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About Europe : philosophical hypotheses

Author: Denis Guénoun; Christine Irizarry
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2013]
Series: Cultural memory in the present.
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"The concept of the universal was born in the lands we now call Europe, yet it is precisely the universal that is Europe's undoing. All European politics is caught in a tension: to assert a European identity is to be open to multiplicity, but this very openness could dissolve Europe as such. This book reflects on Europe and its changing boundaries over the span of twenty centuries. A work of philosophy, it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Guénoun; Christine Irizarry
ISBN: 9780804773850 0804773858 9780804773867 0804773866
OCLC Number: 818953144
Notes: "Originally published in French under the title Hypothèses sur l'Europe: Un essai de philosophie."
Description: xiii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: On beginning. --
Part 1: Europe crossways. On the figure ; Other names ; The holy roman empire ; Straits ; On transport ; What is an island? ; On thinking ; Orient. --
Part 2: On national revolution. France-Germany ; On the kingdom ; Religions ; Surrection ; Nation ; On Germany ; Looping back ; A hypothesis for the twentieth century?. --
Part 3: Transports of origin. Loads ; On beingness ; Places ; Exodus ; Absent from the world ; black stone. --
Part 4: No returns. Capital ; Images ; Value ; Becoming ; On experience ; ...
Series Title: Cultural memory in the present.
Other Titles: Hypothèses sur l'Europe.
Responsibility: Denis Guénoun ; translated by Christine Irizarry.

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