Knowledge and Ideology: The Epistemology of Social and Political Critique

Knowledge and Ideology: The Epistemology of Social and Political Critique

by Michael Morris

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ISBN-13: 9781316630327
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/03/2019
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Michael Morris is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of South Florida. He has published articles in journals including the International Yearbook of German Idealism, the European Journal of Philosophy and the Intellectual History Review.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. The Dialectic of Ideology: 1. In and of this world: the dual status of thought; 2. The immanent destruction of functional ideology critique: Nietzsche, Foucault, Althusser; Part II. On Ideology and Violence: 3. Jean Jacques Rousseau: social oppression, the gaze of the other, and the appeal of naturalized violence; 4. Max Stirner: the Bohemian Left and the violent self-loathing of the bourgeoisie; 5. Marx contra Stirner: a parting of ways; Part III. A Marxist Theory of Knowledge: 6. German visions of the French Revolution: on the interpretation of dreams; 7. The persistent crises and the social vocation of reason: Mannheim as epistemologist; 8. Practice, reflection, sublimation, critique: social ontology and social knowledge; Bibliography; Index.

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