Anti-Oedipus - Capitalism and Schizophrenia

Author(s): Felix Gilles; Guattari Deleuze

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The collaboration of the philosopher Gilles Deleuze and the psychoanalyst Felix Guattari has been one of the most profoundly influential partnerships in contemporary thought. Anti-Oedipus is the first part of their masterpiece, Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Ranging widely across the radical tradition of 20th Century thought and culture that preceeded them - from Foucault, Lacan and Jung to Samuel Beckett and Henry Miller - this revolutionary analysis of the intertwining of desire, reality and capitalist society is an essential read for anyone interested in postwar continental thought.


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Deleuze and Guattari's influence study of desire, history and contemporary capitalism.

" Renders palpable the metaphor of the unconscious as a worker, and does it in a brilliant, appropriately nutty way."
-"The New Republic"

Gilles Deleuze was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII. Felix Guattari (1930-1992) was a French psychoanalyst, philosopher, social theorist and radical activist. He is best known for his collaborative work with Gilles Deleuze.

General Fields

  • : 9781780936611
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Academic
  • : April 2013
  • : February 2013
  • : books

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  • : Felix Gilles; Guattari Deleuze
  • : Paperback
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  • : 472