Graduate studies at Western
Parrhesia (15):64-80 (2012)
|Abstract||This essay is an elaboration on some central themes and arguments from my recent book, Chronopathologies: Time and Politics in Deleuze, Derrida, Phenomenology and Analytic Philosophy (Rowman and Littlefield 2012). There is hence an element of generality to this essay that the book itself is better able to justify. But a short programmatic piece has its own virtues, especially for those of us who are time poor (which is pretty much everyone in contemporary academia). Moreover, it adds a dimension to the above book by more explicitly situating it in relation to what is an emerging view in some recent scholarship (such as John McCumber, Len Lawlor, David Hoy, and before this Liz Grosz) that time is central to the identity of continental philosophy, as well as considering some of the work that in different ways contests this kind of interpretation of the identity of continental philosophy (e.g. Simon Glendinning, and, tacitly, Paul Redding). In continuing to side with the former over the latter, I will also develop my argument that time is one of the most significant factors in the divided house that I think contemporary philosophy remains, and I conclude by offering a series of negative prescriptions regarding how we might better avoid particular chronopathologies, or time-sicknesses, that are endemic to these philosophical trajectories, and that are also present (to greater and lesser degrees) in the majority of individual philosophers standardly labelled analytic and continental. To the extent that such sicknesses are at least partly inevitable, akin to a transcendental illusion, this paper consists in a call to be more attentive to this tendency, and to the methodological, metaphilosophical, and ethico-political consequences that follow from them.|
|Keywords||time continental philosophy analytic philosophy ethics politics methodology|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Jack Reynolds (2012). Chronopathologies: The Politics of Time in Deleuze, Derrida, Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology. Lexington Books, Rowman and Littlefield.
Jack Reynolds (2011). The Analytic/Continental Divide: A Contretemps? In Graham Oppy & Nick Trakakis (eds.), The Antipodean Philosopher: Volume 1, Public Lectures in Australia and New Zealand. Rowman and Littlefield.
Babette E. Babich (2003). On the Analytic-Continental Divide in Philosophy : Nietzsche's Lying Truth, Heidegger's Speaking Language, and Philosophy. In C. G. Prado (ed.), A House Divided: Comparing Analytic and Continental Philosophy. Humanity Books.
Jack Reynolds (2009). "Continental Philosophy and Chickening Out". International Journal of Philosophical Studies 17 (2):255-72.
Jack Reynolds (2010). Time Out of Joint: Between Phenomenology and Poststructuralism. Parrhesia: A Critical Journal of Philosophy (9):55-64.
Jack Reynolds (2009). Reply to Glendinning. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 17 (2):281 – 287.
James Chase & Jack Reynolds (2010). The Fate of Transcendental Reasoning in Contemporary Philosophy. In James Williams, Jack Reynolds, James Chase & Edwin Mares (eds.), Postanalytic and Metacontinental: Crossing Philosophical Divides. Continuum.
Jack Reynolds & James Chase (2010). Analytic Versus Continental: Arguments on the Methods and Value of Philosophy, Co-Authored with James Chase, Stocksfield, UK: Acumen Publishing 2010. ISBN 978-1-84465-245-7. [REVIEW] Acumen.
Jack Reynolds, James Chase, James Williams & Edwin Mares (eds.) (2010/2011). Postanalytic and Metacontinental: Crossing Philosophical Divides. Continuum.
Jack Reynolds (2009). Chickening Out and the Idea of Continental Philosophy. International Journal of Philosophical Studies.
James Chase (2010). Analytic Versus Continental: Arguments on the Methods and Value of Philosophy. Mcgill-Queen's University Press.
Jack Reynolds, James Chase, James Williams & Edwin Mares (2010). Introduction: Post-Analytic and Meta-Continental Philosophy. In James Williams, Jack Reynolds, James Chase & Edwin Mares (eds.), Postanalytic and Metacontinental: Crossing Philosophical Divides. Continuum.
Jack Reynolds (2006). Sadism and Masochism: A Symptomatology of Analytic and Continental Philosophy. Parrhesia 1 (1):15.
Simon Critchley (1997). What is Continental Philosophy? International Journal of Philosophical Studies 5 (3):347 – 363.
Lee Braver (2007). A Thing of This World: A History of Continental Anti-Realism. Northwestern University Press.
Added to index2012-09-04
Total downloads2 ( #246,325 of 739,318 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #37,029 of 739,318 )
How can I increase my downloads?