A User's Guide to Capitalism and Schizophrenia: Deviations by Brian Massumi

By Brian Massumi

A User's advisor to Capitalism and Schizophrenia is a playful and emphatically useful elaboration of the main collaborative paintings of the French philosophers Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari. whilst learn besides its rigorous textual notes, the booklet additionally turns into the richest scholarly therapy of Deleuze's whole philosophical oeuvre to be had in any language. ultimately, the handfuls of particular examples that Brian Massumi furnishes from modern inventive, medical, and renowned city tradition make the publication a big, even perhaps significant textual content inside of present debates on postmodern tradition and politics.Capitalism and Schizophrenia is the overall identify for 2 books released a decade aside. the 1st, Anti-Oedipus, was once a response to the occasions of May/June 1968; it's a critique of "state-happy" Marxism and "school-building" lines of psychoanalysis. the second one, one thousand Plateaus, is an try out at a good assertion of one of these nomad philosophy Deleuze and Guattari suggest in its place to kingdom philosophy.Brian Massumi is Professor of Comparative Literature at McGill University.

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