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Diagrammatic Immanence
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Diagrammatic Immanence: Category Theory and Philosophy

Rocco "Gangle

Abstract

This book integrates insights from Spinoza’s metaphysics, Peirce’s semiotic theory and Deleuze’s philosophy of difference in conjunction with the formal operations of category theory. Spinoza, Peirce and Deleuze are all, in different ways, philosophers of immanence. The methodological questions raised by a commitment to immanence in their respective philosophies are addressed by author Rocco Gangle in terms of diagrammatic practices understood in a highly general sense. The link between philosophical immanence and diagrammatic practice is established by demonstrating with the tools of category ... More

Keywords: Benedict Spinoza, Charles S. Peirce, Gilles Deleuze, Category theory, Metaphysics, Immanence, Diagrammatic reasoning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781474404174
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404174.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rocco "Gangle, author
Endicott College, USA