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The Opening of Vision: Nihilism and the Postmodern Situation Paperback – June 22, 1988

ISBN-13: 978-0415001731 ISBN-10: 0415001730 Edition: F First Edition Thus

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`Levin's critique ... might justifiably establish him as one of our most important contemporary intellectuals.' - Bloomsbury Review --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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I am Dr. David Kleinberg-Levin (known, in earlier years as David Michael Levin). I graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover and went on to study philosophy at Harvard University, graduating in 1961. I spent a year as Fulbright Exchange Fellow at the Sorbonne in Paris and undertook research, mostly on Fichte and Schelling, at the university in Freiburg im Breisgau. In 1967, I received my Ph.D. from Columbia University, writing a dissertation on Husserl's phenomenology under the guidance of Aron Gurwitsch of the New School for Social Research. I taught in the Humanities Department at MIT (1968-1972), and then joined the Philosophy Department at Northwestern University, from which I retired in 2005. I presently enjoy living in New York City, partaking of its rich intellectual and cultural life, going the rounds of the art galleries and the art museums, and enjoying concerts, modern dance, and performances at the Metropolitan Opera. I love hiking in the mountains and wilderness, love feeling a part of nature; but I am equally drawn to the cultural life of the city. Since retirement in 2005, two of my books have been published that touch on matters dear to my heart, one published in 2005 (Gestures of Ethical Life) on the question of measure in Hölderlin and philosophers after him, notably Benjamin, Adorno, Heidegger and Levinas, and the second one published in 2008 (Before the Voice of Reason), a contribution to the ongoing critique of reason, retrieving the voices of nature and of other people, voices to which I am indebted, and which accordingly make a claim on my responsibility to care for them, by virtue of the fact that those voices helped me to acquire the voice I call "my own". Since moving to New York City, I have also written some brochures for gallery exhibitions--one on oil paintings and one on photography. Before I left New York to begin teaching at Northwestern, I was doing a good deal of writing on art gallery exhibits, dance and opera. I am now resuming such occasional writing, eager to do more. But I have recently completed three books in the hermeneutical phenomenology of language. The first of these, Redeeming Words: A Critical Theory Approach to Wallace Stevens and Vladimir Nabokov, drawing significantly on Kant, Hegel, Heidegger, Benjamin, and Adorno, is forthcoming with Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield).

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