Practical mysticism and deleuze's ontology of the virtual

Cosmos and History 5 (2):236-249 (2009)
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Deleuze’s philosophical method is analyzed and positioned against the background of the intellectual/religious tradition of practical mysticism that has been traveling the globe across times, places, languages, and cultural barriers. The paper argues that Deleuze’s unorthodox ontology of the virtual enables a naturalistic interpretation of the functioning of mysticism when the triad of concepts, percepts and affects is formed in accordance with the logic of the included middle

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Difference and repetition.Gilles Deleuze - 1994 - London: Athlone Press.
Spinoza, practical philosophy.Gilles Deleuze - 1988 - San Francisco: City Lights Books.
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