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A Companion to Continental Philosophy

Edited by: SIMON CRITCHLEY and WILLIAM R. SCHROEDER
eISBN: 9780631218500
Print publication date: 1999


Subject Philosophy » Continental Philosophy

DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631218500.1999.x

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A Companion to Continental Philosophy

With 58 original essays by major experts, this Companion volume provides the first survey of all the major figures of 19th-and 20th-century Continetal Philosophy. Each essay explains and develops the key ideas of a central figure or movement as they relate to such areas as art theory, cultural studies, social and political theory, psychology, and the sciences. Core topic section headings include “The Kantian Legacy” (Kant to Hegel); “Overturning the Tradition” (Marx to Bergson); “The Phenomenological Breakthrough” (neo-Kantianism to Heidegger); “Phenomenology, Hegelianism and anti-Hegelianism in France” (Kojève to Blanchot); “Religion Without the LImits of Reason” (Rosenzweig to Marcel); “Three Generations of Critical Theory” (Benjamin onwards); “Hermeneutics” (Schleiermacher to Ricoeur); “Continental Political Philosophy” (Lukás to Castoriadis; and “Structuralism and After” (Lévi-Strauss to Le Doeuff). Key Contributors include: Beiser, Pippin, Caputo, Flynn, McCarthy, Laclau, Patton, and Bennington, among others.

Covering the complete developmnt of post-Kantian Continental philosophy, this volume serves as an essential reference work for philosophers and those engaged in the many disciplines that are integrally related to Continental and European Philosophy.

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CRITCHLEY, SIMON and WILLIAM R. SCHROEDER (eds). A Companion to Continental Philosophy. Blackwell Publishing, 1999. Blackwell Reference Online. 12 December 2017 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9780631218500_9780631218500>



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