Textualities

BETWEEN HERMENEUTICS AND DECONSTRUCTION



Hugh J. Silverman

Routledge: New York and London, 1994

Contents


Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introductory Remarks

I. Continental Philosophy and the Texture of Theory

1. From Hermeneutics to Deconstruction

2. Semiotics and Hermeneutics

3. Hermeneutics and Interrogation

4. Interrogation and Deconstruction

 

II. Toward a Theory of Textuality

5. Enframing the Work of Art

6. Writing at the Edge of Metaphysics

7. Textuality and Literary Theory

8. The Language of Textuality

 

III. Autobiographical Textualities

9. Autobiographical Textuality and Thoreau's Walden

10.Traces of Autobiographical Textuality in Nietzsche's Ecce Homo

11. The Time of Autobiography: Lévi-Strauss's Tristes Tropiques

12. The Self-Inscriptions of Sartre and Barthes

13. The Autobiographical Textuality of Heidegger's Shoes

 

IV. Visible/ Scriptive Textualities

14. The Photobiographical Textuality of the Philosopher's Body:

Sartre/Heidegger

15. The Visibility of Self-Portraiture: Merleau-Ponty/Cézanne

16. The Text of the Speaking Subject: Merleau-Ponty/Kristeva

17. Writing on Writing: Merleau-Ponty/Derrida

 

V. The Institution(s) of Philosophy as Textualities

18. Nietzsche/Schopenhauer: On the University

19. Merleau-Ponty/Blanchot: On Philosophical Discourse

20. Derrida/Heidegger: On the Time of the Line

21. Foucault/Derrida: On the Origin(s) of History

22. Philosophy has its reasons...

 

Notes
Bibliography
Index


A German translation entitled TEXTUALITÄT: ZWISCHEN HERMENEUTIK UND DEKONSTRUKTION, translated by Erik Michael Vogt, is available from Turia & Kant (Vienna, 1997).

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