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Van Gogh among the philosophers : painting, thinking, being

Author: David P Nichols
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018] ©2018
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This volume brings Continental philosophical interpretations of Van Gogh into dialogue with one another to explore how for Van Gogh, art places human beings in their world, and yet in other ways  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Vincent van Gogh; Vincent van Gogh
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David P Nichols
ISBN: 9781498531351 1498531350 9781498531368 1498531369
OCLC Number: 1016352659
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages)
Contents: After the Cypress: An IntroductionDavid P. NicholsJaspers' Pathographic Analysis of Van Gogh: A Critique and AppreciationGregory J. WaltersPainting from the Outside: Foucault and Van GoghJoseph J. TankeThe Problem of Agency in Heidegger's Interpretation of Van GoghIngvild TorsenSensuality, Materiality, Painting: What is Wrong with Jaspers' and Heidegger's Van Gogh Interpretations?Christian LotzMal Pointure or If the Shoe Doesn't Fit...K. Malcolm RichardsVan Gogh, Heidegger, and the Attuned LifeStephen A. EricksonImmanent Transcendence in the Work of Art: Jaspers and Heidegger on Van GoghRebecca Longtin HansenMerleau-Ponty's Thinking of Perception and the Art of Van Gogh: On "Going Further" and "Going Beyond"Galen A. JohnsonVan Gogh in Tragic Portraiture: Jaspers, Bataille, HeideggerDavid P. NicholsPrometheus Dismembered: Bataille on Van Gogh or The Window in the Bataille RestaurantJames LuchteVan Gogh's Dark Illuminations: The End of Art or The Art of the EndAlina N. FeldVan Gogh and the Absence of the Work: Remnants of a Hermeneutic ItineraryStephen H. WatsonAbout the Contributors
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