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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 5260 words.

This chapter recounts the time when René Guénoun was sent to Morocco for three years to fulfill his military obligation in the Allied forces. His military service in Morocco was very...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 499 words.

This chapter warns of possible errors in the future. Fukushima is the apocalypse to what was Hiroshima. By using atomic power, it becomes possible to dissuade confrontation, and hail this...

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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 4912 words.

This chapter discusses René Guénoun's and his former wife's beliefs in Communism as well as their involvement with the Algerian Communist Party. During the adolescent years of the author,...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 584 words.

This chapter discusses equivalence. The equivalence of the disaster of Fukushima and other catastrophes goes beyond the military and general use of nuclear power, but to the powers humanity...

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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 4652 words.

This chapter describes the house of the author in Oran, Algeria. The author lived in 11A rue Daumas, in the Saint Michel neighborhood, where they occupied an official apartment in the...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 519 words.

This chapter deals with transformation after the disaster. The effects of Fukushima are incalculable—on the earth, on the regions, the seas, and for the economies of energy of a country....

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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 4210 words.

This chapter describes the courage of René Guénoun in relation to how he associated with the Arabs. It specifically discusses the father's exhortation to the author regarding the Arabs. The...

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