Continental Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction: A Very Short Introduction by Simon Critchley

Continental Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction: A Very Short Introduction

bySimon Critchley

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Simon Critchley's Very Short Introduction shows that Continental philosophy encompasses a distinct set of philosophical traditions and practices, with a compelling range of problems all too often ignored by the analytic tradition. He discusses the ideas and approaches of philosophers such asKant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Habermas, Foucault, and Derrida, and introduces key concepts such as existentialism, nihilism, and phenomenology by explaining their place in the Continental tradition.

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Simon Critchley is Reader in Philosophy at Essex and Directeur de Programme at the College International de Philosophie, Paris. He is author of The Ethics of Deconstruction (Blackwell, 1992), Very Little Almost Nothing (Routledge, 1997), and Ethics, Politics, Subjectivity (Verso, 1998), and has also edited a number of collections, i...
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Title:Continental Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction: A Very Short IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 6.85 × 4.37 × 0.43 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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List of IllustrationsIntroduction1. The gap between knowledge and wisdom2. Origins of Continental Philosophy - How to get from Kant to German Idealism3. Two Cultures in Philosophy - the need for both spectacles and eyes to see with4. Can philosophy change the world? Critique, praxis, emancipation5. What is to be done? How to respond to nihilism6. A case study in misunderstanding: Heidegger and Carnap7. Scientism versus obscurantism: avoiding the traditional predicament in philosophy8. Sapere aude - the exhaustion of theory and the promise of philosophyFurther ReadingReferencesIndex