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Atopias: Manifesto for a Radical Existentialism

Frédéric Neyrat


Atopias argues for a transcendence that is a relation between thought and the world, rather than an object or a substance that escapes the world. In doing so, Atopies intervenes within the fields of object-oriented ontology and speculative realism, as well as classical philosophy, psychoanalysis, structuralism, poststructuralism, ecology, and global studies. The book posits that existence must be thought prior to being. Neyrat’s radical existentialism becomes the basis for a new theory of being, understood as the self-differentiation of the existent. Such self-differentiation, or spacing, is f ... More

Keywords: the contagious, existentialism, metaphysical proposition, transcendence, trans-ject, the undamaged

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780823277551
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823277551.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frédéric Neyrat, author
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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