The Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy

The Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy

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This reference tool covers the most important authors and movements in continental philosophy, beginning with the founding texts of classical idealism, and followed by, in order of their emergence, the schools of thought which characterize the history of the continental philosophy tradition. The 60 chapters have each been written by an expert in that area, and the encyclopedia hase been organized into chronological and thematic more

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  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • 189 x 246mm
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • glossary, index
  • 0748609903
  • 9780748609901

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 more