Continental Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

Continental Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

Simon Critchley

during this enlightening new Very brief Introduction, Simon Critchley indicates us that Continental philosophy contains a detailed set of philosophical traditions and practices, with a compelling variety of difficulties all too usually overlooked by way of the analytic culture. He discusses the tips and ways of philosophers comparable to Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Habermas, Foucault, and Derrida. He additionally introduces key strategies resembling existentialism, nihilism, and phenomonology, through explaining their position within the Continental tradition.

The ideal consultant for an individual attracted to the good philosophers, this quantity explains in lucid, basic language the break up among Continental and Anglo-American philosophy and the significance of acknowledging Continental philosophy.

About the Series: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and magnificence, Very brief Introductions supply an creation to a few of life's best issues. Written by way of specialists for the newcomer, they reveal the best modern pondering the significant difficulties and concerns in hundreds and hundreds of key themes, from philosophy to Freud, quantum thought to Islam.

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