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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The playful, paradoxical strategies that Romantic writers invented are later played out in continental philosophy, and in post-Structuralist literature.
The star is an ardent lover of topics ranging from science, technology, space exploration, mindfulness to continental philosophy.
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.
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. Graduate students and faculty will find it an outstanding collection.
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.
Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion.
Early Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy. Studies in Continental Philosophy.
(6) This new "spirit" may be described as a "speculative turn" which occurred after continental philosophy's late 20th century "theological turn." (7)
Zimmerman is at his best, however, when he turns to Post-Nietzschean continental philosophy. As a believer's Guide for the perplexed and perplexing world of later continental philosophy, his fourth and fifth chapters alone are worth the price of the book.