Response to a Series of Questions


ARNAUD VILLANI: Are you a ‘monster’?

GILLES DELEUZE: To be a monster is first of all to be composite. And it’s true that I have written on apparently diverse subjects. But ‘monster’ has another meaning: something or someone whose extreme determinacy allows the indeterminate wholly to subsist (for example a monster à la Goya). In this sense, thought itself is a monster……