I just got my advance copy of Deleuze and Anarchism. Congratulations to the editors on this excellent book!
Explores Deleuze and Guattari’s own diverse conceptions of anarchism and expands it in the spirit of their philosophy
This collection of 13 essays addresses and explores Deleuze and Guattari’s relationship to the notion of anarchism: in the diverse ways that they conceived of and referred to it throughout their work, and also more broadly in terms of the spirit of their philosophy and in their critique of capitalism and the State.
Both Deleuze and Guattari were deeply affected by the events of May ’68 and an anarchist sensibility permeates their philosophy. However, they never explicitly sustained a discussion of anarchism in their work. Their concept of anarchism is diverse and they referred to in very different senses throughout their writings. This is the first collection to bring Deleuze and Guattari together with anarchism in a focused and sustained way.
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Section I: Deleuze and Guattari and Anarchism
1. Crowned Anarchy-Anarchy-Anarchism – Countereffectuating Deleuze and Guattari’s Politics
3. Absolutely Deterritorial: Deleuze, Indigeneity and Ethico-Aesthetic Anarchism as Strategy
4. Micropolitics and Social Change: Deleuze and Guattari for Anarchist Theory and Practice
Section II: Theoretical Perspectives
5. Deleuze and the Anarchist Tradition
6. Immanent Ethics and Forms of Representation
7. Deleuze and Stirner: Ties, Tensions and Rifts
8. Anarchy and Institution: A New Sadean Possibility
Section III: Relays of a Different Kind
9. Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolves?: Coming to Terms With Deleuze
10. Deterritorialising Anarchist Geographies: A Deleuzian Approach
Alejandro de la Torre and Gerónimo Barrera de la Torre
11. ‘Visible Invisibility’ as Machinic Resistance
12. Pierre Clastres and the Amazonian War Machine
13. From the Autochthonousphere to the Allochthonousphere: Escaping the Logics of Plantations and the Moving Target
Chantelle Gray van Heerden
Notes on Contributors