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Emerging Trends in Continental Philosophy

ISBN 9781844656165
Published August 19, 2014 by Routledge
268 Pages

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Book Description

"Emerging Trends in Continental Philosophy" presents a comprehensive and accessible analysis of the most recent developments in European thought. From feminist thought to environmental philosophy to analytic themes in Continental philosophy to recent discussions of citizenship, "Emerging Trends" offers an overview of the currents animating contemporary Continental philosophy. The volume focuses on thematic developments rather than individual figures, allowing the reader to follow the threads that weave different thinkers together. Each essay is written by an expert in the area covered, displaying the passion of these experts for the fields they discuss without lapsing into jargon. The volume provides a broad map of the landscape of recent European thought as well as the latest thinking from leading scholars on key themes.

Table of Contents

Series Preface; Introduction, Todd May; 1. Rethinking gender: Judith Butler and feminist philosophy, Gayle Salamon; 2. Recent developments in aesthetics: Badiou, Ranciere, and their interlocutors, Gabriel Rockhill; 3. Rethinking Marxism, Emily Zakin; 4. Thinking the event: Alain Badiou's philosophy and the task of critical theory, Bruno Bosteels; 5. Rethinking Anglo-American philosophy: the neo-Kantianism of Davidson, McDowell, and Brandom, John Fennell; 6. Rethinking science as science studies: Latour, Stengers, Prigogine, Dorothea Olkowski; 7. European citizenship: a postnationalist perspective, Rosi Braidotti; 8. Postcolonialism, postorientalism, postoccidentalism: the past that never went away and the future that never arrived, Eduardo Mendieta; 9. Continental philosophy and the environment, Jonathan Maskit; 10. Rethinking the new world order: responses to globalization/American hegemony, Todd May

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