Eric Alliez, The Signature of the World: What is Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy? K. Houle Éric Alliez – – Deleuze and Guatarri Studies 7 (2): The Signature of the World, or, What is Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy? Eric Alliez. James Williams University of Dundee. Pages Eric Alliez is the author of Signature of the World ( avg rating, 20 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Capital Times ( avg rating, 8 ratings.

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Ece marked it as to-read Dec 03, Paperbackpages. Alliez is one of the leading French philosophers who take Deleuze seriously, and this translation makes available to Anglophone readers a fascinating and important, though dense worlc difficult, work of commentary on the last collaboration of Deleuze and Guattari, their What is Philosophy?

Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. I’ll have to try to represent in this review the eriic of representation offered by Alliez. An affect is that which a body is capable of, and so the affectivity of conceptual personae becomes materially grounded in what Alliez will later wolrd hesitate to call a “biology of intellectual action” So like I said – an odd book: Refresh and try again.

Eric Alliez (Author of Signature of the World)

The Signature of the World focuses on one of the most influential works of contemporary philosophy: Raphae rated it really liked it Feb 19, BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 13, Gb marked it as to-read Oct 01, Sign in to use this feature. Central European University Press,Pp.


That such a short book contains so many potential points of departure is further testimony to its power, and further reason for it to be recommended to all those interested in contemporary French thought. Matisse with Dewey with Deleuze. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Published December 30th by Bloomsbury Academic first published September 15th The Signature of the World focuses on one of the most influential works of contemporary philosophy: Much wofld philosophy has revelled in declaring the end of metaphysics, of ontology, and sometimes of philosophy itself.

For Alliez represents himself as undertaking an “intervention” by “multiplying marginalia” 1. Phillip added it Dec 12, Want to Read saving….

Signature of the World: ‘What is Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy?

Let’s acknowledge our betrayal, our investment in what we could call the “pedagogy of the review”, and follow Alliez following Deleuze and Guattari. Enough of these recursivities. And from this word will come the confrontation with science and art that occupies the next part of Deleuze and Guattari’s work and the next two chapters of Alliez.

A conceptual persona is not a subject, for thinking is not subjective, but takes place in the relationship of territory and earth.

Signature of the World: ‘What is Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy? by Eric Alliez

Aaron Brown added it Aug 28, Be the first to ask a question about Signature of the World. Sep 30, Alexander rated it liked it. Be that as it may, Alliez will note the rapprochement of epistemology and ontology attendant upon Deleuze and Guattari’s position when he writes: Fdintino rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Deleuze and Guattari’s term here for the creative milieu of the material subject is “brain,” so that while the major reference of this chapter is to Whitehead, there are no less interesting references to Varela, Simondon, Ruyer, and Fichte.


A brief recap of the first part of What is Philosophy? No keywords specified fix it. Expression After Deleuze and Guattari. After all, Signature does have the distinction of in fact engaging with many points of reference that are only now really coming to the attention of the English speaking world – the work of Gilbert Simondon, Fransisco Verela, Raymond Ruyer and the aforementioned Whitehead all stand out – but again, the scattered nature of the discussions here make this a book far easier to cite from there are choice quotes everywhere!

An Introduction to the Matter’, as well as a preface by Alberto Toscano. Trivia About Signature of the It sets What is Philosophy?