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A Companion to Continental Philosophy (Blackwell Companions by Simon Critchley, William R. Schroeder

By Simon Critchley, William R. Schroeder

With fifty eight unique essays by way of significant specialists, this better half quantity offers the 1st survey of all of the significant figures of nineteenth- and 20th-century Continental philosophy. every one essay explains and develops the foremost rules of a significant determine or move as they relate to such parts as paintings conception, cultural experiences, social and political conception, psychology, and the sciences. center subject part headings comprise: "The Kantian Legacy" (Kant to Hegel). "Overturning the Tradition" (Marx to Bergson). "The Phenomenological Breakthrough" (neo-Kantianism to Heidegger). "Phenomenology, Hegelianism and anti-Hegelianism in France" (Kojève to Blanchot). "Religion with no Limits of Reason" (Rosenzweig to Marcel). "Three Generations of severe Theory"(Benjamin onwards). "Hermeneutics" (Schleiermacher to Ricoeur). "Continental Political Philosophy" (Lukás to Castoriadis). "Structuralism and After" (Lévi-Strauss to Le Doeuff). Key members contain Beiser, Pippin, Caputo, Flynn, McCarthy, Laclau, Patton, and Bennington, between others. masking the total improvement of post-Kantian Continental philosophy, this quantity serves as a necessary reference paintings for philosophers and people engaged within the many disciplines which are integrally with regards to Continental and ecu Philosophy.

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Eberhard, Christian Garve, J. G. Feder, G. E. Schulze, Ernst Platner, and even Kant's loyal expositor, Johannes Schultz. The most important and influential criticisms, though, were those made by Solomon Maimon in his 1790 Versuch ueber die Transcendentalphilosophie (Essay concerning the transcendental philosophy). Kant regarded Maimon as his best critic; and Fichte believed that his criticisms had completely overturned the critical philosophy. Maimon's scepticism proved to be a powerful challenge to post-Kantian philosophy.

In making this argument, Jacobi put his finger upon a common concern at the close of the eighteenth century: that the progress of science will undermine moral and religious belief. He dramatized the issue by confronting the Aufklärer with a dilemma: a rational atheism and fatalism or an irrational leap of faith (salto mortale). There was no comforting middle path, such as that postulated by Kant's critique, where it was possible to find a rational support for moral and religious belief. It was this dilemma, so dramatically posed, that sparked off the storm of the pantheism controversy in the late 1780s.

That philosophy be cultivated as that moment of critical reflection where citizens are invited to question the doxai that govern their polis: what is justice? More crudely stated, philosophy should have a civilizing, educative, emancipatory effect. It should be noted here that my talk of philosophical pluralism does not imply an abandonment of the search for truth in the name of a pragmatically driven desire for peaceful cohabitation. Rather, I take it that pluralism begins with a recognition of the specificity of one's philosophical approach and a tolerance of other approaches whilst engaging in the common pursuit of shared philosophical problems.

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