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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Aristotle’s Physics and Its Medieval Varieties. Stefania Damiani added it Mar 01, Girard also impressed on Vattimo the importance of Christ for explaining the current situation of hermeneutical nihilism.

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For Vattimo it is only ddbole hermeneutics accepts its nihilistic destiny that “it can find in ‘negativity,’ in dissolution as the ‘destiny of Being’ Refresh and try again. That said, as one would expect from such a notable list, the essays are of uniformly high quality and offer insightful and frequently important and original reflections on a range of topics, even if they often only marginally engage Vattimo’s thought per se.

Thus, in the face of nihilism, one should seek safety in the Other as expressed in the philosophies of Levinas or Derrida. Gianni Vattimo and Weak Philosophy. For instance, wearing the cross is not, Vattimo judges, offensive any longer because it has been secularised and is part of the cultural furniture of the West.

Le Ragioni Del Pensiero Debole Domande a Gianni Vattimo

Sergio Caredda marked it as to-read Aug 08, It sees history as moving forward from this origin through a logical progression. He quotes Hebrews 1: This undermines the possibility of constructing knowledge on certain foundations.


At the same time, Vattimo was working increasingly closely with Pareyson. For Vattimo, freedom of information and media multiplicity eliminate the possibility of conceiving of a single reality. Hermeneutic Ontology After Metaphysics Vattimo asserts pensoero continuity of his new choices with the “weak thought,” thus having changed “many of his ideas.

He sees the hermeneutics of the late-modern period as having a relationship to scripture and doctrine similar to the one Jesus has to the Old Testament: Nietzsche e Heidegger vengono chiamati in causa e messi a loro volta in discussione.

Such liberation occurs through weakening the traces of the tradition into which one is thrown. Sign in Create an account. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Equally, tourism cannot see the Rhine as an object of nature, but rather merely as a source of income.

Unlike Girard, Vattimo does not see Jesus as revealing an anthropological truth the victim-based mechanism. He twists Christianity in accordance with Verwindung, yet views the message of Christianity as a stimulus. His renewed interest in religion has also acted as a blueprint for a return to philosophical engagement with, and commitment to, Communism.

Nevertheless, metaphysics cannot simply be overcome; it must be worked through in the forms of life we have inherited and are developing. References and Further Reading The list of works by Vattimo is a non-exhaustive list, covering his major works in translation.

Even if the volume as a whole does not quite give full measure to the range and depth of Vattimo’s philosophy, it is nevertheless an important and valuable collection in its own right. Reiner Schurmann – – In Santiago Zabala ed.


In the Ereignis, humanity and Being traditionally considered as that which grounds the rule of reason lose their metaphysical properties of subject and object.

While alternative television and radio stations gave voices to more groups, Twitter, Facebook, blogs and web forums go further by pensier anyone with minimal access to technology to express their worldview.

Request removal from index. Gianteresio Vattimo, also known as Gianni Vattimo born January 4, is an internationally recognized Italian author, philosopher, and politician.

Hermeneutic Communism can be considered a radical development of both. Rather, Vattimo thinks that metaphysics can only be overcome by a long convalescence.

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That is, as the result of the kenosis of God that gradually liberates humanity from the myth of objectivity. Furthermore, the rebellion of previously ruled peoples is a common theme in history. The editing is overall very good, although there are several noticeable glitches here and there for instance, a somewhat humorous persistence in transforming either Emmanuel Levinas’ nationality or gender — he is referred to in the index as “Emmanuele” and elsewhere as “Emmanuelle”.

As the message of the Christian gospel empties into philosophical nihilism, it finds its precise fulfillment and destiny.

Preview — il Pensiero debole by Gianni Vattimo. This anthropocentrism continued in different ways through the construction of unilinear narratives surrounding progress and science. Trivia About il Pensiero debole.