The Ancients and the Moderns

The Ancients and the Moderns

Edited by Edited by Reginald Lilly
Distribution: World
Publication date: 09/22/1996
ISBN: 978-0-253-11413-6
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... [the authors] bring a rich, diverse set of methodologies to the study of la Querelle between modernism, Renaissance humanism and contemporary postmodernism." —Choice

Selected by the late Reiner Schürmann, the essays collected in this volume record some of the most significant and intense discussions of political philosophy by prominent contemporary philosophers, including Jean-Luc Marion, Giorgio Agamben, and Cornelius Castoriadis. At issue here is the very emergence of the modern intellectual world.

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REGINALD LILLY is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Skidmore College. He is translator of The Principle of Reason by Martin Heidegger.

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““. . . [the authors] bring a rich, diverse set of methodologies to the study of la Querelle between modernism, Renaissance humanism and contemporary postmodernism.” —Choice Selected by the late Reiner Schürmann, the essays collected in this volume record some of the most significant and intense discussions of political philosophy by prominent contemporary philosophers, including Jean-Luc Marion, Giorgio Agamben, and Cornelius Castoriadis. At issue here is the very emergence of the modern intellectual world.”

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

Reginald Lilly/Introduction: Fault Lines

Part I: Initial Figures, Emergent Crises

1. Manfred Riedel/In Search of a Civic Union: The Political Theme of European Democracy and Its Primordial Foundation in Greek Philosophy

2. Cornelius Castoriadis/The Greek xxxxx and the Creation of Democracy

3 John Sallis/The Politics of the xxxxx

4. Christian Meier/Freedom of Choice and the Choice of Freedom on the Path to Democracy

5 Rudiger Bubner/The Modern Dilemma of Political Theory

6 Manfred Riedel/Paradigm Evolution in Political Philosophy: Aristotle and Hobbes

7. Klaus Held/Civil Prudence in Machiavelli: Toward the Paradigm Transformation in Philosophy in the Transition to Modernity

8. Paul Ricoeur/Is the Present Crisis a Specifically Modern Phenomenon?

9. Reinhart Koselleck/Remarks on the History of the Concept of Crisis

10. Cornelius Castoriadia/Heritage and Revolution

11. Wolfgang Hardtwig/Jacob Burckhardt and Max Weber: Two Conceptions of the Origin of the Modern World

Part II: Contemporary xxxx: Nihilism and Subjectivity

12. Jean-Luc Marion/Nothing and Nothing Else

13. Jacques Taminiaux/Nothingness and the Professional Thinker: Arendt versus Heidegger

14. Giorgio Agamben/The Passion of Facticity: Heidegger and the Problem of Love

15. Remi Brague/A Medieval Model of Subjectivity: Toward a Rediscovery of Fleshliness

16. Victor Gourevitch/"The First Times" in Rousseau’s Essay on the Origin of Languages

17. Frank Ankersmit/In Search of the Political Object: Stoic and Aesthetic Political Philosophy

18. Heinrich Mohr/Death and Nothingness in Literature

19. James Mensch/Postnormative Subjectivity

Contributors
Index of Names