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continental philosophy

n.
A cluster of 20th-century European philosophical movements drawing on the thought of Hegel, Husserl, and Heidegger and including phenomenology, existentialism, structuralism, and deconstructionism, especially as contrasted with analytic philosophy.
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The contributors deftly explore general conceptions of philosophy, centered on the question of what the point of philosophy might be; the method of conceptual analysis and its recent naturalistic critics and competitors; perspectives from continental philosophy, and also a variety of methodological views that belong neither to the mainstream of analytic philosophy, nor to continental philosophy as commonly conceived.
6] Together with phenomenology, drawn as the word implies at least in part from Kant's idea of the phenomena, it would be a major component of continental philosophy [7] which would expand to include the postmodern thinking of philosophers such as Derrida and Foucault.
So, the first form of Continental philosophy to develop was Phenomenology.
In this book the author engages a wide range of critical paradigms from Black Studies, queer theory, and sound studies to theology, continental philosophy, and performance studies to theorize the ways in which alternative or "otherwise" modes of existence can serve as disruptions against the marginalization of and violence against minoritarian lifeworlds and possibilities for flourishing.
The book presents a masterful collection, a project well worth reading as an introduction to communication and philosopy and as an accessible starting place for continental philosophy.
Nerds invested in continental philosophy and psychoanalysis will be gleeful at the citations, as Nelson unpacks the tumult of emotions she feels while addressing her life partner, now her wife, directly in the early pages.
Meditations on style, form and fictional worlds sit side-by-side with overviews of the cult status of Oulipo, the aftermath of modernism, and the history of continental philosophy.
Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion.
95--This book has an admirably ambitious aim: to define the core project of early twentieth-century continental philosophy and thereby to renew the impulse of this project for the future.
As Meillassoux (the most prominent figure of speculative realism) is from France though, and setting German idealism aside for the moment, European continental philosophy has had a longstanding relationship with French philosophers who have largely dominated what continental philosophy means, especially when it comes to attitudes concerning metaphysics.
Although frequently successful at melding the meandering style characteristic of Continental philosophy with the formal elegance of post-Conceptualism, Maire's show at times seemed most important as a lesson on the pitfalls of their codependency.
Zimmerman is at his best, however, when he turns to Post-Nietzschean continental philosophy.