Continental Philosophy: A Critical Approach / Edition 1

Continental Philosophy: A Critical Approach / Edition 1

by William R. Schroeder, William Ralph Schroeder
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1557868816

ISBN-13: 9781557868817

Pub. Date: 11/29/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Continental Philosophy: A Critical Approach is a lucid and wide-ranging introduction to the key figures and philosophical movements of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Chronologically organized, the book includes chapters on Hegel; Marx and Western Marxism; Schopenhauer, Freud, and Bergson; Nietzsche; hermeneutics; phenomenology; existentialism;

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Continental Philosophy: A Critical Approach is a lucid and wide-ranging introduction to the key figures and philosophical movements of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Chronologically organized, the book includes chapters on Hegel; Marx and Western Marxism; Schopenhauer, Freud, and Bergson; Nietzsche; hermeneutics; phenomenology; existentialism; structuralism; philosophies of dispersion; French feminist philosophy; and postmodernism.

Each chapter includes an assessment of the thinkers it covers and highlights their main contributions. The book also provides a discussion of the value, present situation, and future prospects of Continental philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557868817
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/29/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Preface.

Introduction.

1. Hegel.

2. Marx and Western Marxism.

3. Life Philosophy and the Unconscious.

4. Nietzsche.

5. Hermeneutics.

6. Phenomenology.

7. Existentialism and Philosophical Anthropology.

8. Structuralism.

9. Philosophies of Dispersion.

10. French Feminist Philosophy.

11. Postmodernism.

Conclusions.

Index

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