Mourning Becomes the Law: Philosophy and Representation / Edition 1

Mourning Becomes the Law: Philosophy and Representation / Edition 1

by Gillian Rose
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521578493

ISBN-13: 9780521578493

Pub. Date: 09/12/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Mourning Becomes the Law is the philosophical counterpart to the late Gillian Rose's acclaimed memoir Love's Work. It presents a powerful and eloquent case against postmodernism, and breathes new life into the debates about power and domination, transcendence and eternity. Addressing topics such as architecture, cinema, painting, poetry, the Holocaust and Judaism,

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Mourning Becomes the Law is the philosophical counterpart to the late Gillian Rose's acclaimed memoir Love's Work. It presents a powerful and eloquent case against postmodernism, and breathes new life into the debates about power and domination, transcendence and eternity. Addressing topics such as architecture, cinema, painting, poetry, the Holocaust and Judaism, Gillian Rose enables us to connect ideas about the individual and society with theories of justice. This is philosophy for the nonphilosopher.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521578493
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/12/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Athens and Jerusalem: a tale of three cities; 2. Beginnings of the day: Fascism and representation; 3. The comedy of Hegel and the Trauerspiel of modern philosophy; 4. 'Would that they would forsake Me but observe my Torah': Midrash and political authority; 5. Potter's Field: death worked and unworked; 6. O! Untimely death/death.

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