Motivated by a desire to narrate and contextualize the deluge of 'French theory,' After the Deluege showcases recent work by today's brightest scholars of French intellectual history that historicizes key debates, figures, and turning points in the postwar era of French thought.
Is there such a thing as 'French philosophy'? or why do we read French so badly? / Alan D. Schrift -- Against capitalism? French theory and the economy after 1945 / William Gallois -- The post-Marx of the letter / Warren Breckman -- A new generation of Greek intellectuals in postwar France / Christophe Premat -- Kostas Axelos and the world of the Arguments circle / Stuart Elden -- 'Un contradicteur permanent': the ideological and political itinerary of David Gu??rin / David Berry -- Guy Hocquenghem and the cultural revolution in France after May 1968 / Ron Haas -- The myth of Emmanuel Levinas / Ethan Kleinberg -- Raymond Aron: nationalism and supranationalism in the years following the Second World War / Lucia Bonfreschi -- French intellectuals and the repression of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956: the politics of a protest reconsidered / Michael Scott Christofferson -- From l'Univers concentrationnaire to the Jewish genocide: Pierre Vidal-Naquet and the Treblinka controversy / Samuel Moyn -- French cultural policy in question, 1981-2003 / Philippe Poirrier -- Religion, republicanism, and depoliticization: two intellectual itineraries: R??gis Debray and Marcel Gauchet / Michael Behrent.
Number Of Pages: 434
Published: 30th July 2013
Publisher: University Press of America