By Eran Dorfman
We are used to seeing the typical as a normal element of existence, anything that we have to "overcome"; while it truly performs an important function in any occasion of our lives. This hugely unique ebook engages with a variety of thinkers and texts from around the fields of phenomenology, psychoanalysis and important concept, together with Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Freud and Benjamin, including cutting edge research of French literature and the visible arts, to illustrate that the position of repetition and deferral in modernity has replaced dramatically. instead of permitting the typical steadily to combine singular occasions into its repetitive texture, occasions are skilled now as self-enclosed entities, allegedly disconnected from the typical, resulting in its impoverishment. The ebook hence deals a singular figuring out of being, physique, trauma and surprise, yet in the framework of the typical as an idea that merits a thought of its very own.