Violence and Splendor - Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (Hardback)Alphonso Lingis (author)
Hardback 176 Pages / Published: 30/10/2011
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In subject and method, Alphonso Lingis's work has always defied easy categorization, largely owing to the interplay of theory and praxis inherent in his research. Violence and Splendor is a series of reflections grouped into five areas of inquiry: "Spaces Within Spaces," "Snares for the Eyes," "The Sacred," "Violence," and "Splendor." "Spaces Within Spaces" explores multiple spaces of our lives-the space of nomads, historical space, geological space, the cosmic space of religious ritual, and the metaphysical habitats of inmates of insane asylums. "Snares for the Eyes" analyzes the inner space of our bodies and the inner spaces of things.
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
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