The Resource Testing the Limit : Derrida, Henry, Levinas, and the Phenomenological Tradition, (electronic resource)

Testing the Limit : Derrida, Henry, Levinas, and the Phenomenological Tradition, (electronic resource)

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Testing the Limit : Derrida, Henry, Levinas, and the Phenomenological Tradition
Title
Testing the Limit
Title remainder
Derrida, Henry, Levinas, and the Phenomenological Tradition
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Language
eng
Summary
In exploring the nature of excess relative to a phenomenology of the limit, Testing the Limit claims that phenomenology itself is an exploration of excess. What does it mean that "the self" is "given"? Should we see it as originary; or rather, in what way is the self engendered from textual practices that transgress-or hover around and therefore within-the threshold of phenomenologial discourse? This is the first book to include Michel Henry in a triangulation with Derrida and Levinas and the first to critique Levinas on the basis of his interpolation of philosophy and religion. Sebbah claims that the textual origins of phenomenology determine, in their temporal rhythms, the nature of the subjectivation on which they focus. He situates these considerations within the broader picture of the state of contemporary French phenomenology (chiefly the legacy of Merleau-Ponty), in order to show that these three thinkers share a certain "family resemblance," the identification of which reveals something about the traces of other phenomenological families. It is by testing the limit within the context of traditional phenomenological concerns about the appearance of subjectivity and ipseity that Derrida, Henry, and Levinas radically reconsider phenomenology and that French phenomenology assumes its present form
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sebbah, François-David
Dewey number
  • 142.7
  • 142/.7
  • 142/.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barker, Stephen
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Phenomenology
  • Philosophy, French
  • Derrida, Jacques
  • Henry, Michel
  • Lévinas, Emmanuel
  • Intentionality (Philosophy)
  • Subjectivity
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Testing the Limit : Derrida, Henry, Levinas, and the Phenomenological Tradition, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891219
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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MWT11891219
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891219
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remote
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11891219
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Testing the Limit : Derrida, Henry, Levinas, and the Phenomenological Tradition, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891219
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891219
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891219
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891219
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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