Being Singular Plural ( Meridian, Crossing Aesthetics)

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“[An] imporatant and timely book.”—Philosophy in Review
“Nancy is indeed one of the most interesting thinkers in France today.”—Common Knowledge
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"[An] imporatant and timely book."—Philosophy in Review

"Nancy is indeed one of the most interesting thinkers in France today."—Common Knowledge

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Philosopher Nancy offers in his first essay, "Being Singular Plural," a rethinking of community and the basic ideas of the "social," arguing that existence is nothing less than co-existence, and that being is always "being with." Five shorter essays follow this idea up with more political discussions of national sovereignty, war and technology, identity politics, the Gulf War, and the plight of Sarajevo. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804739757
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Series: Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 976,243
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Jean-Luc Nancy is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Strasbourg. Among his many books are The Muses (Stanford, 1996), The Birth to Presence (Stanford, 1993), and The Experience of Freedom (Stanford, 1993).
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Table of Contents

Preface xv
Of Being Singular Plural 1
War, Right, Sovereignty--Techne 101
Eulogy for the Melee 145
The Surprise of the Event 159
Human Excess 177
Cosmos Baselius 185
Notes 193
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