2016 - 2017

0618-2046-01
  A Thousand Plateaus by Deleuze & Guattari-proposal for the Renewal of Philosophy  
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES | PHILOSOPHY
Adam AboulafiaGilman-humanities307 Tue1200-1400 Sem  2
 
 
University credit hours:  2.0

Course description
A Thousand Plateaus (1980) is considered to be Deleuze & Guattari's most important and influential book. Through a close reading of the book we will try to answer the question: what is the systematic nature of the philosophical approach proposed by the authors? This will entail some further relevant questions: how does their approach open up new possibilities for thinking, and to what extent is it continuous with the western philosophical tradition? What makes Deleuze & Guattari's relevant for our time? How and even why should a philosophical approach be relevant for its time? Emphasis will be put on the essential relation between society and thought that is expressed in the book.

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