A Thousand Plateaus
A Thousand Plateaus
Capitalism and Schizophrenia
Gilles Deleuze, Felix Guattari, Brian Massumi

A Thousand Plateaus continues the work Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari began in Anti-Oedipus and has now become established as one of the classic studies of the development of critical theory in the late twentieth century. It occupies an important place at the center of the debate reassessing the works of Freud and Marx, advancing an approach that is neither Freudian nor Marxist but which learns from both to find an entirely new and radical path. It presents an attempt to pioneer a variety of social and psychological analyses free of the philosophical encumbrances criticized by postmodern writers. A Thousand Plateaus is an essential text for feminists, literary theorists, social scientists, philosophers, and others interested in the problems of contemporary Western culture.

"Full of brilliant insights, this series of brief, seemingly random essays on hot topics- war and death, territoriality and the anthropology of groups, model theory, and psychosis-provides much material for thought. An excellent introduction and extraordinary translation of this most difficult book." —Sander L. Gilman, University of Chicago

Title A Thousand Plateaus
Subtitle Capitalism and Schizophrenia
Authors Gilles Deleuze, Felix Guattari, Brian Massumi
Publisher University of Minnesota Press
Title First Published 01 December 1987
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 610 p.
ISBN-10 0816614024
ISBN-13 9780816614028
Publication Date 01 December 1987
Main content page count 610
Weight 16 oz.

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