Levinas' Disruptive Imagination: Time, Self and the Other



Arendt and Marx on the relation between labor and freedom /
Uğur, Mesude; Parkan, Barış; Department of Philosophy (2014)
The aim of this study is to examine the relation between labor and freedom in the philosophy of Arendt which is in contrast to the relation between labor and freedom in the philosophy of Marx. My first motivation for comparing the relation between labor and freedom in the philosophies of Arendt and Marx is to understand whether labor is a form of slavery or freedom. And secondly, I try to understand whether Arendt’s conception of freedom which opposes freedom to labor, thereby excluding the relation between...
Deleuze and contemporary dystopia
Çokay Nebioğlu, Rahime; Korkut Naykı, Nil; Department of English Literature (2018)
The turn of the new millennium has seen the rise of late capitalism and witnessed a radical change in the structure of the contemporary world, which initiated a new social formation that is seemingly more flexible and liberating yet indeed more controlling. This dissertation looks at contemporary dystopia in the light of these recent changes, arguing that there is now a new moment in the history of dystopia. This new moment suggests that, just like the contemporary world itself, contemporary dystopia has gr...
Deleuze and Guattari’s encounter with Beckett within the context of desiring machines
Öztürk Bakacak, Beste; Yıldırım, Erdoğan; Department of Sociology (2014)
In this thesis Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari’s social theory, which is based on their conceptualization of desiring machines, is analyzed within the references to Samuel Beckett’s works in two volume Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Focusing on Beckett’s works play a key role to comprehend the new ways that Deleuze and Guattari's desiring machines introduced, within their perspective against the traditional approach to desire which handles it in the context of lack. Besides, in this thesis a new interpreta...
Husserl's transcendental phenomenology and the mind-body problem
Gruenberg, David (2005-08-20)
Husserl's conception of intentionality phenomenological analysis of noesis and noema
Gözetlik, Servet; İnam, Ahmet; Department of Philosophy (2003)
Husserl̕s phenomenology can be analyzed simply by relying on the conception of intentionality. What I want to do is to put forward the logical grounds on which I can construct an acceptable account of Husserl̕s theory of intentionality. For this aim, firstly, I need to put some light on the nature of intentional acts or experiences.This suggests us that there is a close connection between the acts and what they are directed towards. Actually many have specified the relation between the act and the object, b...
Citation Formats
E. Çırakman, Levinas’ Disruptive Imagination: Time, Self and the Other. 2004.