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By Brian Massumi

A User's advisor to Capitalism and Schizophrenia is a playful and emphatically functional elaboration of the key collaborative paintings of the French philosophers Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari. while learn in addition to its rigorous textual notes, the ebook additionally turns into the richest scholarly remedy of Deleuze's whole philosophical oeuvre on hand in any language. ultimately, the handfuls of specific examples that Brian Massumi furnishes from modern inventive, clinical, and well known city tradition make the e-book a big, maybe even significant textual content inside of present debates on postmodern tradition and politics.Capitalism and Schizophrenia is the overall name 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" traces of psychoanalysis. the second one, 1000 Plateaus, is an test at a favorable assertion of one of these nomad philosophy Deleuze and Guattari suggest instead to country philosophy.Brian Massumi is Professor of Comparative Literature at McGill University.

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