The History of Continental Philosophy : Volumes 1-8

The History of Continental Philosophy : Volumes 1-8

Alan D. Schrift


From Kant to Kierkegaard, from Hegel to Heidegger, continental philosophers have indelibly formed the trajectory of Western proposal because the eighteenth century. even though a lot has been written approximately those enormous thinkers, scholars and students lack a definitive advisor to the complete scope of the continental culture. the main finished reference paintings so far, this eight-volume historical past of Continental Philosophy will either encapsulate the topic and reorient our knowing of it. starting with an outline of Kant’s philosophy and its preliminary reception, the historical past strains the evolution of continental philosophy via significant figures in addition to hobbies comparable to existentialism, phenomenology, hermeneutics, and poststructuralism. the ultimate quantity outlines the present country of the sphere, bringing the paintings of either historic and smooth thinkers to endure on such modern themes as feminism, globalization, and the surroundings. all through, the volumes learn very important philosophical figures and advancements of their old, political, and cultural contexts.
The first reference of its variety, A heritage of Continental Philosophy has been written and edited by way of the world over well-known specialists with a dedication to explaining advanced thinkers, texts, and hobbies in rigorous but jargon-free essays appropriate for either undergraduates and pro experts. those volumes additionally elucidate ongoing debates concerning the nature of continental and analytic philosophy, surveying the exact, occasionally overlapping features and methods of every culture. that includes necessary overviews of significant subject matters and plotting highway maps to their underlying contexts, A heritage of Continental Philosophy is destined to be the source of first and final hotel for college kids and students alike.

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