Very Little ... Almost Nothing: Death, Philosophy and Literature (Warwick Studies in European Philosophy)

Very Little ... Almost Nothing: Death, Philosophy and Literature (Warwick Studies in European Philosophy)

Simon Critchley


Very Little ... nearly not anything puts the query of the that means of existence again on the centre of highbrow debate. Its vital main issue is how we will discover a desiring to human finitude with no recourse to something that transcends that finitude. A profound yet secular meditation at the topic of loss of life, Critchley lines the assumption of nihilism via Blanchot, Levinas, Jena Romanticism and Cavell, culminating in a examining of Beckett, in lots of methods the hero of the book. 
In this moment version, Simon Critchley has further a revealing and prolonged new preface, and a brand new bankruptcy on Wallace Stevens which displays at the concept of poetry as philosophy.

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