THE STAGING OF DIFFERENCES
MADINA TLOSTANOVA is Professor of HistoryofPhilosophy at Peoples'
Friendship University of Russia (Moscow).
BTRGTT WAGNER is Professor of Romance Literature at the University of
MICHAELA WOLF is Professor of Translation Studies at the University of
)—“the test of the foreign”—the text of translation, imagining,
for example, a language that functions differently from the one we work with.
We now have to take into account the fact that “ontological nationalism” means
prejudice vis-à-vis other languages. A Heideggerian would thus dismiss the whole
notion of philosophizing in a language that is one among others. Why do I need to
translate into languages that are not the Logos, she would say?
The historyofphilosophy was constructed at a given time, relatively recently,
upon the notion of the exceptionalism of
Black Routes (London/New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2017). His
publications include Ungoverning Dance (Oxford/New York: Oxford University
Press, 2017); Writing Dancing Together (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009);
Judson Dance Theater: Performative Traces (Oxford/New York: Routledge,
2006); and The Male Dancer (Oxford/New York: Routledge, 1995/2007).
Souleymane Bachir Diagne is Professor of Philosophy and Francophone Studies
at Columbia University. His fields of research and teaching include the historyofphilosophy, the history
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suited for more precisely considering the two concepts’ similarities and
Friendship serves as a locus classicus of philosophy, which can be found
in the historyofphilosophy from Aristotle through Montaigne, to Jacques
Derrida or Michel Foucault. The philosopher (philos), as friend of truth
(sophia), finds friendship in various conceptions already fundamentally
anchored in the traditional determination of being a philosopher. In the
historyofphilosophy, friendly amenability forms as a
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design theories—theories of the practitioners—and
the rest of Game Studies—theories of external theoreticians—, is still quite small
in comparison to the divide in older media and arts.10 Nonetheless, the separation
of game design theory from the rest of Game Studies constitutes the first schism.
As Dmitri Williams suggested a few years ago, the second schism exists between
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