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作者 Rojtman, Betty, author
書名 The fascination with death in contemporary French thought : a longing for the abyss / Betty Rojtman ; translated by Bartholomew Begley
出版項 Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2020]
國際標準書號 303047321X (hardback)
9783030473211 (hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  BD444 R6513 2020    在架上    30560400686561
02-20-2021 已為 傅斯年圖書館 訂購 1 本.
說明 145 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
系列 Palgrave pivot
Palgrave pivot
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
1. Introduction -- 2. Human Death : Alexandre Kojève -- 3. A Pernicious Joy : Georges Bataille -- 4. An Absolute Renunciation : Jacques Derrida -- 5. The Desire for Indifference : Maurice Blanchot -- 6. Beyond Atè : Jacques Lacan -- 7. The Fluidity of Being : The Kabbalab -- 8. Conclusion
This book analyses a cultural phenomenon that goes to the very roots of Western civilization: the centrality of death in our sense of human existence. It does so through a close reading of seminal works by the most creative authors of modern French thought, such as Maurice Blanchot, Jacques Lacan, and Jacques Derrida. These works encode an entire ethics of postmodernism. Betty Rojtman offers the reader a prism through which to see anew the key issues of the twentieth century: tragedy, finitude, nothingness--but also contestation, liberty, and sovereignty. Little by little we understand that this fascination with death may be just the other side of humankinds great protest, its thirst for the infinite and its desire to be. Finally, Rojtman tries to offer another view on these fundamental questions by shifting to a parallel cultural reference: Kabbalah
鏈接 ebook version : 9783030473228
主題 Death
Death in literature
Death -- Moral and ethical aspects
Death fast (OCoLC)fst00888613
Death in literature fast (OCoLC)fst00888697
Death -- Moral and ethical aspects fast (OCoLC)fst00888634
Alt Author Begley Bartholomew, translator
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