The broken middle : out of our ancient society  alk paper ~ pbk

Gillian Rose

The Broken Middle offers a startlingly original rethinking of the modern philosophical tradition and fundamentally rejects the anti--philosophy and anti--theory of post--modernity. Extending across the disciplines from philosophy to theology, Judaica, law, social and political theory, literary criticism, feminism and architecture, this book stakes itself on a renewed potential for sustained critique. Against the grain of much contemporary thought, this work of criticism offers the reader a way beyond the spurious alternatives of "totalization" or acknowledgement of the "other". The Broken Middle expounds the phenomenology of the diremption of law and ethics. By reconstructing the suppressed political history of modernity, it shows that contemporary thought belongs to a tradition which has become ancient. Following this drama in the configuration of anxiety of beginning, equivocation of the ethical, and agon of authorship, the logos opens out of the pathos of the concept.

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  • Acknowledgments. Introduction: Diremption of Spirit. Part One From the Middle in the Beginning. 1. Personae of the System: Kierkegaard, Hegel and Blanchot. 2. Regina and Felice -- In Repetition of Her: Kierkegaard and Kafka. 3. Anxiety of Beginning: Kierkegaard, Freud and Lacan. Part Two From the Beginning in the Middle. 4. Repetition in the Feast: Mann and Girard. 5. Love and the State: Varnhagen, Luxemburg and Arendt. 6. New Political Theology -- Out of Holocaust and Liberation: Levinas, Rosenzweig and Fackenheim. Preface: Pathos of the Concept. Select Bibliography. Index

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書名 The broken middle : out of our ancient society
著作者等 Rose, Gillian
巻冊次 alk paper
出版元 Blackwell
刊行年月 1992
ページ数 xv, 336 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 0631182217
NCID BA18540282
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス