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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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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 1366 words.

This concluding chapter recounts the events when the bodies of the author's parents were excavated and transferred together into a new coffin. The author's father had a thirty-year lease,...

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Thomas Ryckman.

in The Reign of Relativity

February 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Science. 15815 words.

Mortiz Schlick’s article of this title was highly influential in convincing several generations of philosophers that GTR outrightly falsified any variety of Kantian epistemology. In fact,...

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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 2500 words.

This chapter describes the characteristics of René Guénoun in his youth, and discusses how he respects the Arab culture. As a young man, René had the natural features of an Arab. He was...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 460 words.

This chapter compares and analyzes the atrocious man-made disasters in the past. Auschwitz and Hiroshima have something in common, that is, a crossing of limits. But this limit is different...

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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. 1092 words.

Heidegger’s thought begins with a questioning of being, of the difference between being and beings. He intends this thinking of being to provide a new beginning of ontology, or something...

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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 3512 words.

This chapter recounts the time when René Guénoun was accused of starting a riot in Oran, Algeria. On July 14, 1936, around noon, several cars were attacked by a group of young men throwing...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 405 words.

This chapter deals with the effects of Fukushima and their meaning. One month after the tsunami on 11 March 2011, Osamu Nishitani asked where the future was. A deeper meaning however comes...

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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. 879 words.

In the Black Notebooks, Heidegger evokes the Jews and “world Jewry” as the agents of a radical uprooting of the world on a world-historical or “historial” scale. This view reveals in...

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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 5435 words.

This chapter narrates an anecdote of René Guénoun following the war against Germany. When war was declared, Syria and Lebanon became French mandates for twenty years, and René was sent in...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 837 words.

This chapter starts with a question which contains a play on words: Civilization of the irremediable or an irremediable civilization? Freud then comes into the picture with terms he used...

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