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Political Physics

Deleuze, Derrida and the Body Politic

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Political Physics by John Protevi
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This work crosses the work of two of the most influential thinkers at the start of the 21st Century, Jacques Derrida and Gilles Deleuze. The book takes the reader on a transversal journey - employing Derridean analysis of the history of philosophy, Deleuzian creative dialogue and complexity theory - to cross the boundaries of philosophy and science. Derrida's concern with metaphysics is developed alongside Deleuze's critique of 'hylomorphism' - the doctrine that production is the imposition of order on chaos. The study attempts to opens a new future for philosophy by revealing the way complexity theory shows the order and creativity inherent in matter itself.

Author Biography

John Protevi teaches in the Dept. of French Studies at Louisiana State University.
Release date NZ
July 26th, 2001
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
256
Dimensions
156x234x15
ISBN-13
9780485004267
Product ID
1674621

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