Single Idea 21903

[catalogued under 7. Existence / A. Nature of Existence / 3. Being / i. Deflating being]

Full Idea

In Deleuze's hands ontology is not a matter of telling us what there is, but of taking us on strange adventures.

Gist of Idea

Ontology does not tell what there is; it is just a strange adventure


report of Gilles Deleuze (Difference and Repetition [1968]) by Todd May - Gilles Deleuze 3.03

Book Reference

May,Todd: 'Gilles Deleuze' [CUP 2006], p.86

A Reaction

Presumably you only indulge in the strange adventure because you have no idea how to specify what there is. This sounds like the essence of post-modernism, in which life is just a game.