On the Boundary: A Life Remembered by Fred Dallmayr

By Fred Dallmayr

The e-book documents the author’s own and highbrow maturation over a interval of 9 a long time. This maturation was once by no means simply self-propelled, yet continually happened in line with teachings and reviews. located as a “being-in-the-world”, the author’s reports succeed in from international struggle II through the chilly struggle to fresh “terror wars.” Intellectually, he participated in and reacted to a few significant views: from phenomenology, existentialism, and important idea to hermeneutics, postmodernism, and post-secularism. Exchanges with multiples interlocutors helped to form his detailed outlook or profile; which privileges self-other contacts over the ego, discussion over monologue, and dialogical cosmopolitanism over chauvinistic strength politics. Implicit during this rising profile is a choice for potentiality over reality and of relationality over static identification. Shunning doctrinal formulation or accomplished “systems”, the author’s lifestyles hence is proven to be easily a trip, an event to what comes, an itinerary (mentis in Deum).

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