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Deleuze and Guattari's Philosophy of Freedom: Freedom's Refrains

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2019.06.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Dorothea Olkowski and Eftichis Pirovolaki (eds.), Deleuze and Guattari's Philosophy of Freedom: Freedom's Refrains, Routledge, 2019, 232pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780367077501. Reviewed by John Protevi, Louisiana State University This is a volume of specialist essays, stemming from a 2015 conference held in Athens, Greece, organized by one of the first promoters of Anglophone scholarship on Deleuze, Constantin Boundas, now Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Trent University in Ontario, Canada. (One of the editors, Dorothea Olkowski, is herself an early adopter of Deleuze, beginning her work on him in the early 1990s.) Not for newcomers to the field -- perhaps because freed of a requirement to bring novices up to speed -- the essays here are carefully wrought and thought-provoking, and will reward experienced readers with either clear restatements of established points (no mean feat with thinkers as difficult as Deleuze and Guattari) or with new approaches (also noteworthy now that... Read More

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