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A Bachelardian Concrete Metaphysics

Miles Kennedy

Contents: The Poetics of Space – Being and Time – Anxiety and Reverie – Self and Other – Existentialism and its other – Heidegger’s metaphysics of Being-in – Danielewski’s concrete Being-in – The metaphysics of Being-within – Concrete Being-within – Bachelard’s Concrete Metaphysics – French interpretations of Heidegger – Apocalyptic thinking and the accent on war – Being-toward-death and the turn/return to beginnings – Post-postmodernism – Luce Irigaray on maternality – Levinas and life after death.