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Encyclopedia > John Sallis

John Sallis (born 1938) is an American philosopher. He is currently the Frederick J. Adelmann Professor of Philosophy at Boston College. 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... A philosopher is a person who thinks deeply regarding people, society, the world, and/or the universe. ... This article is about Boston College; for the unaffiliated urban university see Boston University. ...

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Education

Sallis obtained his doctorate, entitled "The Concept of World," from Tulane University in 1964. Tulane University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. ...


Academic interests

Sallis is well-known for his work on imagination and his careful readings of Plato. He has also written on phenomenology, Heidegger, Derrida, Kant, Fichte, Hegel, and Nietzsche, among many other topics. He is the founding editor of the journal Research in Phenomenology. Imagination is, in general, the power or process of producing mental images and ideas. ... For other uses, see Plato (disambiguation). ... Look up Phenomenology in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Martin Heidegger Martin Heidegger (September 26, 1889 – May 26, 1976) was a German philosopher. ... Jacques Derrida Jacques Derrida (July 15, 1930 – October 8, 2004) was an Algerian-born French literary critic and philosopher of Jewish descent, considered the first to develop deconstruction. Positioning Derridas thought Derrida had a significant effect on continental philosophy and on literary theory, particularly through his long-time... Immanuel Kant Immanuel Kant (April 22, 1724 – February 12, 1804) was a Prussian philosopher, generally regarded as one of Europes most influential thinkers and the last major philosopher of the Enlightenment. ... Johann Gottlieb Fichte Johann Gottlieb Fichte (May 19, 1762 - January 27, 1814) has significance in the history of Western philosophy as one of the progenitors of German idealism and as a follower of Kant. ... Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (August 27, 1770 - November 14, 1831) was a German philosopher born in Stuttgart, Württemberg, in present-day southwest Germany. ... Friedrich Nietzsche, 1882 Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 - August 25, 1900) was a highly influential German philosopher. ...


Bibliography

His curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications, is available here.


Books by Sallis

  • Topographies (2006)
  • Platonic Legacies (2004)
  • On Translation (2002)
  • Force of Imagination: The Sense of the Elemental (2000)
  • Chorology: On Beginning in Plato's "Timaeus" (1999)
  • Shades: Of Painting at the Limit (1998)
  • Double Truth (1995)
  • Stone (1994)
  • Crossings: Nietzsche and the Space of Tragedy (1991)
  • Echoes: After Heidegger (1990)
  • Spacings—Of Reason and Imagination. In Texts of Kant, Fichte, Hegel (1987)
  • Delimitations: Phenomenology and the End of Metaphysics (1986; 2nd edn. 1995)
  • The Gathering of Reason (1980; 2nd. edn. 2005)
  • Being and Logos: The Way of Platonic Dialogue (1975; 2nd edn. 1986; 3rd edn. Being and Logos: Reading the Platonic Dialogues, 1996)
  • Phenomenology and the Return to Beginnings (1973; 2nd edn. 2002)

Secondary literature

  • Kenneth Maly (ed.), The Path of Archaic Thinking: Unfolding the Work of John Sallis, State University of New York Press, 1995. Including contributions from Walter Biemel, Peg Birmingham, Walter Brogan, Françoise Dastur, Jacques Derrida, Parvis Emad, Eliane Escoubas, Bernard D. Freydberg, Rodolphe Gasché, Michel Haar, John Llewelyn, Kenneth Maly, Adriaan Peperzak, James Risser, and Charles E. Scott, as well as a response by Sallis.

Jacques Derrida (July 15, 1930 – October 8, 2004) was an Algerian-born French literary critic and philosopher of Jewish descent, most often referred to as the founder of deconstruction or, by less sympathetic theorists, deconstructionism. ...

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