Karsten Harries : The Antinomy of Being

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Colledge, Richard John. (2019). Karsten Harries : The Antinomy of Being. Phenomenological Reviews. pp. 1-10.
AuthorsColledge, Richard John
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Karsten Harries’ The Antinomy of Being, which is based on his final Yale graduate seminar, is a deeply ambitious study that brings to the table vast scholarship across a range of philosophical, as well as literary, theological, early modern scientific, and art historical sources. Focusing especially on what he presents as a key problematic in the work of Kant, Nietzsche and Heidegger, Harries demonstrates the way that this notion of the antinomy of Being is at the heart of the condition of possibility of truth, and thus for any response to the spectre of nihilism. When taken as a whole, his arguments make a compelling case not only for the centrality and irreducibility of this issue across a range of philosophical fields, but also for any rigorous meta-philosophical reflection. This welcome development in Harries’ work is a text that challenges contemporary thought across various fields.

KeywordsKarsten Harries; The Antinomy of Being; Immanuel Kant; Friederic Nietzsche; Martin Heidegger; nihilism; ontology; being; philosophy
Year01 Jan 2019
JournalPhenomenological Reviews
Journal citationpp. 1-10
Publishersdvig press
ISSN2297-7627
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