Continental Philosophy: An Anthology / Edition 1

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From Immanuel Kant to Postmodernism, this volume provides an unparalleled student resource: a wide-ranging collection of the essential works of more than 50 seminal thinkers in modern European philosophy.

Areas covered include Kant and German Idealism, Existentialism, Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, Marxism and the Frankfurt School, Structuralism, Psychoanalysis, Feminism, Deconstruction, and Postmodernism. Each section begins with a concise and helpful introduction, and all the texts have been selected for accessibility as well as significance, making the volume ideal for introductory and advanced levels in philosophy, cultural studies, literary theory, and the history of modern thought.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557865618
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/18/1998
  • Series: Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 6.75 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.02 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. I The Age of the System: Kant and German Idealism 5
1 Critique of Pure Reason 7
2 An Attempt at a New Presentation of the Wissenschaftslehre 24
3 Judgment and Being 34
4 The Oldest Program Towards a System in German Idealism 36
5 System of Transcendental Idealism 38
6 Phenomenology of Spirit 47
Pt. II Subjectivity in Question: Existentialism, Phenomenology, and Hermeneutics 57
1 The World as Will and Representation 59
2 Either/ or 65
3 The Gay Science; Twilight of the Idols; The Will to Power 75
4 The Perception of Change 89
5 Cartesian Meditations 97
6 Being and Time 107
7 Man's Place in Nature 123
8 Philosophy of Existence 132
9 Introduction to the Reading of Hegel 141
10 Being and Nothingness 153
11 The Second Sex 161
12 The Visible and the Invisible 167
13 The Trace of the Other 176
14 The Universality of the Hermeneutical Problem 186
15 Metaphor and the Central Problem of Hermeneutics 194
Pt. III Political Thought: Marxism and Critical Theory 203
1 The Philosophy of Right 205
2 Alienated Labor; The German Ideology 215
3 Democracy and Dictatorship 226
4 History and Class Consciousness 229
5 What is Man? 240
6 The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction 244
7 Dialectic of Enlightenment 253
8 The Human Condition 260
9 For Marx 271
10 One-Dimensional Man 279
11 Knowledge and Human Interests 286
Pt. IV Structuralism and Psychoanalysis 295
1 Course in General Linguistics 297
2 The Elementary Structures of Kinship 305
3 The Structuralist Activity 311
4 Beyond the Pleasure Principle; Femininity 316
5 The Mirror Stage; The Signification of the Phallus 329
Pt. V Deconstruction, Feminism, and Postmodernism 339
1 The Use Value of D.A.F. de Sade 341
2 The Space of Literature 348
3 Of Grammatology 354
4 Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia 365
5 Sorties: Out and Out: Attacks/Ways Out/Forays 374
6 The History of Sexuality 380
7 The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge 391
8 Women's Time 406
9 The Enigma of Woman 416
10 Sexual Difference 421
11 The Inoperative Community 429
12 The Ecstasy of Communication 441
13 The Nation-Thing 447
Index 453
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