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The Birth to Presence (Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics)

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The central problem posed in these essays, collected from over a decade of work, is how in the wake of Western ontologies to conceive the coming, the birth that characterizes being. In examining what this birth to presence might be, we should not ask what presence 'is'; rather, we should conceive presence as presence to someone, including to presence itself.
Paperback, 440 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by Stanford University Press
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Does contemporary philosophy get any better? Nope. This illustrates Nancy's ridiculous philosophical range, everything from Hegel to Blanchot; from ontology to painting; and from sex to laughter.
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