[I]f the genealogist refuses to extend his faith in metaphysics, if he listens to history, he finds that there is something ‘altogether different’ behind things: not a timeless and essential secret but the secret that they have no essence, or that their essence was fabricated in a piecemeal fashion from alien forms.
(1998, p. 371)
KeywordsModern World Radical Trajectory Aesthetic Theory High Modernism Philosophical Contribution
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