The Community of Those Who Have Nothing in Common

The Community of Those Who Have Nothing in Common

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... thought-provoking and meditative, Lingis's work is above all touching, and offers a refreshingly idiosyncratic antidote to the idle talk that so often passes for philosophical writing." -Radical Philosophy... striking for the clarity and singularity of its styles and voices as well as for the compelling measure of genuine philosophic originality which it contributes to questions of community and (its) communication." -Research in PhenomenologyArticulating the author's journeys and personal experiences in the idiom of contemporary continental thought, Alphonso Lingis launches a devastating critique, pointing up the myopia of Western rationalism. Here Lingis raises issues of undeniable urgency.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 15.24mm | 249.47g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 7 b&w photos
  • 0253208521
  • 9780253208521
  • 411,741

About Alphonso Lingis

ALPHONSO LINGIS, Professor of Philosophy at The Pennsylvania State University, is the author of Excesses: Eros and Culture, Libido: The French Existential Theories, Phenomenological Explanations, and Deathbound Subjectivity.show more

Table of contents

the other communitythe intruderfaces, idols, fetishesthe murmur of the worldthe elemental that facescarrion body carrion utterancecommunity in deathshow more

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