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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Mostly this is reminding me that I’m still supposed to be reading Whitehead’s Process and Reality, and actually encouraging me to take it on again It’s math and fabric and philosophy all in one.

Nov 18, Alex Obrigewitsch rated it it was amazing. Between Realism and Anti-Realism: Notably, within his metaphysics he favored a Spinozian concept of a plane of immanence with everything a mode of one substance, and thus on the same level of existence.

History of Western Philosophy. In this difficult book, Gilles Deleuze takes the figure of Leibniz as a starting point to reach a determinate position of differentiation. Paperbackpages. Interesting in that Deleuze can turn a dull philosopher into a radical with a few witty lines.

Fold: Leibniz and the Baroque

Another way to put this? This confusion resulted not because of the content itself which is dense, but penetrable, especially given a prior reading of Leibnizvilles as a result of not knowing how this text fits into Deleuze’s oeuvre. What makes Deleuze radical in this regard, is how he debunks the classical categories which philosophy has sought to make necessary for its condition of philosophy.


I found this book neat, but my criticism is 1 towards the manifesto-like calling of Deleuze to use this any way we can today. As a constructivist, he was adamant that philosophers are creators, and that each reading of philosophy, or each philosophical encounter, ought to inspire new concepts. Ne consiglio la lettura a patto baroqus si conoscano deleue pensiero di Leibniz e i fondamenti dell’analisi quali calcolo differenziale ed integrale e serie: I get it for artists, but for scholars I’m wondering what gets lost between Deleuze’s universal fold and the Baroque fold of Leibniz’s philosophy.

This was recommended to me tue at least half the art history department while I was writing my thesis because it’s about fabric Mark rated it liked it Jun 04, Books by Gilles Deleuze.

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Inna Semetsky – – Educational Philosophy and Theory 36 4: 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.

By zooming in on the monad and then zooming out, Deleuze gives us two vectors two floors as he calls it by which we can start to carve out difference between them. Trivia About The Fold: Of Immanence and Becoming: Deleuze, Leibniz and Projective Geometry in the Fold.

How to understand their internal and external with the system? Mar 17, Megan marked it as half-read-or-hibernating Shelves: From here we get the change of scale, that the figure of baroqeu monad as a compete singularity can also bind other monads.

Deleuze, Leibniz and Projective Geometry in the Fold. Lists with This Leibniiz. I wanted to find out more about folding but this book was too technical for me.


Deleuze argues that Leibniz’s work constitutes the grounding elements of Baroque philosophy of art and science. Deleuze’s Third Synthesis of Time.

The Image of Thought. Find it on Scholar. May 19, Bradley rated it really liked it. Sep 09, Lewis colburn rated it it was ok.

In The Fold Deleuze proposes a new and radical way of understanding philosophy and art. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. If not on the level of monad, then on the level of concept.

In fact, towards the end of the book, Deleuze shows us that monads can subsume other monads. A model for expression in contemporary aesthetics, the concept of the monad is viewed in terms of folds of space, movement, and time.

Deleuze became known for writing about other philosophers with new insights and different readings, interested as he was in liberating philosophical history from the hegemony of one perspective. The Movement Image Cinema 2: 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.

Soyloqueparezco rated it it was amazing Mar 10, The Image of Thought.

We might as well dig up something from an old Hindu text or Buddhist sutra to explain our experience in the iglles. Science Logic and Mathematics.