Eric Alliez, The Signature of the World: What is Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy? K. Houle Éric Alliez – – Deleuze and Guatarri Studies 7 (2): The Signature of the World, or, What is Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy? Eric Alliez. James Williams University of Dundee. Pages Eric Alliez is the author of Signature of the World ( avg rating, 20 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Capital Times ( avg rating, 8 ratings.

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Signature of the World: ‘What is Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy?: Eric Alliez: Continuum

With these references the field is opened for thinking the relation of Deleuze and Guattari to all those researches going on under the rubric “cognitive science”: And from this word will come the confrontation with science and art that occupies the next part of Deleuze and Guattari’s work and the next two chapters of Alliez.

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Now this is a difficult book to review, not just for its conceptual and stylistic difficulty, but also because to review this work is to betray it, in a rigorous way. Published December 30th by Bloomsbury Academic first published September 15th Ker marked it as to-read Dec 29, Nicholas Knouf marked it as to-read Jul 22, Signature of the World: An Introduction to the Politics of Desire. An Introduction to the Matter’, as well as a preface by Alberto Toscano.


Itai Farhi marked it as to-read Nov 28, Artur added it Jan 17, In other words, I risk the classic performative contradiction in all writing “on” critiques of representation: An affect is that which a body is capable of, and so the affectivity of conceptual personae becomes materially grounded in what Alliez will later not hesitate to call a “biology of intellectual action” It is in his treatment of this “geophilosophy” that Alliez prepares for his most interesting work, which occurs in the third chapter, on “onto-ethology.

Reinaldo Furlan – – Doispontos 8 2. Of course Alliez is himself aware of the trouble of representing his own attempts at escaping representation: Lists with This Book. Alliez is one of the leading French philosophers who take Deleuze seriously, and this translation makes available to Anglophone readers a fascinating and important, though dense and difficult, work of commentary on the last collaboration of Deleuze and Guattari, their What is Philosophy?

Eric Alliez, The Signature of the World: What is Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy?

Verlaine rated it it was amazing Feb 29, Josh Carswell marked it as to-read Aug 23, For Alliez, Deleuze and Guattari are engaged in the attempt “to sketch a programme of physical ontology up to the task of superseding the opposition between ‘physicalism’ and ‘phenomenology’ by integrating the physico-mathematical phenomenology of scientific thought into a superior materialism founded on a general dynamics” So, philosophy, as thought which creates concepts, the object of thought, is the yhe of thought qua individuating becoming of being.


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The Signature of the World focuses on one of the most influential works of contemporary philosophy: This website uses cookies to signatue user experience. Aarnoud Rommens rated it it was ok Jan 05, In describing Alliez’s work on bringing speculative philosophy together with neuroscience, I have neglected his work on aesthetics and the concomitant polemic with phenomenology.

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A conceptual persona is not a tue, for thinking is not subjective, but takes place in the relationship of territory and earth.

A Research Programme on Transdisciplinarity. Here is speculative philosophy at its highest point, and it can only be a tribute to Alliez that at this point his commentary performs that which it enunciates, auto-constitution or auto-affection, as we see before us a creation of the concept of the concept, the “auto-objective act that conditions the reality of every intensive multiplicity … the concept as a real being, a fold of the brain folding in on itself, micro-brain” Much recent philosophy has revelled in declaring the end of metaphysics, of ontology, and sometimes of philosophy itself.

What Is Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy?