Deleuze and Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus: A Critical Introduction and Guide

2016.01.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Brent Adkins, Deleuze and Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus: A Critical Introduction and Guide, Edinburgh University Press, 2015,
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2016.01.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Brent Adkins, Deleuze and Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus: A Critical Introduction and Guide, Edinburgh University Press, 2015, 265pp., $34.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780748686469. Reviewed by Dorothea E. Olkowski, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs The recent spread of interest in the philosophical project of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari has influenced scholars to produce new materials that clarify the ideas and aims of Deleuze and Guattari's shared endeavor. Given the breadth and originality of their work, the task is challenging. It requires a thorough understanding of their philosophical orientation and the ability to decipher complex concepts and structures. Brent Adkins' recent contribution manages to carry out both of these tasks admirably. Adkins begins by circumscribing A Thousand Plateaus in terms of the distinction between continuity and discontinuity, especially in the relation between the. . .

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