Jean-Luc Nancy and the Thinking of Otherness is the first book in
English to provide a sustained account of the relationship between
Nancy, Levinas and Heidegger. It investigates Jean-Luc Nancy's
reading of Heidegger, focusing on the question of Being-with, and
starting with the problem of otherness in Heidegger, the book goes
on to establish a dialogue between Nancy and the philosophy of
Emmanuel Levinas. With intellectual agility and command of cinema,
literature and visual art, Daniele Rugo insists on the critical
significance of Nancy's project for any future philosophy
attempting to define itself beyond foundational acts, and according
to the continuous crossings at the heart of existence. By
discussing Nancy alongside Heidegger and Levinas, Rugo underlines
the essential indecision between philosophy-as-literature and
philosophy as the re-appropriation of the question of Being. Rugo
offers unexpected associations which return thinking to the play of
specificity, rather than restricting it to the passage of abstract
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||Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy
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