On the Nature of Concepts

@article{Smith2011OnTN,
  title={On the Nature of Concepts},
  author={Daniel W. Smith},
  journal={Parallax},
  year={2011},
  volume={18},
  pages={62 - 73}
}
I. Introduction: The Becoming of Concepts In What is Philosophy?, Deleuze and Guattari define philosophy, famously, as an activity that consists in "forming, inventing, and fabricating concepts." (1) But this definition of philosophy implies a somewhat singular "analytic of the concept," to borrow Kant's phrase, and Deleuze's "concept of the concept," as it were, differs significantly from previous conceptions of the concept. One of the problems it poses--which is the problem I would like to… 

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