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Broken Hegemonies.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2003Copyright date: ©2003Description: 1 online resource (708 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780253110534
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Broken HegemoniesDDC classification:
  • 190
LOC classification:
  • BD162 -- .S4813 2003eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Translatorʼs Remarks -- VOLUME ONE -- General Introduction -- PART ONE: IN THE NAME OF THE ONE -- I. Its Institution: The One That Holds Together (Parmenides) -- CHAPTER 1. Contradictories: Their Juxtaposition and Their Confusion -- CHAPTER 2. Contraries: The Ground for Obligation -- CHAPTER 3. On Power and Forces: The Normative System -- CHAPTER 4. Henology Turned against Itself? -- CHAPTER 5. The Disparate: Narrative of a Journey -- II. Its Destitution: The One Turned against Itself (Plotinus) -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 6. The Temporalizing Event -- CHAPTER 7. The Singularizing Contretemps -- PART TWO: IN THE NAME OF NATURE -- Introduction -- I. Its Institution: The Principle of Telic Continuity (Cicero and Au gus t ine) -- CHAPTER 8. Concerning Singular Given Natures -- CHAPTER 9. On the Erratic Differend -- CHAPTER 10. On the Natural Double Bind:The Will Turned against Itself -- II. Its Destitution: the Double Bind of Principle and Origin (Meister Eckhart) -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 11. Nature, Principle of Subordinations -- CHAPTER 12. Feet on Oneʼs Neighborʼs Head -- CHAPTER 13. Nature Denatured by the Origin -- VOLUME TWO -- Preface: Analytic of Ultimates and Topology of Broken He ge mo nies -- PART THREE: IN THE NAME OF CONSCIOUSNESS -- Introduction -- I. Its Institution: On the Consciousness That Determines (Kant with Luther) -- A. THE REGIME OF PASSIVE CONSCIOUSNESS:'AN OBEDIENT SPIR IT THAT LETS ITSELF BE BROKEN . . .ʼ -- CHAPTER 1. The Identity of the "I" -- CHAPTER 2. A Pathetic Differend -- B. THE REGIME OF SPONTANEOUS CONSCIOUSNESS:"I, THE POS SESS OR OF THE WORLD" -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 3. The Torments of Autonomy -- CHAPTER 4. The Differend in Being-for-Consciousness -- II. The Diremption: On Double Binds without a Common Noun (Heidegger) -- Introduction: Pro teus Alone Can Save Us Now.
Chapter 5. On the Historial Differend -- Chapter 6. What, the Deferred There? -- Chapter 7. On the Discordance of Times -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index of Names -- Index of Terms.
Summary: "... a book of striking originality and depth, a brilliant and quite new interpretation of the nature and history of philosophy." -- John SallisIn Broken Hegemonies, the late distinguished philosopher Reiner Schürmann offers a radical rethinking of the history of Western philosophy from the Greeks through Heidegger. Schürmann interprets the history of Western thought and action as a series of eras governed by the rise and fall of certain dominating philosophical ideas that contained the seeds of their own destruction. These eras coincided with their dominant languages: Greek, Latin, and vernacular tongues. Analyzing philosophical texts from Parmenides, Plotinus, and Cicero, through Augustine, Meister Eckhardt, and Kant, to Heidegger, Schürmann traces the arguments by which these ideas gained hegemony and by which their credibility was ultimately demolished. Recognizing the failure of ultimate norms, Broken Hegemonies questions how humanity today is to think and act in the absence of principles.
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Intro -- Translatorʼs Remarks -- VOLUME ONE -- General Introduction -- PART ONE: IN THE NAME OF THE ONE -- I. Its Institution: The One That Holds Together (Parmenides) -- CHAPTER 1. Contradictories: Their Juxtaposition and Their Confusion -- CHAPTER 2. Contraries: The Ground for Obligation -- CHAPTER 3. On Power and Forces: The Normative System -- CHAPTER 4. Henology Turned against Itself? -- CHAPTER 5. The Disparate: Narrative of a Journey -- II. Its Destitution: The One Turned against Itself (Plotinus) -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 6. The Temporalizing Event -- CHAPTER 7. The Singularizing Contretemps -- PART TWO: IN THE NAME OF NATURE -- Introduction -- I. Its Institution: The Principle of Telic Continuity (Cicero and Au gus t ine) -- CHAPTER 8. Concerning Singular Given Natures -- CHAPTER 9. On the Erratic Differend -- CHAPTER 10. On the Natural Double Bind:The Will Turned against Itself -- II. Its Destitution: the Double Bind of Principle and Origin (Meister Eckhart) -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 11. Nature, Principle of Subordinations -- CHAPTER 12. Feet on Oneʼs Neighborʼs Head -- CHAPTER 13. Nature Denatured by the Origin -- VOLUME TWO -- Preface: Analytic of Ultimates and Topology of Broken He ge mo nies -- PART THREE: IN THE NAME OF CONSCIOUSNESS -- Introduction -- I. Its Institution: On the Consciousness That Determines (Kant with Luther) -- A. THE REGIME OF PASSIVE CONSCIOUSNESS:'AN OBEDIENT SPIR IT THAT LETS ITSELF BE BROKEN . . .ʼ -- CHAPTER 1. The Identity of the "I" -- CHAPTER 2. A Pathetic Differend -- B. THE REGIME OF SPONTANEOUS CONSCIOUSNESS:"I, THE POS SESS OR OF THE WORLD" -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 3. The Torments of Autonomy -- CHAPTER 4. The Differend in Being-for-Consciousness -- II. The Diremption: On Double Binds without a Common Noun (Heidegger) -- Introduction: Pro teus Alone Can Save Us Now.

Chapter 5. On the Historial Differend -- Chapter 6. What, the Deferred There? -- Chapter 7. On the Discordance of Times -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index of Names -- Index of Terms.

"... a book of striking originality and depth, a brilliant and quite new interpretation of the nature and history of philosophy." -- John SallisIn Broken Hegemonies, the late distinguished philosopher Reiner Schürmann offers a radical rethinking of the history of Western philosophy from the Greeks through Heidegger. Schürmann interprets the history of Western thought and action as a series of eras governed by the rise and fall of certain dominating philosophical ideas that contained the seeds of their own destruction. These eras coincided with their dominant languages: Greek, Latin, and vernacular tongues. Analyzing philosophical texts from Parmenides, Plotinus, and Cicero, through Augustine, Meister Eckhardt, and Kant, to Heidegger, Schürmann traces the arguments by which these ideas gained hegemony and by which their credibility was ultimately demolished. Recognizing the failure of ultimate norms, Broken Hegemonies questions how humanity today is to think and act in the absence of principles.

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