continental philosophy


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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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Carlisle concludes by briefly commenting upon the relationship between Kierkegaard's thought and subsequent continental philosophy, specifically its influence on Sartre and Heidegger.
In the first he examines weakness in ancient Chinese and Greek, early Christian, and modern continental philosophy (Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Derrida, Foucault, Butler).
The register of the different articles differs greatly, so that Kevin Hart's suggestive study of Phenomenology presupposes quite extensive knowledge of Continental Philosophy, while the cheerful liberalism of David Dickinson's 'Lest the Story be Lost: Biblical Fiction,' which seems to jettison historicity completely, is aimed at the person in the pew.
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.
However, the philosophy of religions course that is a regular part of the undergraduate program is closer to Continental philosophy of religion than to analytic philosophy of religion; it is a general introduction to and comparison of the belief systems of the world's major religions rather than a close philosophical examination and critical analysis of issues that span multiple religious traditions.
The reader also realizes quickly that "in contemporary philosophy" here means "in continental philosophy," as the series title indicates.
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.
Over the past fifty years, Cavell has written about Shakespeare's tragedies, golden-age Hollywood comedies, fiction by Henry James, improvisational jazz, Continental philosophy by Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, and Jacques Derrida, and, perhaps most famously, the essays of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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.
It stems from a course on recent continental philosophy that Lawlor has taught several times.
A quick glance at the contents page reveals that it is predominantly continental philosophy that is under discussion in this book, rather than the analytic tradition.