9780748646456

The Nancy Dictionary

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  • ISBN13:

    9780748646456

  • ISBN10:

    0748646450

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/1/2015
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Summary

Explains and contextualises the key concepts in Jean-Luc Nancy's entire body of work

This dictionary equips students and scholars alike with insights into the philosophical and theoretical background to Nancy's work.

Drawing on the internationally recognised expertise of a multidisciplinary team of contributors, the entries explain all of his main concepts, in particular his focus on community and aesthetics, contextualising these within his work as a whole and relating him to his contemporaries.

Contributors include: Jane Hiddleston, Ian James, Christopher Watkin and François Raffoul

Author Biography


Peter Gratton is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. He has published numerous articles in political, Continental, and intercultural philosophy and is the author of The State of Sovereignty: Lessons from the Political Fictions of Modernity (SUNY Press, 2012). He is co-editor of the influential interdisciplinary journal Society and Space (Environmental Planning D), executive board member of the International Association for Philosophy and Literature, and books editor of Derrida Today. Peter has also edited two works: Traversing the Imaginary (Northwestern University Press, 2007), co-edited with John Mannousakis, and Jean-Luc Nancy and Plural Thinking: Expositions of World, Politics, Art, and Sense (SUNY Press, 2012), co-edited with Marie-Eve Morin.

Marie-Eve Morin is in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Alberta.

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