4 edition of Brooklyn Existentialism Voices From The Stoop Explaining How Philosophical Realism Can Bring About The Restoration Of Character Intelligence And Taste found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 82 p. :|
|Number of Pages||46|
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… Existentialism, as Langiulli and DiClementi use the term, should not be confused with the school of nihilism advanced in France after World War II by people like Sartre and Camus, and popularized in the cafes of Greenwich Village. About the Author: Nino Langiulli is professor of philosophy at St. This book is primarily for lovers of Brooklyn Light distinguished from Broadway limelight; but it is also, if only secondarily, for limelight lovers who want help the least because they need it the most.
Because existentialism derives from being and not thought. He is the author of "Possibility, Necessity, and Existence, "the translator and editor of "Critical Existentialism, "and the associate editor of "Measure, "a journal dedicated to academic integrity and freedom. The habit of projecting our own propensity upon all previous generations would hardly yield a proof of the self-evidence of the legitimacy of our own penchant. Nino Langiulli lives in Lynbrook [which is Brooklyn reversed, the Long Island suburb where the Brooklyn Diaspora ended up], Long Island.
Because it is a particular place with a particular attitude, an attitude that can prove especially salutary to the inanities and mendacities that the dominant culture has imposed on all of us.
The pagans contemplate the image in full openness to a future that, as a divine promise, descends to resurrect the dead, sustaining us into the present, without letting us be absorbed by the past—saving us from an otherwise ineluctable passing. The oxymoronic combination of uprootedness and ethnic solidarity that were found in Brooklyn during the middle years of the 20th century provide an opening that takes the reader not just back to Italy, not just back to Europe, but back to the sources of philosophical realism that made Europe, Italy, and America possible in the first place.
Ethnophilosphy is not an oxymoron, it is the only philosophy worth doing. I know of no philosopher who defended this position more radically than Martin Heidegger.
The reader perplexed in the face of contemporary talk about global-vs-local interests truly deserves reading with delighted care a book capable of reorienting the local towards its metaphysical roots--restoring us to the original harmony of Citizen and Man, and thereby vindicating our essential dignity as human beings, independently of gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic pedigree, etc.
From the standpoint of our subhuman nature, the constitution of political order must appear as an injustice, not to speak of a supreme act of violence, even as we might come to see the political world as a fatality.