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The test drive

Author: Avital Ronell
Publisher: Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Addressed to those who are left stranded by speculative thinking and unhinged by cognitive discourse, The Test Drive, organized around Nietzsche's interpretation of physics, points to a toxic residue of uninterrogated policies associated with scientific probes that continue to underscore an experience of permanent dislocation, break-down, and disruption."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Avital Ronell
ISBN: 025202950X 9780252029509 9780252075353 0252075358
OCLC Number: 54929460
Description: 371 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Proving grounds --
Trial runs --
On passing the test --
The test drive : on Nietzsche's Gay science --
Trial balloon : Husserl to front weatherman #414 --
Testing your love, or, breaking up.
Responsibility: Avital Ronell.
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Explores areas of testing in the works of Husserl, Popper, Freud, Lyotard, Derrida, and others, including Zen philosophies. This work then proceeds through the major transformations in  Read more...

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"A brilliant success. Ronell's book makes us better understand who we are and what 'drives' us--that is to say, this is a book of the very first rank of importance."--Rudiger Campe, professor of Read more...

 
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