Volume 9, 2009
Michel Henry's Radical Phenomenology
Die Hypostase des Politischen und das Prinzip des Faschismus
Zur Kritik des Politischen nach Michel Henry
In this article I discuss Michel Henry’s concept of the political. I firstly show how it is derived within his radical phenomenology, secondly give an outline of his respective critique of totalitarianism, and finally question whether his approach is appropriate for adequately thinking the relationship between the social body and its symbolization, which is of paramount importance for any theoretical consideration of the political.