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Prologue

John S. Wilkins

in Species: A History of the Idea

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260856
eISBN:
9780520945074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260856.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book traces some of the main pre-biology and early biology historical accounts of species, beginning in the Western tradition with Plato and Aristotle. The essentialist view derived from Plato ... More


A Modernist Canon? Badiou and Deleuze Read Beckett

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

in Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638000
eISBN:
9780748652648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638000.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the modernist canon of Alain Badiou and Gilles Deleuze and their shared interest in reading the works of Samuel Beckett, explaining that although their canons differ greatly, ... More


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