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Jean-Luc Nancy: Sense

Christopher Watkin

in Phenomenology or Deconstruction?: The Question of Ontology in Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Paul Ricoeur and Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637591
eISBN:
9780748671847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637591.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The fifth chapter moves from Ricœur's reflections on spacing in relation to justice to Jean-Luc Nancy's postphenomenological account of spacing in relation to sense. The chapter stages an encounter ... More


Touching Derrida Touching Nancy

J. Hillis Miller

in For Derrida

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230334
eISBN:
9780823235216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230334.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter argues that Derrida's Le toucher, Jean-Luc Nancy is an extremely odd or exceptional work of mourning. It mourns someone who is not yet dead, since Nancy survived ... More


The Reject: Community, Politics, and Religion after the Subject

Irving Goh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262687
eISBN:
9780823266371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262687.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book proposes a theory of the reject, a more adequate figure than the subject for thinking friendship, love, community, democracy, the postsecular, and the posthuman. Through close readings of ... More


Ekphrasis/exscription: Jean-Luc Nancy on thinking and touching art

Johanna Malt (ed.)

in Ekphrastic encounters: New interdisciplinary essays on literature and the visual arts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526125798
eISBN:
9781526141965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125798.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter explores the double quality of the image via the work of the contemporary French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy, notably through his notions of ‘exscription’ and touch. In Nancy’s thought, ... More


‘We Must Become What We Are’: Jean-Luc Nancy’s Ontology as Ethos and Praxis

Marie-Eve Morin

in Nancy and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748683178
eISBN:
9781474408684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683178.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Jean-Luc Nancy often asserts that his ontology is also an ethos and praxis. I seek to develop this affirmation with a view to understanding the role and place of ‘another politics’ or ‘another of ... More


Lacoue-Labarthe and Jean-Luc Nancy: Sublime Truth Perpetually Offered as Its Other

John Martis

in Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe: Representation and the Loss of the Subject

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225347
eISBN:
9780823235490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225347.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Jean-Luc Nancy's hyperbological argument distinguishes itself from that of Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, both by emphasizing the movement that comprises the sublime experience and ... More


Phenomenology or Deconstruction?: The Question of Ontology in Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Paul Ricoeur and Jean-Luc Nancy

Christopher Watkin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637591
eISBN:
9780748671847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637591.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Phenomenology or Deconstruction? challenges traditional understandings of the relationship between two important movements in European thought through new readings of the work of Maurice ... More


Post-Foundational Political Thought: Political Difference in Nancy, Lefort, Badiou and Laclau

Oliver Marchart

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624973
eISBN:
9780748672066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624973.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book, a wide-ranging overview of the emergence of post-foundationalism and a survey of the work of its key contemporary exponents, presents the first systematic coverage of the conceptual ... More


The God of Metaphysics

Christopher Watkin

in Difficult Atheism: Post-Theological Thinking in Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy and Quentin Meillassoux

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640577
eISBN:
9780748671793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640577.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter sets forth and critiques Alain Badiou’s account of the death of the God of metaphysics, setting it alongside Jean-Luc Nancy’s critique of the metaphysics of the death of God. Whereas, ... More


: Naked Sharing

John Paul Ricco

in The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226717777
eISBN:
9780226113371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113371.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter, the author reads a number of key texts by Jean-Luc Nancy on bodies, nakedness and being-with, in order to elaborate a theory of co-existence in terms of a shared exposure to the ... More


Retracing the Political Difference: Jean-Luc Nancy

Oliver Marchart

in Post-Foundational Political Thought: Political Difference in Nancy, Lefort, Badiou and Laclau

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624973
eISBN:
9780748672066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624973.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Every inquiry into social post-foundationalism and the conceptual difference between politics and the political will have to take into account the work presented and elaborated at the Centre for ... More


Repeating the Political: Heidegger and Nancy on Technics and the Event

Gerald Moore

in Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Returning to the Heideggerian critique of ‘Anthropology’, Chapter 3 challenges the idea of a philosophical solution that, providing privileged access to a redemptive experience of the event, would ... More


Salut-ations: Between Derrida and Nancy

Kas Saghafi

in Apparitions—Of Derrida's Other

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231621
eISBN:
9780823235094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231621.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

It would be impossible to deny the increasing importance of Jean-Luc Nancy as an interlocutor for Jacques Derrida. Their incontestable proximity, or affinity, became more ... More


The Tragedy of Christianity

William Robert

in Trials: Of Antigone and Jesus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231652
eISBN:
9780823237203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231652.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

At the heart of Christianity, in the flesh, stands tragedy. In Jean-Luc Nancy's words, “even in the very heart of Christianity, beginning with Christ's cry of abandonment, one can still find the ... More


Divine Enticement: Theological Seductions

Karmen Mackendrick

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242894
eISBN:
9780823242931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242894.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Divine Enticement takes as its central claims that the meanings of theological concepts are not so much propositional—whether those propositions are affirmative or negative—as they are seductive; and ... More


The God of the Poets

Christopher Watkin

in Difficult Atheism: Post-Theological Thinking in Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy and Quentin Meillassoux

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640577
eISBN:
9780748671793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640577.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

For Badiou, the god of the poets is the most tenacious of deities. The poetic principle of the enchanted world, this god is neither dead nor alive but rather withdrawn. Badiou identifies the ... More


tacitly, the caress, in a word, the Christian body”

Gregg Lambert

in Return Statements: The Return of Religion in Contemporary Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413909
eISBN:
9781474422352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413909.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This statement takes up Jacques Derrida’s seminal work on the themes of the body and touching in the philosophy of Jean Luc Nancy. It explores the evolution of post-phenomenological and Christian ... More


Amorous Politics: Between Dernda and Nancy

Linnell Secomb

in Philosophy and Love: From Plato to Popular Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623679
eISBN:
9780748671854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623679.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter returns to Plato and to Emmanuel Levinas reflecting on the love that grounds philosophy as well as ethics and politics. Jacques Derrida's politics recognises ethical and friendship love. ... More


Art and permeable moments

Jared Pappas-Kelley

in Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Chapter two endeavours to define art amid a portmanteau—starting with Jean-Luc Nancy’s understanding of art and the image in The Ground of the Image, Bataille’s ideas concerning art as a rupture or ... More


The Pleasure in Drawing

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823250936
eISBN:
9780823252671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823250936.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Originally written for an exhibition curated by Jean-Luc Nancy at the Museum of Fine Arts in Lyon in 2007, this book addresses the medium of drawing in light of the question of form—of form in its ... More


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