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Thinking the Impossible French Philosophy Since 1960

Gary. Gutting


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  • Title:
    Thinking the Impossible French Philosophy Since 1960
  • Author: Gary. Gutting
  • Description: Cover; Contents; Introduction: Philosophes vs Philosophers; Part I; 1. Philosophical Educations; 2. The Hegelian Challenge; 3. Footnotes to Heidegger?; 4. Whatever Happened to Existentialism?; 5. How They All Are Nietzscheans; Part II; 6. The Turn to Ethics: Levinas and Deleuze; 7. The Turn to Ethics: Derrida, Levinas, and Foucault; 8. Phenomenology, Religion, and Incomprehensibility: Derrida and Marion; 9. Ontology, Ethics, and Incomprehensibility: Alain Badiou; 10. Conclusion: Thinking the Impossible; Bibliography; Suggested Readings; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q
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    The late 20th century saw a remarkable flourishing of philosophy in France. The work of French philosophers is wide ranging, historically informed, often reaching out beyond the boundaries of philosophy; they are public intellectuals, taken seriously as contributors to debates outside the academy. Gary Gutting tells the story of the development of a distinctively French philosophy in the last four decades of the 20th century. His aim is to arrive at an account of what it was to 'dophilosophy' in France, what this sort of philosophizing was able to achieve, and how it differs from the analytic
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Oxford : OUP Oxford
  • Format: 1 online resource (225 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-19-166852-4
  • Subjects: Philosophers -- France; Philosophy, French -- 19th century; Philosophy, French -- 20th century; Philosophy; Philosophy & Religion; Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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