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Jean-Luc Nancy and Plural Thinking: Expositions of World, Ontology, Politics, and Sense

  title={Jean-Luc Nancy and Plural Thinking: Expositions of World, Ontology, Politics, and Sense},
  author={P. Gratton and Marie-{\`E}ve Morin},
An Ontology for Our Times
It is shown that Nancy does in fact propose an ontology that is flat and in that way undoes the priority of human experience as the producer of sense and avoids two pitfalls other flat ontologies often fall into. Expand
Nancy is a Thinker of Radical Emancipation
Abstract Nancy has been criticised for rejecting the politics of emancipation that characterises the thought of some of his more militant contemporaries. To be sure, he does distance himself from theExpand
Mass of Bodies, Body as a Mass: The Other of the Other in Jean-Luc Nancy
This paper aims to explore and expand Jean-Luc Nancy’s notion of the body as a mass as he drafted it in his “On the Soul” lecture. He conceptualizes the soul as the (however minimal) reflection ofExpand
Exhausted philosophy and islands-to-come
Abstract Drawing on an array of sources, from Deleuze and Guattari’s philosophy (schizoanalysis) through to non-philosophy (cinema, literature), this paper concerns itself with the manifestation ofExpand
How existing things are invariably present as sense?
My article aims to explore Nancy's notion of sense as a key ontological concept because I believe this concept , as it appears mainly in his "Sense of the World", opens the possibility of a moreExpand
Jean‐Luc Nancy and the “exit from religion”
This article provides an introduction to Jean-Luc Nancy's project on the “deconstruction of Christianity” by situating his work philosophically and historically. The author explains that Nancy's workExpand
There Is No Europe—On Subjectivity and Community in the EU
This Paper investigates legal subjectivity in the European Union. It takes seriously the principle according to which the individual is at the heart of the Union's activities and asks what kind ofExpand
Geography and post-phenomenology
This paper examines geography’s engagements with phenomenology. Tracing phenomenology’s influence, from early humanist reflections on the lifeworld to non-representational theories of practice, theExpand
Keeping Sense Open: Jean-Luc Nancy, Karl Rahner, and Bodies
This article introduces the French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy to theologians by placing him in critical dialogue with Karl Rahner. It examines how Nancy's deconstruction of Christianity accusesExpand


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