The Plural Event: Descartes, Hegel, Heidegger
Benjamin provides new readings of key canonical texts in the history of philosophy, including works by Hegel and Heidegger. This book represents his most thorough and original contribution to contemporary philosophy to date.Benjamin provides new and important readings of key canonical texts in the history of philosophy in his sustained philosophical reworking of ontology. Amongst texts included are Hegel's Difference Essay and the Shorter Logic and Heidegger's Time and Being and The Question of Being. The effective presence of ontology, defined as 'an original difference', will be familiar to readers of his earlier writings. This book represents his most thorough and original contribution to contemporary philosophy to date.
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abeyance absolute addition allows already given anoriginal appearance argued articulated attempt becomes Cartesian central chance coextensivity complex conception conditions of possibility conflict consequence construal continuity demand Descartes destruction difference differential diremption distance dominance effective presence emerge enacted epistemological Ereignis established event existence figure forgetting formulation Freud fruit gift giving Hegel Hegelian Heidegger Heidegger's Heraclitus history of Spirit hypnosis identified identity implicit impossibility ineliminable inherent intended intentional logic interplay interpretation involves irreducibility judgement Leibniz linked maintained marked means Meditation metaphysics mimesis monad Monadology Nachtraglichkeit necessity nonetheless object occurs ontology opening overcoming particular Pascal pertains philosophy plurality polysemy position possibility pragma precisely precluded present primordiality principle of philosophy problem question realisation recognition relation repeated repetition resistance retroactive reworking sense simple singular spacing specific stake strategy structure of representation take place taken task teleology temporality thereby thing thinking thought tradition understood unique propriety Walter Benjamin words
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