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Author Gasché, Rodolphe.

Title Georges Bataille : Phenomenology and Phantasmatology
Published Redwood City : Stanford University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (230 pages)
Series Cultural Memory in the Present
Cultural memory in the present.
Contents Copyright -- Title Page -- Contents -- Foreword, by David Farrell Krell -- Preface to the English Edition -- Introduction: Subsidiary Developments -- 1. Mythological Representation -- 1. Reversal -- 2. Displacement / Ecstasy -- 3. The (First) Katabole -- 4. "X Marks the Spot" -- 2. The Logic of Phantasm -- 1. The Nocturnal Pit and the Realm of Images -- 2. The Hybrid Offspring -- 3. The Inclination of the Chain of Images -- 3. The Signs of the Phantasmatic Text -- 1. The Anagram of the Sign -- 2. Remorseless Patricide -- 4. "Hegel against the Immutable Hegel."
5. Phenomenology and Phantasmatology -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Cultural Memory in the Present
Summary This book investigates what Bataille, in ""The Pineal Eye, "" calls mythological representation: the mythological anthropology with which this unusual thinker wished to outflank and undo scientific (and philosophical) anthropology. Gasche probes that anthropology by situating Bataille's thought with respect to the quatrumvirate of Schelling, Hegel, Nietzsche, and Freud. He begins by showing what Bataille's understanding of the mythological owes to Schelling. Drawing on Hegel, Nietzsche, and Freud, he then explores the notion of image that constitutes the sort of representation that Bataill
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Author Vegs&#x151, Roland
ISBN 0804784280