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The Possibility of a World: Conversations with Pierre-Philippe Jandin

Jean-Luc Nancy and Pierre-Philippe Jandin


In this series of interviews, Jean-Luc Nancy is invited to review his life’s work with Pierre-Philippe Jandin. But like Schlegel’s historian—“a prophet facing backwards”—Nancy takes this opportunity to rummage through the history of art, philosophy, religion, and politics in search of new possibilities that “remain to be thought.” This history of Nancy’s thought is interspersed with places and events and deeply personal details. The result is at once unpretentious and encyclopedic: concepts are described with remarkable nuance and specificity, but in a language that comes close to everyday lif ... More

Keywords: art, Christianity, community, deconstruction, democracy, event, Nancy, phenomenology, politics, world

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780823275403
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823275403.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jean-Luc Nancy, author
Université Marc Bloch

Pierre-Philippe Jandin, author
International College of Philosophy