The Plural Event: Descartes, Hegel, Heidegger

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Psychology Press, 1993 - Philosophy - 211 pages
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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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Contents

Beginning
1
The new again
15
Furthering beginning
22
naming beginning
30
Descartes thing
53
conflict naming
61
Hegels need
83
Hegels fruit
97
necessary relations
112
Opening gifts
129
Giving again
140
From here to eternity
157
Approaching events again
165
Working through
169
Repeating the open ended
183
Bibliography
205

After fruit
106

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