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Contemporary French philosophy modernity and the persistence of the subject

Caroline Williams 1966-

2001

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  • Title:
    Contemporary French philosophy modernity and the persistence of the subject
  • Author: Caroline Williams 1966-
  • Description: Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Inheriting Problems and Paradoxes: Subjectivity and Modern Philosophy; 2. Marxism and Subjectivity: from Lukács to Althusser; 3. Psychoanalysis, Subjectivity and the Vita Lingua; 4. Derrida, Subjectivity and the Politics of Différance; 5. The Discursive Construction of the Subject; Conclusion - The Persistence of the Subject; Notes; Bibliography; Index
    French philosophy and cultural theory continue to hold a prestigious and influential position in European thought. One of the central themes of contemporary French philosophy is its concern with the theoretical and political status of the subject, a question which has been broached by structuralists and poststructuralists through an analysis of the construction of the subject in and by language, discourse, power and ideology.Contemporary French Philosophy outlines the construction of the subject in modern philosophy, focusing in particular on the seminal work of Althusser, Lacan, Derrida and F
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Athlone Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (265 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4725-4619-9;ISBN 1-281-29160-9;ISBN 9786611291600;ISBN 1-84714-263-X
  • Subjects: Philosophy, French; Subject (Philosophy) -- History; Philosophy, Modern; Philosophy, French -- 20th century; Subject (Philosophy) -- History -- 20th century; Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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