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Single Idea 8217

[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 3. Philosophy Defined]

Full Idea

Philosophy is the discipline that involves creating concepts.

Gist of Idea

Philosophy is a concept-creating discipline


G Deleuze / F Guattari (What is Philosophy? [1991], Intro)

Book Reference

Deleuze/Guattari: 'What is Philosophy?' [Verso 1994], p.4

A Reaction

One might very reasonably reply that Geography is a discipline which creates concepts. However, this emphasis is an interesting corrective to the school of analysis, which appears confined to existing, and even 'folk', concepts.