Degrees of Givenness: On Saturation in Jean-Luc Marion

2015.08.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christina M. Gschwandtner, Degrees of Givenness: On Saturation in Jean-Luc Marion, Indiana University Press, 2014, 279pp., $65.00
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2015.08.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christina M. Gschwandtner, Degrees of Givenness: On Saturation in Jean-Luc Marion, Indiana University Press, 2014, 279pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780253014191. Reviewed by Kevin Hart, The University of Virginia Jean-Luc Marion has claim to be considered the most important living phenomenologist, certainly in France and perhaps also in the world. His work, especially since the English translation of Étant donné (1997; corrected edition 1998) as Being Given (2002), has attracted much commentary.[1] There is indeed a great deal to consider in his writing: his account of the history of philosophy, principally seventeenth-century French philosophy (Descartes, in particular) and twentieth-century phenomenology; his approach to Christian theology, especially the doctrine of God and the philosophy (rather than theology) of revelation; his examination of the human self as l'adonné; his philosophy of art, including. . .

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