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Deleuze and Space
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Deleuze and Space

Ian Buchanan and Gregg Lambert

Abstract

Gilles Deleuze was arguably the twentieth century's most spatial philosopher – not only did he contribute a plethora of new concepts to engage space, space was his very means of doing philosophy. He said that everything takes place on a plane of immanence, envisaging a vast desert-like space populated by concepts moving about like nomads. Deleuze made philosophy spatial and gave us the concepts of smooth and striated, nomadic and sedentary, deterritorialization and reterritorialization, the fold, as well as many others, to enable us to think spatially. This collection takes up the challenge of ... More

Keywords: Gilles Deleuze, space, immanence, deterritorialization, reterritorialization, thinking spatially, spatial concepts, urban planning, political philosophy, metaphysics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780748618743
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618743.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Buchanan, editor

Gregg Lambert, editor

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