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Existence, Experience, and Transcendence: An Introduction to Jean Wahl

Ian Alexander Moore and Alan D. Schrift

in Transcendence and the Concrete: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273010
eISBN:
9780823273065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273010.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter offers an overview of Jean Wahl’s life, career, works, and influence on developments in twentieth-century French philosophy. Specific attention is paid to his introduction of Hegel and ... More


Levinas, Literature, and the Ruin of the World

Sarah Hammerschlag

in Broken Tablets: Levinas, Derrida, and the Literary Afterlife of Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170598
eISBN:
9780231542135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170598.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Provides historical contextualization by considering debates over the status of religion and literature in postwar France. Also situates Levinas's position on literature here in relation to ... More


The Hegelian Challenge

Gary Gutting

in Thinking the Impossible: French Philosophy Since 1960

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199227037
eISBN:
9780191809781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199227037.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Hegelian philosophy and its gradual influence on the French philosophical mentality. It begins with Jean Wahl's study of Hegel's phenomenology, particularly his concept of ... More


A. N. Whitehead

James Williams

in Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632992
eISBN:
9780748652570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632992.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter highlights the connection between the philosophies of A.N. Whitehead and Gilles Deleuze. It explains that Deleuze has roots in an early French reader of Whitehead through the work of his ... More


Motivating Metaphysics: From Radical Empiricism to Process

Russell J. Duvernoy

in Affect and Attention After Deleuze and Whitehead: Ecological Attunement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474466912
eISBN:
9781474496162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466912.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores motivations for speculative thinking in terms of the respective risks of certainty and creativity. Following their interests in thinking conditions of novelty and creativity, ... More


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