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Short review: Heideggers Sein und Zeit

This is a valiant effort by the young Heidegger. It will be hotly debated for two reasons: it opens a new road for research and it closes the old road of cultural optimism. 610 more words


Continental Philosophy vs. Analytic Philosophy: What is the Nature of the Distinction?

Nowadays, it is common to speak of western philosophy as if it can be neatly divided into two sections: continental and analytic.  It is a fairly recent distinction, with the school of analytic philosophy generally thought to have begun in the late 19th century with Gottleb Frege and later Bertrand Russell.   788 more words


la lueur de l'embrasement, des cendres

L’embrasement est le rayonnement d’une lueur rougeoyante. Ce qui s’embrase est l’être-hors-de-soi (das Ausser-sich) qui éclaircit et fait briller, qui cependant aussi (indessen auch) peut dévorer sans se lasser et tout consumer jusqu’au blanc des cendres (in das Weisse der Asche verzehren kann).

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Paralysis by Analysis Revisited, Bonnie Talbert

Author Information: Bonnie Talbert, Harvard University, USA, btalbert@fas.harvard.edu

Talbert, Bonnie. “Paralysis by Analysis Revisited.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 7, no. 1 (2018): 6-9. 2,034 more words

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Ethos, Logos, and Pathos: Heidegger on Aristotle

I have been reading Deep Rhetoric: Philosophy, Reason, Violence, Justice, Wisdom by James Crosswhite in preparation for teaching it next quarter in my “Composition Theory” seminar. 978 more words

Classical Rhetoric

le ciel

C’est donc geistlich, spirituellement, que le bleu azuré du ciel devient crépusculaire (dämmert).

(Derrida, De l’esprit, IX)

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