The Fold: Leibniz and the Baroque (French: Le Pli: Leibnitz et le Baroque) is a book by Gilles Deleuze which offers a new interpretation of the Baroque and of. GILLES DELEUZE. The Fold*. MATERIAL COILS1. The Baroque does not refer to an essence Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Philosophical Papers and Letters, vol. The Fold has ratings and 17 reviews. In The Fold, Gilles Deleuze argues that Leibniz’s writings constitute the grounding elements of a Baroque philos.

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Towards a Minor Literature Rhizome Nomadology: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 8 1: Sign in Create an account. This confusion resulted not because of the content itself which is dense, but penetrable, especially given a prior reading of Leibnizbut as a result of not knowing how this text fits into Deleuze’s oeuvre. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Jan 21, Rob rated it really liked it. Deleuze never fails to inspire creative thought through his writings, and this work is no exception. The world is an infinite series of curvatures or inflections, and the entire world is enclosed in the soul thr one point of view.

The Logic of Sensation Cinema 1: Revisiting Normativity with Deleuze. Additionally, according to Deleuze and his concepts of difference, there is no identity, and leeibniz repetition, nothing is ever the same.


The Fold: Leibniz and the Baroque

Deleuze argues that Leibniz’s work constitutes the grounding elements of Baroque philosophy of art and science. Do I experience a scattering of microprecepts concentrated by some sort of organizational monadical relationship? Considering himself an empiricist and a vitalist, his body of work, which rests upon concepts such as multiplicity, constructivism, difference and desire, stands at a substantial remove from the main traditions of 20th century Continental thought.

Amina rated it it was amazing Sep 18, This puts Deleuze closer to math than you might imagine, as this baroqque is written in poetic language. Open Preview See a Problem? When Caged Birds Sing: The Image of Thought. I found myself confused throughout this text. That being said, Deleuze, as always, masterfully enacts the concerted play of the other’s thought, differentiating it in order to open it up to alternate lines of flight for further thinking.

In The Fold it is as Deleuze himself that is being taken by Leibniz, and giving birth to a Deleuzian monster with Leibnizian thought, rather than the other way around. Dimitris Angelis rated it really liked it Sep 17, This is a keibniz of folding, in which time and space are generated by folding, expanding and refolding.

This ethics influences his approach foold society and politics, especially as he was so politically active in struggles for rights and freedoms.

In many of Deleuze’s historical studies, Deleuze uses the author he is working as he wishes to develop parts of his own thought.


Eva Bolya rated it it was amazing May 16, Lists with This Book.

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Unfortunately, most lelbniz us probably won’t know what we are looking at. Nov 01, Alex Lee rated it it was amazing Shelves: Christina Houen – – Deleuze and Guatarri Studies 5 1: Similarly, the leobniz is interpreted as a body of infinite folds and surfaces that twist and weave through compressed time and space.

Leibniz is trying to say that the world a body of infinite “folds” and surfaces that intersects or shall we say interweave through compressed time and space.

The bits about monadic point of view and the worlding-song of the monadic choir in order to express the inflected infinite line of the world was beautifully explicated or unfolded. Nov 20, Stephen rated it really liked it.