A collection of five essays of French philosopher Nancy, originally published in The Inoperative Community, Myth Interpreted, Literary Communism. : Inoperative Community (Theory and History of Literature) ( ): Jean-Luc Nancy: Books. Jean-Luc Nancy is a French philosopher. Nancy’s first book, published in , was Le titre de Discarding popular notions, Nancy redefines community, asking what can it be if it is reduced .. The work is a response to the Maurice Blanchot’s The Inoperative Community ()—see Jean-Luc Nancy, La communauté.

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Request removal from index. During that period Lacoue-Labarthe and Nancy produced several important papers, together and separately.

The Inoperative Community — University of Minnesota Press

On the other hand, he wants to question fundamentally every claim that Heidegger makes regarding a proper or original community. University of Minnesota Press.

It is in this respect that they share a common limit upon which they are always exposed to their end, as is witnessed, for example,in the end of the gods. One of the main themes in his work is the question of our being together in contemporary society. The Gravity of Thought We are exposed to the world and to ourselves, and that is the sense of existence.

The myth of communion, like communism Science Logic and Mathematics. Symbols like the headscarf of Muslim females, thd example, play an important role in that debate and are at the basis of hot political discussions on the identity and the values of many European nations.


Inoperative Community

For his analysis, Nancy was inspired by what Carl Schmitt made clear with the slogan: Nancy has developed three films in conjunction with artist-filmmaker Phillip Warnell. In a certain sense community acknowledges and inscribes – this is its peculiar gesture – the impossibility of community.

Theory and History of Literature, Volume Aug 29, Eric rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Sense of Philosophy. But Western philosophy has failed to think this existential love. All in one, film is ubiquitous, it can take in everything, from one far end of the earth to the other …’ The Evidence of Film nanvy, p. University of Minnesota Press It is the longing for an immediate being together, out of the idea that we once lived in a harmonious and intimate community, but that this harmony has declined throughout history.

It no longer suffices to put the enemy back behind his borders. The evidence of film.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Joshua rated it did not like it May 28, The ‘sense of the world’ is in no way still given by a creator.

Articulation does not mean organization. Retrieved from ” https: Luszczynska – – Philosophy and Social Hte 35 7: He graduated in philosophy in thhe Paris. On the Work of Jean-Luc Nancy16 2 Immanentism Nancy summarises the communal desire for a closed and undivided social identity with his concept of immanentism.


And why the hell am I spending days and days making notes on this shit??? He wants to make clear that the political, juridical or moral responsibility in concrete situations is based on a preceding ontological responsibility. The ultimate goal of human acting is to reach the transparent communist way of life.

Rather, he argues, community can be defined through the political nature of its resistance against immanent power. Some fascinating ideas – pushes the project of exorcising the vestiges of the philosophy of the subject farther than I’ve seen elsewhere. Logodaedalus, Paris, Flammarion, It is not the passion for dissolution,but the passion inoperagive exposed, and to know that community itself does not limit community, that community is always beyond, that is, on the outside, offred outside of each singularity, and on this account always interrupted on the edge of the least one of these tye.