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Abuses

Author: Alphonso Lingis
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1994.
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Part travelogue, part meditation, Abuses is a bold exploration of central themes in Continental philosophy by one of the most passionate and original thinkers in that tradition writing today. A gripping record of desires, obsessions, bodies, and spaces experienced in distant lands, Alphonso Lingis's book offers no less than a new approach to philosophy--aesthetic and sympathetic--which departs from the phenomenology  Read more...
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Lingis, Alphonso, 1933-
Abuses.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1994
(DLC) 93040254
(OCoLC)29312822
Named Person: Alphonso Lingis; Alphonso Lingis
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alphonso Lingis
ISBN: 0585271437 9780585271439 9780520203440 0520203445 9780520086319 0520086317
OCLC Number: 45730738
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 268 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Alphonso Lingis.

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Ranging from the elevated Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, to the living rooms of the Mexican elite, to the streets of Manila, this book recounts incidents of state-sponsored violence and the  Read more...

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