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Lawrence and Heidegger I: The World as Object

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The opening of Sons and Lovers connects the railway track and the discursive sentence. For D. H. Lawrence, it is a very literal connection. Lawrence saw his culture to be dominated by what he called ... More


Logocentrism

Sean Zdenek

in Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312644
eISBN:
9780226312811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312811.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Despite a growing awareness of the importance of closed captioning among the general public, closed captioning is still routinely confused with speech-only subtitling. This chapter is organized ... More


Introduction

Russell Daylight

in What if Derrida Was Wrong About Saussure?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641970
eISBN:
9780748671564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641970.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book is an examination of Jacques Derrida's interpretation of Ferdinand de Saussure, who gave three series of lectures on the topic of general linguistics at the University of Geneva between ... More


Classical Semiology

Russell Daylight

in What if Derrida Was Wrong About Saussure?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641970
eISBN:
9780748671564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641970.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Jacques Derrida first uses the expression ‘classical semiology’ in ‘Différance’, to name the metaphysical system in which a sign takes the place of the thing in its absence. According to Derrida, ... 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


Irigaray's Between East and West: Breath, Pranayama, and the Phenomenology of Prayer

Cleo McNelly Kearns

in The Phenomenology of Prayer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224951
eISBN:
9780823235797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224951.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines philosopher Luce Irigaray's encounter with Eastern yogic practice. It explains that in the yogic tradition there is a strong connection between breath, silence, and speech, ... More


The Textual Estate: Nietzsche and Authorial Responsibility

Seán Burke

in The Ethics of Writing: Authorship and Legacy in Plato and Nietzsche

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618309
eISBN:
9780748652075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618309.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that the worst dreams of Plato's Socrates are recurring in the context of the ethically underdetermined scene of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche's reception history. The new ... More


Meaning, Truth, and Phenomenology

Mark Bevir

in Presence: Philosophy, History, and Cultural Theory for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452208
eISBN:
9780801469206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452208.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter approaches Derrida's critique of logocentrism through his deconstructive readings of other philosophers. It argues that aspects of his criticisms of Ferdinand de Saussure and Edmund ... More


The Antinomies of Speech-Modeled Self-Government

Jed Rubenfeld

in Freedom and Time: A Theory of Constitutional Self-Government

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300080483
eISBN:
9780300129427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300080483.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In a speech-modeled conception of self-government, the organizing term is government by the present will or voice of the governed. This conception of self-government speaks for the distinctively ... More


Double Helix

Dawne McCance

in The Reproduction of Life Death: Derrida's La vie la mort

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283910
eISBN:
9780823286287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283910.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Derrida’s performative reading of François Jacob’s account of DNA reproduction in The Logic of the Living focuses on Jacob’s interpretation of DNA as a logocentric text, one that is essentially ... More


Dialectic of Darkness: The Magical Foundations of Critical Theory

Jason Ā. Josephson-Storm

in The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226403229
eISBN:
9780226403533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403533.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

“Dialectic of Darkness: The Magical Foundations of Critical Theory,” focuses on the German neo-pagan poet and philosopher Ludwig Klages, who formulated much of the terminology and critique of ... More


The Aftermath of Revolt: Une femme douce and the Turn to Color

Brian Price

in Neither God nor Master: Robert Bresson and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654611
eISBN:
9781452946177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654611.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Bresson’s first adaptation of Dostoevsky, Une femme douce, which initiates his transition to color filmmaking. According to Keith Reader, Bresson’s transition to color leads to ... More


Between Derrida and Agamben

Kalpana Rahita Seshadri

in HumAnimal: Race, Law, Language

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677887
eISBN:
9781452948249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677887.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter describes the relation between Jacques Derrida and Giorgio Agamben’s theories on the deconstruction of presence. It discusses Agamben’s writings about the metaphysics of presence and ... More


Repetition, Speech, and Authority in Steve Reich’s “Jewish” Music

Robert Fink

in Rethinking Reich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190605285
eISBN:
9780190605315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605285.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Steve Reich’s “Jewish” works are logocentric to the core and thus, for all their sonic exuberance, culturally conservative. Beginning with experimental tape works like It’s Gonna Rain (1965) and My ... More


Donald Davidson

Nathaniel Jason Goldberg

in Kantian Conceptual Geography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190215385
eISBN:
9780190215408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215385.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter Four focuses on Donald Davidson, who enriched our understanding of thought, language, and reality more deeply and systematically than perhaps any other analytic philosopher. By establishing ... More


Defending Dualism

Nathaniel Jason Goldberg

in Kantian Conceptual Geography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190215385
eISBN:
9780190215408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215385.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter Five defends Empirical Dualism against its severest challenge, ironically from Donald Davidson himself. After reaffirming Davidson’s Kantian credentials recognized in Chapter Four, Chapter ... More


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