This chapter summarizes the preceding discusses and presents some final thoughts. This book analysed the characteristics of the Deleuzian concept of the transcendental, determined its sources of inspiration, and brought to light its novelty in comparison to the traditional meaning of the term. It showed that apart from his retention of certain aspects of the transcendental developed by Kant, Deleuze adds new features which can be traced back to the influence of both post-Kantian philosophers and other major thinkers (Leibniz, Maimon, Nietzsche, Bergson, Proust, Lautman, etc.). The general features are distinctive for Deleuze’s notion of the transcendental are outlined.
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