Continental Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction

Routledge (2004)

Authors
Andrew Cutrofello
Loyola University, Chicago
Abstract
Continental Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction surveys the main trends of European philosophy from Kant to the present. It is clearly written and accessible to students. In a novel approach, Andrew Cutrofello looks at continental philosophy through the lens of four questions that derive from Kant: -How is truth disclosed aesthetically? -To what does the feeling of respect attest? -Must we despair, or may we still hope? -What is the meaning of philosophical humanism? Cutrofello shows how these questions have been taken up by (1) phenomenologists, (2) continental ethicists, (3) hermeneuticians and critical theorists, and (4) existentialists and their critics. In the introduction and conclusion, he explains how the questions raised by continental philosophers differ from their analogues in the analytic tradition. With its frequent references to Shakespeare, Cutrofello's style is lively and engaging. His remarkably comprehensive book will be of interest not only to students but to anyone seeking a reliable overview of the continental tradition.
Keywords Philosophy, Modern
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Call number B804.C88 2005
ISBN(s) 9781134548187   0415242096   0415242088   9780415242080   9780203482100   9780415242097   9781134548200   9781134548217   9781134548163
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