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Worldlessness After HeideggerPhenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Deconstruction$
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Roland Végsö

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781474457613

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457613.001.0001

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Contra mundum (A Conclusion)

Contra mundum (A Conclusion)

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(p.293) Contra mundum (A Conclusion)
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Worldlessness After Heidegger
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Roland Végső

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457613.003.0007

The conclusion provides a brief summary of the book’s speculative arguments in the form of ten propositions. These theses are designed to clear the ground for a new theoretical engagement of the problem of worldlessness. They lay the foundations of an affirmative definition of worldlessness. In order to put forward a positive definition of this project, the book concludes by an inversion of the Deleuzian formula for perversion. While Deleuze claimed that perversion consists in the construction of a ‘world without Others’, the conclusion argues that our task today is to engage ‘Others without a world’.

Keywords:   Gilles Deleuze, Emmanuel Levinas, Perversion, Other, Possibility, Necessity

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