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[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 3. Value of Logic]

Full Idea

A real hatred inspires logic's rivalry with, or its will to supplant, philosophy.

Gist of Idea

Logic hates philosophy, and wishes to supplant it


G Deleuze / F Guattari (What is Philosophy? [1991], 2.6)

Book Reference

Deleuze/Guattari: 'What is Philosophy?' [Verso 1994], p.140

A Reaction

A delightful corrective to the neurotic inferiority that most English-speaking philosophers feel about their failure to master logic. What was Aristotle playing at when he invented logic? Philosophical talent is utterly different from a talent for logic.