David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Nothing is more simple or more complicated than the event. In recent years, the attack on any attempts to provide a foundation for philosophy has focused on the "logic of the event." In The Plural Event , Andrew Benjamin reconsiders and reworks philosophy in terms of events and how they are judged. Benjamin offers a sustained philosophical reworking of ontology, providing important readings of key canonical texts in the history of philosophy. In order to avoid the charge of positivism, he provides a cogent interpretation of the process of thinking through while allowing the process to reveal itself in the interpretation of central philosophical texts. The effective presence of ontology, defined as "anoriginal difference," will be familiar to readers of his earlier writings. The Plural Event represents Andrew Benjamin's most thorough and original contribution to contemporary philosophy.
|Keywords||Events (Philosophy Ontology|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$98.55 direct from Amazon (27% off) $152.00 new (5% off) $189.61 used Amazon page|
|Call number||B105.E7.B45 1993|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Andrew Benjamin (2012). Morality, Law and the Place of Critique: Walter Benjamin's The Meaning of Time in the Moral World. Critical Horizons 12 (3):281 - 301.
Similar books and articles
Michael Jacovides (2010). Experiences as Complex Events. Southern Journal of Philosophy 48 (2):141-159.
A. D. Smith (2008). Schleiermacher and Otto on Religion: A Reappraisal. Religious Studies 44 (3):295-313.
Nuel Belnap (2005). A Theory of Causation: Causae Causantes (Originating Causes) as Inus Conditions in Branching Space-Times. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 56 (2):221-253.
Thomas Kroedel (2008). Mental Causation as Multiple Causation. Philosophical Studies 139 (1):125-143.
Ray Brassier (2006). Presentation as Anti-Phenomenon in Alain Badiou's Being and Event. Continental Philosophy Review 39 (1):59-77.
Petr Kouba (2010). Weak Subjectivity, Trans-Subjectivity and the Power of Event. Continental Philosophy Review 43 (3):391-406.
Vlastimil Zuska (2009). The Narrative Event as an Occasion of Emergence. Estetika 46 (1):62-74.
Andrew E. Benjamin (1991). Art, Mimesis, and the Avant-Garde: Aspects of a Philosophy of Difference. Routledge.
Taylor Hammer (2007). The Role of Ontology in the Philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. Southern Journal of Philosophy 45 (1):57-77.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads13 ( #118,866 of 1,098,400 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #284,872 of 1,098,400 )
How can I increase my downloads?