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Information, Self-Reference, and the Magical Realism of “Life”

Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...On Wednesday night, as they did every Wednesday, the parents went to the movies. The boys, lords and masters of the house, closed the doors and windows and broke the glowing bulb in one of the living room lamps. A jet of golden light...

The World of the Beyond

Luce Irigaray

Luce Irigaray is Director of Research in Philosophy at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. A doctor of philosophy, Luce Irigaray is also trained in linguistics, philology, psychology and psychoanalysis. Now acknowledged as a key influential thinker of our times, her work focuses on the culture of two subjects, masculine and feminine - particularly through the liberation of a feminine subjectivity - something she explores in a range of literary forms, from the philosophical to the scientific, the political and the poetic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sharing the World

Continuum, 2008

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...Coming into the World Dwelling in the world cannot unfold with only oneself in mind: having oneself in mind must intertwine with having the other in mind, and even the relation between the two. Thus, the limit of one’s own world does...

Tales for Children: Retrieving the Enchantment

David Kleinberg-Levin

David Kleinberg-Levin is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Northwestern University, USA. His books include Gestures of Ethical Life: Reading Hölderlin’s Question of Measure After Heidegger (2005); Redeeming Words and the Promise of Happiness: A Critical Theory Approach to Wallace Stevens and Vladimir Nabokov (2012); and Redeeming Words: Language and the Promise of Happiness in the Stories of Döblin and Sebald (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beckett’s Words : The Promise of Happiness in a Time of Mourning

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...André Breton, Manifestoes of Surrealism, trans. Richard Seaver and Helen R. Lane (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1969), 31.To reduce the imagination to a state of slavery—even though it would mean the elimination of what is commonly...

The House of Philosophy is in Ruins

François Laruelle

François Laruelle is a French philosopher formerly Professor of Contemporary Philosophy at the Université de Paris X (Nanterre) and the Collège International de Philosophie, France. He is the creator of the concept of 'non-philosophy' and author of over twenty works of philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Last Humanity : The New Ecological Science

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...As philosophers participate in life and not only in Being, they also inhabit a House, a main dwelling body that is always too small, requiring immense outbuildings be added to it that are always too vast, the World or the Universe...

At the Crossroads – the Encounter

Luce Irigaray

Luce Irigaray is Director of Research in Philosophy at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. A doctor of philosophy, Luce Irigaray is also trained in linguistics, philology, psychology and psychoanalysis. Now acknowledged as a key influential thinker of our times, her work focuses on the culture of two subjects, masculine and feminine - particularly through the liberation of a feminine subjectivity - something she explores in a range of literary forms, from the philosophical to the scientific, the political and the poetic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sharing the World

Continuum, 2008

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...The Event – or Advent Something has happened – an event, or an advent – an encounter between humans. A breath or soul has been born, brought forth by two others. There are now three living beings for whom we lack the ways of approaching...

The Beginner

Badiou and His Interlocutors : Lectures, Interviews and Responses

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...I Logic dictates that you wear a red dress to a Trades Hall to listen to an old Marxist give a lecture. A red dress that once belonged to someone else, though you don’t know who – maybe a lover, maybe a poet, a tosser of cobblestones...

Existentialism in the Cinema

Robert L. Wicks

Robert L. Wicks is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Introduction to Existentialism : From Kierkegaard to The Seventh Seal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Although, as we have seen, “existentialism” refers to a variety of outlooks and attitudes toward the world and our presence in it, we can identify a cluster of themes that in various intensities characterize the existentialist outlook...

Introduction

Luce Irigaray

Luce Irigaray is Director of Research in Philosophy at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. A doctor of philosophy, Luce Irigaray is also trained in linguistics, philology, psychology and psychoanalysis. Now acknowledged as a key influential thinker of our times, her work focuses on the culture of two subjects, masculine and feminine - particularly through the liberation of a feminine subjectivity - something she explores in a range of literary forms, from the philosophical to the scientific, the political and the poetic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conversations

Continuum, 2008

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...Dialogue has always been a way of approaching knowledge and truth. Depending on the tradition and the era, one person or the other asks questions. Sometimes it is the master who questions the disciples in order to guide them, and sometimes...

Introduction: The Transcendence of the Other

Luce Irigaray

Luce Irigaray is Director of Research in Philosophy at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. A doctor of philosophy, Luce Irigaray is also trained in linguistics, philology, psychology and psychoanalysis. Now acknowledged as a key influential thinker of our times, her work focuses on the culture of two subjects, masculine and feminine - particularly through the liberation of a feminine subjectivity - something she explores in a range of literary forms, from the philosophical to the scientific, the political and the poetic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sharing the World

Continuum, 2008

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...When the world corresponds to the transcendence projected by a single subject as the horizon of the totality of all that exists, this world converts time into space. Although such a transcendence represents a temporal project on the part...

Paradise: Nowhere—But Here!

David Kleinberg-Levin

David Kleinberg-Levin is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Northwestern University, USA. His books include Gestures of Ethical Life: Reading Hölderlin’s Question of Measure After Heidegger (2005); Redeeming Words and the Promise of Happiness: A Critical Theory Approach to Wallace Stevens and Vladimir Nabokov (2012); and Redeeming Words: Language and the Promise of Happiness in the Stories of Döblin and Sebald (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beckett’s Words : The Promise of Happiness in a Time of Mourning

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Friedrich Hölderlin, “In lovely blueness …,” in Richard Sieburth, trans. and ed., Hymns and Fragments (Princeton: Princeton University Press,1984), 249. Altered translation.When life is wretched toil, might a man look up and say: even...