© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/008555510X12626616014745 Research in Phenomenology 40 (2010) 97–103 brill.nl/rp R e s e a r c h i n P h e n o m e n o l o g y At the Limit A Commentary on John Sallis, Transﬁ gurements Günter Figal Universität Freiburg Th e relation of philosophy to art has never been without tension. Philosophy has either had a tendency to criticize art, and especially poetry, as an insuﬃ - cient means for the cognition and articulation of truth. Or art, and especially music, has philosophically been regarded as the very truth about philosophy. In the ﬁ rst aspect, art appears as an insuﬃ cient realization of what has become suﬃ ciently manifest in philosophy. In the second aspect philosophy would have to understand itself as a derivative modiﬁ cation of art. In both cases the tension has been initiated by philosophy. Th is can be illustrated by brieﬂ y referring to the main representatives of the two tenden- cies in philosophy just sketched. Whereas Plato’s discussion of poetry shows that and how philosophy constitutes itself not the least by demonstrating its superiority over art, Nietzsche’s critical discussion
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