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Utopia of understanding : between Babel and Auschwitz

Author: Donatella Di Cesare
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2012.
Series: SUNY series in contemporary continental philosophy.
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Di Cesare, Donatella.
Utopia of understanding.
Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2012
(OCoLC)930340628
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donatella Di Cesare
ISBN: 9781438442532 143844253X
OCLC Number: 743432453
Notes: Translated from the Italian.
Description: xiii, 245 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Being and Language in Philosophical Hermeneutics 1 --
1 Philosophical Hermeneutics and the Linguistic Turn 1 --
2 Which "Turn"? 2 --
3 From Heidegger to Gadamer: Language as Dwelling, Refuge, Shelter, Exile 3 --
4 "The History of a Comma" 4 --
5 Gadamer's Self-Interpretation 6 --
6 Understanding as Middle Term and Mediation 6 --
7 Language and Linguisticality 7 --
8 Searching for the "Right" Word 8 --
9 "Being" Twice: The Speculative Passage from Being to Being-Language 9 --
10 The Universal "There" of the Word 10 --
11 Self-Overcoming: The Movement of Hermeneutics 11 --
12 The Understanding of Being: Hermeneutics Facing Ontology 12 --
13 The A-Metaphysical Dimension of Philosophical Hermeneutics 12 --
14 A Philosophy of Infinite Finitude 13 --
Chapter 2 The Hermeneutic Understanding of Language 17 --
1 Heidegger and the Derivativeness of Assertion 17 --
2 Aristotle's Lesson 18 --
3 Hermeneutics Between Semantic Lógos and Apophantic Lógos 20 --
4 The Logic of Linguistic Praxis 20 --
5 As if "assertions fall from the sky ..." The Analytic Artifice 21 --
6 Assertion, Method, and the Power of Technology 22 --
7 The Tribunal of Assertions 23 --
8 Hermeneía: From the Said to the Unsaid 24 --
9 Speculum: The Speculative Movement of Language 25 --
10 Beyond Hegel: The Dialectic of Finite and Infinite 27 --
11 The Truth of the Word 28 --
12 The Hermeneutic Listening to Language 29 --
Chapter 3 Translation and Redemption 35 --
1 "... one shall no longer understand the lip of the other." Babel 35 --
2 Languages in the Diaspora 40 --
3 "Love without Demands": Translation in the Age of Romanticism 41 --
4 From the Original to the Originary: On Heidegger 49 --
5 Giving Voice to the Foreign Voice: The Translation of the Torah 62 --
6 The Dialogue of Languages: On Benjamin 70 --
7 "Pure Language" and Messianic Silence 80 --
Chapter 4 Exiled in Language 95 --
1 "Exile" in the Jewish Tradition 95 --
2 "How Much Home Does One Man Need?" 96 --
3 Exile from the Land, Exile from the Language 98 --
4 On the Mother Tongue 100 --
5 In the Firmament of Rosenzweig: The Holy Language and the Language of the Guest 103 --
6 If German is the Language of Origin 106 --
7 "What Remains? The Mother Tongue Remains": On Hannah Arendt 108 --
8 My Language Which is of the Other: Derrida and Monolingualism 111 --
9 Language Forbids Ownership 114 --
10 The Exile of Language 115 --
Chapter 5 The Dialogue of Poetry 125 --
1 Paul Celan as a Witness to Hermeneutic Dialogue 125 --
2 The Everyday Word and the Poetic Word 126 --
3 Poetizing and Interpreting 127 --
4 "Your irrefutable witness" 128 --
5 Your I and My Thou: The Universality of Poetry 129 --
6 The Flow of Dialogue and the Crystal of Poetry 130 --
7 The "Soul's Refrain" 131 --
Chapter 6 Understanding: Between Hermeneutics and Deconstruction 137 --
1 Paris 1981: An "Improbable Debate" 137 --
2 Hermeneutics and Deconstruction: Which Difference? 139 --
3 Derrida and Hermeneutics: Plaidoyer for Interruption 141 --
4 Gadamer and Deconstruction: "... at the beginning of a dialogue" 144 --
5 On the Language of Metaphysics and on Language in General 146 --
6 The Being-for-the-Other of Language 149 --
7 Wanting to Say and Wanting to Understand 150 --
8 "Comprendre c'est ègaler"! On Nietzsche 154 --
9 Understanding is Understanding Differently 157 --
10 On Accord and Discord 161 --
11 Heidelberg 2003: Starting from that Interruption 164 --
12 "The world is gone ...": Dialogue after Death 164 --
13 Thinking, Carrying, Translating 166 --
14 The Blessing of the Hand, the Blessing of the Poem 168 --
15 Stars and Constellations 170 --
Chapter 7 Utopia of Understanding 185 --
1 U-topia, Topia, Utopia: On Gustav Landauer 185 --
2 Celan, Poetry and the "Revolution of the Breath" 188 --
3 Breaking the Silence: Voice and the Absolute Vocative 189 --
4 January 20: The Date and the Circumcised Word 191 --
5 Speaking Ever Yet? 193 --
6 The Language-Grille 195 --
7 Straitening, Anguish, Anxiety: On the Limit-Situation 198 --
8 The Other of the Limit, the Limit of the Other: The You is the Lever of the I 199 --
9 Understanding to live, Living to Understand: Auschwitz 201 --
10 Átopos: The Stranger Out of Place 208 --
11 The Tent of Encounter 212 --
12 "... The Language That Wandered With Us" 216 --
13 The Time of the Promise 218 --
14 North of the Future 221 --
15 The Word of Conspiracy 227.
Series Title: SUNY series in contemporary continental philosophy.
Other Titles: Utopia del comprendere.
Responsibility: Donatella Ester Di Cesare ; translated by Niall Keane.

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