The primacy of falsity deviant origins in Deleuze

Deleuze's notion of the powers of the false is central to his philosophy of truth and becoming, but it is also one of his most complexly elaborated ideas, with its various diverging conceptual dimensions inviting further analysis and reconfiguration. One perplexing conception here is that falsity is more primary than truth, because it is what creates truths of the highest order. We examine the thinking behind this idea by proceeding through Deleuze's notions of the Devil and the sorcerer, Dupreelian consolidation and consistency, the false movement of the world, the powers of the false in contrast to mere falsity, having done with judgment, the simulacrum, and three particular figures of the falsifier, namely, the fabulist, the clairvoyant seer, and the self- and world-creative artist.


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C. M. Shores, “The primacy of falsity deviant origins in Deleuze,” TIJDSCHRIFT VOOR FILOSOFIE, pp. 81–130, 2019, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: