Forms in the Abyss: A Philosophical Bridge Between Sartre and Derrida

Forms in the Abyss: A Philosophical Bridge Between Sartre and Derrida

By: Steve Martinot (author)Hardback

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A groundbreaking effort to find the "common language" between two of the most important philosophical thinkers of the twentieth century,

About Author

Steve Martinot is Instructor at the Center for Interdisciplinary Programs at San Francisco State University. He is the author of The Rule of Racialization: Class, Identity, Governance (Temple), editor of two previous books, and translator of Racism by Albert Memmi.


Chapter 1: Introduction 1 History and Writing The Metaphysics of a Common Language The Narrative of Metaphysics The Historical Dimension A Common Uncommonality Chapter 2: The Form of Uncommon Logic 37 Invention Differance Neantisation On Heidegger Chapter 3 - The Parameters of Homology 73 Extensions of the Double Non-negation Sartre's Use of the Skew Relation as a Formalism Derrida's Use of the Skew Relation in his Thematics The Middle Voice Always Already Chapter 4: Form and Structure 103 On Form On Structure The Derridean Circle Mediation The Triadic Circle in its Historical Moment Conclusion: The Structures of Ethnocentrism Chapter 5: The Look and its Inner Narrativizations 150 The Look The other-as-object The Look The Meta-narrativity of the Look A Critique and Extension of the NMN-structure The Form of Form Chapter 6: The Sartre-Derrida Homology 180 The Inside of the Outside, the Supplement A Note on "Infrastructure" Separation in Immediacy, the Hymen The Role of Narrative The Social Text of the Glyph Dissemination Reading the Imagination as Reading Conclusion Chapter 7: Circularities and Foundations 238 Bringing the Incommensurable into Dialogue The Reader The Circle Derrida's Deconstruction of the Subject Sartre's Deconstruction of the Subject Chapter 8: A Theory of Dialogue 270 An Elementary Particle of the Social Being for Others as a Micro-socius The Boundary between Subjectivities The Ontological Structure of Dialogue The Semiotic Structure of Dialogue The Derridean Moment of the Social Listening and (Re)Construction Conclusions Chapter 9: A theory of language 314 Shifts in Social Semiosis The Circle and the Social The Colonial Principle Chauvinism and the Sundering of the Circle. On Metaphysics A Third Domain? The Circle as Analysand Endnotes 357 Bibliography 427

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  • ISBN13: 9781592134397
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9781592134397
  • ISBN10: 1592134394

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