Demonstrates how Nietzsche initiated a new mode of philosophical thinking. First published in 1962, this landmark book is one of the first to dispute the deep-seated assumption that dialectics provides the only possible basis for radical thought.
Gilles Deleuze was professor of philosophy at the University of Paris, Vincennes St. Denis. He is the author of Difference and Repitition, Empiricism and Subjectivity, Logic of Sense, Negotiations 1972-1990, and Why Philosophy? (with Felix Guattari)-- all published in the European Perspectives series.Hugh Tomlinson, the translator, studied at the University of Paris, attending Deleuze's seminars.