Empiricism and Subjectivity

Empiricism and Subjectivity : An Essay on Hume's Theory of Human Nature

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At last available in paperback, this book anticipates and explains the post-structuralist turn to empiricism. Presenting a challenging reading of David Hume's philosophy, the work is invaluable for understanding the progress of Deleuze's thought.
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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 150 x 224 x 11.18mm | 254.01g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0231068131
  • 9780231068130
  • 85,588

Table of contents

Preface to the English-Language Edition Translator's Introduction: Deleuze, Emipiricism, and the Struggle for Subjectivity 1. The Problem of Knowledge and the Problem of Ethics 2. Cultural World and General Rules 3. The Power of Imagination in Ethics and Knowledge 4. God and the World 5. Empiricism and Subjectivity Principles of Human Nature Conclusion: Purposiveness
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Deleuze's treatment of the importance of the imagination in Hume's philosophy, together with the value of the associative mechanism, is highly commendable. Auslegung
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About Gilles Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze was professor of philosophy at the Universite de Paris VIII until his retirement in 1987. His books include Nietzsche and Philosophy, Dialogues, and The Logic of Sense, all published by Columbia.
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