Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2015

224 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748685356

Bookseller Code (06)

The Invention of a People

Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

First Edition

Janae Sholtz

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Plateaus New Directions in Deleuze Studies

  • A multi-layered reading of the intersections between two of the most influential figures in contemporary philosophy
  • Focusses on the parallels between Deleuze and Heidegger's emphasis on the connection of earth, art and a people-to-come
  • Places Deleuze and Heiddeger in the context of post-war thinkers of community such as Bataille, Blanchot and Nancy
  • With interstitial readings of Paul Klee, Kostos Axelos, Arthur Rimbaud, the 1960's art collective Fluxus and artist Brian Fridge