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The thought of the common was once born within the lands we now name Europe, but it's exactly the common that's Europe's undoing. All eu politics is stuck in a stress: to claim a eu id is to be open to multiplicity, yet this very openness may dissolve Europe as such. This ebook displays on Europe and its altering obstacles over the span of twenty centuries. a piece of philosophy, it always attracts on concrete occasions. From historical Greece and Rome, to Christianity, to the Reformation, to the nationwide revolutions of the 20th century, what we this present day name 'Europe' has been a succession of initiatives within the identify of ecclesia or group. Empire, Church, and european: all were developed unlike an Oriental 'other.' The stakes of Europe, then, are as a lot metaphysical as political. Redefining a sequence of key ideas equivalent to global, position, transportation, and the typical, this e-book sheds gentle on Europe as technique through attractive with the main major philosophical debates at the topic, together with the paintings of Marx, Husserl, Heidegger, Patocka, and Nancy.

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Moreover, there are words available in German to designate this: Kontinent, Festland, E ­ rdteil. All these words are related to the earth: its firmness (Fest-land ), division (Erd-teil), or containment, precisely, retaining and containing it in its continentality (Kontinent). Kant speaks of a “part of the world”—the earth is not the world: the world—at least in its concept—includes extraterrestrial realities: The part that has to be played by man is, therefore, a very artificial one. , Weltgebäude].

For the Greeks, ecclesia is simply “assembly,” a word that is strictly and exactly political: ecclesia is the assembly of the people, that which constitutes and governs the polis as such. About the church, then, we shall say that it is the return to itself of the universal within the regime of the assembly. In the mode of the return, of the figure, the church designates the form or the project of a universal assembly. This returned universal also produces a remainder. What remains outside of the church?

She went to pick some flowers near the sea, with other princesses who were her friends. And there a magnificent gentle bull appeared and persuaded her to climb onto his back, and she did so after some hesitation. The bull then stood up and ran toward the sea. While crossing the water, he revealed that he was Zeus, and that he had taken this animal form to abduct her because of his great love for her. e. 34 What does this fable tell us? That Europē was born at Tyre: in Phoenicia, on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean.

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