Creator(s): Gary Genosko
That is an introduction to the considered the unconventional French thinker Flix Guattari. It’s preferrred for undergraduates and anybody learning political and cultural concept.
Guattari’s essential works had been revealed within the 1970s and 1980s. His background was in psychoanalysis he was educated by Lacan and he practised as a psychoanalyst for a lot of his life. He developed a particular psychoanalytic methodology knowledgeable at all times by his revolutionary politics.
Guattari was actively concerned in quite a few political actions, from Trotskyism to Autonomism, tackling ecological and sexual politics alongside the way in which. A real believer in collectivity, a lot of his work was written in collaboration, most famously with Gilles Deleuze, with whom he wrote the vastly influential books Anti-Oedipus and A Thousand Plateaus. He additionally wrote with Antonio Negri and others.
This accessible introduction explores his extremely unique concepts together with his ground-breaking conception of ‘transversal politics’ and the affect his concern with subjectivity had on wider political concept.