
Thought as Phantasm
Body as Event, Nathan Widder
Practical Deleuzism
6. The 'Virtual' Body and the Strange Persistence of the Flesh: Deleuze, Cyberspace and the Posthuman, Ella Brians
7. 'Be(come) Yourself only Better': Self-transformation and the Materialisation of Images, Rebecca Coleman
8. An Ethico-Aesthetics of Heroin Chic: Art, Cliché and Capitalism, Peta Malins
9. Multi-Dimensional Modifications, Patricia MacCormack
10. Dance and the Passing Moment: Deleuze's Nietzsche, Philipa Rothfield
Notes on Contributors
Index.

About the Author

Laura Guillaume is a PhD student in International Politics at Aberystwyth University.

Joe Hughes is a lecturer in the School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne. He is the author of Deleuze's Difference and Repetition: A Reader's Guide and Deleuze and the Genesis of Representation.

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