From Negation to Disjunction in a World of Simulacra: Deleuze and Melanie Klein1

@article{Widder2009FromNT,
  title={From Negation to Disjunction in a World of Simulacra: Deleuze and Melanie Klein1},
  author={N. Widder},
  journal={Deleuze Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={207-230}
}
  • N. Widder
  • Published 2009
  • Philosophy
  • Deleuze Studies
This paper will articulate an underappreciated side of the psychoanalytical Deleuze: his relation to Melanie Klein, particularly as it appears in The Logic of Sense. Deleuze's engagement with Klein largely follows his familiar strategy of re-reading a thinker off of a twist in one or two of that thinker's key concepts. With Klein, this twist involves re-reading her story of psychic development on the basis of disjunction rather than negation, so that the psychic surface that emerges generates a… Expand
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