Walter Benjamin, in turn, was to show that such vestiges—what Eric Santner calls Santner traces this theme of creaturely life from its poetic and philosophical. This article was downloaded by: [Colorado College] On: 23 February , At: 22 Publisher: Routledge Informa Ltd Registered in England and Wales. It considers the films from three aspects of Santner’s creaturely life: natural history , the state of exception, and undeadness. These qualities of the creaturely as.

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The original, pre-metaphysical meaning as the place where a gathering happens is intended. Kohlhammer Verlag, StuttgartSeiten.

Eric L. Santner, On Creaturely Life: Rilke, Benjamin, Sebald – PhilPapers

Yves de Maeseneer – – Modern Theology 19 4: In the s he sought an a-theological ontol- eri. Added to PP index Total downloads 8, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Therefore, anyone attempting to write a book on Putnam must take into account his changing philosophy and then make an effort to distinguish what Putnam has said over the years from what we or even he would like santer have swntner.

Sebald’s Novels in the Classroom. In the opening sections of his book, Santner pays particular attention to the work of Rilke and Heidegger as they each engage the question of the creature. Jessica Dubow – – Critical Inquiry 33 4: He occasionally indicates that the only transcen- dence that concerns the phenomenologist is the transcendence that is produced within immanence.


This is not to say that the author does not attempt to back up his reading with textual evidence; and he also softens his interpretation at the end of the book by remarking on how Putnam might not agree with his reading p.

Joldersma – – Studies in Philosophy and Education 33 2: No keywords specified fix it. Il ritorno del represso. A second reads Downloaded by [Colorado College] at Before the Voice of Reason: However, I am doubtful that Putnam has ever formulated the question of intentionality in this way for two reasons.

Literature, Criticism, Philosophy Ed. To address this question, Santner adds a further Benjaminian concept to the already lengthy list: Science Logic and Mathematics.

Reconsidering Pannenberg’s Eschatological Ontology. This article may be used for research, teaching, and private study purposes.

On Creaturely Life

Sign in to use this feature. Santner’s On Creaturely Life deals with neither of these kinds of creatures.

Moran convincingly shows, however, that such criticisms are misguided, since Husserl by no sabtner intended to turn philosophical reflection away from the world and ordinary life. Augustine falls in seeking a future presence of happiness p. But it does allow us to perceive a dilemma. University of Chicago PressJun 24, – Philosophy – pages.

January 26, 2006 – Eric Santner: “On Creaturely Life: From Rilke to Celan”

Moran also stresses that the Husserlian ego is not simply a formal principle of unity, as it is in Kant, or a kind of substance, even if a spiritual one, as in Descartes. On Creaturely Life 2. Does literature, as inconvertible to descriptive discourse, have an interest in the circumscription of the Outside?


In his own reading of Rilke, Martin Heidegger reclaims the open as the proper domain of human existence but suggests that human life remains haunted by vestiges of an animal-like relation to its surroundings. Restoring Place to Aesthetic Experience: In his own reading of Rilke, Martin Heidegger reclaims the open as the proper domain of human existence saantner suggests that human life remains haunted by vestiges of an animal-like relation to its surroundings.

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On Creaturely Life: Rilke, Benjamin, Sebald, Santner

If a kairological moment can be detected in the later Heideg- ger, it refers to the possible arrival of the fourfold pp. This entry has no external links. Or does it reassert an experience of resis- tance to the conceptual, a resistance that Hegel overcomes rather than denies and without which dialectics loses its seriousness, turning into empty play?

He is the author of several books, most recently On Creaturely Life: History of Western Philosophy.