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The unfinished system of nonknowledge

Author: Georges Bataille; Stuart Kendall
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, 2004.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Bataille; Stuart Kendall
ISBN: 0816635056 9780816635054 0816635048 9780816635047
OCLC Number: 56696694
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 296 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A Note on the Translation --
Editor's Introduction: Unlimited Assemblage --
Socratic College --
Nietzsche's Laughter --
Discussion on Sin --
Method of Meditation --
The Absence of God --
Initial Postulate --
The Consequences of Nonknowledge --
The Teaching of Death --
Nonknowledge and Rebellion --
Nonknowledge, Laughter, and Tears --
Aphorisms for the "System" --
The Sovereign --
Nonknowledge --
Post-Scriptum 1953 --
Aphorisms --
Beyond Seriousness --
The Congested Planet --
Pure Happiness --
Notebook for "Pure Happiness" --
Outside The Tears of Eros --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Georges Bataille ; edited and with an introduction by Stuart Kendall ; translated by Michelle Kendall and Stuart Kendall.

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