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Deleuze and Anarchism$
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Chantelle Gray van Heerden and Aragorn Eloff

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781474439077

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439077.001.0001

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No Gods! No Masters!: From Ontological to Political Anarchism

No Gods! No Masters!: From Ontological to Political Anarchism

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(p.31) Chapter 2 No Gods! No Masters!: From Ontological to Political Anarchism
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Deleuze and Anarchism
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Thomas Nail

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439077.003.0003

The aim of this chapter is to clarify one the most significant misunderstandings of Deleuze and Guattari’s political theory: the difference between their conceptions of ontological anarchism and political anarchism. The author’s thesis is that equating these two kinds anarchism undermines the theory and practice of political anarchism. He also argues more generally that there is no necessary relation between ontological anarchism and political anarchism and, finally, shows the practical and analytic strength of a strictly political theory of anarchism derived from Deleuze and Guattari’s work.

Keywords:   ontological anarchism, political anarchism, becoming, territorial assemblages, positive and negative deterritorialisation, absolute and relative deterritorialisation

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