"A Thousand Plateaus" is the engaging and influential second part of "Capitalism" and "Schizophrenia," the remarkable collaborative project written by the philosopher Gilles Deleuze and the psychoanalyst Felix Guattari. This hugely important text is a work of staggering complexity that made a major contribution to contemporary Continental philosophy, yet remains distinctly challenging for readers in a number of disciplines.
"Deleuze and Guattari's 'A Thousand Plateaus': A Reader's Guide" offers a concise and accessible introduction to this extremely important and yet challenging work. Written specifically to meet the needs of students coming to Deleuze and Guattari for the first time, the book offers guidance on:
- Philosophical and historical context
- Key themes
- Reading the text
- Reception and influence
- Further reading"