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Books pubblicati nella collana Stanford Univ Pr Paperback con argomento Ontology
Kotsko Adam (TRN)
edizioni Stanford Univ Pr collana Stanford Univ Pr (Paperback), 2013
In this follow-up to The Kingdom and the Glory and The Highest Poverty, Agamben investigates the roots of our moral concept of duty in the theory and practice of Christian liturgy. Beginning with the New Testament and working through to late scholasticism and modern papal encyclicals, Agamben traces the Church's attempts...
Flesh of My Flesh
edizioni Stanford Univ Pr collana Stanford Univ Pr (Paperback), 2009
What is a woman? What is a man? How do they?and how should they?relate to each other? Does our yearning for "wholeness" refer to something real, and if there is a Whole, what is it, and why do we feel so estranged from it? For centuries now, art and literature have increasingly valorized uniqueness and self-sufficiency....
On Escape/De L'Evasion
Bergo Bettina (TRN)
edizioni Stanford Univ Pr collana Stanford Univ Pr (Paperback), 2003
First published in 1935, On Escape represents Emmanuel Levinas's first attempt to break with the ontological obsession of the Western tradition. In it, Levinas not only affirms the necessity of an escape from being, but also gives a meaning and a direction to it. Beginning with an analysis of need not as lack or...
Of God Who Comes to Mind
edizioni Stanford Univ Pr collana Stanford Univ Pr (Paperback), 1998
The thirteen essays collected in this volume investigate the possibility that the word ?God” can be understood now, at the end of the twentieth century, in a meaningful way. Nine of the essays appear in English translation for the first time.Among Levinas's writings, this volume distinguishes itself, both for students...