Between System and Poetics: William Desmond and Philosophy by Thomas AF, Dr Kelly

By Thomas AF, Dr Kelly

This is the 1st book-length exam of the paintings of a tremendous modern philosopher within the continental culture, William Desmond. His inspiration is a brand new, post-modern approach of articulating what he calls the ‘between’. Rooted in Plato and Augustine, and advancing via a war of words with Hegel and Nietzsche, Desmond rejects facile scepticism and wins via to a strikingly unique and powerfully looking articulation of the human. the current quantity includes essays on Desmond’s paintings either by means of rising students and through well-established thinkers. It additionally incorporates a specifically written essay at the practices of philosophy by way of Desmond himself.

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