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Syncope The Philosophy of Rapture

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ISBN-10: 0816619786

ISBN-13: 9780816619788

Edition: 1994

Authors: Catherine Clement, Deirdre M. Mahoney, Verena A. Conley, Deirdre M. Mahoney

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A comparison of Western and Indian philosophies using syncope, to describe the escape from self and the rapture of uncertainty in human endeavour.
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 10/7/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Foreword: East Meets West
Translators' Preface
Author's Note
Introduction: Where Am I?
Choosing Night
Philosophers and Their Daemons
Depriving the City of Spices: Plato Purges the Republic
The Owl and the Nightingale: Hegel and Holderlin
Loves Me, Loves Me Not; or, The Love of Dialectic
Of Young Girls as Thought: Kierkegaard the Seducer
Abraham, and a Roasted Lamb's Head
The Great Attack
The Birth of Identity and the Syncope of the Imago: Lacan
"Inter faeces et urinas": Tantrism Between Feces and Urine
Thought Burned Alive: Indian Philosophies
Syncope Leaves for the Forest: The Renouncers
Educational Love at First Sight: The Lady, the Guru, and the Psychoanalyst
Jouissances: Between the Angel and the Placenta
Ego Orgasm and the Indolence of the Subject
Syncope's Strategies: The Creative Act and the Un-Governing of the World
Conclusion: Deceiving Death and Embracing God