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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Why are we here, knowing we are here? We must think of our own being-in-the world as a response to a primordial calling out to respond to this beauty. One person found this helpful. There are marginal comments in at least 3 different illegible hands.

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I think it is one of the fundamental insights I derived from reading this book. Drawing on the maverick biology of Caillois and Portmann, Silverman argues that animals, insects, even stones appear in forms that cannot be explained by the usual reasons survival, camouflage, display. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

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Kaja Silverman, World Spectators

Silver-man proposes that the philosopher needs the psychoanalyst to understand the subjectivity, and especially the duty of care, fundamental to Heidegger’s concept of the human as Daseinas “being there. Stanford University Press; 1 edition August 1, Language: Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. World Spectators by Kaja Silverman.