Between System and Poetics: William Desmond and Philosophy after Dialectic

Between System and Poetics: William Desmond and Philosophy after Dialectic

by Thomas A.F. Kelly (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138264809
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd (Sales)
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Pages: 319
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Thomas A. F. Kelly is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He is a native of Dublin and was educated at University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin and the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, from which he holds a doctorate, summa cum laude. His research interests include ontology, philosophical theology and anthropology.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Thomas A.F. Kelly. Part I William Desmond on Philosophy: Between system and poetics: on the practices of philosophy, William Desmond. Part II Desmond and Irish Philosophy: Transcendence and intelligibility, Garrett Barden. Part III Reading Desmond: Metaxological metaphysics and idiotic style: the 'conceptual persona' of William Desmond, Jere O'Neill Surber; Repetition: Desmond's new science, Cyril O'Regan. Part IV Desmond and Metaphysics: William Desmond's overcoming of the overcoming of metaphysics, James L. Marsh; What'shines between: the metaxu of light, Catherine J.C. Pickstock. Part V Desmond, Love and the Good: An archaeological ethics: Augustine, Desmond and digging back to the agapeic origin, Renée Ryan; The equivocity of freedom and the suffering of being: the call of the good and the finesse of other forms, Jason J. Howard; A world of values in cones and planes, Miles Smit. Part VI Desmond on Eros: Eros, power and justice: William Desmond and his others, James McGuirk; Plurivocal Eros: a metaxological reading of Plato's Symposium, Duston Moore. Part VII Desmond and God: Maybe not, maybe: William Desmond on God, Richard Kearney. Part VIII Reading with Desmond: Strangely out of place: Phaedrus 227a-230e, Ian Leask. Part IX Desmond, the Arts and the Environment: Glissando: life, gift and the between, John Milbank; All things shining: Desmond's metaxological metaphysics and The Thin Red Line, Christopher Ben Simpson; Towards a metaxological ethics of architecture, John Hymers; Towards a metaxological hermeneutics of plants and animals, Peter Scheers; A bibliography of William Desmond's works; Index.

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