The Idea of Continental Philosophy
By (author) Dr. Simon Glendinning
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Idea of Continental Philosophy by Dr. Simon Glendinning
Book DescriptionThe idea of Continental Philosophy has never been properly explained in philosophical terms. In this short and engaging book Simon Glendinning attempts finally to succeed where others have failed -- although not by giving an account of its internal unity but by showing instead why no such account can be given. Providing a clear picture of the current state of the contemporary philosophical culture Glendinning traces the origins and development of the idea of a distinctive Continental tradition, critiquing current attempts to survey the field of contemporary philosophy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748624706
(216mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 12-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Derrida's Legacies, Hardback (January 2008)
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Idea of Continental Philosophy, Paperback (June 2006)
Simon Glendinning provides a clear picture of the current state of the contemporary philosophical culture by tracing the origins and development of the idea of a 'distinctive' Continental tradition.
In the Name of Phenomenology, Paperback (April 2006)» View all books by Dr. Simon Glendinning
The attempt to pursue philosophy in the name of phenomenology is one of the developments in twentieth century thought. Through an evaluation of development of phenomenology, this book traces the ruptures and dislocations of philosophy that, in an age dominated by science, strive to renew our understanding of ourselves and our place in the world.
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Author Biography - Dr. Simon Glendinning
Simon Glendinning, is Fellow in European Philosophy at the European Institute at LSE. His interests lie primarily in the phenomenological movement in Europe and its relation to phenomenological philosophy from the English-speaking world. As well as numerous articles, he is the author of On Being With Others: Heidegger -- Derrida -- Wittgenstein (Routledge, 1998), and editor of Arguing with Derrida (Blackwells, 2001) and the Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy (EUP, 1999).
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