Continental Philosophy: A Critical Approach / Edition 1

Continental Philosophy: A Critical Approach / Edition 1

by William R. Schroeder, William Ralph Schroeder, Patricia Ed. Schroeder
     
 

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:
9781557868800
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/29/2004
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Hegel30
2Marx and western Marxism60
3Life-philosophy and subconscious forces : Schopenhauer, Freud, and Bergson93
4Nietzsche117
5Hermeneutics149
6Phenomenology174
7Existentialism and philosophical anthropology206
8Structuralism243
9Philosophies of dispersion267
10French feminist philosophy297
11Postmodernism323

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