In this essay, and following upon both jacques lacan’s and jacques derrida’s personal struggles with fatherhood and the naming of their children, i take up what i consider to be jean-luc marion’s failure to deal with the. The centre for advanced research in european philosophy (carep) will be hosting an international conference on the work of the philosopher and catholic theologian jean-luc marion, which will take place from march 27–29, 2015. Jean-luc marion unarguably stands as the leading figure in french phenomenology as well as one of the proponents of the so-calledtheological turnin european philosophy in a new book titledcounter-experiences: reading jean-luc marion,kevin hart, a chaired professor in philosophy and literature at. The author of this passage is jean-luc marion marion’s voice, in this printed and published version of the père marquette lecture in theology (2013) hosted by marquette university, is that of the most important contemporary philosopher in the tradition of phenomenology. Nikolaas deketelaere, university of oxford, faculty of theology and religion, graduate student jean-luc nancy, jacques derrida, jean-luc marion, contemporary french philosophy, and 39 more martin heidegger, edmund in this essay, i discuss how jean-luc nancy understands the nature or logic of philosophy in relation to literature by.
Jean-luc marion is the john nuveen professor in the divinity school, philosophy, and social thought he studies both the history of modern philosophy and contemporary phenomenology. Jean-luc marion studies both the history of modern philosophy and contemporary phenomenology in the former field, he has published several books on descartes' ontology, rational theology, and metaphysics, focusing especially on medieval sources and using modern patterns of interpretation (on descartes' metaphysical prism and cartesian questions. Jean-luc marion: eucharistic presence in a postmodern era “one must obtain forgiveness for every essay in theology” 1 at the center of the christian community lies the celebration of the last supper of. This volume is a guide to the legacy of the philosophical work of jean-luc marion a leading phenomenologist and philosopher of religion, marion’s work addresses questions on the nature and knowledge of god, love, consciousness, art, psychology, and spirituality.
French thinker jean-luc marion (jean-luc marion) is probably best known for his hypothesis of the ‘saturated phenomenon’ (phénomène saturé) – a hypothesis of a phenomenon that is characterized through the excess of intuition over intention. The name jean-luc marion conjures up a distinctive, vibrant, and rather enigmatic presence in the world of contemporary catholic thought born in 1946, and a graduate of the ecole normale superieure, he has risen in the french academic ranks by dint of tireless energy, ambition, and brilliance, and is now a professor at the sorbonne and the university of chicago and the director of the. Jean-luc marion is one of the world’s foremost philosophers of religion as well as one of the leading catholic thinkers of modern times in god without being, marion challenges a fundamental premise of traditional philosophy, theology, and metaphysics: that god, before all else, must be. On the gift and desire: an interview with jean-luc marion (jean-luc marion, jason w alvis, café l’ecriture, sorbonne, paris, 23, october 2012) ja as you are aware, i am currently working on understanding the connection in. Dermot a lane it is a pleasure for me as president of mater dei institute to welcome the publication of this collection of essays celebrating the work of jean-luc marion.
In the erotic phenomenon, jean-luc marion asks this fundamental question of philosophy, while reviving inquiry into the concept of love itself marion begins his profound and personal book with a critique of descartes’ equation of the ego’s ability to doubt with the certainty that one exists—“i think, therefore i am”—arguing that. According to jean-luc marion’s own reckoning, negative certainties is the concluding work in the phenomenological project in which he has been engaged for the past twenty-five years: the broadening of the field of phenomenality. In attempting to describe the human, finite encounter with the infinite, philosophers such as jean-luc marion, emmanuel levinas, and others have turned to an exploration of seemingly infinite meaning and the ultimately mysterious nature of phenomena, especially icons and the face of the other.
Jean-luc marion unarguably stands as the leading figure in french phenomenology as well as one of the proponents of the so-called “theological turn” in european philosophy. Our university of chicago colleague, jean-luc marion, andrew thomas greely and grace mcnichols greeley professor of catholic studies, wrote a passionate response to the horrific attacks in charlie hebdo’s offices in paris this past january (see sightings in references below. The essay that best encapsulates the recent thought of jean-luc marion is, in my opinion, “the saturated phenomenon” (sp) here the author gives an account of what he calls the paradox of an “impossible” phenomenon, one that bedazzles the ego through an excess of intuition over intention. Jean-luc marion is the author of god without being (417 avg rating, 163 ratings, 16 reviews, published 1991), the erotic phenomenon (403 avg rating, 12.
Givenness and god: questions of jean-luc marion (perspectives in continental philosophy) and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. On the 'face' as an icon in jean luc-marion's works the engagement is made to the engagement is made to establish a basis for a call to a loving encounter with the 'other' as per the example. Philosophy of religion god and the caducity of being: jean-luc marion and edith stein on thinking god antonio calcagno abstract: jean-luc marion claims that god must no longer be thought of in terms of the traditional metaphysical category of being, for that reduces god to an all too human concept which he calls dieugod must be conceived outside of the ontological difference and outside. Brian becker, lesley university, psychology and applied therapies department, faculty member studies phenomenology, jean-luc marion, and friedrich nietzsche brian w becker is currently associate professor of neuropsychology and assistant chair in.