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Mortal Subjects.

Author: Christina Howells
Publisher: Polity Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Howells
ISBN: 9780745652757 0745652751
OCLC Number: 770618704
Description: 244 pages
Contents: Acknowledgements vi Abbreviations vii 1 Introduction: Love and Death 1 2 Phenomenology of Emotion and Forgetfulness of Death 24 Jean-Paul Sartre, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Simone de Beauvoir 3 Religious Philosophy: Keeping Body and Soul Together 69 Gabriel Marcel, Paul Ricoeur, Vladimir Jankelevitch, Emmanuel Levinas 4 Psychoanalytic Thought: Eros and Thanatos, Psyche and Soma 127 Jacques Lacan, Didier Anzieu, Julia Kristeva 5 The Deconstruction of Dualism: Death and the Subject 175 Jacques Derrida and Jean-Luc Nancy Epilogue 216 Notes 228 Bibliography 244 Index 259
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"An admirably clear account of a broad yet focused strand of twentieth-century French thought, and an impassioned yet subtle argument for its incompletion." French Studies "This book constitutes a Read more...

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