Download e-book for kindle: Ego Sum: Corpus, Anima, Fabula by Jean-Luc Nancy,Marie-Eve Morin

By Jean-Luc Nancy,Marie-Eve Morin

First released in 1979 yet by no means to be had in English earlier, Ego Sum demanding situations, via a cautious and remarkable studying of Descartes’s writings, the image of Descartes because the father of recent philosophy: the philosopher who based the edifice of data at the absolute self-certainty of an issue absolutely obvious to itself. whereas different theoretical discourses, similar to psychoanalysis, have additionally tried to subvert this topic, Nancy indicates how they regularly inadvertently reconstituted the topic they have been attempting to depart behind.

Nancy’s bet is that, for the time being of recent subjectivity’s founding, a origin that usually already integrated all of the probabilities of its personal exhaustion, one other considered “the topic” is feasible. through taking note of the mode of presentation of Descartes’s topic, to the mask, pix, feints, and fables that
populate his writings, Jean-Luc Nancy exhibits how Descartes’s ego isn't the topic of metaphysics yet a mouth that areas itself out and distinguishes itself.

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