Exemplarity and Chosenness: Rosenzweig and Derrida on the Nation of Philosophy (Cultural Memory in the Present)

By Dana Hollander

Exemplarity and Chosenness is a mixed learn of the philosophies of Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) and Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) that explores the query: How may possibly we account for the potential for philosophy, of universalism in pondering, with out denying that each one pondering is additionally idiomatic and specific? The e-book strains Derrida's curiosity during this subject, really emphasizing his paintings on "philosophical nationality" and his perception that philosophy is challenged in a different method by means of its specific "national" instantiations and that, conversely, discourses invoking a nationality include a philosophical ambition, a declare to being "exemplary." Taking as its cue Derrida's readings of German-Jewish authors and his ongoing curiosity in questions of Jewishness, this ebook pairs his philosophy with that of Franz Rosenzweig, who constructed a conception of Judaism for which election is vital and who understood chosenness in an "exemplarist" experience as constitutive of human individuality in addition to of the Jews' position in common human history.

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Introduction to Phenomenology

By Robert Sokolowski

This e-book provides the main philosophical doctrines of phenomenology in a transparent, full of life sort with an abundance of examples. The ebook examines such phenomena as notion, photographs, mind's eye, reminiscence, language, and reference, and exhibits how human considering arises from event. It additionally stories own id as proven via time and discusses the character of philosophy. as well as delivering a brand new interpretation of the correspondence idea of fact, the writer additionally explains how phenomenology differs from either sleek and postmodern sorts of pondering.

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Thinking with Heidegger: Displacements (Studies in Continental Thought)

"... a true philosophical page-turner, a publication that's tricky to place down, even given the complexity of its issues." ―Jeffrey Powell

"This is a good addition to present books on Heidegger’s thought.... the writer has either a command of Heidegger and of ways most sensible to explain him to a latest audience." ―David Wood

In pondering with Heidegger, Miguel de Beistegui appears to be like into the essence of Heidegger’s suggestion and engages the philosopher’s transformative considering with modern Western tradition. instead of isolate and discover a unmarried subject matter or point of Heidegger, de Beistegui chooses a number of issues of access that spread from an analogous query or notion. De Beistegui examines Heidegger’s translations of Greek philosophy and his interpretations and displacements of anthropology, ethics and politics, technology, and aesthetics. considering with Heidegger proposes clean solutions to a couple of philosophy’s such a lot primary questions and extends Heideggerian discourse into philosophical areas now not taken care of via Heidegger himself.

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Merleau-Ponty at the Limits of Art, Religion, and Perception (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy)

This booklet poses the query of what lies on the restrict of philosophy. via shut reports of French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty's lifestyles and paintings, the authors study one of many 20th century's such a lot interdisciplinary philosophers whose inspiration intersected with and contributed to the practices of artwork, psychology, literature, religion and philosophy. As those essays convey, Merleau-Ponty's oeuvre disrupts conventional disciplinary obstacles and activates his readers to invite what, precisely, constitutes philosophy and its others.

Featuring essays via a global workforce of best phenomenologists, artwork theorists, theologians, historians of philosophy, and philosophers of brain, this quantity breaks new floor in Merleau-Ponty scholarship―including the 1st sustained reflections at the dating among Merleau-Ponty and religion―and magnifies a voice that's talked-over in too many conversations around the educational disciplines. someone drawn to phenomenology, paintings concept and background, cognitive technological know-how, the philosophy of brain, and the philosophy of faith will locate themselves challenged and engaged through the articles incorporated during this vital attempt at inter-disciplinary philosophy.

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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. los angeles 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 consistent 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 keeping with i filosofi dell’esperienza sia in line with gli scienziati della percezione. Corpo, intersoggettività e una nuova proposal 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 los angeles base indiscussa di gran parte del lavoro sperimentale sulla percezione.

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Cartesian Meditations: An Introduction to Phenomenology

By Edmund Husserl

     The "Cartesian Meditations" translation relies totally on the broadcast textual content, edited through Professor S. Strasser and released within the first quantity of Husserliana: Cartesianische Meditationen und Pariser Vorträge, ISBN 90-247-0214-3. such a lot of Husserl's emendations, as given within the Appendix to that quantity, were taken care of as though they have been a part of the textual content. The others were translated in footnotes.
     Secondary attention has been given to a typescript (cited as "Typescript C") on which Husserl wrote in 1933: "Cartes. Meditationen / Originaltext 1929 / E. Husserl / für Dorion Cairns". Its use of emphasis and citation marks conforms extra heavily to Husserl’s perform, as exemplified in works released in the course of his lifetime. during this recognize the interpretation frequently follows Typescript C. additionally, many of the variation readings n this typescript are best and feature been used because the foundation for the interpretation. the place that's the case, the printed textual content is given or translated in a foornote.
     the printed textual content and Typescript C were in comparison with the French translation via Gabrielle Pfeiffer and Emmanuel Levinas (Paris, Armand Collin, 1931). using emphasis and citation marks within the French translation corresponds extra heavily to that during Typescript C than to that during the printed textual content. usually, the place the wording of the broadcast textual content and that of Typescript C vary, the French translation shows that it was once in response to a textual content that corresponded extra heavily to at least one or the opposite – frequently to Typescript C. In such instances the French translation has been quoted or stated in a foornote.

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Action in Perception (Representation and Mind series)

"Perception isn't really whatever that occurs to us, or in us," writes Alva Noë. "It is whatever we do." In Action in Perception, Noë argues that conception and perceptual recognition depend upon capacities for motion and notion -- that notion is one of those considerate task. contact, now not imaginative and prescient, can be our version for belief. notion isn't really a procedure within the mind, yet one of those skillful task of the physique as an entire. We enact our perceptual experience.

To understand, in keeping with this enactive method of conception, isn't purely to have sensations; it's to have sensations that we comprehend. In motion in conception, Noë investigates the kinds this realizing can take. He starts via arguing, on either phenomenological and empirical grounds, that the content material of notion isn't really just like the content material of an image; the area isn't given to awareness unexpectedly yet is won steadily by way of lively inquiry and exploration. Noë then argues that perceptual adventure acquires content material due to our ownership and workout of useful physically wisdom, and examines, between different themes, the issues posed via spatial content material and the adventure of colour. He considers the perspectival element of the representational content material of expertise and assesses where of concept and realizing in adventure. eventually, he explores the consequences of the enactive method for our knowing of the neuroscience of perception.

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Phenomenology: Continuation and Criticism: Essays in Memory of Dorion Cairns (Phaenomenologica)

Below the identify of "Phenomenology: Continuation and Crit­ icism," the gang of essays during this quantity are awarded in honor of Dorion Cairns on his seventieth birthday. The participants contain neighbors, colleagues and previous scholars of Dorion Cairns who, each one in his personal means, proportion the curiosity of Dorion Cairns in Husserlian phenomenology. That curiosity itself could be top outlined through those phrases of Edmund Husserl: "Philosophy - wis­ dom (sagesse) - is the philosopher's relatively own affair. It needs to come up as his knowledge, as his self-acquired wisdom tending towards universality, a data for which he can resolution from the start . . . " 1 it really is our trust that in simple terms within the gentle of those phrases can phenomenology and phenomenological philosophy be endured, yet continually reflexively, severely. For over 40 years Dorion Cairns has, via his educating and writing, selflessly labored to deliver the belief expressed by means of Husserl's phrases into self­ awake workout. In so doing he has, to the advantage of those that proportion his curiosity, proven Husserl's judgement of him that he's "among the infrequent ones who've penetrated into the private experience of my phenomenology, . . . who had the power and persist­ ence to not desist till he had arrived at actual realizing.

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The Impact of Idealism: The Legacy of Post-Kantian German Thought, Volume 1: Philosophy and Natural Sciences

The 1st examine of its style, The effect of Idealism assesses the influence of classical German philosophy on technological know-how, faith and tradition.

This first volume explores German Idealism's effect on philosophy and medical concept. Fourteen essays, through prime professionals of their respective fields, every one specialize in the legacy of a specific concept that emerged round 1800, while the underlying recommendations of contemporary philosophy have been being shaped, challenged and criticised, leaving a legacy that extends to all actual parts and all subject matters within the philosophical global.

From British Idealism to phenomenology, existentialism, pragmatism and French postmodernism, the tale of German Idealism's effect on philosophy is right here interwoven with man's clinical trip of self-discovery within the 19th and early 20th centuries from Darwin to Nietzsche to Freud and past. Spanning the analytical and Continental divide, this primary quantity examines Idealism's effect on modern philosophical discussions.

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