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Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Richard Kearney and Kascha Semonovitch (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

What is strange? Or better, who is strange? When do we encounter the strange? We encounter strangers when we are not at home — when we are in a foreign land or a foreign part of our own land. From ... More


Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French Writing: 'Christianity is Strange'

Richard Parish

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596669
eISBN:
9780191729126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596669.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The book adopts as its theme Pascal's assertion that “Christianity is strange” (“le christianisme est étrange”), taken from the Pensées, and explores various possible understandings of the statement ... More


The Aesthetics of Strangeness: Eccentricity and Madness in Early Modern Japan

W. Puck Brecher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836665
eISBN:
9780824871116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836665.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Eccentric artists are “the vagaries of humanity” that inhabit the deviant underside of Japanese society: This was the conclusion drawn by pre-World War II commentators on most early modern Japanese ... More


Prologue: Quis hic locus, quae regio, quae mundi plaga? 1

Paul Hammond

in The Strangeness of Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199572601
eISBN:
9780191702099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572601.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

In Seneca's Hercules, the tragic protagonist has been displaced into a form of space which no one else shares. His time is not their time, either, for his act endures impervious to the motions of ... More


Romanticism and the Question of the Stranger

David Simpson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922355
eISBN:
9780226922362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922362.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In our post-9/11 world, the figure of the stranger—the foreigner, the enemy, the unknown visitor—carries a particular urgency, and the force of language used to describe those who are “different” has ... More


Interlode To Be Allegory

Simon Palfrey

in Poor Tom: Living "King Lear"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226150642
eISBN:
9780226150789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226150789.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Tom is often understood allegorically. But he resists allegorical clarity or harmonious thematizing. He is more akin to what Levinas calls the “strangeness of the Other,” a being “absolutely ... More


Presentation of Texts

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

How does the embodied imagination relate to the Stranger in terms of hospitality or hostility? What exactly do “embodied imaginaries” of hospitality and hostility entail and how do they operate in ... More


Things at the Edge of the World

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter turns to liminal experiences, this time of “things at the edge of the world.” It reposes Martin Heidegger's question, What is a “thing”? Phenomenologically revealed, things open worlds ... More


The Hospitality of Listening: A Note on Sacramental Strangeness

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Among the most promising-seeming possibilities for an ethics linked to theology is that of regarding the world as sacramental. A sacramental sensibility seems, potentially at least, a way to a ... More


The Null Basis-Being Of A Nullity, Or Between Two Nothings: Heidegger's Uncanniness

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Martin Heidegger's discussion of conscience in Division 2 is the most interesting moment in Being and Time. This chapter attempts to show where the ice floe of fundamental ontology begins to crack, ... More


Heidegger and the Strangeness of Being

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

How are we to understand hospitality? What can phenomenology tell us about welcoming the stranger? When the “stranger” in question morphs into the “uncanny,” it takes on a weirdness that the uncanny ... More


Visualizing Race: Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper

John M. Coward

in Indians Illustrated: The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040269
eISBN:
9780252098529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040269.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter looks at racial imagery in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper in the final years of the nineteenth century, comparing the illustrations of Indians and African Americans as a way of ... More


Further Inquiries into Shifting Practices

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

in Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Part IV collects further inquiries in the phenomenology of innovation, picking up and discussing relevant issues raised by the two extended field studies. A major argument is that practices are ... More


A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature

Jacob Edmond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242597
eISBN:
9780823242634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242597.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book begins with two questions: Why is our world still understood through binary oppositions—East and West, local and global, common and strange—that ought to have crumbled with the Berlin Wall? ... More


A place called England

Trish Winter and Simon Keegan-Phipps

in Performing Englishness: Identity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097300
eISBN:
9781781708699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097300.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 6 examines the main ways in which ‘England’ is imagined within and around the English folk resurgence. Beginning with a survey of the imaginations of England historically associated with the ... More


Philosophy and Genealogy: Ways of Writing History of Philosophy

Koen Vermeir

in Philosophy and Its History: Aims and Methods in the Study of Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199857142
eISBN:
9780199345427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857142.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This paper argues that doing history of philosophy is not the same as making philosophical use of history. The difference between both is not one of anachronism or presentism, but both approaches ... More


Strangeness and the City: The Self among Fragmented Impressions

Kostas Boyiopoulos

in The Decadent Image: The Poetry of Wilde, Symons, and Dowson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748690923
eISBN:
9781474412377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690923.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Moving on to Arthur Symons poetry, chapter 4 argues that in Silhouettes (1892) and London Nights (1895) the fragmented, impressionistic sensations and images of the city mirror the poet’s fragmented ... More


Conclusion

Jacob Edmond

in A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242597
eISBN:
9780823242634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242597.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The conclusion considers how repetition has shaped the structures of commonness and strangeness through which we have come to know our current era. Rejecting repetition, it turns instead to what ... More


Kantian Courage

Nicholas Tampio

in Kantian Courage: Advancing the Enlightenment in Contemporary Political Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823245000
eISBN:
9780823250707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245000.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter interprets Kant's conception of courage and its implications for contemporary political thinking. The chapter begins by examining Kant's reflections on courage in the Groundwork of the ... More


The Unbearable Lightness of Exodus

Jodi Eichler-Levine

in Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children's Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722992
eISBN:
9780814724002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722992.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the presence of the trope of exodus in Jewish and African American children's literature, ranging from echoes of exodus in Jewish immigration stories to African American texts ... More


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