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Continental Philosophy : A Critical Approach - William R. Schroeder

Continental Philosophy

A Critical Approach

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<i>Continental Philosophy: </i><i>A Critical Approach</i> is a lucid and wide-ranging introduction to the key figures and philosophical movements of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.<br><li>Includes chapters on Hegel; Marx and Western Marxism; Schopenhauer, Freud, and Bergson; Nietzsche; hermeneutics; phenomenology; existentialism; structuralism,; poststructuralism; French feminism; and postmodernism. <br><li>Provides an ideal text or background resource for many different introductory and advanced courses on modern European philosophy. </li>

?Schroeder has a masterful command of the Continental tradition after Kant in European philosophy. He presents a comprehensive critical introduction to the philosophers who have shaped it, in an admirably clear and concise idiom that is readily accessible to academics, students, and general readers alike.?

Richard Schacht, University of Illinois


?This is an enormously impressive work. In the fashion of a panoramic mosaic, it assembles incisive analyses of the host of thinkers who comprise the ?Continental Tradition? in philosophy. Like no other book before it, it succeeds not only in helping us to understand the past, but also defines an array of future tasks that those working in this field will have to address.?


Frithjof Bergmann, University of Michigan


?Schroeder captures Continental philosophy's complex trajectory in clear and thoughtful language. Along the way, he offers provocative challenges to many of its central figures.?


Todd May, Clemson University

Acknowledgments.

Preface.

Introduction.

1. Hegel.

2. Marx and Western Marxism.

3. Life Philosophy and the Unconscious.

4. Nietzsche.

5. Hermeneutics.

6. Phenomenology.

7. Existentialism and Philosophical Anthropology.

8. Structuralism.

9. Philosophies of Dispersion.

10. French Feminist Philosophy.

11. Postmodernism.

Conclusions.

Index

ISBN: 9781557868800
ISBN-10: 1557868808
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 19th November 2004
Publisher: Basil Blackwell Inc, US
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.34 x 17.9  x 4.14
Edition Number: 1