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    Modern French Philosophy.Vincent Descombes - 1980 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is a critical introduction to modern French philosophy, commissioned from one of the liveliest contemporary practitioners and intended for an English-speaking readership. The dominant 'Anglo-Saxon' reaction to philosophical development in France has for some decades been one of suspicion, occasionally tempered by curiosity but more often hardening into dismissive rejection. But there are signs now of a more sympathetic interest and an increasing readiness to admit and explore shared concerns, even if these are still expressed in a (...)
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    French Philosophy in the Twentieth Century.Gary Gutting - 2001 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this book Gary Gutting tells, clearly and comprehensively, the story of French philosophy from 1890 to 1990. He examines the often neglected background of spiritualism, university idealism, and early philosophy of science, and also discusses the privileged role of philosophy in the French education system. Taking account of this background, together with the influences of avant-garde literature and German philosophy, he develops a rich account of existential phenomenology, which he argues is the central (...)
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    Contemporary French Philosophy: Modernity and the Persistence of the Subject.Caroline Williams - 2001 - Continuum.
    "Caroline Williams marks what is distinctive about 20th Century French philosophy's interrogation of the subject and demonstrates its historical continuity in a ...
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    French Philosophy of Technology: Classical Readings and Contemporary Approaches.Bernadette Bensaude Vincent, Xavier Guchet & Sacha Loeve (eds.) - 2018 - Springer Verlag.
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    French Philosophy Today: New Figures of the Human in Badiou, Meillassoux, Malabou, Serres and Latour.Christopher Watkin - 2016 - Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
    Contemporary French philosophy is laying fresh claim to the human. Through a series of independent, simultaneous initiatives, arising in the writing of diverse current French thinkers, the figured of the human is being transformed and reworked. -/- Christopher Watkin draws out both the promises and perils inherent in these attempts to rethink humanity’s relation to ‘nature’ and ‘culture’, to the objects that surround us, to the possibility of social and political change, to ecology and even to our (...)
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    The Adventure of French Philosophy.Alain Badiou - 2005 - Verso.
    Badiou explores the exponentially rich and varied world of French philosophy in a number of groundbreaking essays, published her for the first time in English or in a revised translation. Included are the often-quoted review of Louis Althussers's canonical works For Marks and Reading Capital and the scathing critique of 'potato fascism' in Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guttari's A Thousand Plateus. There are also talks on Michel Foucault and Jean-Luc Nancy, and reviews of the work of Jean-François Lyotard (...)
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    Modern French Philosophy.Alan M. Olson - 1984 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 15 (3):173-179.
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    The New French Philosophy.Ian James - 2012 - Polity.
    This book gives a critical assessment of key developments in contemporary French philosophy, highlighting the diverse ways in which recent French thought has moved beyond the philosophical positions and arguments which have been widely associated with the terms 'post-structuralism' and 'postmodernism'. These developments are assessed through a close comparative reading of the work of seven contemporary thinkers: Jean-Luc Marion, Jean-Luc Nancy, Bernard Stiegler, Catherine Malabou, Jacques Rancière, Alain Badiou and François Laruelle. The book situates the writing of (...)
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    Thinking Through French Philosophy: The Being of the Question.Leonard Lawlor - 2003 - Indiana University Press.
    "... no other book undertakes to relate all these French philosophers to each other the way that [Lawlor] does, brilliantly." —François Raffoul For many, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, and Gilles Deleuze represent one of the greatest movements in French philosophy. But these philosophers and their works did not materialize without a philosophical heritage. In Thinking through French Philosophy, Leonard Lawlor shows how the work of Maurice Merleau-Ponty formed an important current in sustaining the development of (...)
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    Introduction: French Philosophy and Science.Douglas Lackey - 2006 - Philosophical Forum 37 (1):1–2.
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    Thinking the Impossible: French Philosophy Since 1960.Gary Gutting - 2011 - Oxford University Press.
    The late 20th century saw a remarkable flourishing of philosophy in France. The work of French philosophers is wide ranging, historically informed, often reaching out beyond the boundaries of philosophy; they are public intellectuals, taken seriously as contributors to debates outside the academy. Gary Gutting tells the story of the development of a distinctively French philosophy in the last four decades of the 20th century. His aim is to arrive at an account of what it (...)
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    Heidegger and French Philosophy: Humanism, Antihumanism and Being.Tom Rockmore - 1994 - Routledge.
    Martin Heidegger's impact on contemporary thought is important and controversial. However in France, the influence of this German philosopher is such that contemporary French thought cannot be properly understood without reference to Heidegger and his extraordinary influence. Tom Rockmore examines the reception of Heidegger's thought in France. He argues that in the period after the Second World War, due to the peculiar nature of the humanist French Philosophical tradition, Heidegger became the master thinker of French philosophy. (...)
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    French Philosophies of the Romantic Period.George Boas - 1925 - New York: Russell & Russell.
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    Twentieth Century French Philosophy Opus.Eric Matthews - 1996 - Oxford University Press.
    Philosophy plays an integral role in French society, affecting its art, drama, politics, and culture. In this accessible, chronological survey, Matthews offers some explanations for the enduring popularity of the subject and traces the developments that French philosophy has taken in the twentieth century, from its roots in the thought of Descartes to key figures such as Bergson, Sartre, Marcel, Merleau-Ponty, Foucault, Derrida, and the recent French Feminists.
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  15. Modern French Philosophy From Existentialism and Postmodernism.Robert Wicks - 2003
     
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    Twentieth-Century French Philosophy: Key Themes and Thinkers.Alan D. Schrift - 2005 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This unique book addresses trends such as vitalism, neo-Kantianism, existentialism, Marxism and feminism, and provides concise biographies of the influential philosophers who shaped these movements, including entries on over ninety thinkers. Offers discussion and cross-referencing of ideas and figures Provides Appendix on the distinctive nature of French academic culture.
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  17. French Philosophies of the Romantic Periode.George Boas - 1927 - Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale 34 (2):11-12.
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    The Young Derrida and French Philosophy, 1945–1968.Edward Baring - 2011 - Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: Introduction; Part I. Derrida Post-Existentialist: 1. Humanist pretensions: Catholics, Communists and Sartre's struggle for existentialism in post-war France; 2. Derrida's 'Christian' existentialism; 3. Normalization: the École Normale Supe;rieure and Derrida's turn to Husserl; 4. Genesis as a problem: Derrida reading Husserl; 5. The God of mathematics: Derrida and the origin of geometry; Part II. Between Phenomenology and Structuralism: 6. A history of diffe;rance; 7. L'ambiguite; du concours: the deconstruction of commentary and interpretation in Speech and Phenomena; (...)
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  19. Thomas Kuhn and French Philosophy of Science.Gary Gutting - 2003 - In Thomas Nickles (ed.), Thomas Kuhn. Cambridge University Press. pp. 45.
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    Contemporary French Philosophy.F. Paulhan - 1900 - Philosophical Review 9:42.
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    French Philosophy and Education: World War II-19681.James D. Marshall - 2004 - In James Marshall (ed.), Poststructuralism, Philosophy, Pedagogy. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 1--25.
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    French Philosophy in the Twentieth Century. [REVIEW]Stephen Michelman - 2003 - Teaching Philosophy 26 (1):89-93.
    One of the chief virtues of Gutting’s book is its ambition to tell the “relatively self-contained and coherent story” (xi) of French philosophy in this century, not just the parts of the story that American academics have seized upon as distinctive and interesting. Alongside analyses of well-known philosophers like Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Foucault, and Derrida (a 30-40 page chapter is devoted to each), Gutting provides excellent chronological summaries of early figures like Félix Ravaisson, Jules Lachelier, Léon Brunschvicg, Henri Bergson, (...)
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    Habit and Time in Nineteenth-Century French Philosophy: Albert Lemoine Between Bergson and Ravaisson.Mark Sinclair - 2018 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 26 (1):131-153.
    This paper shows how reflection on habit leads in nineteenth-century French philosophy to Henri Bergson’s idea of duration in 1888 as a non-quantifiable dimension irreducible to time as measured by clocks. Historically, I show how Albert Lemoine’s 1875 L’habitude et l’instinct was crucial, since he holds – in a way that is both Ravaissonian and Bergsonian avant la lettre – that for the being capable of habit, the three elements of time are fused together. For that habituated being, (...)
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    French Philosophy Since 1945: Problems, Concepts, Inventions.Etienne Balibar, John Rajchman & Anne Boyman (eds.) - 2010 - New Press.
    The fourth and final volume of The New Press Postwar French Thought series provides a fresh map and analysis for understanding the history of ideas since 1945. This anthology collects the writings of celebrated philosophers along with work by thinkers highly regarded in France for the first time. It contextualises the material within a larger intellectual and political history and chronology, identifying antecedents and distinguishing four main phases or moments. Indispensable for understanding the development of postwar French (...) as a whole. (shrink)
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  25. The Relevance of Contemporary French Philosophy for a Theory of Recognition : An Interview.Axel Honneth & Interviewed by Miriam Bankovsky - 2012 - In Miriam Bankovsky & Alice Le Goff (eds.), Recognition Theory and Contemporary French Moral and Political Philosophy: Reopening the Dialogue. Distributed Exclusively in the Usa by Palgrave Macmillan.
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    Spinoza in French Philosophy Today.Lorenzo Vinciguerra - 2009 - Philosophy Today 53 (4):422-437.
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    The Mediocracy: French Philosophy Since the Mid-1970s.Dominique Lecourt - 2001 - Verso.
    Dominique Lecourt argues that a counter-revolution in French intellectual life has seen the period of the master thinkers of the 1960s succeeded by an era of ...
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    Contemporary French Philosophy : A Study in Norms and Values.Colin Smith - 1964 - Routledge.
    First published in 1964, this is not just a chronicle or encyclopaedia, but deals thoroughly in turn with meaning, view about reason, and views about values, particularly moral values. The author's knowledge of French literature if extensive and thorough, and a feature of the book is his analysis of the philosophical implications of literarry wroks by Sartre, Paul Valery, Camus and others.
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    The Life Sciences and French Philosophy of Science: Georges Canguilhem on Norms.Cristina Chimisso - 2013 - In Hanne Andersen, Dennis Dieks, Wenceslao González, Thomas Uebel & Gregory Wheeler (eds.), New Challenges to Philosophy of Science. Springer Verlag. pp. 399--409.
    Although in the last decades increasingly more philosophers have paid attention to the life sciences, traditionally physics has dominated general philosophy of science. Does a focus on the life sciences and medicine produce a different philosophy of science and indeed a different conception of knowledge? Here Cristina Chimisso does not attempt to give a comprehensive answer to this question; rather, she presents a case study focussed on Georges Canguilhem. Canguilhem continued the philosophical tradition that we now call historical (...)
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    A Filosofia Francesa The French Philosophy.Henri Bergson - 2006 - Trans/Form/Ação 29 (2):257-271.
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    Logical Nihilism in Contemporary French Philosophy.Christopher Gauker - 2013 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 32 (2):65-79.
    Recanati takes for granted the conveyance conception of linguistic communica- tion, although it is not very clear exactly where he lies on the spectrum of possible variations. Even if we disavow all such conceptions of linguistic communication, there will be a place for semantic theory in articulating normative concepts such as logical consistency and logical validity. An approach to semantics focused on such normative concepts is illustrated using the example of ““It’’s raining””. It is argued that Recanati’’s conception of semantics (...)
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  32. Contemporary French Philosophy.A. Phillips Griffiths - 1989 - Cambridge University Press.
    This volume offers a lively and accessible guide to some of the major issues current in French philosophy today and to some of the figures who are or have been influential in shaping its development. The collection is unusual and interesting in bringing together a range of contributors from both Britain and France, and is intended not only for professional philosophers but also for those with a more general interest in the French intellectual scene.
     
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  33. French Philosophy, 1572-1675.Desmond M. Clarke - 2016 - Oxford University Press UK.
    Desmond M. Clarke presents a thematic history of French philosophy from the middle of the sixteenth century to the beginning of Louis XIV's reign. While the traditional philosophy of the schools was taught throughout this period by authors who have faded into permanent obscurity, a whole generation of writers who were not professional philosophers--some of whom never even attended a school or college--addressed issues that were prominent in French public life. Clarke explores such topics as the (...)
     
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  34. Modern French Philosophy.L. Scott-Fox & J. M. Harding (eds.) - 1981 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is a critical introduction to modern French philosophy, commissioned from one of the liveliest contemporary practitioners and intended for an English-speaking readership. The dominant 'Anglo-Saxon' reaction to philosophical development in France has for some decades been one of suspicion, occasionally tempered by curiosity but more often hardening into dismissive rejection. But there are signs now of a more sympathetic interest and an increasing readiness to admit and explore shared concerns, even if these are still expressed in a (...)
     
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  35. French Philosophy of Science, Structuralist Epistemology, and the Problem of the Subject.Tom Eyers - 2014 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 52 (2):267-285.
    This article examines the multiple relations between the rationalist tradition of French philosophy of science exemplified by the work of Gaston Bachelard, and the rethinking of the relation between science and ideology undertaken by Louis Althusser and a young Alain Badiou in the 1960s. Both Bachelard and Althusser are interrogated for the philosophy of language that underpins their respective visions of scientificity; in turn, the problem of the subject is posed, in part through an investigation of Althusser's (...)
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    Modern French Philosophy: A Study of the Development Since Comte.J. Alexander Gunn & Henri Bergson - 1923 - Philosophical Review 32 (4):421-424.
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    Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism: The Outcome of Contemporary French Philosophy.Adrian Johnston - 2013 - Northwestern University Press.
    Introduction; "One surely will be found one day to make an ontology with what I am telling you": the road to a post-Lacanian materialism -- Part One. Jacques Lacan: between the sacred and the secular -- 1. Conflicted matter: the challenge of secularizing materialism -- 2. Turning the sciences inside out: revisiting "Science and truth" -- 3. On deep history and psychoanalysis: phylogenetic time in Lacanian theory --Part Two. Alain Badiou: between form and matter -- 4. What matter(s) in ontology: (...)
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    Modern French Philosophy.Frederick A. Olafson - 1985 - International Studies in Philosophy 17 (3):101-102.
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    Modern French Philosophy.Richard Kearney - 1981 - Philosophical Studies (Dublin) 28:370-374.
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  40. Modern French Philosophy[REVIEW]Richard Kearney - 1981 - Philosophical Studies (Dublin) 28:370-374.
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    French Philosophy in 1926 and 1927.Abel Rey - 1928 - Philosophical Review 37 (6):527-556.
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    French Philosophy of Biology: An Overview. [REVIEW]Jean Lachapelle - 1999 - Metascience 8 (1):92-101.
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  43. Modern French Philosophy: A Study of the Development Since Comte. [REVIEW]Glenn R. Morrow - 1923 - Philosophical Review 32 (4):421-424.
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    "Contemporary French Philosophy," by Colin Smith.Maurice R. Holloway - 1964 - Modern Schoolman 42 (1):120-121.
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    Modern French Philosophy.Michael Quirk - 1982 - International Philosophical Quarterly 22 (2):211-213.
  46. Contemporary French Philosophy.Colin Smith - 1967 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 157:399-401.
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    Contemporary French Philosophy: A Study in Norms and Values.Alan Montefiore - 1966 - Philosophical Quarterly 16 (63):187-187.
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  48. Contemporary French Philosophy: A Study in Norms and Values.Colin Smith - 1965 - Philosophy 40 (153):263-264.
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  49. Contemporary French Philosophy, a study in norms and values.Colin Smith - 1965 - Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale 70 (1):123-124.
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  50. Modern French Philosophy.Richard Kearney - 1981 - Philosophical Studies (Dublin) 28:370-374.
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