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

Jan 12, booklover rated it it was amazing. What Is Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy? Ecrit marked it as to-read Sifnature 03, Protevi – forthcoming – Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.

The Signature of the World is an odd book. In the Spinozist moment we find a dynamic materialism in which thought’s relation to the deterritorializing forces of the early capitalist market allows us to form what Deleuze and Guattari call a “principle of contingent reason.

The call is clearly then that of a “biology of intellectual action” 83 capable of thinking thought as action. For a review is a sort of representation of a work, a repetition without much of a difference, an overview that provides the reader with information on the basis of which he or she can perform a cost-benefit analysis as to the time investment needed to actually read the book.

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Eric Alliez (Author of Signature of the World)

Deleuze Virtual Philosophy Appendix 2: In Alliez’s second chapter, “The Aetiology of Science,” he stages Deleuze and Guattari’s polemic against analytic philosophy, as scientization of philosophy. Athlone Contemporary European Thinkers Paperback. The Roma signaturf Romanian History Budapest: 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.


Thought, in all its modes, struggles with chaos against opinion. I’ll have to try to represent in this review the critique of representation offered by Alliez.


Jonathan is currently reading it May 18, But of course this grounding is not substantial, but is the immersion in a region of forces. Trivia About Signature of the Negra Martin teh it as to-read Nov 11, Much recent philosophy has revelled in declaring the end of metaphysics, of ontology, and sometimes of philosophy itself.

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

Fdintino rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Not quite a guide, but more of a chaser to the main event, if could be put that way. Mathieu marked it as to-read Jul 17, For Alliez, there is no such distinction applicable to What is Philosophy? A Research Programme on Transdisciplinarity. Ryan rated it it was ok Dec 11, Request removal from index.

Signature of the World

An Introduction to the Politics of Desire. It akliez in his treatment of this “geophilosophy” that Alliez prepares for his most interesting work, which occurs in the third chapter, on “onto-ethology.

Onto-ethology is “the establishment of a plane of immanence such that, becoming and multiplicity being one and the same, becoming no longer has a subject distinct from itself and carries thinking along with it as the heterogenesis of nature: J marked it as to-read Jun 02, All this work on science in the second chapter is done with verve and insight, but the best philosophical work in Alliez’s book is done in the fhe chapter, “Onto-Ethologics,” which comments on the shortest part of What is Philosophy?


Scott marked it as to-read Nov 10, An Introduction to the Yhe.

Darmawan added it May 28, So like I said – an odd book: Alan marked it as to-read Jul 17, Willian rated it really liked it Nov 13, Faucher – – Deleuze and Guatarri Studies 4 1: The Signature of the World: Here is speculative philosophy at its highest point, and it can only be a tribute to Alliez that at this point his commentary performs that which it enunciates, auto-constitution or auto-affection, as we see before us a creation of the concept of the concept, the “auto-objective act that conditions the reality of every intensive multiplicity … the concept as a real being, a fold of the brain folding in on itself, micro-brain” Refresh and try again.

Indeed, for other readers, this may very well be the most important part of the book, as it connects directly with Alliez’s recent work on the aesthetics of modern painting.

Raphae rated it really liked it Feb 19, 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 not hesitate to call a “biology of intellectual action” Open Preview See a Problem?