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Schizoanalysis

Summary
Schizoanalysis (or ecosophy, pragmatics, micropolitics, rhizomatics, or nomadology) (schizoanalyse; schizo- from Greek σχίζειν skhizein, meaning "to split") is a set of theories and techniques developed by philosopher Gilles Deleuze and psychoanalyst Félix Guattari, first expounded in their book Anti-Oedipus (1972) and continued in their follow-up work, A Thousand Plateaus (1980). Overview [T]he goal of schizoanalysis: to analyze the specific nature of the libidinal investments in the economic and political spheres, and thereby show how, in the subject who desires, desire can be made to desire its own repression—whence the role of the death instinct in the circuit connecting desire to the social sphere. [...] Schizoanalysis is at once a transcendental and a materialist analysis. The practice acquires many different definitions during the course of its development in their collaborative work and individually in the work of Guattari. In his work Chaosmosis, Guattari explain
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