Although “weak thought”—il pensiero debole—has been around for over a quarter of a century, it is still little known in the United States. In Italy, from. il Pensiero debole has 3 ratings and 0 reviews. Da quando nella cultura italiana si è aperto il dibattito sulla crisi della ragione, attraverso di esso. Vattimo is well known for his philosophical style of ‘weak thought’ (pensiero debole). ‘Weak thought’ is an attempt to understand and re-configure traces from the.

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Vattimo’s philosophy can be characterized as postmodern with his emphasis on “pensiero debole” weak thought. Claudia Fantucchio marked it as to-read Dec 01, Kenosis itself is an act of God showing his love for his creatures by emptying himself of his power and authority, and by calling us to be friends rather than servants. Return to Book Page. Edited by Jeffrey W.

At the same time, Vattimo was working vatttimo closely with Pareyson. There are too many essays to summarize or comment on in the space of this review, but in order to give a sense of the volume’s depth I will restrict my treatment to the contributions in each part that exhibit a more direct and sustained engagement with Vattimo’s thinking.

The book is divided into three main parts: In the play of images and messages attained through media such as television, radio and the internet, the difference between subject and object dissolves.

Moreover, in modernity Being was reduced to the value of the new. However, in recognising the flaws of authoritarianism, one tacitly realises nihilism as the sole opportunity to find liberation. He sees Christianity as a set of beliefs and practices synonymous with Europe, and an inalienable facet in the formation of his character and personal life.


Reading Vattimo alongside such unlikely interlocutors as Thomas Kuhn, Karl Popper and Hilary Putnam, Rorty’s interpretation of weak thought weaves a line of thinking between politics, ethics, the critique of metaphysics, and religious iil.

An encyclopedia of philosophy articles written by professional philosophers. The coeditor with Vattimo of the groundbreaking volume Il pensiero debole the translation is forthcoming with Columbia University PressRovatti provides a fascinating insight to both his own thinking and that of Vattimo through a series of comparisons and contrasts between edbole phenomenologically based and Marxist influenced approach and Vattimo’s hermeneutics.

Not only is a foundation for knowledge undesirable in the fragmentation of experience characteristic of the postmodern age, but it is also impossible.

Rather, it is based in historical events and the consensus formed within cultural horizons. Rather, one should embrace the endless play of interpretations constitutive of late modernity.

Le Ragioni Del Pensiero Debole Domande a Gianni Vattimo

Pesiero is thus rejoined in a radical fashion with religion through the realization of the initial weakening of metaphysical foundational structures in the early apprehension of the kenotic incarnation of Christ, requiring philosophy to assume the responsibility of recognizing “the eventuality of Being and the violence of metaphysical essentialism” and therein “the link between the history of salvation and the history of interpretation ” Vattimo added his name to a petition released on February 28,calling on the European Union to remove Hamas from its list of terrorist organizations and grant it full recognition as a legitimate voice of the Palestinian people.

You Have 0 Item s In Cart. It is that which cannot be secularised and is the standard by which beliefs and practices should be judged when entering the secular public space. Through it, a message of weakening is passed down and weakens strong peniero, including both the essence and the fulfilment of the Iil message.


Edited by Santiago Zabala. From Heidegger to Marx. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Questo libro ha tentato di spingersi oltre.

Science Logic and Mathematics. The envisioned religion that Vattimo invites us to consider at the conclusion of his own contribution to this rich and provocative book is a “path of ‘moderation’ and of listening, one that does not present the schema of foundation again and again but resigns itself to it, accepts it as destiny, distorts it, and secularizes it” The End of History Vattimo contends that the Western postmodern experience is that of the end of history.

To fund his studies Vattimo vqttimo employment as a television host and at a local high school. Dehole Marramao – – In Santiago Zabala ed.

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In the former, Vattimo emphasized the political necessity of reevaluating communism ; in the latter, Zabala insisted on the progressive nature of hermeneutics.

Further weakening for it is penwiero process that never endsVattimo believes, occurs by weakening strong structures, living charitably and being open to others. Come si diventa cio che si era and Santiago’s The Remains of Being: Views Read Edit View history. Humans are also challenged, for they are reduced to the level of objects used for production.

This requires that the foundational certainties of modernity with its emphasis on objective truth founded in a rational unitary subject be relinquished for a more multi-faceted conception closer to that of the arts. Nietzsche e Heidegger vengono chiamati in causa e messi a loro volta in discussione.