• Emmanuel Levinas: A Philosophy of Exile (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy)

    By Abi Doukhan

    Our period is profoundly marked through the phenomenon of exile and it truly is has develop into more and more pressing to reconsider the idea that of exile and our stance in the direction of it. This renewed mirrored image at the challenge of exile brings to the fore a few questions concerning the usually destructive connotation of exile. Is there no longer in a different way to appreciate the of exile?

    Permeated with references to the 'stranger', the 'other' and 'exteriority', the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas indicates a good realizing of exile. This unique and compelling e-book distills from Levinas's philosophy a knowledge of exile, for the 1st time laying off a favorable gentle at the situation of exile itself. Abi Doukhan argues that Levinas's philosophy will be understood as a entire philosophy of exile, from his ethics to his concepts on society, love, wisdom, spirituality and paintings, thereby offering a accomplished view of the philosophy of Levinas himself in addition to a renewed realizing of the wealth and contribution of exile to a given society.

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  • Fenomenologia della Percezione

    By Maurice Merleau-Ponty

    Questo libro del 1945, dal 2003 riproposto da Bompiani al pubblico italiano, ha acquistato negli anni un rilievo teorico sempre maggiore al punto di essere oggi considerato tra i grandi classici della filosofia del Novecento. Qui los angeles fenomenologia di Husserl si congeda da ogni equivoco idealistico e diventa sapere del concreto mondo della vita, un sapere tutto centrato attorno a quell’enigma che è il nostro corpo. l. a. percezione investe nella sua globalità il soggetto-corpo che noi siamo, intreccia l’interno e l’esterno in un’ambivalenza irrisolvibile che non permette più nessuna frontiera rigida e annulla ogni dualismo di sapore cartesiano. Quando il libro uscì attrasse soprattutto in line with le affinità con i motivi dell’esistenzialismo. Quando venne tradotto negli anni Sessanta Enzo Paci ne fece il manifesto della fenomenologia concreta. Oggi esso è un crocevia inevitabile sia in step with i filosofi dell’esperienza sia in step with gli scienziati della percezione. Corpo, intersoggettività e una nuova concept di soggetto sono i concetti di Merleau-Ponty da cui l. a. filosofia non può tornare indietro. D’altronde lo scavalcamento di ogni dualismo tra scienze della natura e scienze dello spirito, nutrito da una miriade di descrizioni puntuali, fa di questo libro anche l. a. base indiscussa di gran parte del lavoro sperimentale sulla percezione.

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  • Time and Narrative, Volume 1 (Time & Narrative)

    By Paul Ricoeur

    Time and Narrative builds on Paul Ricoeur's past research, in The Rule of Metaphor, of semantic innovation on the point of the sentence. Ricoeur right here examines the production of which means on the textual point, with narrative instead of metaphor because the ruling concern.

    Ricoeur reveals a "healthy circle" among time and narrative: time is humanized to the level that it portrays temporal adventure. Ricoeur proposes a theoretical version of this circle utilizing Augustine's idea of time and Aristotle's concept of plot and, additional, develops an unique thesis of the mimetic functionality of narrative. He concludes with a finished survey and critique of contemporary discussions of ancient wisdom, realizing, and writing from Aron and Mandelbaum within the overdue Nineteen Thirties to the paintings of the Annales college and that of Anglophone philosophers of background of the Sixties and 1970s.

    "This paintings, in my opinion, places the total challenge of narrative, let alone philosophy of heritage, on a brand new and better airplane of discussion."—Hayden White, History and concept

    "Superb. . . . a very good aspect of front into the paintings of 1 of the eminent thinkers of the current highbrow age."—Joseph R. Gusfield, Contemporary Sociology

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  • Le monde naturel et le mouvement de l'existence humaine (Phaenomenologica, Volume 110)

    By Jan Patocka

    Jan Patocka - Le monde naturel et le mouvement de l'existence humaine. Kluwer educational Publishers, 1988. 302 Pages. (Phaenomenologica, Vol. a hundred and ten) ISBN 9024735777

    A French translation of Patocka's significant philosophical work.

    Preface
    En 1980 les responsables de l'héritage littéraire de Patocka faisaient paraître à Prague, en samizdat, sous le titre Pfirozeny svët a pohyb lidské life, Le monde naturel et le mouvement de Vexistence humaine, quatre volumes comprenant, outre los angeles thèse d'habilitation éditée en 1936 et une seconde fois en 1970, Le monde naturel comme problème philosophique, tous les articles, textes et notes, en tchèque, en allemand, en français, dans lesquels, depuis les années cinquante, le philosophe avait repris cette même question.
    Grâce à Phaenomenologica, les lecteurs de langue française ont pu prendre connaissance, depuis dix ans déjà, du morceau le plus ancien de cette assortment, à savoir los angeles thèse de 1936 ], ainsi que d'un autre, parmi les plus récents, l. a. «Postface» que Patocka y avait ajoutée pour los angeles circonstance

    Book Details
    Hardcover: 302 pages
    Publisher: Springer; 1988 version (May 31, 1988)
    Language: French
    ISBN-10: 9024735777
    ISBN-13: 978-9024735778
    Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches

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  • Merleau-Ponty's Last Vision: A Proposal for the Completion of "The Visible and the Invisible" (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy)

    Few writers' unfinished works are thought of between their most vital, yet such is the case with Merleau-Ponty's The noticeable and the Invisible. What exists of it's a mere starting, but it bridged modernism and postmodernism in philosophy. Low makes use of fabric from a few of Merleau-Ponty's later works because the foundation for finishing touch. operating from this fabric and the philosopher's personal define, Low offers how this crucial paintings may have seemed had Merleau-Ponty lived to accomplish it.

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  • Philosophical Hermeneutics

    By Hans-Georg Gadamer

    This very good assortment comprises thirteen essays from Gadamer's Kleine Schriften, dealing with hermeneutical mirrored image, phenomenology, existential philosophy, and philosophical hermeneutics. Gadamer applies hermeneutical research to Heidegger and Husserl's phenomenology, an method that proves severe and instructive.

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  • The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy: Volume 14, Special Issue: The Philosophy of Jan Patočka

    Religion, warfare and the difficulty of Modernity: a different factor devoted to the Philosophy of Jan Patočka

    The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy presents an annual overseas discussion board for phenomenological study within the spirit of Husserl's groundbreaking paintings and the extension of this paintings by way of such figures as Scheler, Heidegger, Sartre, Levinas, Merleau-Ponty and Gadamer.

    Contributors:

    Ivan Chvatík, Nicolas de Warren, James Dodd, Eddo Evink, Ludger Hagedorn, Jean-Luc Marion, Claire Perryman-Holt, Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback, Michael Staudigl, Christian Sternad , and Ľubica Učník.

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  • Phenomenology of Perception

    By Maurice Merleau-Ponty

    First released in 1945, Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s enormous Phénoménologie de l. a. belief signalled the arriving of a huge new philosophical and highbrow voice in post-war Europe. Breaking with the existing photograph of existentialism and phenomenology on the time, it has develop into one of many landmark works of twentieth-century notion. This new translation, the 1st for over fifty years, makes this vintage paintings of philosophy on hand to a brand new iteration of readers.

    Phenomenology of belief stands within the nice phenomenological culture of Husserl, Heidegger, and Sartre. but Merleau-Ponty’s contribution is decisive, as he brings this practice and different philosophical predecessors, quite Descartes and Kant, to confront a overlooked size of our adventure: the lived physique and the outstanding international. Charting a daring direction among the reductionism of technological know-how at the one hand and "intellectualism" at the different, Merleau-Ponty argues that we should always regard the physique no longer as a trifling organic or actual unit, yet because the physique which constructions one’s state of affairs and event in the world.

    Merleau-Ponty enriches his vintage paintings with enticing reviews of well-known circumstances within the historical past of psychology and neurology in addition to phenomena that proceed to attract our awareness, reminiscent of phantom limb syndrome, synaesthesia, and hallucination. This new translation comprises many useful positive factors similar to the reintroduction of Merleau-Ponty’s discursive desk of Contents as subtitles into the physique of the textual content, a accomplished Translator’s creation to its major subject matters, crucial notes explaining key words of translation, an in depth Index, and an immense updating of Merleau-Ponty’s references to now on hand English translations.

    Also integrated is a brand new foreword by way of Taylor Carman and an creation to Merleau-Ponty by Claude Lefort.

    Translated via Donald A. Landes.

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  • The Hegel Variations: On the Phenomenology of Spirit

    By Fredric Jameson

    During this significant new examine, thinker and cultural theorist Fredric Jameson bargains an cutting edge interpreting of a ebook that kinds a part of the bedrock of contemporary Western inspiration: Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit.

    Whereas different writers have interpreted the Phenomenology as a rigidly closed procedure, Jameson discovers it to be a extra fluid, open-ended paintings. Hegel’s brain is printed to be a much less systematic mechanism than quite often suggestion, one whose rules by no means solidify into natural abstractions. the belief of the Phenomenology, at the aftermath of the French Revolution, is tested as a provisional stalemate among the political and the social—a state of affairs from which Jameson attracts very important classes for our personal age.

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