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The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

Janae Sholtz


The Invention of a People explores the residual relation between Heidegger’s thought and Deleuze’s novelty. Contextualising the problematic of a people-to-come within a larger political and philosophical context of postwar thinkers of community, the book addresses the impasses resulting from the philosophical prioritization of sameness and identity and casts Deleuze’s project as both an extension and radicalization of the Heideggerian themes of immanence, ontological difference and the transformative potential of art. Through interstitial readings of Paul Klee, Kostos Axelos, Arthur Rimbaud, t ... More

Keywords: Deleuze, Heidegger, ontology, affect, people-to-come, earth, cosmic, invention, immanence, art

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780748685356
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685356.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janae Sholtz, author
Alvernia University