John Protevi is Phyllis M. Taylor Professor of French Studies and Professor of Philosophy at Louisiana State University. He received the PhD in Philosophy from Loyola Chicago in 1990. He is the author of Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences (Minnesota 2013); Political Affect: Connecting the Social and the Somatic (Minnesota 2009); Political Physics: Deleuze, Derrida and the Body Politic (Athlone 2001); and Time and Exteriority: Aristotle, Heidegger, Derrida (Bucknell 1994). He is co-author, with Mark Bonta, of Deleuze and Geophilosophy: A Guide and Glossary (Edinburgh 2004). In addition, he is editor of A Dictionary of Continental Philosophy (Yale 2006) and Founding Editor of the book series New Directions in Philosophy and Cognitive Science with Palgrave Macmillan.