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Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre

Robert C. Solomon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195181579
eISBN:
9780199786602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181573.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre were the giants of 20th-century “existentialism”, although neither of them was comfortable with that title. Their famous differences aside, they shared a ... More


 “True to His Feelings”: Phenomenology and Reflection in Camus' L'Étranger

Robert C. Solomon

in Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195181579
eISBN:
9780199786602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181573.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Camus’ novel, The Stranger, can be read as a philosophically profound phenomenological study of personal experience, more or less devoid of reflection. The novel also presents the development of ... More


Topsy-Turvy: Separate Paths Since the Early 1970s

Philip Lambert

in To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This final chapter surveys the separate professional lives of Bock and Harnick since their partnership dissolved in the early 1970s. Jerry Bock has worked as his own lyricist and written songs for ... More


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


Threshold People

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Because margins are dangerous, they are also places of revelation. Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf recur in their letters to the magnetism as well as the terror of the overcrossing, of being ... More


At the Threshold: Foreigners, Strangers, Others

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/9780823234615.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

What exactly do we mean by “Stranger”? The Stranger, as we understand it, is not identical with the “Other” or with the “Foreigner.” Metaphorically, we can see “thresholds” defining the edges of ... 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


Strangers at the Edge of Hospitality

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/9780823234615.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on the Strangers Gate in New York City's Central Park. This gate paradigmatically represents a permeable edge across and through which hospitality occurs. It is a liminal space ... More


Hospitality and the Trouble With God

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/9780823234615.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Contrary to the tendency of theology to think in terms of the divine order, and of God as the source of order, this chapter suggests that we think of God as trouble, as a source of disruption and ... More


Incarnate Experience

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/9780823234615.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter deals with different kinds of experiences that pertain to corporeality. It distinguishes between “embodied experience” and “incarnate experience” where the latter includes visitations of ... More


Progress in Spirit: Freud and Kristeva on the Uncanny

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/9780823234615.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Who is this Stranger within, this interior haunting that makes us Strangers to ourselves in the way Antigone experienced? Sigmund Freud alerts us to the hidden place in our psyches where the strange ... More


The Uncanny Strangeness of Maternal Election: Levinas and Kristeva on Parental Passion

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/9780823234615.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

What is both more familiar and strange than the birth of a child? What is more uncanny? This chapter points to psychoanalysis and to Emmanuel Levinas as resources for describing children in birth as ... More


Neither Close Nor Strange: Levinas, Hospitality, and Genocide

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/9780823234615.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Can we apply Emmanuel Levinas's account of the Other to concrete situations? Though one might first associate Levinas's thought with the European genocide of the early twentieth century, this chapter ... More


Between Mourning and Magnetism: Derrida and Waldenfels on the Art of Hospitality

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/9780823234615.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

To the canonical phenomenologies of the Stranger in Jacques Derrida and Bernhard Waldenfels, this chapter offers a third voice: that of the eighteenth-century religious thinker David Brainerd. Both ... More


“Spots of Time”: Moments of Awakening

SSJ Monica Weis

in The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130040
eISBN:
9780813135717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130040.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter applies the concept of “spots of time” to three graced moments that reveal Thomas Merton's increasing reliance on nature for his spiritual growth: his impetuous climb up a Kentucky knob ... More


The Dream of Return

Wheeler Winston Dixon

in Film Noir and the Cinema of Paranoia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623990
eISBN:
9780748653614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623990.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

What happened when the men came home from war? They returned to a world transformed into an alien landscape, something they didn't understand and didn't recognise as home, a place full of new and ... More


The Anti-Tourist: Jenny Diski's Skating to Antarctica and Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking Around America with Interruptions

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Jenny Diski's travel memoirs Skating to Antarctica and Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking around America with Interruptions, suggesting that these works celebrate the ... More


The Wild and the Wicked

Benjamin Hale

in The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035408
eISBN:
9780262336499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035408.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter seeks to firm up a distinction between actions and events, eventually motivating a more important distinction between the right and the good. The chapter contrasts the bombing of ... More


: Name No One Name

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/9780226113371.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter the author reads Jean Genet's essay “What Remains of a Rembrandt Torn Into Little Squares All the Same Size and Shot Down the Toilet” (1967), and in particular Genet's philosophical ... More


What can I say?: secrets in fiction and biography

Hermione Lee and Alan Hollinghurst

in Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097171
eISBN:
9781526115201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097171.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In a very full interview, edited and revised by both participants, from an exchange between Alan Hollinghurst and Hermione Lee which took place at the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson ... More


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