Edinburgh Encyclopaedia of Continental Philosophy

Edinburgh Encyclopaedia of Continental Philosophy

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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-Lake Philosophy of Existence - Lewis R. Gordon Philosophies of Life and Understanding - Fiona Hughes Phenomenology - Gail Weiss Politics, Psychoanalysis and Science - Gillian Howie The Frankfurt School and Critical Theory - Simon Jarvis Structuralism - Jeremy Jennings Post-Structuralism - John Protevishow more

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  • Hardback | 600 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 1,302g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • glossary, index
  • 0748607838
  • 9780748607839

About Dr. Simon Glendinning

Simon Glendinning, is Fellow in European Philosophy at the European Institute at LSE. His interests lie primarily in the phenomenological movement in Europe and its relation to phenomenological philosophy from the English-speaking world. As well as numerous articles, he is the author of On Being With Others: Heidegger -- Derrida -- Wittgenstein (Routledge, 1998), and editor of Arguing with Derrida (Blackwells, 2001) and the Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy (EUP, 1999).show more

Table of contents

Classical idealism: covering Kant, Hegel, Reinhold, Holderlin, Schiller, Fichte, Schelling, Schlegel, Novalis, Schopenhauer and idealism outside Germany; existentialism: including work on Kierkegarrd, Nietzsche, theology (Buber, Jaspers, Marcel), humanism (Sartre and Heidegger), ethics (de Beauvoir), literature and art (Dostoevsky, Rilke, Kafka, Giacometti, sartre and Camus); philosophies of life and understanding: covering von Humbolt, Bultmann, Apel, von Wright, Schleimacher, Dilthey, Gadamer, Ricoeur, Peirce and Rorty; phenomenology: covering Hartman, Ingarden, Jaspers, Scheler, neo-Kantians (Natorp, Cohen, Rickert and Cassierer), Brentano, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, and J.L. Astin; politics, psychoanalysis and science: including Feuerbach and the young Hegelians, Marx, Freud, and continental political theory (Gramsci, Scmitt, Arendt, Lefort, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Castoriadis), and science (Duhem, Bachelard, Canguilhem, Steegmuller, Dessauer, Heidegger); the Frankfurt school and critical theory: covering Lukacs, Mannheim, Wittfogel, Fromm, Horkheimer, Adorno, Marcuse, Benjamin, Bloch and Habermas; structuralism: including linguistics (Saussure), anthropology (Levi Strauss), marxism (Althusser), psychoanalysis (Lacan), theology (Dumezil) and literary theory (Barthes); post-structuralism: including Foucault, Levinas, Deleuze, Lyotard, Baudrillard, Irigaray, Kristeva, Cixous, LeDoeuff, Kofman, Derrida, Bachelard, Kojeve, Hyppolite, Bataille, de Man, Blanchot, Artaud, Bouveresse, Lacoue-Labarth and Nancy.show more

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