Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2018

192 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474417747

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Affirming Divergence

Deleuze's Reading of Leibniz

First Edition

Alex Tissandier

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Plateaus New Directions in Deleuze Studies

  • The first detailed account of Deleuze's reading of Leibniz
  • Questions the orthodox view of Deleuze's attitude towards Spinoza and Leibniz
  • Argues for the purely philosophical motivations behind Deleuze's interest in mathematics and art
  • The first detailed commentary on The Fold: Leibniz and the Baroque (original: 1988, English translation: 1993): a neglected Deleuze text