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Paralogisms of Desire

Brent Adkins

in Death and Desire in Hegel, Heidegger and Deleuze

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print November 2007 | ISBN: 9780748627967
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748652419 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627967.003.0008
Paralogisms of Desire

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This chapter proposes a model of desire that is not predicated on a lack and elucidates this conception of desire as it relates to Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari's Anti-Oedipus. The full elucidation of this conception entails the discussion of the concepts of bodies and bodies without organs. The chapter discusses Deleuze and Guattari's argument for an affirmative conception of desire that is fundamentally anoedipal.

Keywords: desire; Anti-Oedipus; Gilles Deleuze; Felix Guattari; bodies; bodies without organs

Chapter.  9262 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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