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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 3833 words.

This introductory chapter pieces together some of the author's excavated letters written by his grandparents to provide the family background of his father, René Guénoun. At the early age...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 575 words.

This chapter describes how one should deal with Fukushima. To philosophize about the disaster of Fukushima is like writing a poem about the Auschwitz concentration camp. There are...

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Jean-Luc Nancy and Jeff Fort.

in The Banality of Heidegger

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 900 words.

Heidegger’s discourse in the Black Notebooks is banal in the sense of Hannah Arendt’s notion of the “banality of evil.” This discourse absorbed the doxa of anti-Semitism circulating in...

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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 1694 words.

This chapter describes how René Guénoun defended the Arabs from the accusations of his neighbors following the bombing of their apartment. After the bombing, the author's neighbors gathered...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 856 words.

This chapter discusses non-equivalence. The present is defined in a contrived manner. The present is accordingly not the immediate but that from which humanity starts to work from, and...

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Jean-Luc Nancy and Jeff Fort.

in The Banality of Heidegger

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 1232 words.

Perhaps rancor—in the sense of bitter disappointment and rage at unjust deception—is a more appropriate term than hatred for describing what infected the West from its beginnings, insofar...

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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 2982 words.

This chapter recounts the death of René Guénoun. On June 2, 1977, sitting down to dinner on the Place Gutenberg in Strasbourg, the author received a message that his father was already...

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Jean-Luc Nancy and Jeff Fort.

in The Banality of Heidegger

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 1511 words.

Grace, as something that cannot be foreseen requires a flaw, a breach or an insecurity, may be related in Heidegger to what he never ceased calling a task, one that required deferral,...

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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 761 words.

This chapter narrates the events following the death of René Guénoun, particularly the problem that was faced concerning his burial as well as the death of the author's mother. The term of...

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Jean-Luc Nancy and Jeff Fort.

in The Banality of Heidegger

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 1174 words.

Heidegger’s thought absorbed the lesson of a very ancient history: any true beginning always fails to be such, to truly begin, and must struggle to reinstantiate itself without going astray...

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