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Krell, David Farrell

Works: 92 works in 394 publications in 3 languages and 26,140 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Drama  Biography  Biographical fiction  Records and correspondence  Poetry  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler
Classifications: B3317, 193
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Most widely held works by David Farrell Krell
Contagion : sexuality, disease, and death in German idealism and romanticism by David Farrell Krell( )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the Romantic Age is usually thought of as idealizing nature as the source of birth, life, and creativity, David Farrell Krell focuses on the preoccupation of three key German Romantic thinkers - Novalis, Schelling, and Hegel - with nature's destructive powers: contagion, disease, and death. Krell brings to light little-known texts by each writer that develop theories about the intertwined beneficent and maleficent aspects of nature. Krell's investigations reveal that the forces of sexuality and life are also seen as the carriers of disease and death. The insights of Novalis, Schelling, and Hegel offer surprisingly relevant perspectives for contemporary science and for our own thinking - in an age of contagion
Archeticture : ecstasies of space, time, and the human body by David Farrell Krell( )

11 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infectious Nietzsche by David Farrell Krell( )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daimon life : Heidegger and life-philosophy by David Farrell Krell( )

14 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disclosure of Martin Heidegger's complicity with the National Socialist regime in 1933-34 has provoked virulent debate about the relationship between his politics and his philosophy. Did Heidegger's philosophy exhibit a kind of organicism readily transformed into ideological "blood and soil"? Or, rather, did his support of the Nazis betray a fundamental lack of loyalty to living things? David Farrell Krell traces Heidegger's political authoritarianism to his failure to develop a constructive "life-philosophy"-his phobic reactions to other forms of being. Krell details Heidegger's opposition to Lebensphilosophie as expressed in Being and Time, in an important but little-known lecture course on theoretical biology given in 1929-30 called "The Basic Concepts of Metaphysics," and in a recently published key text, Contributions to Philosophy, written in 1936-38. Although Heidegger's attempt to think through the problems of life, sexual reproduction, behavior, environment, and the ecosystem ultimately failed, Krell contends that his methods of thinking nonetheless pose important tasks for our own thought. Drawing on and away from Heidegger, Krell expands on the topics of life, death, sexuality, and spirit as these are treated by Freud, Nietzsche, Derrida, and Irigaray. Daimon Life addresses issues central to contemporary philosophies of politics, gender, ecology, and theoretical biology
Postponements : woman, sensuality, and death in Nietzsche by David Farrell Krell( )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of memory, reminiscence, and writing : on the verge by David Farrell Krell( )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nietzsche : a novel by David Farrell Krell( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized biography of the 19th Century German philosopher who made a name for himself attacking Christianity and other cherished ideals of his age. The novel analyzes the impact of his feminine upbringing. His father died when he was five and he was brought up by pious women
Son of spirit : a novel by David Farrell Krell( )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Empedocles : a mourning-play by Friedrich Hölderlin( )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tekst met vertaling van drie onafgemaakte pogingen tot een toneelstuk over de Oud-Griekse filosoof van de Duitse dichter (1770-1843)
Nietzsche by Martin Heidegger( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intimations of mortality : time, truth, and finitude in Heidegger's thinking of being by David Farrell Krell( )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heidegger's thinking has an underlying unity, this book argues, and has cogency for seemingly diverse domains of modern culture: philosophy and religion, aesthetics and literary criticism, intellectual history and social theory. "The theme of mortality-finite human existence-pervades Heidegger's thought," in the author's words, "before, during, and after his magnum opus, Being and Times, published in 1927." This theme is manifested in Heidegger's work not "as funereal melodramatics or as despair and destructive nihilism" but rather "as a thinking within anxiety."|Four major subthemes in Heidegger's thinking are explored in the book's four parts: the fundamental ontology developed in Being and Time; the "lighting and clearing" of Being, understood as "unconcealment"; the history of philosophy-with emphasis on Heraclitus, Hegel, and Nietzsche-interpreted as the "destiny" of Being; and the poetics of Being, explicated as the "fundamental experience" of mortality.|Neither an introduction nor a survey, this book is a close reading of a wide range of Heidegger's books, lectures, and articles-including extensive material not yet translated into English-informed by the author's conversations with Heidegger in 1974-76. Each of the four subthemes is treated critically. The aim of the book is to push its interrogations of Heidegger's thought as far as possible, in order to help the reader toward an independent assessment of his work and to encourage novel, radically conceived approaches to traditional philosophical problems
Derrida and our animal others : Derrida's final seminar, "The beast and the sovereign" by David Farrell Krell( )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Derrida's final seminars were devoted to animal life and political sovereignty--the connection being that animals slavishly adhere to the law while kings and gods tower above it and that this relationship reveals much about humanity in the West. David Farrell Krell offers a detailed account of these seminars, placing them in the context of Derrida's late work and his critique of Heidegger. Krell focuses his discussion on questions such as death, language, and animality. He concludes that Heidegger and Derrida share a commitment to finding new ways of speaking and thinking about huma
Basic writings : from Being and time (1927) to The task of thinking (1964) by Martin Heidegger( Book )

56 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers a selection from the writings of the German thinker Martin Heidegger, born September 26, 1889, in Messkirch, died May 26, 1976, in Freiburg. Its dual purpose is to provide English speaking students of philosophy and of the arts and sciences with (1) an introduction to Heidegger's thought, and (2) essays particularly thought provoking for students' own area of interest
The recalcitrant art : Diotima's letters to Hölderlin and related missives by Susette Gontard( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the left-hand or verso pages of the book appear Susette Gontard's letters. On the right-hand or recto pages appear Sabine Menner-Bettscheid's scholarly responses to Kenney and fictional responses to Susette. Menner-Bettschied gives life to an entire series of voices: Holderlin's pious mother, Susette's calculating husband, Jacob, the Gontard's oldest child, Henry, the popular novelist Sophie LaRoche, and the Greek gardener and rabbit-keeper at the Gontard's summer home in Frankfurt. Douglas F. Kenney, by contrast, sticks to historical documentation and literary analysis."--Jacket
Early Greek thinking by Martin Heidegger( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and German and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecstasy, catastrophe : Heidegger from Being and time to the Black notebooks by David Farrell Krell( )

13 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ecstasy, Catastrophe, David Farrell Krell provides insight into two areas of Heidegger's thought: his analysis of ecstatic temporality in Being and Time (1927) and his "political" remarks in the recently published Black Notebooks (1931-1941). The first part of Krell's book focuses on Heidegger's interpretation of time, which Krell takes to be one of Heidegger's greatest philosophical achievements. In addition to providing detailed commentary on ecstatic temporality, Krell considers Derrida's analysis of ekstasis in his first seminar on Heidegger, taught in Paris in 1964-1965. Krell also relates ecstatic temporality to the work of other philosophers, including Aristotle, Augustine, Kant, Schelling, Hölderlin, and Merleau-Ponty; he then analyzes Dasein as infant and child, relating ecstatic temporality to the "mirror stage" theory as Jacques Lacan. The second part of the book turns to Heidegger's Black Notebooks, which have received a great deal of critical attention in the press and in philosophical circles. Notorious for their pejorative references to Jews and Jewish culture, the Notebooks exhibit a level of polemic throughout that Krell takes to be catastrophic in and for Heidegger's thought. Heidegger's legacy therefore seems to be split between the best and worst of thinking - somewhere between ecstasy and catastrophe. -- from dust jacket
Phantoms of the other : four generations of Derrida's Geschlecht by David Farrell Krell( )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the 1980s Jacques Derrida wrote and published three incisive essays under the title Geschlecht, a German word for "generation" and "sexuality." These essays focused on the philosophy of Martin Heidegger, taking up the rarely discussed issue of sexual difference in Heidegger's thought. A fourth essay--actually the third in the series--was never completed and never published. In Phantoms of the Other, David Farrell Krell reconstructs this third Geschlecht on the basis of archival materials and puts it in the context of the entire series. Touching on the themes of sexual difference, poetics, politics, and criticism as practiced by Heidegger, Derrida's unfinished third essay offers a penetrating critical analysis of Heidegger's views on sexuality and Heidegger's reading of the love poems of Georg Trakl, one of the greatest Expressionist poets of the German language, who died during the opening days of the First World War"--Jacket
Exceedingly Nietzsche : aspects of contemporary Nietzsche-interpretation by David Farrell Krell( Book )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection brings together a wide range of original readings on Friedrich Nietzsche, reflecting many aspects of Neitzsche in contemporary philosophy, literature and the social sciences
The good European : Nietzsche's work sites in word and image by David Farrell Krell( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Good European, David Farrell Krell and Donald L. Bates explore for the first time - and with uncommon insight - Nietzsche's Epicurean appreciation of the beautiful cities and magnificent landscapes in which he lived and worked."--BOOK JACKET. "Bringing to bear their own individual talents and training in philosophy and photography, the authors gradually immerse us in Nietzsche's aesthetic world. From Saxony to the Swiss Alps, from the Riviera to the Dolomites of Recoaro, Krell and Bates skillfully guide us, in word and image, through the course of Nietzsche's philosophical thought and continental wanderings, and along his often painful path from genius to madness. Krell's masterful translations of the thinker's most evocative writings on his work sites - many appearing here for the first time in English - merge seamlessly with Bates's penetrating photographic essays. We are, in essence, invited to share with Nietzsche, through his voice and vision, his own experience of these extraordinary sites."--Jacket
The purest of bastards : works of mourning, art, and affirmation in the thought of Jacques Derrida by David Farrell Krell( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The recalcitrant art : Diotima's letters to Hölderlin and related missives
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Archeticture : ecstasies of space, time, and the human bodyInfectious NietzscheDaimon life : Heidegger and life-philosophyOf memory, reminiscence, and writing : on the vergeNietzsche : a novelSon of spirit : a novelThe death of Empedocles : a mourning-playNietzsche