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Review of Sergio Villalobos-Ruminott. Heterografías de la violencia: historia nihilismo destrucción. Buenos Aires: La Cebra, 2016.

Gerardo MuñozPrinceton University Volume 11, 2017 Sergio Villalobos-Ruminott’s Heterografías de la violencia: historia nihilismo destrucción (La Cebra, 2016) is, at first sight, an assorted compilation of fifteen programmatic essays. Mostly written within the last decade and as context-specific critical interventions within the field of Latin American cultural studies, these texts attend to a wide range of theoretical...

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Ontoteología, economía de la presencia y lógica del gobierno: Una lectura de Reiner Schürmann

Gonzalo Díaz LetelierUniversidad de Santiago de Chile Volume 11, 2017 Preámbulo Una praxis teórica al uso hoy, con variantes de acuerdo a sus lugares de enunciación, se expresa como un cierto conatus orientado al desmantelamiento de la metafísica política que, como estructuración hegemónico-sacrificial de la historia, articula una variedad de máquinas soberano-gubernamentales, tanto de derechas como de izquierdas....

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Anarchy as the Closure of Metaphysics: Historicity and Deconstruction in the Work of Reiner Schürmann

Sergio Villalobos-RuminottUniversity of Michigan Volume 11, 2017 I The work of Reiner Schürmann has become increasingly relevant for contemporary thought as it attempts to problematize western metaphysics from a Heideggerian standpoint. This reference to Heidegger is already problematic since his work has been at the center of an ongoing discussion that started up by the end...

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A Negation of the Anarchy Principle

Alberto MoreirasTexas A&M University Volume 11, 2017 I go out far away from my home, as a hostage, without ever taking up habitation with you, nor ever being your guest, since you have no residence, but I also thereby fulfill my calling, which is to be at home no longer. Jean François Lyotard, The Differend. I Jean-François...

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Infrapolitical Reflection: Schürmann and the Existential Durchbruch

Humberto Gonzalez NuñezVillanova University Volume 11, 2017 Introduction Reiner Schürmann’s opening phrase to his magnum opus, Broken Hegemonies (2001), describes the book as “a contribution to the age old “doctrine of principles” (3). Upon perusing his entire œuvre, we identify a crucial focal point: the tension between existence and principle. According to Schürmann, the philosophical tradition has been primarily...