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Jean-Luc Nancy & Giovanni Tusa to teach GCAS Deconstruction Serie March-June

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The Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS) is honored to have Profs. Jean-Luc Nancy & Giovanni Tusa offering The DECONSTRUCTION SERIE from March-June, 2015.  The cost is $200.  If you would like your papers to be read and assessed by the professors (and receive a diploma) the cost is $350.  To enroll and secure your place in this course click here!

Register today to secure your place in the Serie.  This course is offered online in our live, interactive GCAS platform.

Jean-Luc Nancy & Giovanni Tusa

Jean-Luc Nancy & Giovanni Tusa

THE DECONSTRUCTION SERIE

 1) DESTRUKTION. HEIDEGGER AFTER DERRIDA.

2) ON CONTINGENCE

3) CINEMA AND IMAGE: VIOLENCE, EVIDENCE, CATASTROPHE.

4) ETHICS: ON NEVER LEARNING HOW TO LIVE. DERRIDA AND MARX

5) ASSEMBLAGE, PERFORMANCE, SEX: ON A BODY TO COME

Course coordinators: Jean-Luc Nancy, Giovanni Tusa

 

Jean-Luc Nancy Photo:  Phillip Warnell info@phillipwarnell.com

Jean-Luc Nancy
Photo: Phillip Warnell
info@phillipwarnell.com

COURSE’S DESCRIPTION:

This course will explore crucial issues of contemporary continental philosophy through the work of Heidegger, Derrida, Nancy, Agamben, Esposito.

Deconstruction could be conceived as a kind of inhabitation, an activity which dismantle the house in which it dwells, while still living in it, since in Derrida word’s, there is no other way of living that is not inheriting, so that we are profoundly always already implicated in the tradition we are questioning. In this sense, Deconstruction is a radical operation that exposes the way in which a privileged concept serves as a principle or idea that grounds a stable structure: a text, a philosophical system, an institution, a political organization, a state.  Something that has always being already separated, and thus, elevated, and becomes unexamined within the structure or system to which it belongs, to which it is proper.  As Derrida put it, the of structure has always neutralised what he calls, the structurality of a structure, and therefore “structure—or rather the structurality of structure—although it has always been at work, has always been neutralised or reduced, and this by a process of giving it a center or of referring it to a point of presence, a fixed origin.  The function of this center was not only to orient, balance, and organize the structure … but above all to make sure that the organizing principle of the structure would limit what we might call the play of the structure”.

 

STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE:

The seminar will be composed of five sessions of two hours, each of which will be conducted as an seminar and students’ discussion, based on a list of previous readings, alongside with class discussion. Beside the seminar, students are expected to contribute with oral presentation if they wish, that will be discussed with the other students/researchers and the tutors. If the students/researchers wish to take credits for the “GCAS Certificate in Critical Philosophy”, or the “GCAS Certificate in Media”, they must submit a short essay on a topic agreed in advance with the course leaders.

DATES: Saturdays, March-June 2015

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3 comments on “Jean-Luc Nancy & Giovanni Tusa to teach GCAS Deconstruction Serie March-June

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  3. toddcomer2014
    February 11, 2015

    Reblogged this on Dr. Todd A. Comer and commented:
    Exciting course with Jean-Lucy Nancy. I would do this in an instant if I were not already over-tasked.

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