Inner Experience

Inner Experience

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by Georges Bataille
     
 

His is a journey marked by the questioning of experience itself, until what is reached is sovereign laughter, non-knowledge, and a Presence in no way distinct from Absence, where “The mind moves in a strange world where anguish and ecstasy coexist.”See more details below

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His is a journey marked by the questioning of experience itself, until what is reached is sovereign laughter, non-knowledge, and a Presence in no way distinct from Absence, where “The mind moves in a strange world where anguish and ecstasy coexist.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780887066351
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
03/01/1988
Series:
SUNY Series, Intersections: Philosophy and Critical Theory
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
209
Sales rank:
1,410,431
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Translator's Introduction

Preface

Part One: Sketch of an Introduction to Inner Experience
I. Critique of dogmatic servitude (and of mysticism)
II. Experience, sole authority, sole value
III. Principles of a method and a community

Part Two: The Torment

Part Three: Antecedents to the Torment (or the Comedy)
I want to carry my person to the pinnacle
Death is in a sense an imposture
The blue of noon
The labyrinth (or constitution of beings)
"Communication"

Part Four: Post-Scriptum to the Torment (or the New Mystical Theology)
I. God
II. Descartes
III. Hegel
IV. Ecstasy
V. Fortune
VI. Nietzsche

Part Five: Manibus Date Lilia Plenis
Gloria in excelsis mihi
God

Notes

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