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Author Šliogeris, Arvydas.
Title Niekio vardai. English
Names of nihil / Arvydas Šliogeris ; translated from Lithuanian by Robertas Beinartas ; preface by Leonidas Donskis.
Imprint Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2008.

Series On the boundary of two worlds ; 14
On the boundary of two worlds ; 14.
Subject Nothing (Philosophy)
Existentialism.
Series On the boundary of two worlds ; 14
On the boundary of two worlds ; 14.
Subject Nothing (Philosophy)
Existentialism.
Description 1 online resource (x, 136 pages).
Summary In this book, probably for the first time in Western philosophy, an attempt has been made to point out and systematically explicate the problem scope of the Nothing (which is called Nihil in the book) and to try to explain the springhead of the excessive negativity, inherent only in the human being, or in other words, the springhead of the human¿s natural nihilism. Nihilism is treated here not as a posture, pose, or an ideological attitude, but as the spread of the human metaphysical nucleus, of Nihil. Nihilistic annihilation, manifesting itself as the road of the naming of Nihil and of the production of thingly crystals (artificial world) as a result of that naming, usually is called ¿history¿. Names of Nihil (language phenomena), being the antithesis of Nihil, falsify and cover up Nihil itself, turning it into ¿supreme¿ being, e.g. into ¿the One¿, ¿God¿, ¿Substance¿, ¿Matter¿, ¿Spirit¿, ad infinitum. This book should be interesting not only to philosophers or humanitarians, but also to all those who concern themselves with the total human condition.
Contents Names of Nihil; Table of Contents; Preface; AUTHOR'S WORD; THE BEGINNING AND LANGUAGE; DEDICATIONS; AN INTERPRETATION; Notes.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781435647107 (electronic bk.)
1435647106 (electronic bk.)
904202402X
9789042024021
9789401205887
9401205884
904202402X
9789042024021
OCLC # 303840323
Additional Format Print version: Šliogeris, Arvydas. Niekio vardai. English. Names of nihil. Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2008 904202402X 9789042024021 (OCoLC)226166588