The Verge of Philosophy


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"The Verge of Philosophy" is both an exploration of the limits of philosophy and a memorial for John Sallis s longtime friend and interlocutor Jacques Derrida. The centerpiece of the book is an extended examination of three sites in Derrida s thought: his interpretation of Heidegger regarding the privileging of the question; his account of the Platonic figure of the good; and his interpretation of Plato s discourse on the crucial notion of the chora, the originating space of the universe. Sallis s reflections are given ...

The Verge of Philosophy 2009, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226734316

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The Verge of Philosophy 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226734309