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Stupidity

Ronell, Avital

Published by University of Illinois Press
ISBN 10: 0252071271 / ISBN 13: 9780252071270
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Title: Stupidity

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

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Explores the fading empire of cognition, modulating stupidity into idiocy, puerility, and the figure of the ridiculous philosopher instituted by Kant. Drawing on a range of writers including Dostoevsky, Schlegel, Musil, and Wordsworth, this book investigates ignorance, dumbfoundedness, and the limits of reason. Num Pages: 376 pages. BIC Classification: JM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 142 x 23. Weight in Grams: 500. . 2002. 1St Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780252071270

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Synopsis: In "Stupidity" Avital Ronell explores the fading empire of cognition, modulating stupidity into idiocy, puerility, and the figure of the ridiculous philosopher instituted by Kant. Drawing on a range of writers including Dostoevsky, Schlegel, Musil, and Wordsworth, "Stupidity" investigates ignorance, dumbfoundedness, and the limits of reason.

Sinossi: Ronell confronts the philosophical, psychological, and political effects of stupidity through readings of a host of writers---Dostoyevsky, Heidegger, Kant, Deleuze, Arendt, and Paul de Man.

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