Coming by Jean-Luc Nancy,Charlotte Mandell

By Jean-Luc Nancy,Charlotte Mandell

Coming is a lyrical, erudite exam of the French thought of jouissance. How did jouissance evolve from touching on the excitement of owning a fabric factor (property, wealth) to the excitement of orgasm, from appropriation to dis-appropriation, from intake to consummation? The philosophers Adèle van Reeth and Jean-Luc Nancy have interaction in a full of life discussion, starting from consumerism to games to mysticism and from Spinoza, Hegel, andAugustine to the Marquis de Sade, Marguerite Duras, and Henry Miller. 4 extra essays are new to the yankee edition.

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