Combining phenomenology and psychoanalysis in highly innovative ways, this book seeks to undo the binary opposition between appearance and Being that. Year: ; Title: Kaja Silverman, World Spectators; Publisher: Stanford: Stanford University Press; Serie: New Series ; Document type: Book editing. World Spectators by Kaja Silverman. Stanford Univ. Press, Stanford, CA, pp. ISBN: (trade), (paper). LEONARDO.

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Certainly the topics addressed are basic to human symbolic life. Stanford University Press- Philosophy – pages. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Of course, that is a moment from which, by definition, we are absent.


Set up a giveaway. Worlld phenomenology and psychoanalysis in highly innovative ways, this book seeks to undo the binary opposition between appearance and Being that has been in place since Plato s parable of the cave. Before I bought my own copy, I found a library copy of World Spectators, which was filled with avid underlining.

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Doesn’t it imply a “seeing in” to something. The accounts which Silverman recounts and examines, which she deftly and carefully plays against each other in as authentic a way as she sklverman can without a considerable amount of further study, I think that you and I have to trust her herethese accounts are not experimental, objectively verifiable in the scientific sense, nor predicted by theory. It’s not just an interpretation, a rendition, or a re-telling.


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Silver-man proposes that the philosopher needs the psychoanalyst to understand the subjectivity, and especially the duty wprld care, fundamental to Heidegger’s concept of the human as Daseinas “being there. We must think of our own being-in-the world as a response to a primordial calling out to respond to this beauty.

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If we appropriate the world to our desires, we are also appropriated. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

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