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Author Garcia, Tristan, 1981- author.

Title Form and object : a treatise on things / Tristan Garcia ; translated by Mark Allan Ohm and Jon Cogburn.

Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Forme et objet. English
Physical description 1 online resource (xxv, 462 pages) : illustrations.
Series Speculative realism
Speculative realism.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Notes Originally published as: Forme et objet: un traité des choses. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, ©2010.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-452) and indexes.
Contents Part I. Thing -- Part II. Thing and world -- Part III. Being and comprehending.
Summary What is a thing? What is an object? Tristan Garcia decisively overturns 100 years of Heideggerian orthodoxy about the supposedly derivative nature of objects to put forward a new theory of ontology that gives us deep insights into the world and our place in it.
Other author Ohm, Mark Allan, translator.
Cogburn, Jon, translator.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Object (Aesthetics)
Form (Aesthetics)
Philosophy, French.
Shapes -- Philosophy.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780748681518 (webready PDF)
0748681515 (webready PDF)
9780748681525 (epub)
0748681523 (epub)
9780748681495 (hardback)
0748681493 (hardback)
9780748681501 (paperback)
0748681507 (paperback)