Journal of Speculative Philosophy 31 (4):594-608 (2017)

-rupture /ˈrəpCHər/ ; to breach or disturb a harmonious feeling, situation, or relationship From the Latin ruptura, from rumpere 'to break.' The verb dates from the mid 18th century.To rupture is to break from previously established ways of knowing. It is to trouble what is taken for granted, to reimagine the nature and scope of knowledge. When we speak of rupture, we are speaking of epistemological shifts1—reinscribing what knowledge is, how it can be acquired, and the extent to which knowledge pertinent to any given subject informs concepts such as community, morality, politics, and identity. Rupture is a moment, a disruption in an epistemological...
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.5325/jspecphil.31.4.0594
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 63,339
External links

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.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

The Splendour of Negation: R. S. Bhatnagar Revisited with a Buddhist Tinge.C. D. Sebastian - 2020 - Journal of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research 37 (3):343-360.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Rupture: On the Emergence of the Political.Paul Eisenstein - 2012 - Northwestern University Press.
Sublime Historical Experience.F. R. Ankersmit - 2005 - Stanford University Press.
Système et rupture chez Hobbes.Gilbert Boss - 1988 - Dialogue 27 (2):215-.
The Moment: Time and Rupture in Modern Thought.Heidrun Friese (ed.) - 2001 - Liverpool University Press.
Epistemics of the Holocaust Considering the Question of “Why?” And of “How?”.Dan Diner - 2008 - Naharaim - Zeitschrift Für Deutsch-Jüdische Literatur Und Kulturgeschichte 1 (2).
What Is Guilt?Roger Brooke - 1985 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 16 (2):31-46.
Uma teoria naturalista da justificação das crenças na epistemologia de David Hume.Claudiney José de Souza - 2014 - Principia: An International Journal of Epistemology 18 (2):227.
Self‐Knowledge and Knowledge of Mankind in Hobbes' Leviathan.Ursula Renz - 2018 - European Journal of Philosophy 26 (1):4-29.
The Opacity of Knowledge.Duncan Pritchard - 2001 - Essays in Philosophy 2 (1):1.


Added to PP index

Total views
14 ( #707,842 of 2,448,757 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #445,251 of 2,448,757 )

How can I increase my downloads?


My notes