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Introduction: Pity the Meat?: Deleuze and the Body

Joe Hughes

in Deleuze and the Body

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780748638642
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748652679 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638642.003.0019
Introduction: Pity the Meat?: Deleuze and the Body

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This introductory chapter explains the theme of this book, which is about Gilles Deleuze's philosophy of the body. The book addresses the problem of determining what kind of work the theory of the body is supposed to do within Deleuze's corpus. The first part explores the theory of the body at a more or less theoretical level, whereas the last five undertake or move towards various types of practical engagement.

Keywords: Gilles Deleuze; philosophy; body; Deleuze's corpus; practical engagement

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Subjects: Philosophy

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