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Gert-Jan van der Heiden: Ontology after Ontotheology: Plurality, Event, and Contingency in Contemporary Philosophy

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    Chapter Seven shows that the event for Nancy includes Nancy’s notion of touching.

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    Derrida (1994, p. 63).

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    In contrast, Jean Grondin argues that contemporary ontology’s interest with the event is a “replacement theology” for a secular, nominalist age (Grondin 2014, pp. 63–69).

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    e.g. Marion (1991), Caputo (2006, 2013) and Crocket et al. (2014).

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    Heidegger (2012, p. 23).

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    Quoted from Agamben (1993, p. 32).

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Bechtol, H. Gert-Jan van der Heiden: Ontology after Ontotheology: Plurality, Event, and Contingency in Contemporary Philosophy. Cont Philos Rev 48, 497–504 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11007-015-9351-3

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