By Brian Massumi
A User's consultant 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 publication additionally turns into the richest scholarly therapy of Deleuze's complete philosophical oeuvre to be had in any language. eventually, the handfuls of specific examples that Brian Massumi furnishes from modern inventive, clinical, and renowned city tradition make the e-book a huge, even perhaps imperative textual content inside present debates on postmodern tradition and politics.Capitalism and Schizophrenia is the final identify for 2 books released a decade aside. the 1st, Anti-Oedipus, used to be 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 good assertion of this type of nomad philosophy Deleuze and Guattari suggest instead to country philosophy.Brian Massumi is Professor of Comparative Literature at McGill University.
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A User's Guide to Capitalism and Schizophrenia: Deviations from Deleuze and Guattari by Brian Massumi