Production of Presence: What Meaning Cannot Convey / Edition 1

Production of Presence: What Meaning Cannot Convey / Edition 1

by Hans Gumbrecht
     
 

ISBN-10: 0804749167

ISBN-13: 9780804749169

Pub. Date: 01/15/2004

Publisher: Stanford University Press

Gumbrecht (literature, Stanford U.) uses a number of more or less philosophical concepts in an unfamiliar way, indeed so unfamiliar that most of the short book is devoted to explaining just how. For example, by production of presence, he refers to all kinds of events and processes in which the impact that present objects have on human bodies is being initiated or…  See more details below

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Gumbrecht (literature, Stanford U.) uses a number of more or less philosophical concepts in an unfamiliar way, indeed so unfamiliar that most of the short book is devoted to explaining just how. For example, by production of presence, he refers to all kinds of events and processes in which the impact that present objects have on human bodies is being initiated or intensified. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804749169
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
01/15/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

User's Manual
Materialities/The Nonhermeneutic/Presence: An Anecdotal Account of Epistemological Shifts1
Metaphysics: A Brief Prehistory of What Is Now Changing21
Beyond Meaning: Positions and Concepts in Motion51
Epiphany/Presentification/Deixis: Futures for the Humanities and Arts91
To Be Quiet for a Moment: About Redemption133
Notes155
Index173

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