Stupidity by Avital RonellStupidity by Avital Ronell


byAvital Ronell

Paperback | December 17, 2002

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In Stupidity Avital Ronell explores the fading empire of cognition, modulating stupidity into idiocy, puerility, and the figure of the ridiculous philosopher instituted by Kant. Drawing on a range of writers including Dostoevsky, Schlegel, Musil, and Wordsworth, Stupidity investigates ignorance, dumbfoundedness, and the limits of reason.
Title:StupidityFormat:PaperbackPublished:December 17, 2002Publisher:UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS PRESSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0252071271

ISBN - 13:9780252071270


Editorial Reviews

"[Ronell] proves herself yet again to be one of the most original and exciting of contemporary critics. . . . If you at all suspect that you might be intelligent, do not avoid Stupidity--embrace it."