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By Irene E. Harvey

Labyrinths of Exemplarity offers the 1st entire, in-depth learn of the matter of exemplarity or how we stream among the overall and the actual so as to attempt to comprehend our global. the writer s concentration levels from the main simple and primary problems with what examples are and the place they arrive from to the complicated key problems with how examples functionality within the discourses they inhabit and what this functioning tells us in regards to the nature of examples or exemplarity itself. the matter is handled specifically in connection to Rousseau and Aristotle, on the subject of deconstruction (especially Derrida) and the variety of Western metaphysics. eventually, a brand new conception of examples is obtainable, one now not drawn from the assumptions made through past philosophers yet relatively from the utilization and functioning of examples in philosophical discourse."

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