Combining phenomenology and psychoanalysis in highly innovative ways, this book seeks to undo the binary opposition between appearance and Being that. Year: ; Title: Kaja Silverman, World Spectators; Publisher: Stanford: Stanford University Press; Serie: New Series ; Document type: Book editing. World Spectators by Kaja Silverman. Stanford Univ. Press, Stanford, CA, pp. ISBN: (trade), (paper). LEONARDO.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. A review article, on the other hand, will normally deal with two or more items. Account Options Sign in. In an implicit challenge to poststructuralist thought, the author claims that this love is always in response to a call issued by the world—that the world has, as it were, a vocation: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Here, the author takes her cue from Freud s assertion that the loss of reality associated with psychosis is a function of a disturbance not in the capacity to reason or perceive, but rather in the capacity for world love, the libidinal and semiotic circuity by means of which such love actualizes itself.


What do we do to inhabit the universe? I’m sure this is why people are always saying that Kaja Silverman’s writing is so clear. And yet, as the phenomenological tradition has attested for a generation, to see is to be seen, to belong to the visible. Here are some chapter comments. There’s something really great about someone who thinks an example through on his or her own, from first principles. This characteristic of these ideas, namely that they are strange, is by itself a simple, natural, and sufficient reason to read World Spectators.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Stanford University Press Amazon. Drawing on the maverick biology of Caillois and Portmann, Silverman argues that animals, insects, even stones appear in forms that cannot be explained by the usual reasons survival, camouflage, display.

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Breathe life into spectaators unabridged dictionary, and let it breathe life into you too. You will find, if you succeed in reading World Spectators from beginning to end, that it is filled with outlandish ideas about thought, language, sexuality kaua how memories are formed, beauty, life, death, and how the world began. Cultural Memory in the Present Paperback: Objects see us too, an astonishing assertion, which Silverman presents herein, with substantial thought and support.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Silverman’s argument opens with an impressive analysis of the repression of the visual in Plato’s myth of the cave, establishing that “Our ‘essence’ is thus strangely inessential” p. Drawing on Heidegger s phenomenological elaboration of care as the being distinctive of human being and the primarily Lacanian conceptualization of the language of desire specific to each human subject, this metapsychology of love attempts to integrate issues in the fields of psychoanalysis, philosophy, visual culture, art history, and literary and film studies.

And they are all, in today’s terms, non scientific. The book has a remarkable clarity; Silverman makes the most complex argument seem like a perfectly natural, and absolutely necessary, movement of thought.

Rather, they exist to display themselves for perception in the visible world, and thus perception by humans, that unique species in which perception as aesthesis has become a specialty. One person found this helpful.

Showing spectatoors 2 reviews. The Language of Things. We must think of our own being-in-the world as a response to a primordial calling out to respond to this beauty.

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