Denis Guénoun,Christine Irizarry's About Europe: Philosophical Hypotheses (Cultural Memory in PDF

By Denis Guénoun,Christine Irizarry

the idea that of the common was once born within the lands we now name Europe, but it's exactly the common that's Europe's undoing. All eu politics is stuck in a pressure: to claim a eu identification is to be open to multiplicity, yet this very openness may perhaps dissolve Europe as such. This e-book displays on Europe and its altering limitations over the span of twenty centuries. a piece of philosophy, it regularly attracts on concrete occasions. From historic Greece and Rome, to Christianity, to the Reformation, to the nationwide revolutions of the 20 th century, what we this day name "Europe" has been a succession of initiatives within the identify of ecclesia or neighborhood. Empire, Church, and ecu: all were developed not like an Oriental "other." The stakes of Europe, then, are as a lot metaphysical as political. Redefining a chain of key strategies similar to global, position, transportation, and the typical, this publication sheds gentle on Europe as method by means of enticing with the main major philosophical debates at the topic, together with the paintings of Marx, Husserl, Heidegger, Patočka, and Nancy.

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