Revolutionary Hope

Revolutionary Hope : Essays in Honor of William L. McBride

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Over the course of the last four decades, William Leon McBride has distinguished himself as one of the most esteemed and accomplished philosophers of his generation. This volume-which celebrates the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday-includes contributions from colleagues, friends, and formers students and pays tribute to McBride's considerable achievements as a teacher, mentor, and more

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  • Hardback | 222 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 22mm | 539.99g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739168738
  • 9780739168738

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William McBride has been a tireless advocate for Sartre studies. In fact it was due to his efforts that the North American Sartre Society came into existence: a society that has been thriving ever since and will in 2013 be organizing its twentieth conference. His knowledge of philosophy is encyclopedic and his awareness of trends knows no bounds. He is an indefatigable traveler and he is usually on his way to some faraway city to organize or attend a conference, give a paper or sit on a committee. Everyone knows Bill for his carefully pondered insights and clearly articulated comments and, as a consequence, this tribute should find an appreciative audience worldwide. -- Adrian van den Hoven, University of Windsorshow more

About Nathan J. Jun

Nathan Jun is assistant professor of philosophy and coordinator of the philosophy program at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. He is the author of Anarchism and Political Modernity (2011) and the co-editor of Deleuze and Ethics (with Daniel W. Smith, 2011) and New Perspectives on Anarchism (with Shane Wahl, 2009). Shane Wahl is currently an instructor in philosophy at Ivy Tech Community College in Lafayette, Indiana, where he lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their son, Elliot. He is the co-editor of New Perspectives on Anarchism (with Nathan Jun, 2009) and is working on various articles on Nietzsche, Sartre, and more

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Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1: William L. McBridge and the Enduring Commitment to Intellectual Freedom Chapter 2: Intimations of a New Socioecological Imaginary Chapter 3: William L. McBride: His Life and Works Chapter 4: The Humanism of Jean-Paul Sartre Chapter 5: A Philosopher's Journey: Philosophical Reflections For and On Uncle Bill Chapter 6: Friendship and Liberation: Paradoxes Chapter 7: "Spaces of Freedom": Materiality, Mediation, and Direct Political Participation in the Work of Sartre and Arendt Chapter 8: The Consolations of Philosophy After 1989 Chapter 9: Sartre's Socialist Democracy and Global Feminism Chapter 10: God, Creation, and Rebellion in Camus: Ambivalent? Inconsistent? Or, Finally, Incoherent? Chapter 11: 'Globalization' as Anti-Feminist Ideology: An Essay in Honor of William L. McBride Chapter 12: Toward a Transvaluation of the Doctrine of Human Rights Chapter 13: Sartre and McBride: Overcoming the Spirit of Serious Through Revolutionary Hope About the Contributors Indexshow more

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