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Author Benjamin, Andrew E

Title Place, commonality and judgement : continental philosophy and the ancient Greeks / Andrew Benjamin
Published London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010

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Description 1 online resource (186 pages)
Series Continuum studies in continental philosophy
Continuum studies in continental philosophy.
Contents Staging the ground: place, commonality, and judgement -- Commonality and human being: working through Heraclitus -- Spacing as the shared: Heraclitus, Pindar, Agamben -- Political translations: Hilderlin's das hichste -- Placing speaking, notes on the first stasimon of Sophocles' Antigone -- Possible returns: deconstruction and the placing of Greek philosophy -- The inoperative Jew, Agamben's Paul
Summary In this important and highly original book, place, commonality and judgment provide the framework within which works central to the Greek philosophical and literary tradition are usefully located and reinterpreted. Greek life, it can be argued, was defined by the interconnection of place, commonality and judgment. Similarly within the Continental philosophical tradition topics such as place, judgment, law and commonality have had a pervasive centrality. Works by Jacques Derrida and Giorgio Agamben amongst others attest to the current exigency of these topics. Yet the ways in which they are int
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Heraclitus, active 1st century.
SUBJECT Heraclitus, active 1st century. fast (OCoLC)fst01823707
Subject Philosophy, Ancient.
Philosophy -- Greece -- History
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Ancient & Classical.
Philosophy.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Greece.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781441194336
1441194339
9781472547316
1472547314
9781441138774
1441138773
1282948075
9781282948075
9786612948077
6612948078
Other Titles Place, commonality and judgment