Spacings--Of Reason and Imagination: In Texts of Kant, Fichte, Hegel

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By applying the tools of deconstruction to crucial texts of German Idealism, John Sallis reveals the suppressed but essential role of imagination in even the most ambitious attempts to represent pure reason. Sallis focuses on certain operations of "spacing" in metaphysics textual lapses and leaps in which reason is displaced or suspended or abridged. In the project of establishing priority of reason, such operations can appear only in disguise, and Sallis reveals the play of imagination and metaphor that masks them. ...

Spacings--Of Reason and Imagination: In Texts of Kant, Fichte, Hegel 1987, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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