Research in Phenomenology 40 (3):295-308 (2010)

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Walter Brogan
Villanova University
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I expose facets of Nancy's notion of being singular plural. Nancy's political ontology overcomes the metaphysical dualism of theory and practice by thinking the space of the between as primary. Nancy's treatment of the event of creation and the presence of the divine rethink meta-physical notions of origin and God in a way that emphasizes the parting of unity and the plurality of the world. Nancy thinks the everyday and the existential together by affirming the importance of curiosity and wonder in the face of what is. Nancy offers an ontology of space (being-with) that uncovers what it means to be in touch as a way of being
Keywords Heidegger   Nancy   creation   being-singular-plural   spacing   ontology
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DOI 10.1163/156916410x524420
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