By Aubrey L. Glazer
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This triad in effect revolves as an inextricable link between poetry and thinking. 32 New Physiognomy of Jewish Thinking This inextricable link between poetry and thinking is deepened in returning to the response of Heidegger to Nietzsche’s opening parable of the madman. In the last section of Contributions (VII), Heidegger delineates the guiding thread of deicide’s deepest beginning as its guiding question, enumerated as follows: (253) The last; (254) Refusal; (255) Turning in enowning; (256) The last god.
Not be-ing is the unboundedness and dissipation of be-ing. Such unboundedness and dissipation within be-ing brings forth the presence amidst its absence; by extension, amidst the ashes of the divine dwells the presence of the last god. Codirection: From Religion and Philosophy to Phenomenology and Theology These reflections of the Denker upon the first God and the last god provide a critical response to the proclamation of Nietzsche’s “madman” that god is dead! Moreover, such a response opens again the possibility of reflections on Religion within the realm of Philosophy.
The formless embodiment is referred to as the interworld between imagination and reality or imaginality. In order to see how this imaginal realm emerges from the negative turn in Adorno’s dialectics, it is necessary to turn the imagination more generally. This is accomplished then by momentarily turning to the writings of Cornelius Castoriadis (1922–1997). 60 This same commitment to resisting thematization and ontologization converges with Adorno’s negative turn in dialectics. ” Whereas the radical imaginary is constantly catalyzing and transforming, the transcendental imagination lacks dynamism.