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Zabala, Santiago 1975-

Works: 75 works in 327 publications in 6 languages and 11,849 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other, Author of introduction, Interviewee, htt, win, Translator
Classifications: BH39, 200
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Most widely held works about Santiago Zabala
Most widely held works by Santiago Zabala
The future of religion by Richard Rorty( )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though coming from different and distinct intellectual traditions, Richard Rorty and Gianni Vattimo are united in their criticism of the metaphysical tradition. The challenges they put forward extend beyond philosophy and entail a reconsideration of the foundations of belief in God and the religious life. They urge that the rejection of metaphysical truth does not necessitate the death of religion; instead it opens new ways of imagining what it is to be religious - ways that emphasize charity, solidarity, and irony. This unique collaboration, which includes a dialogue between the two philosophers, is notable not only for its fusion of pragmatism (Rorty) and hermeneutics (Vattimo) but also for its recognition of the limits of both traditional religious belief and modern secularism."--Jacket
Weakening philosophy : essays in honour of Gianni Vattimo by Canadian Electronic Library (Firm)( )

18 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gianni Vattimo is one of the world's most important philosophers, yet he has received scant attention in the English-speaking world. The essays in Weakening Philosophy, from leading figures such as Umberto Eco and Charles Taylor, introduce his ideas to a wider audience
Hermeneutic communism : from Heidegger to Marx by Gianni Vattimo( )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Separating communism from its metaphysical foundations, which include an abiding faith in the immutable laws of history and an almost holy conception of the proletariat, the authors recast Marx's theories at a time when capitalism's metaphysical moorings are buckling
The hermeneutic nature of analytic philosophy : a study of Ernst Tugendhat by Santiago Zabala( )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ernst Tugendhat is known more for his philosophical turn than for his phenomenological studies or for his position within analytic philosophy, and this creates some confusion regarding his philosophical propensities. Is Tugendhat analytic or Continental? Is he a follower of Wittgenstein or Heidegger? Does he belong in the culture of analysis or in that of tradition? Santiago Zabala presents Tugendhat as an example of merged horizons, promoting a philosophical historiography that is concerned more with dialogue and less with classification. In doing so, he places us squarely within a dialogue culture of the future and proves that any such labels impoverish philosophical research." "Santiago Zabala is Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at Potsdam University Institute of Philosophy."--Jacket
The remains of being : hermeneutic ontology after metaphysics by Santiago Zabala( )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Basic Concepts, Heidegger claims that "Being is the most worn-out" and yet also that Being "remains constantly available." This book radicalizes the consequences of these little known but significant affirmations. Revisiting the work of Jacques Derrida, Reiner Schürmann, Jean-Luc Nancy, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Ernst Tugendhat, and Gianni Vattimo, the author finds these remains of Being within which ontological thought can still operate. Being is an event, he argues, a kind of generosity and gift that generates astonishment in those who experience it. This sense of wonder has fueled questions of meaning for centuries-from Plato to the present day. Post-metaphysical accounts of Being, as exemplified by the thinkers of this analysis, as well as by Nietzsche, Dewey, and others, don't abandon Being. Rather, they reject rigid, determined modes of essentialist thought in favor of more fluid, malleable, and adaptable conceptions, redefining the pursuit and meaning of philosophy itself
Art's claim to truth by Gianni Vattimo( )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Hungarian and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First collected in Italy in 1985, Art's Claim to Truth in considered by many philosophers to be one of Gianni Vattimo's most important works. Newly revised for English readers, the book begins with a challenge to Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and Hegel, who viewed art as a metaphysical aspect of reality rather than a futuristic anticipation of it. Following Martin Heidegger's interpretation of the history of philosophy, Vattimo outlines the existential ontological conditions of aesthetics, paying particular attention to the works of Kandinsky, which reaffirm the ontological implications of art. Vattimo then builds on Hans-Georg Gadamer's theory of aesthetics and provides an alternative to a rationalistic-positivistic criticism of art. This is the heart of Vattimo's argument, and with it he demonstrates how hermeneutical philosophy reaffirms art's ontological status and makes clear the importance of hermeneutics for aesthetic studies. In the book's final section, Vattimo articulates the consequences of reclaiming the ontological status of aesthetics without its metaphysical implications, holding Aristotle's concept of beauty responsible for the dissolution of metaphysics itself. In its direct engagement with the works of Gadamer, Heidegger, and Luigi Pareyson, Art's Claim to Truth offers a better understanding of the work of Vattimo and a deeper knowledge of ontology, hermeneutics, and the philosophical examination of truth. -- from dust jacket
Why only art can save us : aesthetics and the absence of emergency by Santiago Zabala( )

20 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The state of emergency, according to thinkers such as Carl Schmidt, Walter Benjamin, and Giorgio Agamben, is at the heart of any theory of politics. But today the problem is not the crises that we do confront, which are often used by governments to legitimize themselves, but the ones that political realism stops us from recognizing as emergencies, from widespread surveillance to climate change to the systemic shocks of neoliberalism. We need a way of disrupting the existing order that can energize radical democratic action rather than reinforcing the status quo. In this provocative book, Santiago Zabala declares that in an age where the greatest emergency is the absence of emergency, only contemporary art's capacity to alter reality can save us. Why Only Art Can Save Us advances a new aesthetics centered on the nature of the emergency that characterizes the twenty-first century. Zabala draws on Martin Heidegger's distinction between works of art that rescue us from emergency and those that are rescuers into emergency. The former are a means of cultural politics, conservers of the status quo that conceal emergencies; the latter are disruptive events that thrust us into emergencies. Building on Arthur Danto, Jacques Rancière, and Gianni Vattimo, who made aesthetics more responsive to contemporary art, Zabala argues that works of art are not simply a means of elevating consumerism or contemplating beauty but are points of departure to change the world. Radical artists create works that disclose and demand active intervention in ongoing crises. Interpreting works of art that aim to propel us into absent emergencies, Zabala shows how art's ability to create new realities is fundamental to the politics of radical democracy in the state of emergency that is the present."--
Nihilism & emancipation : ethics, politics, and law by Gianni Vattimo( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A marriage of philosophy and practical politics, this collection is the first of Gianni Vattimo's many books to combine his intellectual pursuits with his public and political life. Vattimo is a paradoxical figure, at once a believing Christian and a vociferous critic of the Catholic Church, an outspoken liberal but not a former communist, and a recognized authority on Nietzsche and Heidegger as well as a prominent public intellectual and member of the European parliament. Building on his unique position as a philosopher and politician. Vattimo takes on some of the most pressing questions of our times: Is it still possible, long after Nietzsche proclaimed the death of God, to talk of moral imperatives, individual rights, or political freedom? Are these values still relevant in today's world?"--Jacket
Consequences of hermeneutics : fifty years after Gadamer's Truth and method by Jeff Malpas( Book )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publication of Hans-Georg Gadamer's magnum opus Turth and Method in 1960 marked the arrival of philosophical hermeneutics as a dominant force in philosophy and the humanities as a whole
Being at large : freedom in the age of alternative facts by Santiago Zabala( )

6 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Politicians and philosophers presenting themselves as the ultimate bearers of truth and reality have created unprecedented technological, cultural, and political framings. This new order conspires to undermine the interpretive practices of open-ended critique, normalizing a sense of threat to preserve control. The greatest emergency has become the absence of emergencies. Tracing an intellectual alliance between academics such as Jordan Peterson and Christina Hoff Sommers and right-wing populist politicians such as Donald Trump and Marine Le Pen, this book denounces framings that make a claim to objectivity. With the help of contemporary thinkers including Bruno Latour, Judith Butler, and Giorgio Agamben, as well as discussion of the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie and the emergency of biodiversity loss due to climate change, Santiago Zabala illustrates that the twenty-first-century question is not whether we can be free, but how to be at large--unconstrained by the new realist order. Being at Large demonstrates the anarchic power of hermeneutics, calling for interpretive disruptions of the authoritarian narrative as a way of reclaiming freedom in the age of alternative facts."--
Being shaken : ontology and the event by Michael Marder( )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the fact that over the last twenty years philosophies of the event have become more prevalent, their overall relation to the ontological paradigm remains largely unthought. This collection explores ways in which events destabilize this paradigm, producing powerful tremors that shake Being to its core. This book considers the personal, ethical, theological, aesthetic, and political dimensions of such disquietude, offering a multifaceted approach to the relation of ontology and the event
Debilitando la filosofía : ensayos en honor a Gianni Vattimo by Santiago Zabala( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Zukunft der Religion by Richard Rorty( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'avenir de la religion : solidarité, charité, ironie by Richard Rorty( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nihilismo y emancipación : ética, política, derecho by Gianni Vattimo( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El futuro de la religión : solidaridad, caridad, ironía by Richard Rorty( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gianni Vattimo y Richard Rorty, los dos filósofos más influyentes del mundo actual, se reúnen en este libro para explicitar que el pensamiento débil contra la violencia de cualquier dogma autoritario-- está en la raíz común de la racionalidad hermenéutica europea y el neopragmatismo americano. Desde tal enfoque, se trata de lo más urgente para la paz y el diálogo entre las distintas civilizaciones: la apertura de una nueva forma de entender y vivir la religión en la cultura, la ética y la filosofía política de la posmodernidad. Porque después de la disolución del "Todo
Filosofare con Ernst Tugendhat : il carattere ermeneutico della filosofia analitica by Santiago Zabala( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Italian and Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Zukunft der Religion( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The West removed : economics, democracy, freedom : a counter-history of our civilization by Paolo Ercolani( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seven chapters of this book cover a variety of concepts (liberalism, freedom, Marxism) and classic thinkers (Mill, Marx, Hayek, Popper) in order to disclose several myths we’ve become accustomed to take for granted in the West. It posits that exploration of these myths is crucial for understanding the essence of West or, better, for seeing what has been “removed” from the West as the title of this book alludes to. What emerges is a rigorous and surprising counter-history of our civilization. --
Essere e dintorni by Gianni Vattimo( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The future of religion
Weakening philosophy : essays in honour of Gianni VattimoThe hermeneutic nature of analytic philosophy : a study of Ernst TugendhatThe remains of being : hermeneutic ontology after metaphysicsArt's claim to truthNihilism & emancipation : ethics, politics, and lawConsequences of hermeneutics : fifty years after Gadamer's Truth and methodNihilismo y emancipación : ética, política, derechoEl futuro de la religión : solidaridad, caridad, ironía
Alternative Names
Santiago Zabala filòsof italià

Santiago Zabala filósofo italiano

Santiago Zabala filósofu español

Santiago Zabala filozof italian

Santiago Zabala Italian philosopher

Santiago Zabala philosophe italien

Santiago Zabala Spaans filosoof

Zabala Messuti, Santiago

Zabala, S. 1975-

سانتياغو زابالا فيلسوف إيطالي

English (178)

Spanish (30)

Italian (21)

German (5)

French (4)

Hungarian (1)