Contending with Stanley Cavell

Contending with Stanley Cavell

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Stanley Cavell has been a brilliant, idiosyncratic presence in American philosophy literary criticism, and cultural studies for years. Even as, he continues to produce new writing of a high quality - an example of which is included in this collection - his work has elicited responses from a new generation of writers in Europe and America. This collection showcases this new work, while illustrating the variety of Cavell's interests: in the ordinary language philosophy of Wittgenstein and Austin, in film criticism and theory, in literature, psychoanaylsis, and the American transcendentalism of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau.show more

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  • Hardback | 216 pages
  • 160 x 238.8 x 25.4mm | 385.56g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0195175689
  • 9780195175684
  • 1,984,497

About Russell B. Goodman

Russell B. Goodman grew up in New York, and studied philosophy at Oxford and Johns Hopkins. He has written Wittgenstein and William James (Cambridge 2002) and American Philosophy and the Romantic Tradition (Cambridge 1990), and is the editor of Pragmatism: A Contemporary Reader (Routledge, 1995). In 2003 he directed a National Endowment for the Humanities summer institute on Ralph Waldo Emerson.show more

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