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Heidegger, Durrel, Rorty - The Ascetic Priests and Private Commentaries

(Original title: Heidegger, Durrell, Rorty - asketičtí kněží a soukromé komentáře)
Filozofia, 51 (1996), 8, 495-506.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Czech

The paper focuses on three problems. First, Derrida's vocabulary is there of help in describing Heidegger as one of the characters, which Nietzsche called “ascetic priests”. The revolt against the culural hegemony of these ascetic priests is exemplified by L. Durrell's novel Alexandrian Quartet.-Finally, attention is paid to R. Rorty in order to retell philosophy as private commentaries pointing to one literary tradition.

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