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– Speaking: Rhetorical Politics

Stuart Elden

in Speaking Against Number: Heidegger, Language and the Politics of Calculation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619818
eISBN:
9780748652518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619818.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

One of the key issues that runs through this book is the understanding of Mitsein, of being-together. This is both an issue in relation to the being-together of humans in the world, generally, but ... More


Derrida Enisled

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/9780823230334.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter proposes three hypotheses: (1) Heidegger defined the human being as Dasein, “being there.” It is suggested that the assumptions in a fiction or in a ... More


The Castle: No Mitsein, No Verifiable Interpretation

J. Hillis Miller

in The Conflagration of Community: Fiction before and after Auschwitz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226527215
eISBN:
9780226527239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226527239.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter investigates another of Kafka’s works, The Castle. The founding hypothesis in this chapter revolves around the notion that “community” depends on the assumption that each member of a ... More


Introduction

Janae Sholtz

in The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685356
eISBN:
9781474412445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685356.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The introduction focuses on contextualizing Deleuze’s project as a continuation of the desire to redefine the relation of mitsein outside of homogenizing tendencies characteristic of metaphysical ... More


On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Ben Morgan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The book takes as its starting point the declaration by a woman religious in a fourteenth-century text that she has “become God”. Part I sets out the methodological tools necessary for a critical ... More


Lived Experience

Laura Hengehold

in Simone de Beauvoir's Philosophy of Individuation: The Problem of The Second Sex

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474418874
eISBN:
9781474438599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418874.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Focusing on the second volume of The Second Sex (“Lived Experience”), this chapter investigates Beauvoir’s descriptions of the bodily and mnemonic habits that make women intelligible to themselves ... More


The Freedom of Others

Laura Hengehold

in Simone de Beauvoir's Philosophy of Individuation: The Problem of The Second Sex

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474418874
eISBN:
9781474438599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418874.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Beauvoir’s discussion of “Liberation” at the end of The Second Sex draws on prior efforts to ground ethical freedom in the act of disclosing the freedom of others. This chapter pursues a non-Hegelian ... More


The Gender of Human Togetherness

John D. Caputo

in On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Where the first two chapters have offered a critical analysis of the model of subjectivity underpinning theoretical engagements with mysticism (Lacan, Irigaray, Hollywood) and also forms of modernist ... More


Introduction

Ben Morgan

in On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The introduction sets out the methodological shifts necessary for a twenty-first-century reader to begin making sense of the central problem with which the book is concerned, namely what it might ... More


Coda: All You Need Is…

Sheridan Hough

in Kierkegaard's Dancing Tax Collector: Faith, Finitude, and Silence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739999
eISBN:
9780191802898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739999.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

Love is a visceral, salient aspect of de silentio’s tax collector. The connections to Plato’s Symposium are explored, and the lesson of Diotima—that Eros is need, not sterile perfection—are of use in ... More


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