By Stephen H. Watson
Heidegger, Adorno, Benjamin, Merleau-Ponty, Lyotard, Sartre, Foucault, Blanchot, Derrida, and Marion are one of the philosophers who've engaged with Klee's paintings and writings. Their perspectives are usually considered far away from one another, yet Watson places them in dialog. His aspect isn't really to vindicate any ultimate interpretation of Klee yet to permit his interpreters' various debts to engage, to make clear their and on Klee's paintings, and, in flip, to delineate either a historical past and a theoretical complicated of their midst. Crescent Moon over the Rational finds an evolving theoretical constellation of interpretations and their questions (theoretical, creative, and political) that tackle and continuously renew Klee's wealthy legacies.
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