Early Twentieth-century Continental Philosophy by Leonard Lawlor

Early Twentieth-century Continental Philosophy

byLeonard Lawlor

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Early Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy elaborates the basic project of contemporary continental philosophy, which culminates in a movement toward the outside. Leonard Lawlor interprets key texts by major figures in the continental tradition, including Bergson, Foucault, Freud, Heidegger, Husserl, and Merleau-Ponty, to develop the broad sweep of the aims of continental philosophy. Lawlor discusses major theoretical trends in the work of these philosophers-immanence, difference, multiplicity, and the overcoming of metaphysics. His conception of continental philosophy as a unified project enables Lawlor to think beyond its European origins and envision a global sphere of philosophical inquiry that will revitalize the field.

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Leonard Lawlor is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. He is author of Derrida and Husserl (IUP, 2002) and Thinking through French Philosophy (IUP, 2003).
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Title:Early Twentieth-century Continental PhilosophyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:December 1, 2011Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface: The Four Conceptual Features
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction: Structure and Genesis of Early Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy

1. Thinking beyond Platonism: Bergson's "Introduction to Metaphysics" (1903)
2. Schizophrenic Thought: Freud's "The Unconscious" (1915)
3. Consciousness as Distance: Husserl's "Phenomenology" (the 1929 Encyclopedia Britannica Entry)
4. The Thought of the Nothing: Heidegger's "What is Metaphysics?" (1929)
5. Dwelling in the Speaking of Language: Heidegger's "Language" (1950)
6. Dwelling in the Texture of the Visible: Merleau-Ponty's "Eye and Mind" (1961)
7. Enveloped in a Nameless Voice: Foucault's "The Thought of the Outside" (1966)

Conclusion: Further Questions
Appendix 1: Note on the Idea of Immanence
Appendix 2: What is a Trait?
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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"Well conceived and well argued... eminently useful and important." -Michael Naas, DePaul University