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The Event of Finitude, by Renaud Barbaras

In this translated essay, Barbaras attempts to show how a phenomenological account of the subject in terms of its intentional relation to the world—in other words, an account of the correlation between subject and transcendent being—will and must, when adequately pursued, be “surpassed” by metaphysics. Beginning with the question of how the subject can simultaneously […]

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Kant and the Project of the Metaphysics of Enlightenment, by Axel Hutter

In his essay, Hutter discusses the concept of enlightenment and its relationship to metaphysics, arguing against a simple opposition between the two terms. Hutter contends that the critique of traditional metaphysics identified with the concept of enlightenment dialectically involves an undogmatic metaphysics of enlightenment, a discovery he attributes to Kant. The paper exposes the dialectics […]

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Porosity: Violence and the Question of Politics in Heidegger’s Introduction to Metaphysics, by William McNeill

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. William McNeill, “Porosity: Violence and the Question of Politics in Heidegger’s Introduction to Metaphysics,” in “Heidegger and the Political,” special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 14:2–15:1 (1991), pp. 183–212.

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Aristotle’s Definition of Motion and Its Ontological Implications, by Rémi Brague

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Rémi Brague, “Aristotle’s Definition of Motion and Its Ontological Implications,” trans. Pierre Adler and Laurent d’Ursel, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 13:2 (1990), pp. 1–22.

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The Emergence and Original Meaning of the Name “Metaphysics”, by Hans Reiner

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Hans Reiner, “The Emergence and Original Meaning of the Name ‘Metaphysics,’” trans. Pierre Adler and David Paskin, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 13:2 (1990), pp. 23–53.

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On the Alleged Impossibility of a Science of Accidents in Aristotle, by Alban Urbanas

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Alban Urbanas, “On the Alleged Impossibility of a Science of Accidents in Aristotle,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 13:2 (1990), pp. 55–78.

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Speculation and the Metaphysics of History, by Carl Page

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Carl Page, “Speculation and the Metaphysics of History,” in “In Memoriam David Rapport Lachterman,” special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 17:1–2 (1994), pp. 175–90.

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The Ends of Metaphysics, by György Markus

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. György Markus, “The Ends of Metaphysics,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 18:1 (1995), pp. 249–70.

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Platonism at the Limit of Metaphysics, by John Sallis

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. John Sallis, “Platonism at the Limit of Metaphysics,” in “In Memoriam Reiner Schürmann,” special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 19:2–20:1 (1997), pp. 299–314.

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Metaphysics for Lovers, by José Benardete

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. José Benardete, “Metaphysics for Lovers,” in “Essays in Honor of Richard Kennington,” special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 11:2 (1986), pp. 37–48.

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