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Time and Philosophy A History of Continental Thought

John. McCumber


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  • Title:
    Time and Philosophy A History of Continental Thought
  • Author: John. McCumber
  • Description: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and note on texts; Introduction; I. Germany, 1790-1890; 1. The collapse of Kant; 2. Hegel discovers the past; 3. Marx, capitalism and the future; 4. Kierkegaard's dreadful future; 5. Nietzsche and the boundless future; II. Germany and America, 1900-1968; 6. The return of traditional philosophy: Edmund Husserl; 7. The finite future: Martin Heidegger; 8. Activity and mortality: Hannah Arendt; 9. The twilight of Enlightenment: Theodor W. Adorno and Max Horkheimer; III. France, 1945-2004
    10. The future and freedom: Jean-Paul Sartre11. The future and the disclosure of being: Simone de Beauvoir; 12. The future as rupture: Michel Foucault; 13. The future and hope: Jacques Derrida; IV. Onwards, 2011-; 14. Badiou, Rancière, and the time of equality; 15. Life and gender in Agamben and Butler; Further reading; Bibliography; Index
    ""Time and Philosophy"" presents a detailed survey of continental thought through an historical account of its key texts. The common theme taken up in each text is how philosophical thought should respond to time. Looking at the development of continental philosophy in both Europe and America, the philosophers discussed range from Hegel, Marx, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Arendt, Adorno and Horkheimer, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Foucault, Derrida, to the most influential thinkers of today, Agamben, Badiou, Butler and Ranciere. Throughout, the concern is to elucidate the primary texts
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis
  • Format: 1 online resource (425 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-315-73010-3;ISBN 1-317-54792-6
  • Subjects: Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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