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Heller-Roazen, Daniel

Works: 42 works in 210 publications in 7 languages and 5,303 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Folklore  Folk literature 
Roles: Author, Translator, Contributor, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
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Most widely held works by Daniel Heller-Roazen
Echolalias : on the forgetting of language by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Echolalias, Daniel Heller-Roazen reflects on the many forms of linguistic forgetfulness. In twenty-one concise chapters, he moves between classical, medieval, and modern culture, exploring the interrelations of speech, writing, memory, and oblivion. Whether the subject is medieval literature or modern fiction, classical Arabic poetry or the birth of French language, structuralist linguistics or Freud's writings on aphasia, Heller-Roazen considers with precision and insight the forms, effects, and ultimate consequences of the persistence and disappearance of language. In speech, he argues, destruction and construction often prove inseparable
Potentialities : collected essays in philosophy by Giorgio Agamben( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book, which collects fifteen essays in philosophy written over a period of more than twenty years, constitutes the largest and most significant collection of writings by the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben to be published in any language." "The volume opens with an introduction in which the editor situates Agamben's work with respect to both the history of philosophy and contemporary European thought. The essays that follow articulate a series of theoretical confrontations with privileged figures in the history of philosophy, politics, and criticism, from Plato to Spinoza, Aristotle to Deleuze, Carl Schmitt to Benjamin, Hegel to Aby Warburg, and Heidegger to Derrida."--Jacket
The inner touch : archaeology of a sensation by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An original, elegant, and far-reaching philosophical inquiry into the sense of being sentient--what it means to feel that one is alive--that draws on philosophical, literary, psychological, and medical accounts from ancient, medieval, and modern cultures
The enemy of all : piracy and the law of nations by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirate is the original enemy of humankind. As Cicero famously remarked, there are certain enemies with whom one may negotiate and with whom, circumstances permitting, one may establish a truce. But there is also an enemy with whom treaties are in vain and war remains incessant. This is the pirate, considered by ancient jurists to be "the enemy of all." In this book, Daniel Heller-Roazen reconstructs the shifting place of the pirate in legal and political thought from the ancient to the medieval, modern, and contemporary periods, presenting the philosophical genealogy of a remarkable antagonist. Today, Heller-Roazen argues, the pirate furnishes the key to the contemporary paradigm of the universal foe. This is a legal and political person of exception, neither criminal nor enemy, who inhabits an extra-territorial region. Against such a foe, states may wage extraordinary battles, policing politics and justifying military measures in the name of welfare and security
The end of the poem : studies in poetics by Giorgio Agamben( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though most of the essays make specific reference to various authors of the Italian literary tradition (including Dante, Polifilo, Pascoli, Delfini, and Caproni), they transcend the confines of Italian literature and engage several other literary and philosophical authors (Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, Boethius, the Provencal poets, Mallarme, and Holderlin, among others)
The Arabian Nights = Alf laylah wa-laylah by Husain Haddawy( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-eight tales from The Arabian Nights translated by Husain Haddawy on the basis of the oldest existing Arabic manuscript. Few works of literature are as familiar and beloved as The Arabian Nights, yet few remain also as unknown. In English, The Arabian Nights is a literary work of relatively recent date - the first versions of the tales appeared in English barely two hundred years ago. The tales are accompanied by a preface, a note on the text, and explanatory annotations
The fifth hammer : Pythagoras and the disharmony of the world by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark tongues : the art of Rogues and Riddlers by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and French and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dark Tongues constitutes a sustained exploration of a perplexing fact that has never received the attention it deserves. Wherever human beings share a language, they also strive to make from it something new: a cryptic idiom, built from the grammar that they know, which will allow them to communicate in secrecy. Such hidden languages come in many shapes. They may be playful or serious, children's games or adults' work. They may be as impenetrable as foreign tongues, or slightly different from the idioms from which they spring, or barely perceptible, their existence being the subject of uncertain, even unlikely, suppositions. The first recorded jargons date to the time of the Renaissance, when writers across Europe noted that obscure languages had suddenly come into use. A varied cast of characters -- lawyers, grammarians, and theologians -- denounced these new forms of speech, arguing that they were tools of crime, plotted in tongues that honest people could not understand. Before the emergence of these modern jargons, however, the artificial twisting of languages served a different purpose. In epochs and regions as diverse as archaic Greece and Rome and medieval Provence and Scandinavia, singers and scribes also invented opaque varieties of speech. They did so not to defraud, but to reveal and record a divine thing: the language of the gods, which poets and priests alone were said to master. Dark Tongues moves among these various artificial and hermetic tongues. From criminal jargons to sacred idioms, from Saussure's work on anagrams to Jakobson's theory of subliminal patterns in poetry, from the arcane arts of the Druids and Biblical copyists to the secret procedure that Tristan Tzara, founder of Dada, believed he had uncovered in Villon's songs and ballads, Dark Tongues explores the common crafts of rogues and riddlers, which play sound and sense against each other."--Front inside flap of dust jacket
Fortune's faces : the Roman de la Rose and the poetics of contingency by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arguably the single most influential literary work of the European Middle Ages, the Roman de la Rose of Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun has traditionally posed a number of difficulties to modern critics, who have viewed its many interruptions and philosophical dicussions as signs of a lack of formal organization and a characteristically medieval predilection for encyclopedic summation. In Fortune's Faces, Daniel Heller-Roazen calls into question these assessments, offering a new and compelling interpretation of the romance as a carefully constructed and far-reaching exploration of the place of fortune, chance, and contingency in literary writing." "Situating the Romance of the Rose at the intersection of medieval literature and philosophy, Heller-Roazen shows how the thirteenth-century work invokes and radicalizes two classical and medieval traditions of reflection on language and contingency: that of the Provencal, French, and Italian love poets, who sought to compose their "verses of pure nothing" in a language Dante defined as "without grammar," and that of Aristotle's discussion of "future contingents" as it was received and refined in the logic, physics, theology, and epistemology of Boethius, Abelard, Albert the Great, and Thomas Aquinas. Through a close analysis of the poetic text and a detailed reconstruction of the logical and metaphysical concept of contingency, Fortune's Faces charts the transformations that literary structures (such as subjectivity, autobiography, prosopopoeia, allegory, and self-reference) undergo in a work that defines itself as radically contingent."--Jacket
The omnibus homo sacer by Giorgio Agamben( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giorgio Agamben's Homo Sacer is one of the seminal works of political philosophy in recent decades. A twenty-year undertaking, this project is a series of interconnected investigations of staggering ambition and scope investigating the deepest foundations of every major Western institution and discourse. This single book brings together for the first time all nine volumes that make up this groundbreaking project. Each volume takes a seemingly obscure and outdated issue as its starting point--an enigmatic figure in Roman law, or medieval debates about God's management of creation, or theories about the origin of the oath--but is always guided by questions with urgent contemporary relevance
No one's ways : an essay on infinite naming by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer recounts how, trapped inside a monster's cave with nothing but his wits, Ulysses once saved himself by twisting his name. Odysseus called himself Outis: "no one," "no man," or, to force a translation, "not-" or "non-one." The ploy was a success. He blinded his barbaric host and eluded him, and in doing so became anonymous, at least for a while, even as he bore a name. This act illustrates a fundamental rule of language. Every time the particle "non-" is attached to a word, a single event in speech may be discerned: a term is denied, and its denotations are suppressed. In that refusal, a realm of meaning is disclosed: one that has no positive designation, although it is delimited. To exhaust this undefined expanse, one would need to traverse the entire domain of signification that a given expression implicitly excludes. Perhaps a god could do it. But in the non-man's cave, as at the hero's telling, no god is present. The thinkers who came after Odysseus did not forget the lesson that he taught. From Aristotle and his commentators in Greek, Arabic, Latin, and more modern languages, from the masters of the medieval schools and their early modern successors to Kant, Schelling, Hegel and those who came after them, philosophers have been drawn to the possibility that the seafarer laid bare. This book, then, reconstructs the adventures of a particle in philosophy. Yet its aims are not solely historical. It also seeks to show how, in its equivocations, a possibility of grammar can be an incitement to thinking. Speaking without being aware of the rules by which we speak, reasoning in our mother tongues without reflecting on the logic and illogic that they imply, we can draw on a faculty that is obscure to us, without examining it as such. 0
Écholalies : essai sur l'oubli des langues by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echolalien : über das Vergessen von Sprache by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sovereign power and bare life by Giorgio Agamben( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Italy's most original philosophers aims to connect the problem of pure possibility, potentiality, and power with the problem of political and social ethics in a context where the latter has lost its previous religious, metaphysical, and cultural grounding
Secrets of al-Jāḥiẓ = by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El filósofo y escritor Daniel Heller-Roazen se pregunta "si el lenguaje puede guardar algo propio oculto en todo lo que se ha dicho". Para responder a tal cuestión se sumerge en el misterio del discurso y del texto en sí mismo, centrándose en el escritor al-Jāhiẓ, del siglo IX, y en su concepto de guardar un secreto y sujetar la lengua. Al-Jāhiẓ sostiene que necesitamos dos herramientas para guardar un secreto: primera, no hablar en el momento equivocado; segunda, no divulgarlo. Un secreto afecta a los órganos del cuerpo y a las personas físicas, especialmente a la lengua y al pecho. Los métodos de al-Jāhiẓ revelan la vida de un secreto: desde que traspasa el cuerpo y se adivina en cualquier gesto o movimiento, en cualquier mirada de su poseedor, hasta que la lengua lo deja escapar y llega a otro oído, momento en que deja de ser secreto y se convierte en algo diferente: escándalo público, vergüenza personal o, en el mejor de los casos, en otra forma de discurso, en información
Der innere Sinn Archäologie eines Gefühls by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Es war vermutlich Aristoteles, der als Erster einen dem Menschen eigentümlichen Sinn entdeckte: den Sinn wahrzunehmen, dass man wahrnimmt. Daniel Heller-Roazen unternimmt in seinem Buch nun dessen Archäologie: In 25 Kapiteln zeichnet er die verschlungen Wege dieses besonderen Sinns bei Denkern vom antiken Griechenland bis zum 20. Jahrhundert und in Disziplinen von der Philosophie über Psychologie und Literatur bis zu medizinischen Abhandlungen nach. >>Der innere Sinn<< ist eine originelle, elegante und weitreichende philosophische Untersuchung der Frage, was es bedeutet, dass man sich lebendig fühlt. >>Daniel Heller-Roazens Archäologie eines Gefühls wirft ein völlig neues Licht auf eine Reihe von wesentlichen Momenten in der Geschichte der Philosophie und der Humanwissenschaften. Doch noch wesentlicher für diese außergewöhnliche Arbeit ist, dass sie ein faszinierendes Forschungsfeld entdeckt, das von allergrößte Bedeutung für das zeitgenössische Denken ist: des Gefühls, durch das wir - vor oder jenseits des Bewusstseins - fühlen, dass wir existieren.<< Giorgio Agamben (Quelle: Verlag)
Der Feind aller : der Pirat und das Recht by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une archéologie du toucher by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der fünfte Hammer : Pythagoras und die Disharmonie der Welt by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecolalias : sobre el ovido de las lenguas by Daniel Heller-Roazen( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Potentialities : collected essays in philosophy
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Potentialities : collected essays in philosophyThe inner touch : archaeology of a sensationThe enemy of all : piracy and the law of nationsThe end of the poem : studies in poeticsThe Arabian Nights = Alf laylah wa-laylahThe fifth hammer : Pythagoras and the disharmony of the worldFortune's faces : the Roman de la Rose and the poetics of contingencySovereign power and bare life