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The verge of philosophy

John Sallis 1938-

2008

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  • Title:
    The verge of philosophy
  • Author: John Sallis 1938-
  • Description: Plato's other beginning -- The place of the good -- Last words : generosity and reserve -- The politics of music -- On the verge.
    The Verge of Philosophy is both an exploration of the limits of philosophy and a memorial for John Sallis's longtime friend and interlocutor Jacques Derrida. The centerpiece of the book is an extended examination of three sites in Derrida's thought: his interpretation of Heidegger regarding the privileging of the question; his account of the Platonic figure of the good; and his interpretation of Plato's discourse on the crucial notion of the chora, the originating space of the universe. Sallis's reflections are given added weight-even poignancy-by his discussion
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (167 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-71077-X;ISBN 9786612710773;ISBN 0-226-73427-7
  • Subjects: Plato; Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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