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Time After Time : Studies in Continental Thought (Paperback) - David C. Wood

Time After Time

Studies in Continental Thought (Paperback)

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Published: 9th July 2007
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In Time After Time, David Wood accepts, without pessimism, the broad postmodern idea of the end of time. Wood exposes the rich, stratified, and non-linear textures of temporal complexity that characterize our world. Time includes breakdowns, repetitions, memories, and narratives that confuse a clear and open understanding of what it means to occupy time and space. In these thoughtful and powerful essays, Wood engages Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Derrida to demonstrate how repetition can preserve sameness and how creativity can interrupt time. Wood's original thinking about time charts a course through the breakdown in our trust in history and progress and poses a daring and productive way of doing phenomenology and deconstruction.

David Wood's new book is rich in provocative ideas about time. Wood draws us into his dialogues with Heidegger and Derrida as he reflects on the time of beginning, the time of repetition, and the ineluctably plural temporality of human history, artworks, living things, and the cosmos.--Richard Polt, Xavier University

Why Time Breaks Down
Interruptions, Regressions, Discontinuities: Why Time Breaks Down
Time Shelters: An Essay in the Poetics of Time
Economies of Time: Beyond Activity and Passivity
Heidegger's Struggle with Time
Reiterating the Temporal: Towards a Rethinking of Heidegger on Time
From Representation to Engagement
Glimpses of Being in Dasein's Development: Reading and Writing After Heidegger
The Event of Time
The Event of Philosophy: Heidegger, Foucault, Deleuze
Political Openings: Heidegger 1933-34
Following Derrida
Art and Time
The Dark Side of Narrative
Thinking Eccentrically about Time: The Strange Loops of Escher and Calvino
Art as Event
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ISBN: 9780253219091
ISBN-10: 0253219094
Series: Studies in Continental Thought (Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 257
Published: 9th July 2007
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.24 x 15.82  x 1.96
Weight (kg): 0.43