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About Jean-Luc Nancy

Jean-Luc Nancy is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg. Among the most recent of his many books published in English are “Corpus”; “Dis-Enclosure: The Deconstruction of Christianity”; “Noli me tangere: On the Raising of the Body”; “The Truth of Democracy”; and “Adoration: The Destruction of Christianity II”.
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Bonheur du Jour – Escritoire of the Day
4 weeks ago

Bonheur du Jour – Escritoire of the Day

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In eighteenth-century French, the “Bonheur du jour”, literally the “happiness of the day”, was a small escritoire or writing desk with many drawers – and even secret drawers, or compartments. …
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Gratuitousness and Recognition
2 years ago

Gratuitousness and Recognition

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It is possible to narrate the history of debt (and, therefore, of credit) as a history of relation. This does not mean turning a blind eye to all the uses …
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Inside Out
3 years ago

Inside Out

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THE BODY IS NOTHING but the outside: skin exposed, a network of sentient receivers and transmitters. All outside and nothing like “me” that would be held inside that wrapping. There …
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God, Charlie, No one
4 years ago

God, Charlie, No one

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“Blessed be Thou, No One”: this verse of Paul Celan appears in his poem “Psalm”. This formula, like much of the poem, imitates a phrase in the Psalms of David …
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