PHILOSOPHY, WRITING, AND THE CHARACTER OF THOUGHT. (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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PHILOSOPHY, WRITING, AND THE CHARACTER OF THOUGHT.

Author: JOHN T LYSAKER
Publisher: [S.l.] : UNIV OF CHICAGO PRESS, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosophy's relation to the act of writing is John T. Lysaker's main concern in Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: JOHN T LYSAKER
ISBN: 0226815854 9780226815855
OCLC Number: 1237633546
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
Contents: Gambits and gambles --
Iron filings --
Pardon the interruption --
Content and form --
Form and content --
In the beginning was the deed --
Reworking making --
Deliberate writing --
Mistaking instrumental reason --
Fits and starts --
A cultivar --
Quotation beyond quotas --
For examples --
In nuce --
Irony --
Message in a bottle --
The hour of the wolf --
It's the gesture that counts --
Furnishing the space of reasons --
A struggle with ourselves --
Who's on first --
Every one is everybody --
The secret addressee --
When we undo things with words --
Unknown friends --
Resoundingly reticent --
Provocation/demonstration --
Among the pros (and cons). A: "O my friend, there are no friends" ; B: "At least we've got each other" --
Then came history --
Equal to the moment --
Unequal to the moment --
After Beauvoir --
Property is theft --
Strange alchemy --
Public commitment --
Propagation without propaganda --
Bit by bit --
Taking stances --
Character studies --
Where do we find ourselves.

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"[Lysaker's] writing is scholarly, to be sure, but never merely so; he takes philosophy as we all should--personally. His prose is full of personality, wit, self-awareness, even self-doubt, and Read more...

 
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