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Sallis, John 1938-

Works: 137 works in 559 publications in 3 languages and 33,888 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: B3279.H49, 193
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Sallis
Chorology : on beginning in Plato's Timaeus by John Sallis( )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 2,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Chorology, John Sallis takes up one of the most enigmatic discourses in the history of Philosophy. The implications of the chorology are momentous and communicate with many of the most decisive issues in contemporary philosophical discussions
Delimitations--phenomenology and the end of metaphysics by John Sallis( )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Delimitations John Sallis characterizes the end of metaphysics as a limit, or horizon, both enclosing metaphysical thought and opening the field of thinking beyond it. He elaborates five areas in which the boundaries of thinking are extended. Part I focuses on imagination as an opening power, enabling the task of thinking at the end of metaphysics. Part II presents the radicalizing of phenomenology's injunction to attend to the things themselves. Part III explores Heidegger's shift of thinking toward an opening or clearing. Part IV elaborates what Sallis calls archaic closure through a return to certain texts of Plato and Heraclitus. Part V, new with the second edition, confronts the nonidentity that takes place in the act of delimitation. This question is developed in relation to Husserl's project of a pure phenomenology, to the debate between hermeneutics and deconstruction, and to the secluding of ground announced in Schelling's thought
The gathering of reason by John Sallis( )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sallis demonstrates that for Kant, reason alone does not suffice for bringing before our minds the metaphysical ideas of the soul, the world, and God; rather it is through the force of imagination that these ideas are brought forth and made effective. A new preface situates the book in relation to Sallis's later work, and an extensive afterword focuses on Kant and the Greeks."--Jacket
The verge of philosophy by John Sallis( )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Where does philosophy begin, and where does it end? For John Sallis, philosophy's many starting points all lead back to Plato's cave, a reminder that no matter how rigorous our thought, we can never quite escape to pure understanding. We remain always on the verge, at the limits of philosophy-but the verge, Sallis argues, is where the most decisive philosophical thinking takes place." "The Verge of Philosophy is in one sense a memorial for Sallis's longtime friend and interlocutor Jacques Derrida. The centerpiece of the book is an extended examination of three sites in Derrida's thought: his interpretation of Heidegger regarding the privileging of the question, Derrida's account of the Platonic figure of the good, and his interpretation of Plato's discourse on the elusive notion of the receptacle of all things, which Plato designates by the enigmatic word chora. Sallis's explorations are given added weight-even poignancyby his discussion of his many public and private philosophical conversations with Derrida over the decades of their friendship. The Verge of Philosophy thus simultaneously serves to mourn and remember a friend and to push forward the deeply searching discussions that lay at the very heart of that friendship." "Rounded out with examinations of the myth of Orpheus and the parameters of a politics of music, Heidegger's interpretation of Plato, and the question of a new beginning for philosophy, The Verge of Philosophy is a wholly original work by a master thinker."--BOOK JACKET
On translation by John Sallis( )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echoes : after Heidegger by John Sallis( )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being and logos : reading the Platonic dialogues by John Sallis( )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transfigurements : on the true sense of art by John Sallis( )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Transfigurements develops a framework for thinking about art through innovative readings of some of the most important philosophical writing on the subject by Kant, Hegel, and Heidegger. Sallis exposes new layers in these texts and theories while also marking their limits. By doing so, his aim is to show that philosophy needs to attend to art directly. Consequently, Sallis also addresses a wide range of works of art, including paintings by Raphael, Monet, and Klee; Shakespeare's comedies; and the music of Beethoven, Schubert, Mahler, and Tan Dun. Through these interpretations of classic works from both fields, Sallis puts forth a compelling new elaboration of the philosophy of art."--Jacket
Logic of imagination : the expanse of the elemental by John Sallis( )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Shakespearean image of a tempest and its aftermath forms the beginning as well as a major guiding thread of Logic of Imagination. Moving beyond the horizons of his earlier work, Force of Imagination, John Sallis sets out to unsettle the traditional conception of logic, to mark its limits, and, beyond these limits, to launch another, exorbitant logic--a logic of imagination. Drawing on a vast range of sources, including Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, and Freud, as well as developments in modern logic and modern mathematics, Sallis shows how a logic of imagination can disclose the most elemental dimensions of nature and of human existence and how, through dialogue with contemporary astrophysics, it can reopen the project of a philosophical cosmology." --Publisher description
Double truth by John Sallis( )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an anthology of deconstructive writings on the doubly difficult theme of truth by the foremost American philosopher of postmodernity
Platonic legacies by John Sallis( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language after Heidegger by Krzysztof Ziarek( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working from newly available texts in Heidegger's Complete Works, Krzysztof Ziarek presents Heidegger at his most radical and demonstrates how the thinker's daring use of language is an integral part of his philosophical expression. Ziarek emphasizes the liberating potential of language as an event that discloses being and amplifies Heidegger's call for a transformative approach to poetry, power, and ultimately, philosophy
Light traces by John Sallis( )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the effect of light as it measures the seasons? How does light leave different traces on the terrain-on a Pacific Island, in the Aegean Sea, high in the Alps, or in the forest? John Sallis considers the expansiveness of nature and the range of human vision in essays about the effect of light and luminosity on place. Sallis writes movingly of nature and the elements, employing an enormous range of philosophical, geographical, and historical knowledge. Paintings and drawings by Alejandro A. Vallega illuminate the text, accentuating the interaction between light and environment
Deconstruction and philosophy : the texts of Jacques Derrida( Book )

21 editions published between 1937 and 1994 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acknowledgments -- Note on Translations -- Introduction -- Deconstruction and the Inscription of Philosophy -- Infrastructures and Systematicity / Rodolphe Gasche -- Philosophy Has Its Reasons ... / Hugh J. Silverman -- Destinerrance: The Apotropocalyptics of Translation / John P. Leavey, Jr. -- Deconstruction and the History of Metaphysics -- In Stalling Metaphysics: At the Threshold / Ruben Berezdivin -- Doubling the Space of Existence: Exemplarity in Derrida - the Case of Rousseau / Irene E. Harvey -- Regulations: Kant and Derrida at the End of Metaphysics / Stephen Watson -- A Point of Almost Absolute Proximity to Hegel / John Llewelyn -- Deconstruction and Phenomenology -- The Economy of Signs in Husserl and Derrida: From Uselessness to Full Employment / John D. Caputo -- The Perfect Future: A Note on Heidegger and Derrida / David Farrell Krell -- Deconstruction and the Possibility of Ethics / Robert Bernasconi -- Deconstruction--in Withdrawal? -- Following Derrida / David Wood -- Geschlecht II: Heidegger's Hand / Jacques Derrida -- Notes on Contributors -- Index
Shades--of painting at the limit by John Sallis( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is it that an artist paints in a painting? Working from paintings themselves rather than from philosophical theories, John Sallis shows how, through shades and limits, the painter renders visible the light that confers visibility on things. In his extended examination of three phases in the development of modern painting, Sallis focuses on the work of Claude Monet, Wassily Kandinsky, and Mimmo Paladino - three painters who, each in his own way, carry painting to the limit. Attentive to the ways in which paintings disclose the visibility of the visible order, Shades reveals the excess by which painting is always more than mere depiction or figuration. Reproductions of all the works discussed are included."--Jacket
Phenomenology and the return to beginnings by John Sallis( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being and logos; the way of Platonic dialogue by John Sallis( Book )

19 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radical phenomenology : essays in honor of Martin Heidegger( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and German and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heidegger and the path of thinking by John Sallis( Book )

12 editions published in 1970 in English and German and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Force of imagination : the sense of the elemental by John Sallis( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Force of Imagination carries out a radical turn to the sensible and to the elemental in nature. Liberated from subjectivity, imagination is shown to play a decisive role both in drawing together the moments of our experience of sensible things and in opening experience to the encompassing light, atmosphere, earth, and sky. Set within this elemental expanse, the human sense of time, of self, and of the other proves to be inextricably linked to imagination and to nature."--Jacket
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Chorology : on beginning in Plato's Timaeus
Delimitations--phenomenology and the end of metaphysicsThe gathering of reasonThe verge of philosophyOn translationBeing and logos : reading the Platonic dialoguesTransfigurements : on the true sense of artPlatonic legaciesDeconstruction and philosophy : the texts of Jacques Derrida
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