By Simon Critchley, William R. Schroeder

With fifty eight unique essays through significant specialists, this significant other quantity offers the 1st survey of the entire significant figures of nineteenth- and 20th-century Continental philosophy. each one essay explains and develops the major rules of a valuable determine or flow as they relate to such parts as paintings conception, cultural stories, social and political idea, psychology, and the sciences. middle subject part headings contain: "The Kantian Legacy" (Kant to Hegel). "Overturning the Tradition" (Marx to Bergson). "The Phenomenological Breakthrough" (neo-Kantianism to Heidegger). "Phenomenology, Hegelianism and anti-Hegelianism in France" (Kojève to Blanchot). "Religion with no Limits of Reason" (Rosenzweig to Marcel). "Three Generations of serious Theory"(Benjamin onwards). "Hermeneutics" (Schleiermacher to Ricoeur). "Continental Political Philosophy" (Lukás to Castoriadis). "Structuralism and After" (Lévi-Strauss to Le Doeuff). Key members comprise Beiser, Pippin, Caputo, Flynn, McCarthy, Laclau, Patton, and Bennington, between others. protecting the whole improvement of post-Kantian Continental philosophy, this quantity serves as an important reference paintings for philosophers and people engaged within the many disciplines which are integrally regarding Continental and ecu Philosophy.

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But I do want to defend the claim that the suggested reading of the third Critique's influence on, especially, Hegel, is a more defensible reading of < previous page page_35 next page > < previous page page_36 next page > Page 36 both the Kantian and Hegelian texts, and that it suggests both a more accurate and a more philosophically interesting reading of the early Idealist tradition. I Many German philosophers of the last decade of the eighteenth and the first decade of the nineteenth century interpreted the Critique of Judgment in the light of what they perceived to be the great problem created by the Kantian revolution in philosophy.

P. 32. 29. , p. 13. < previous page page_16 next page > < previous page page_17 next page > Page 17 30. "The moral view of the world" and "Dissemblance or duplicity" in Phenomenology of Spirit, tr. A. V. Miller (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977), pp. 365 83. 31. I would argue that one can also find such a mood of crisis in the culturally and politically more self-conscious areas of the analytic tradition, for example the Vienna Circle's fascinating 1929 Manifesto dedicated to Moritz Schlick and written collectively by Otto Neurath, Rudolf Carnap, and Hans Hahn, which argues for a scientific conception of the world and an overcoming of metaphysics as an element in a revolutionary social democratic transformation of society.

177 226). In this essay, and in connection with the German influences on Coleridge, Mill speaks of "Continental philosophers" (p. 188) and "the Continental philosophy" (pp. 191 and 201). I owe this information to Jonathan Rée, who persuasively argues that the opposition between analytic and Continental philosophy is a good deal older and more native than is usually thought and might be rethought in terms of Mill's opposition between Bentham and Coleridge: that is, between the questions "Is it true?

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