Thinking the Poetic Measure of Justice: Holderlin-Heidegger-Celan

Thinking the Poetic Measure of Justice: Holderlin-Heidegger-Celan

by Charles Bambach

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ISBN-13: 9781438445809
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/02/2014
Series: SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 346
Sales rank: 923,938
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Charles Bambach is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is the author of Heidegger’s Roots: Nietzsche, National Socialism, and the Greeks and Heidegger, Dilthey, and the Crisis of Historicism.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Acknowledgments

Introduction: Thinking Poetic Measure

Measuring the Poetic Measure of Justice
Heidegger’s Poetic Measure: An Ethics of Haunting
Hölderlin’s Heraclitean Measure
Celan and the (Im)possibility of Justice

1. The Hölderlinian Measure of Poetic Justice

“The Signs of the Times”: “Patmos”
“The Evening of Time”: “Peace” (Der Frieden)
The Böhlendorff Logic
The Ethos of Guest-Friendship and the “Oriental Other“
The Ister: The Ethical Measure of Dwelling
The Pindaric Measure
The Hölderlinian Justice and the Mediation of Difference
The Measure of the Incommensurable: “In lovely blueness”

2. Heideggerian ‘Justice’ as Dike

The Strangeness of Justice
The History of Being and the Question of Justice
Dwelling Amidst the Ruins: Ethos, Originary Ethics, and the Abode of Human Being
Aristotelian Ethos Before the Kehre
Ethics-Physics-Logic
Anaximander’s Dike and the Question of Justice
Nietzsche, Heraclitus, and Justice
Dike and Originary Ethics
Genesis-Phthora-Dike
Heidegger’s Poetic Measure: The Hölderlinian Ethos of Dwelling

3. Paul Celan: The Poetics of Caesura

Of a Justice to Come: Derrida, Celan, and the Aporetics of Justice
Celan’s Pneumatic Jewish Identity
“Tübingen, Jänner”
Zur Blindheit über-redete Augen”
“Todtnauberg”: The Conditions of the (Im)Possibility of Dialog
“Todtnauberg”: A Reading
The Jerusalem Poems: Eros as Eschatology
“Zeitgehöft”: Homestead of Time

Postscript
Notes
Index

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