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The image in French philosophy

Temenuga. Trifonova


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  • Title:
    The image in French philosophy
  • Author: Temenuga. Trifonova
  • Description: Contents; Introduction: The New Metaphysics of Immanence; Bergson's Matter-Image: The Degradation of the Impersonal; Sartre's Image-Consciousness: The Allergic Reaction to Matter; Lyotard's Sublime: The Ontologization of the Image; Baudrillard's Simulacrum: The End of Visibility; Deleuze's Time-Image: Getting Rid of Ourselves; Imaginary Time in Contemporary Cinema; Bibliography; Index
    The Image in French Philosophy challenges dominant interpretations of Bergson, Sartre, Lyotard, Baudrillard and Deleuze by arguing that their philosophy was not a critique but a revival of metaphysics as a thinking pertaining to impersonal forces and distinguished by an aversion to subjectivity and an aversion of the philosophical gaze away from the discourse of vision, and thus away from the image. Insofar as the image was part of the discourse of subjectivity/representation, getting rid of the subject involved smuggling the concept of the image out of the discourse of subjectivity/representa
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi
  • Format: 1 online resource (317 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 94-012-0405-5;ISBN 1-4294-8089-0
  • Subjects: Philosophy, French; Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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