The Cavell Reader / Edition 1

The Cavell Reader / Edition 1

by Stephen Mulhall
     
 

This volume is essential collection of readers from the work of Stanley Cavell, one of the most influential American philosophers of the twentieth century. It provides those who are unfamiliar with Cavell's work with an overview of its strategic purpose, its central theme, and its argumentative development. See more details below

Overview

This volume is essential collection of readers from the work of Stanley Cavell, one of the most influential American philosophers of the twentieth century. It provides those who are unfamiliar with Cavell's work with an overview of its strategic purpose, its central theme, and its argumentative development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631197430
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/14/1996
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Readers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.03(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Prologue: The Avoidance of Love (The Abdication Scene)22
1The Normal and the Natural31
2Knowing and Acknowledging46
3"The Frog and the Craftsman"72
4The Avoidance of Love (External-World Skepticism)89
5Ending the Waiting Game94
6Music Discomposed113
7Kierkegaard's On Authority and Revelation127
8The Avoidance of Love (Theater)143
9"Photograph, Screen, and Star"156
10The Same and Different: The Awful Truth167
11Macbeth Appalled197
12Psychoanalysis and Cinema: The Melodrama of the Unknown Woman221
13The Ordinary as the Uneventful253
14Words and Sentences260
15Being Odd, Getting Even295
16Declining Decline321
17Moral Perfectionism353
Epilogue: The Investigations' Everyday Aesthetics of Itself369
Stanley Cavell: A Bibliography 1951-1995390
Index of Themes and Concepts415
Index of Names and Titles418

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