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Syncope: The Philosophy of Rapture

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816619771
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: East Meets West
Translators' Preface
Author's Note
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Where Am I? 1
1 Choosing Night 23
2 Philosophers and Their Daemons 36
3 Depriving the City of Spices: Plato Purges the Republic 52
4 The Owl and the Nightingale: Hegel and Holderlin 62
5 Loves Me, Loves Me Not; or, The Love of Dialectic 73
6 Of Young Girls as Thought: Kierkegaard the Seducer 85
7 Abraham, and a Roasted Lamb's Head 94
8 The Great Attack 106
9 The Birth of Identity and the Syncope of the Imago: Lacan 118
10 "Inter faeces et urinas": Tantrism Between Feces and Urine 131
11 Thought Burned Alive: Indian Philosophies 146
12 Syncope Leaves for the Forest: The Renouncers 166
13 Educational Love at First Sight: The Lady, the Guru, and the Psychoanalyst 179
14 Jouissances: Between the Angel and the Placenta 200
15 Ego Orgasm and the Indolence of the Subject 217
16 Syncope's Strategies: The Creative Act and the Un-Governing of the World 235
Conclusion: Deceiving Death and Embracing God 251
Notes 263
Index 297
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