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Kant in the Land of Extraterrestrials Cosmopolitical Philosofictions

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ISBN-10: 0823255506

ISBN-13: 9780823255504

Edition: 2013

Authors: Peter Szendy, Will Bishop

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"Yes, Kant did indeed speak of extraterrestrials.This phrase could provide the opening for this brief treatise of philosofiction (as one speaks of science-fiction).With these aliens that Kant must have taken seriously as no one else in the history of philosophy did, what must be questioned above all else are the limits of globalization, or what Kant called cosmopolitanism.Yet before reading Kantian considerations of the inhabitants of other worlds, before comprehending his reasoned alienology, we work our way through an analysis of the star wars raging above our heads. And we start by envisaging current international treaties that regulated the law of space and the figure of those…    
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Book details

List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 9/2/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.43" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

PETER SZENDY teaches aesthetics in the Philosophy Department of the University of Nanterre. He is also advisor for the CitA(c) de la musique in Paris. He has recently published "Listen: A History of Our Ears" (Fordham).

Peter Szendy teaches aesthetics in the Philosophy Department of the University of Nanterre. He is also adviser for the Cit de la musique in Paris. In English, he has recently published Listen: A History of Our Ears and Prophecies of Leviathan: Reading Past Melville (both Fordham). Will Bishopreceived his doctorate in French Literature from the University of California,Berkeley. He lives in Paris, where he teaches and translates.