Daniel Smith

  • Professor of Philosophy, Director of Philosophy/Literature Program
  • PhD, University of Chicago

Department Information

Philosophy // Faculty
Religious Studies // SIS // Faculty
Philosophy and Literature // SIS // Faculty

Office Information

  • Specialization

  • Deleuze, Contemporary European Philosophy

  • Selected Publications


    • “The Conditions of the New,” Deleuze Studies 1 (2007): 1-21.
    • “The Concept of the Simulacrum:  Deleuze and the Overturning of Platonism,” Continental Philosophy Review 38 (2005): 89-123.
    • “Mathematics and the Theory of Multiplicities:  Deleuze and Badiou Revisited,” Southern Journal of Philosophy 41 (2003): 411-449.

    Book Chapters

    • “Deleuze and Derrida, Immanence and Transcendence:  Two Directions in Recent French Thought.” In Between Deleuze and Derrida, ed. John Protevi and Paul Patton, 46-66.  New York:  Routledge, 2003.
    • “The Doctrine of Univocity: Deleuze’s Ontology of Immanence.” In Deleuze and Religion, ed. Mary Bryden.  London: Routledge, 2001.
    • “’A Life of Pure Immanence’:  Deleuze’s ‘Critique et clinique’ Project,” introduction to Gilles Deleuze, Essays Critical and Clinical, trans. Daniel W. Smith and Michael A. Greco, xi-liii.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997.


    • Gilles Deleuze, Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation.  London: Continuum, 2003. (183 pp., with introduction)

    • Isabelle Stengers, The Invention of Modern Science.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000.  (184 pp.)

    • Pierre Klossowski, Nietzsche and the Vicious Circle.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.  (336 pp.)

    Edited Book

    • Deleuze: Image and Text, ed. Charles Stivale, Eugene Holland, Daniel W. Smith.  London: Continuum, 2009.

    Selected Honors

    • The Leverhulme Trust, Visiting Fellow, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom (2006-2007).

    • Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, School of Philosophy, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (2000-2001).

    • Doctoral Fellowship, Franke Institute for the Humanities, University of Chicago (1994-1995).

    • Bourse Chateaubriand en sciences sociales et humaines, Paris, France (1993-1994).

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