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The Horizons of Continental Philosophy : Essays on Husserl, Heidegger, and Merleau-Ponty - Hugh J. Silverman

The Horizons of Continental Philosophy

Essays on Husserl, Heidegger, and Merleau-Ponty

By: Hugh J. Silverman (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 29th February 1988
ISBN: 9789024736515
Number Of Pages: 305

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lacan. Barthes. Jakobson. Horkheimer. Adorno. Gadamer. Ricoeur. Foucault. Deleuze. Derrida. lyotard. Vattimo. Kofman. and Irigaray are also part of that outer horizon of continental philosophy. The purpose of this volume however is to establish that space within the core of continental philosophy -- specifically in relation to the work of Husserl. Heidegger. and Merleau-Ponty -- and to move out to some of its various horizons. In some cases. these horizons are set by the history of philosophy. in others by newer directions in contemporary philosophy. and in others by alternative modes of philosophizing. The horizons also appear in areas as diverse as epistemology and the philosophy of science. metaphysics. philosophical psychology. and aesthetics. Furthermore. these limits are set by the relationships between philosophy and other disciplines such as psychology. communication theory. and the arts. Nevertheless the volume is organized around each of the three major figures in the phenomenological core of continental philosophy. The twelve essays provide important investigations into current research -- they represent the range and skills of contemporary work in relation to Husserl. Heidegger. and Merleau-Ponty. In themselves however they indicate advances in philosophical research and are hardly simple commentaries on these three figures. Husserl. Heidegger. and Merleau-Ponty constitute texts on the basis of which phenomenology is taken to its limits -- and even beyond.

1. Questions of Method: On Describing the Individual as Exemplary.- 2. The Necessity of Intersubjectivity.- 3. Existence and Essence in Thomas and Husserl.- 4. A Phenomenological Exploration of Popper's 'World 3'.- 5. Dwelling.- 6. Textuality and the Origin of the Work of Art.- 7. On the Occlusion of the Subject: Heidegger and Lacan.- 8. From the Deconstruction of Hermeneutics to the Hermeneutics of Deconstruction.- 9. Communication Science and Merleau-Ponty's Critique of the Objectivist Illusion.- 10. Merleau-Ponty: The Depth of Memory as the Depth of the World.- 11. Towards an Erotics of Art.- 12. Merleau-Ponty on Silence and the Work of Philosophy.- Notes on Contributors.

ISBN: 9789024736515
ISBN-10: 902473651X
Series: Martinus Nijhoff Philosophy Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 305
Published: 29th February 1988
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.66