Dis-orientations: Philosophy, Literature and the Lost by Marcia Sa Cavalcante Schuback, Tora Lane

By Marcia Sa Cavalcante Schuback, Tora Lane

This can be an edited selection of unique essays that mix philosophy, phenomenology, and literature to mirror on sleek rules approximately orientation and disorientation, grounds and groundlessness.

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That possess another ‘primordial homeland’. The substitutions of homes always refer back to a first territory and a founding history, ensuring that ‘each ego has a primordial home—and every primordial people with their primordial territory has a primordial home. ”’ (‘dass jedes Ich eine Urheimat hat—und dieses gehört zu jedem Urvolk mit seinem Urterritorium. Aber jedes Volk und seine Historizität und jades Uebervolk (Uebernation) ist selbst beheimatet letzlich natürlich auf der “Erde”’) (319/126).

The second question, which is the one that forms the core of my reading here of Husserl’s manuscript, bears on the sense in which we may be justified to speak of the irreducibility of an ultimate Boden. This latter question crosses that of geometry, although not in relation to the metric, but rather to the ‘geo-’: what is this earth that lies at the basis of all measuring, and yet somehow escapes it as the immeasurable? If the first question follows an ascending movement, the second is not exactly descending, but, as we will see, combines the two: by going away from the ground in a vertiginous fashion, it also rediscovers a depth that resists being entirely sounded.

Unruly imagination is instead a dense obscurity—eine dicke Nacht—because it is an affection without recognition. The experience of unruly imagination in disorientation in thinking is not one of mere disorder. Here reason has lost its fixed points of orientation, but at the same time it has been brought back to its proper way of orienting itself, that is, to the need which produces the orienting feeling of the unity of the whole of experience. Here reason, finding itself in thought and not being lost in thinking, affirms the unruliness of imagination at the same time as it is capable to evaluate what appears from out of its obscurity; to evaluate if it is for the sake of experience or if it inhibits it, if it increases or hinders the capacities of the worldly existence of reason.

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