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Introduction

Ignaas Devisch

Ignaas Devisch is Professor in Ethics and Philosophy. He holds positions at Ghent University and University College Arteveldehogeschool, Belgium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jean-Luc Nancy and the Question of Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Community today is being debated from a number of different perspectives. A variety of cultural, political, and social developments have led to the disappearance of traditional social bonds. A quick recounting of these developments would...

Deconstruction and Globalization: The World According to Jean-Luc Nancy

Martin McQuillan

Martin McQuillan is Professor of Literary Theory and Cultural Analysis, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Kingston University, London where he is also Co-Director of The London Graduate School. His books include Roland Barthes, or, The Profession of Cultural Studies, Deconstruction after 9/11, Paul de Man, and (as co-author) Deconstructing Disney. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deconstruction without Derrida

Continuum, 2012

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...Who shall be happy if not all? World weary This epigram is the question that Trevor Griffiths gives an imprisoned Georges Jacques Danton in his play Hope in the Year Two.Trevor Griffiths, Hope in the Year Two, first performed in 1995...

Toucher I: The Problem with Self-Touching

Martin McQuillan

Martin McQuillan is Professor of Literary Theory and Cultural Analysis, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Kingston University, London where he is also Co-Director of The London Graduate School. His books include Roland Barthes, or, The Profession of Cultural Studies, Deconstruction after 9/11, Paul de Man, and (as co-author) Deconstructing Disney. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deconstruction without Derrida

Continuum, 2012

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...The book on Nancy is one of the most remarkable texts written by Derrida in a career characterized by the writing of remarkable texts. It would be a mistake to think of it as either a book on touching or on Jean-Luc Nancy, at least...

Introduction

Ignaas Devisch

Ignaas Devisch is Professor in Ethics and Philosophy. He holds positions at Ghent University and University College Arteveldehogeschool, Belgium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jean-Luc Nancy and the Question of Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...If existence is not founded in essence, if community cannot be thought on the basis of one or another origin, and if the world has no first cause, what are the implications for the way we think classical political questions such as freedom...

At the Point of Departure

Keith Whitmoyer

Keith Whitmoyer is Adjunct Assistant Professor at Pace University, the School of Visual Arts, and the New York City College of Technology, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Philosophy of Ontological Lateness : Merleau-Ponty and the Tasks of Thinking

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...What does it mean to philosophize? What does it mean to have φιλία, friendship and love, for σοφία, wisdom? As Plato says, the true philosophers are τοὺς τῆς ἀληθείας … φιλοθεάμονας. Plato, Republic, 475e4: “those who love to gaze upon what...

From Hobbes to Heidegger

Ignaas Devisch

Ignaas Devisch is Professor in Ethics and Philosophy. He holds positions at Ghent University and University College Arteveldehogeschool, Belgium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jean-Luc Nancy and the Question of Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...We have . . . to be The impossibility of community A universe of mutual fear: Hobbes In the first chapter it seemed that, for Nancy, the problem of modern community originally became an issue with Rousseau. Nevertheless, community...

Introduction

Ignaas Devisch

Ignaas Devisch is Professor in Ethics and Philosophy. He holds positions at Ghent University and University College Arteveldehogeschool, Belgium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jean-Luc Nancy and the Question of Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Nancy's work not only enables us to deconstruct what has come to be known as originary thinking. His work can also be considered a social ontology, a new “first philosophy,” as he has also called it. It is a remarkable thing to be embarking...

Thinking with and about Nancy

Ignaas Devisch

Ignaas Devisch is Professor in Ethics and Philosophy. He holds positions at Ghent University and University College Arteveldehogeschool, Belgium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jean-Luc Nancy and the Question of Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The twilight of politics From the political to the social A political vacuum In the first chapter, I claimed that at a certain point a remarkable rapprochement was reached in the communitarian/liberal debate when liberals suddenly...

Separations

Daniele Rugo

Daniele Rugo is Visiting Tutor in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. He created the interdisciplinary Continental Phiospohy Research Group at Goldsmiths. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jean-Luc Nancy and the Thinking of Otherness : Philosophy and Powers of Existence

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Dialogues and disputations At the end of the last chapter the question ‘What happens between us?’ found articulation in the discussion of the concept of the world, once this is freed from its reliance on an external substance. It has been...

The Return to an Original Being-Together

Ignaas Devisch

Ignaas Devisch is Professor in Ethics and Philosophy. He holds positions at Ghent University and University College Arteveldehogeschool, Belgium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jean-Luc Nancy and the Question of Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Above, we saw how the metaphysical basis of MacIntyre's call for a reevaluation of community, as a teleological expression of the good, is Aristotelian in its leanings. I argued that the return to the ideal of the Aristotelian polis raises...