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Apocalypse of Truth: Heideggerian Meditations

Jean Vioulac

Abstract

We inhabit a time of crisis — totalitarianism, environmental collapse, and the unquestioned rule of neoliberal capitalism. The author of this book is invested in and worried by all of this, but his main concern lies with how these phenomena all represent a crisis within — and a threat to — thinking itself. In his first book to be translated into English, the author radicalizes Heidegger's understanding of truth as disclosure through the notion of truth as apocalypse. This “apocalypse of truth” works as an unveiling that reveals both the finitude and mystery of truth, allowing a full confrontat ... More

Keywords: truth, apocalypse, Heidegger, Marx, St. Paul, Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou, Slavoj Žižek, Christianity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780226766737
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226766874.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jean Vioulac, author