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Edinburgh Encyclopaedia of Continental Philosophy - Dr. Simon Glendinning

Edinburgh Encyclopaedia of Continental Philosophy

By: Dr. Simon Glendinning (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 9th February 1999
ISBN: 9780748607839
Number Of Pages: 600

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This single-volume reference guide covers the most important authors and movements in Continental Philosophy. Each section focuses on a school of thought, bringing together articles by leading scholars which explore the key thinkers and texts. Arranged in chronological order, the volume begins with the founding texts of Classical Idealism and concludes with Post-structuralism.Sections and Section Editors: Classical Idealism - Philip Stratton-LakePhilosophy of Existence - Lewis R. GordonPhilosophies of Life and Understanding - Fiona HughesPhenomenology - Gail WeissPolitics, Psychoanalysis and Science - Gillian HowieThe Frankfurt School and Critical Theory - Simon JarvisStructuralism - Jeremy JenningsPost-Structuralism - John Protevi

Preface
Notes on contributors
Introduction: What is Continental philosophy?
Classical idealism
Introduction
Kant's transcendental idealism
Fichte's idealism
History and philosophy: Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit
Schelling's idealism
The world as will: Schopenhauer
British idealism
Philosophy of existence
Introduction
Kierkegaard's existential philosophy and praxis as the revolt against systems
Nietzsche and the will to power
Faith and existence
Philosophy of existence and philosophical anthropology: Sartre and Heidegger
Existential ethics
Existential philosophy and literature: Sartre's Nausea
Philosophies of life and understanding
Introduction
Understanding understanding: Schleiermacher
Philosophy of life and historical understanding: Dilthey
Bergsonian vitalism
Understanding as dialogue: Gadamer
Social and moral understanding: Ricoeur
American pragmatism: Peirce to Rorty
Phenomenology
Introduction
Intentionality and consciousness: Brentano
Transcendental phenomenology: Husserl
Phenomenology and the question of being: Heidegger
Sartre's existential phenomenology
At the limits of phenomenology: Merleau-Ponty
Feminism and phenomenology
Politics, psychoanalysis and science
Introduction
The Young Hegelians: from Feuerbach to Schmidt
Marx and the end of philosophy
Marxism and literary criticism
Freud and the science of the mind
Psychoanalysis and literary theory
Continental philosophy of science
Continental political philosophy
The Frankfurt School and critical theory
Introduction
Thinking and affectivity: Horkheimer
Culture and criticism: Adorno
Between philosophy and critical theory: Marcuse
Social and technical modernity: Benjamin
Utopian emancipation: Bloch
The reorientation of critical theory: Habermas
Structuralism
Introduction
Structuralist linguistics: Saussure
Kinship, structuralism and the savage mind: Levi-Strauss
The cunning of concepts: Althusser's structural Marxism
Structure, language and subjectivity: Lacan
Gods, myths and structures: Dumezil
Language and the signs of culture: Barthes
Post-structuralism
Introduction
Power, knowledge and ethics: Foucault
Philosophy of the other: Levinas
Into the abyss: Deleuze
Post-modernism: Lyctard and Baudrillard
French feminism
Deconstruction: Derrida
Subject index
Name index
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ISBN: 9780748607839
ISBN-10: 0748607838
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 600
Published: 9th February 1999
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 1.3