The authors also discuss the similarities and distinctions between creative and philosophical writing. Instead, they emphasize the complementary nature of the two. Summary: Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia By Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari writen by: Aiman Aslam ... At the discussion of desire and lack, Deleuze and Guattari import some of Nietzsche’s philosophy. He died in November 1995. Deleuze and Guattari vigorously deny that philosophy is needed to help science think about its own presuppositions (“no one needs philosophy to reflect on anything” [WP 6]). As a mode of knowledge and model for society. This process of "a parallel evolution" is exemplified in the "con ceptual vitalism" of this book. Rhizome as a philosophical concept was developed by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari in their Capitalism and Schizophrenia (1972–1980) project. Gilles Deleuze (1925–1995) Deleuze is a key figure in postmodern French philosophy. It is what Deleuze calls an "image of thought", based on the botanical rhizome, that apprehends multiplicities. Gilles Deleuze was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII. Considering himself an empiricist and a vitalist, his body of work, which rests upon concepts such as multiplicity, constructivism, difference, and desire, stands at a substantial remove from the main traditions of 20th century Continental thought. the philosopher Deleuze to a new stage: from thinking the multiple to doing the multiple. Among his many works are The Logic of Sense, Difference and Repetition, and Nietzche and Philosophy, all published by Columbia University Press. Deleuze and Guattari differentiate between philosophy, science, and the arts, seeing as means of confronting chaos, and challenge the common view that philosophy is an extension of logic. Deleuze and Guattari are the thinkers of "lines of flight," of the openings that allow thought to escape from the constraints that seek to define and enclose creativity. If we say such a situation is asignifying - we are essentially stating that all situations engendered through the combination of image, sound and text are asignifying, and this is not the case. For Deleuze and Guattari, desire does not lack anything; rather desire is a machine and the object of desire (what Lacan would call Objet a) is yet another machine. Like the first volume of Deleuze and Guattari's Capitalism and Schizophrenia, Anti-Oedipus (1972), A Thousand Plateaus is politically and terminologically provocative and is intended as a work of schizoanalysis, but focuses more on what could be considered systematic, environmental and spatial philosophy, often dealing with the natural world, popular culture, measurements and mathematics. We must here ask how such a situation is different from Deleuze and Guattari's Rhizome.