and bound in the United States ofAmerica. Library ofCongress Cataloging-in- Publication Data. Rajchman,John. The Deleuze connections / John Rajchman. For Deleuze’s philosophy is meant to go off in many directions at once, opening up zones of unforeseen connections between disciplines. Rajchman isolates the . The Deleuze Connections has 53 ratings and 3 reviews. the gift said: later review : ok enough laziness! there are ideas here of some density, but in most.

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For Deleuze’s philosophy is meant to go off in many directions at once, opening up zones of unforeseen connections between disciplines. To ask other readers questions about The Deleuze Connectionsplease sign up. Sign in to use this feature. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The highlight of Rajchman’s exposition is the chapter entitled ‘Multiplicity’, in which he delicately unveils the rather unconventional logic that Deleuze often applies when theorizing.

Thinking with Whitehead and Deleuze: With language as clear as it is concise, Rajchman shows how Deleuze–the self-styled most naive of philosophers–has also been the most revolutionary in his reinvention of the twentieth century’s image of thought with respect to logic, ethics, and art.

Jason rated it really liked it Feb 20, Deleuze’s thinking is, as Rajchman writes, connectons to work for those minds that are already settled, already classified.

Anyone who thinks Deleuze is difficult should read this extraordinary book. In the process, he explores the many connections that Deleuze himself constructs in working out his philosophy, with the arts, political movements, even the neurosciences and artificial intelligence.


The Deleuze Connections

Unlike those who carefully police “what deleuze means,” and pounce on “mis-interpretations” of his work, Rajchman opens up Deleuze rather than closing him off. Rajchman assumes the reader is familar with Frege, Turing, and Russell. Roland Faber – – In Keith A. Gilles Deleuze in Continental Philosophy categorize this paper. Rather, we get an onslaught of concepts– multiplicity, rhizome, etc.

View freely available titles: Tran rated it really liked it May 19, Phillip rated it liked it Apr 17, Dan Haines rated it liked it Jul 10, Now that I’m revisiting Deleuze’s ideas a bit more sober, a bit more adult, and while I find them no less provocative, I’m more and more aware that they are an untenable basis for any real program of political or social change. For Deleuze’s philosophy is meant to go off in many directions at once, opening up zones of unforeseen connections between disciplines.

It presents the work of Gilles Deleuze, a philosopher who is generally considered to be very difficult to read and understand.

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Thinking was, for him, to experience life in its sensual multitude and to connect it to the history of abstract thought. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. History of Western Philosophy. Leif Halverson rated it really liked it Jan jjohn, Ethics Between Deleuze and Feminism.


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Ajay rated it liked it Jan 23, In Deleuze’s thinking, there is indeed very little support for the notion of the delruze as some kind of computer. The Cambridge Companion to Deleuze.

Thus, acquiring an insight of Deleuze’s methodology is necessary for a genuinely inquiring philosopher, for his method is not readily apparent, and moreover often seems impenetrable. University of Minnesota Press.

The Deleuze Connections by John Rajchman

I would respectfully disagree with the reader who suggests Massumi’s book as an intro instead. As a PhD candidate in Philosophy, I found Rajchman’s ‘The Deleuze Connections’ to be absolutely essential for understanding the often cited, yet scarcely explained philosophy of Gilles Deleuze.

Jereme rated it it was ok Apr 02, It’s been a long, long time since I was 21 or so and read a great many of the works of Gilles Deleuze and was amazed.

Filipe rated it liked it Feb 07, Ami rated it liked it Aug 28, Return to Book Page. It is less rewarding if one looks for a more critical evaluation of Deleuze’s work in epistemological, political and semiotic terms. Although I thought I understood many of the implicit ideas communicated in works such as ‘Anti-Oedipus’, ‘What is Philosophy?