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Production of Presence: What Meaning Cannot Convey

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  • Title: Production of Presence: What Meaning Cannot Convey
  • Author: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht
  • ISBN: 9780804749169
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Paperback

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Production of Presence: What Meaning Cannot Convey

About "Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht"

  1. Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

    Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht is the Albert Gu rard Professor in Literature in the Departments of Comparative Literature and of French Italian and by courtesy, he is affiliated with the Department of Iberian and Latin American Cultures ILAC, the Department of German Studies, and the Program in Modern Thought Literature As a scholar, Gumbrecht focuses on the histories of the national literatures in Romance language especially French, Spanish, and Brazilian , but also on German literature, while, at the same time, he teaches and writes about the western philosophical tradition almost exclusively on non analytic philosophy with an emphasis on French and German nineteenth and twentieth century texts In addition, Gumbrecht tries to analyze and to understand forms of aesthetic experience 21st century everyday culture Over the past forty years, he has published than two thousand texts, including books, translated into than twenty languages In Europe and in South America, Gumbrecht has a presence as a public intellectual whereas, in the academic world, he has been acknowledged by ten honorary doctorates in seven different countries Canada, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Russia, and Georgia He has also held a large number of visiting professorships, at the Coll ge de France, University of Lisbon, University of Manchester, and the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, among others In the spring of 2017, he was a Martin Buber Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

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  1. Taking a step back from his Farewell to interpretation stance, this is a fascinating exploration in part via Heidegger of what the dominance of Cartesian intellectual orientations may exclude from the analysis of cultural phenomena A central trope is the tension oscillation between presence effects and meaning effects in place of the divide sometimes glossed as the veil of perception Gumbrecht calls for the generation of concepts that would allow us to point to what is irreversibly nonconceptual [...]


  2. Grumbrecht takes you through his own intellectual development his embracing and then movement away from meaning production hermeneutics and his movement towards a holistic model that engages with and privileges what Gumbrecht calls aesthetic experience or epiphany, or presence I enjoyed the opening segment where he laid out his own intellectual journey and I really appreciated the synopsis on the development of the hermeneutically based epistemology that rules in the humanities, but I was total [...]


  3. I m ambivalent about Gumbrecht I think the chapter entitled Beyond Meaning is wonderful and his illusion that power is sinister than physical violence is politically and theoretically fruitful But herein lies the most frustrating thing about this book G resists and negates the political implications of his work The rest of the book reads as sentimental wallowing It feels as if Gumbrecht has fallen prey to impulse male scholars have to feminize themselves and their disciplines, bemoaning their p [...]


  4. Quite impressive An important work exploring the alternatives to the Apollonian world of meaning in the experience of presence, integrating insights about the aesthetic life and intense, fully lived human experience It synthesizes many nascent threads in contemporary philosophy seeking to surpass the post modern turn It might not be a definitive work, but it advances the conversation.


  5. I often speculate to myself that the purpose of most contemporary philosophy is to redress damage done by earlier philosophizing That seems to be the case with this book As the subtitle suggests, Gumbrecht addresses the shortcomings of our Cartesian legacy, which is obsessed with meaning and hermeneutics This book is an early attempt to start a discussion of how theorists might talk about the presence of something, that part of it s being that exists beyond or before it is interpreted His argume [...]


  6. This book seems to summarize my own academic career so far Presence culture Brigham Young University, Meaning culture San Francisco State University, a nice combination of both, at times University of Utah.


  7. Fascinating, audacious, and clearly written The book suggests that thinking since Descartes has left us unable to deal with things that may be uninterpretable for examples, various experiences of presence, which he writes press on or affect the body in various ways.


  8. Livro instigante, mas creio que a proposta de Gumbrecht n o se vende muito bem.A id ia de presen a, por sua vez, pode ser aplicada com efic cia para pensar as viagens It lia de Herder, Goethe e Burckhardt.


  9. Reflections by an old man pictured on cover on the limitations of language Smart book but I disagreed with his thesis.


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