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On ceasing to be human

Author: Gerald L Bruns
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On Ceasing to be Human explores and develops a question posed by Stanley Cavell, "Can a human being be free of human nature?" particularly in terms of the link between freedom and nonidentity.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald L Bruns
ISBN: 9780804772082 0804772088 9780804772099 0804772096
OCLC Number: 608687829
Description: xiv, 135 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue : on the freedom of non-identity --
Otherwise than human (toward sovereignty) --
What is human recognition? (on zones of indistinction) --
Desubjectivation (Michel Foucault's aesthetics of experience) --
Becoming animal (some simple ways) --
Derrida's cat (who am I?).
Responsibility: Gerald L. Bruns.

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