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The Sense of the World

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An essential exploration of sense and meaning.

Is there a “world” anymore, let alone any “sense” to it? Acknowledging the lack of meaning in our time, and the lack of a world at the center of meanings we try to impose, Jean-Luc Nancy presents a rigorous critique of the many discourses-from philosophy and political science to psychoanalysis and art history-that talk and wri
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Paperback, 210 pages
Published November 14th 2008 by Univ Of Minnesota Press (first published 1993)
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Nancy is both brilliant and beautiful in teasing these out, a sort of indented relation to philosophy and the world of sense. So then, what sense is there in sense? The sense, finally, that the world makes no sense.
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