Community Beyond Instrumental Reason: The Idea of Donation in Deleuze and Lyotard

  • James Williams
Part of the Contributions To Phenomenology book series (CTPH, volume 64)


How do ideas of the transcendental in recent European philosophy provide alternatives to the modern cult of identity? How does transcendental communication exploit flaws and fractures in identity to reveal more valuable forms of community than those formed from the cult of the image and around the norms of the label, group, category and price tag?


Shared Meaning Instrumental Reason French Word Term Donation Asymmetrical Process 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of HumanitiesDundee UniversityDundeeUK

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