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Contemporary French Philosophy : Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements - A. Phillips Griffiths

Contemporary French Philosophy

Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements

Paperback Published: 27th March 1989
ISBN: 9780521357357
Number Of Pages: 240

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This volume offers a lively and accessible guide to some of the major issues current in French philosophy today and to some of the figures who are or have been influential in shaping its development. The collection is unusual and interesting in bringing together a range of contributors from both Britain and France, and is intended not only for professional philosophers but also for those with a more general interest in the French intellectual scene.

Continental insularity: contemporary French analytical philosophy
The misprision of pragmatics: conceptions of language in contemporary French philosophy
Ants and women, or philosophy without borders
Motifs towards a poetics
The relevance of Cartesianism
The Enlightenment without the critique: a word on Michel Serres' philosophy
The teleological and deontological structures of action: Aristotle and/or Kant?
The crisis of the post-modern image
Merleau-Ponty and the phenomenology of perception
Epistemological history: the legacy of Bachelard and Canguilhem
History as genealogy: an exploration of Foucault's approach to history
Beyond deconstruction?
Further adventures of the dialectic: Merleau-Ponty, Sartre, Althusser
Paradoxes of the pineal: from Descartes to Georges
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ISBN: 9780521357357
ISBN-10: 0521357357
Series: Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 27th March 1989
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.9  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.38