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    The Philosophy Scare: The Politics of Reason in the Early Cold War.John McCumber - 2019 - University of Chicago Press.
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    The Tain of the Mirror: Derrida and the Philosophy of Reflection.John McCumber & Rodolphe Gasche - 1991 - Philosophical Review 100 (2):300.
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    Time in the Ditch: American Philosophy and the McCarthy Era.John McCumber - 1996 - Diacritics 26 (1):33-49.
    In _Time in the Ditch, _John McCumber explores the effect of McCarthyism on American philosophy in the 1940s and 1950s. The possibility that the political pressures of the McCarthy era might have skewed the development of the discipline has rarely been addressed in the subsequent half century. Why was silence maintained for so long? And what happens, McCumber asks, when political events and pressures go beyond interfering with individual careers to influence the nature of a discipline itself?
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  4. Time in the Ditch: American Philosophy and the McCarthy Era.John Mccumber - 2001 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 37 (4):677-681.
     
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    Understanding Hegel's Mature Critique of Kant.John McCumber - 2013 - Stanford University Press.
    Hegel's critique of Kant was a turning point in the history of philosophy: for the first time, the concrete, situated, and in certain senses "naturalistic" style pioneered by Hegel confronted the thin, universalistic, and argumentatively purified style of philosophy that had found its most rigorous expression in Kant. The controversy has hardly died away: it virtually haunts contemporary philosophy from epistemology to ethical theory. Yet if this book is right, the full import of Hegel's critique of Kant has not been (...)
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    Hegel’s Ethical Thought.John McCumber - 1990 - Ethics 102 (2):408-409.
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    Work and Weltanschauung: The Heidegger Controversy From a German Perspective.Jürgen Habermas & John McCumber - 1989 - Critical Inquiry 15 (2):431-456.
    From the perspective of a contemporary German reader, one consideration is particularly important from the start. Illumination of the political conduct of Martin Heidegger cannot and should not serve the purpose of a global depreciation of his thought. As a personality of recent history, Heidegger comes, like every other such personality, under the judgment of the historian. In Farias’ book as well, actions and courses of conduct are presented that suggest a detached evaluation of Heidegger’s character. But in general, as (...)
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  8. On Philosophy: Notes From a Crisis.John McCumber - 2012 - Stanford University Press.
    From scientific revolutions to Boston AA : philosophy and the speaking of matter -- What is the history of philosophy? -- Aristotle, oppression, and metaphysics -- Modernism in philosophy : fulfillment and subversion in Kant -- The malleability of reason : Hegel's return to Heracleitus -- The fragility of reason : earth, art, and politics in Heidegger -- Dialectics, thermodynamics, and the end of critique -- Critical practice and public goods : the role of philosophy.
     
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  9. Time and Philosophy: A History of Continental Thought.John McCumber - 2011 - Routledge.
    "Time and Philosophy" presents a detailed survey of continental thought through an historical account of its key texts. The common theme taken up in each text is how philosophical thought should respond to time. Looking at the development of continental philosophy in both Europe and America, the philosophers discussed range from Hegel, Marx, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Arendt, Adorno and Horkheimer, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Foucault, Derrida, to the most influential thinkers of today, Agamben, Badiou, Butler and Ranciere. Throughout, the concern (...)
     
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  10. Hegel on Habit.John McCumber - 1990 - The Owl of Minerva 21 (2):155-165.
    “Die Gewohnheit” is given as title for two paragraphs in the section of the 1830 Philosophy of Mind on “Subjective Spirit,” but the word itself occurs in only one of them. A more cursory treatment of the topic is thus formally impossible, and Hegel seems to follow what he calls the tendency, in “scientific” treatments of Spirit, either to speak condescendingly of habit or to pass it over altogether. But Hegel does not share the grounds for that tendency, which according (...)
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    The Company of Words: Hegel, Language, and Systematic Philosophy.John McCumber - 1993 - Northwestern University Press.
    In this provocative work, the author asks us to understand Hegel's system as a new approach to human linguistic communication.
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  12. Contradiction and Resolution in the State: Hegel's Covert View.John McCumber - 1986 - Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History 15 (4):379-390.
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    Scientific Progress and Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit.John McCumber - 1983 - Idealistic Studies 13 (1):1-10.
    A vast amount of attention has traditionally been paid to the relation of Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit to the system of “science” which complements it in his thought. Recently, Errol Harris has suggested that the Phenomenology is also related to “science” as we understand it today, and this view has been worked out in some detail by Paul Thagard. The approach seems of interest for the philosophy of science because of the increasing contemporary awareness that empirical science is not based (...)
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  14. On Philosophy: Notes From a Crisis.John McCumber - 2013 - Stanford University Press.
    Deepening divisions separate today's philosophers, first, from the culture at large; then, from each other; and finally, from philosophy itself. Though these divisions tend to coalesce publicly as debates over the Enlightenment, their roots lie much deeper. Overcoming them thus requires a confrontation with the whole of Western philosophy. Only when we uncover the strange heritage of Aristotle's metaphysics, as reworked, for example, by Descartes and Kant, can we understand contemporary philosophy's inability to dialogue with women, people of color, LGBTs, (...)
     
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    Back From Syracuse?Hans-Georg Gadamer & John McCumber - 1989 - Critical Inquiry 15 (2):427-430.
    It has been claimed, out of admiration for the great thinker, that his political errors have nothing to do with his philosophy. If only we could be content with that! Wholly unnoticed was how damaging such a “defense” of so important a thinker really is. And how could it be made consistent with the fact that the same man, in the fifties, saw and said things about the industrial revolution and technology that today are still truly astonishing for their foresight?In (...)
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    Metaphysics and Oppression: Heidegger's Challenge to Western Philosophy.John McCumber - 1999 - Indiana University Press.
    Well-documented, brilliant, definitely a major contribution to philosophy!" —Choice In this compelling work, John McCumber unfolds a history of Western metaphysics that is also a history of the legitimation of oppression.
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    Just in Time: Toward a New American Philosophy. [REVIEW]John McCumber - 2003 - Continental Philosophy Review 36 (1):61-80.
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    Hegel’s Circular Epistemology. [REVIEW]John McCumber - 1989 - The Owl of Minerva 20 (2):205-207.
    That Hegel had an “epistemology” at all is only one of the preliminary points argued in this demanding, but extremely rewarding book. Rockmore argues that, though Hegel abandoned the traditional epistemological standpoint of an isolated subject seeking a foundation for knowledge, he was clearly concerned throughout his career with the more general issue of the justification of knowledge claims überhaupt. Moreover, Rockmore shows that Hegel’s views are strikingly relevant to contemporary philosophical debates, since justification in Hegel’s view is, as circular, (...)
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    To Be is to Be an Anecdote: Hegel and the Therapeutic Absolute.John McCumber - 2009 - Substance 38 (1):56-65.
  20. 10. Richard Joyce, The Myth of Morality Richard Joyce, The Myth of Morality (Pp. 182-184).Kevin A. Ameriks, Tad R. Brennan, Ann E. Cudd, Kirk A. Greer, Bart Gruzalski, David P. McCabe, John McCumber, Richard Sherlock & Ira J. Singer - 2003 - Ethics 114 (1).
     
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    Hegel, “China” and Imihigo.John McCumber - 2018 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 45 (1-2):38-51.
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    Poetic Interaction: Language, Freedom, Reason.Kathleen Wright & John McCumber - 1992 - Philosophical Review 101 (3):714.
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    Poetic Interaction: Language, Freedom, Reason.John McCumber - 1989 - University of Chicago Press.
    Poetic Interaction presents an original approach to the history of philosophy in order to elaborate a fresh theory that accounts for the place freedom in the Western philosophical tradition. In his thorough analysis of the aesthetic theories of Hegel, Heidegger, and Kant, John McCumber shows that the interactionist perspective recently put forth by Jürgen Habermas was in fact already present in some form in the German Enlightenment and in Heidegger's hermeneutic phenomenology. McCumber's historical placement of the interactionist perspective runs counter (...)
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    Authenticity and Interaction.John McCumber - 1984 - Tulane Studies in Philosophy 32:45-52.
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    Hegel’s Anarchistic Utopia.John McCumber - 1984 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 22 (2):203-210.
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    Reflection and Emancipation in Habermas.John McCumber - 1984 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 22 (1):71-81.
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    The Ubiquity of the Finite: Hegel, Heidegger, and the Entitlements of Philosophy.John McCumber & Dennis J. Schmidt - 1991 - Philosophical Review 100 (3):510.
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    Book Reviews: A Philosophical Introduction to the ‘Phenomenology of Spirit’. [REVIEW]John McCumber - 2004 - Continental Philosophy Review 37 (3):367-381.
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    Reconnecting Rorty: The Situation of Discourse in Richard Rorty's Contingency, Irony, and SolidarityContingency, Irony, and Solidarity. [REVIEW]John McCumber & Richard Rorty - 1990 - Diacritics 20 (2):2.
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  30. Derrida and the Closure of Vision.John McCumber - 1993 - In David Kleinberg-Levin (ed.), Modernity and the Hegemony of Vision. The University of California Press. pp. 234--51.
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    Absolute Knowledge: Hegel and the Problem of Metaphysics.John McCumber - 1984 - The Owl of Minerva 16 (1):83-86.
    The ultimate purpose of Alan White’s careful and detailed confrontation of Hegel with Schelling is to rehabilitate first philosophy itself. In this effort, White argues two subtheses: that first philosophy is possible as “Hegelian transcendental ontology”; and that Hegel’s thought makes sense only as “transcendental ontology.” Defending Hegel against Schelling is crucial in two senses: first, Schelling’s Hegel-critique contains, “in at least rudimentary form, all of the fundamental criticisms that have ever been made” of Hegel ; second, because Schelling generally (...)
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  32. A Question Of Origin: Hegel's Privileging Of Spoken Over Written Language.John Mccumber - 2003 - Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain 47:50-60.
     
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  33. Hegel and the Logics of History.John McCumber - 2009 - In Will Dudley (ed.), Hegel and History. State University of New York Press.
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    Substance and Reciprocity in Hegel.John McCumber - 2003 - The Owl of Minerva 35 (1-2):1-24.
    This paper explores how an earlier stage of Hegel’s system structures later stages. Starting with the section on “substance” in the Logic, I argue that substance for Hegel is a “dialectical” or narrative structure, one whose nature is to unfold over time. In the Logic, substance unfolds into causality and reciprocity in turn. This established, I then show how this narrative structure can be found in Hegel’s treatments of three phases of objective spirit: marriage, family, and state. Objective spirit, I (...)
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    Hegel, Heidegger and the Ground of History.John McCumber - 1986 - The Owl of Minerva 18 (1):68-70.
    The question of the ground of history, according to Gillespie, is the question of what history is. German Idealism’s attempt to construe history as a source of value was the “fullest and perhaps the most profound” attempt to answer this question, and culminated in Hegel’s vindication of history as a rational process. The twentieth century, with its wars and holocausts, has made it impossible to affirm history as a rational process or a source of value, and Heidegger’s account of history (...)
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    A Mind-Body Problem in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit.John McCumber - 1980 - International Studies in Philosophy 12 (2):41-52.
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    Funny Foreigners.John McCumber - 2007 - The Philosophers' Magazine 39 (39):43-45.
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    Is a Post-Hegelian Ethics Possible?John McCumber - 1988 - Research in Phenomenology 18 (1):125-147.
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    Heidegger and Modernity.John McCumber - 1991 - International Studies in Philosophy 23 (3):109-110.
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    A Closed Intellectual Community: The Policing of American Philosophy.John McCumber - 2000 - Studies in Practical Philosophy 2 (2):125-137.
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    Anamnesis as Memory of Intelligibles in Plotinus.John McCumber - 1978 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 60 (2):160-167.
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    A Question of Origin: Hegel's Privileging of Spoken Over Written Language.John McCumber - 2003 - Hegel Bulletin 24 (1-2):50-60.
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    The Temporal Turn in German Idealism: Hegel and After.John McCumber - 2002 - Research in Phenomenology 32 (1):44-59.
    Hegel's rejection of the Kantian thing-in-itself makes the "an sich" an ingredient in experience—that about a thing which is not yet present to us is what it is "an sich." Hegel bars thus any philosophical appeal to anything construed as atemporal, a path which I argue was also taken by Nietzsche, Foucault, Rorty, and Habermas. Unlike them, however, Hegel pursues a project of systematic philosophy, which now consists in showing how temporal things mutually support one another. The recent Continental philosophers (...)
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    Book Notes. [REVIEW]Kevin A. Ameriks, Tad R. Brennan, Ann E. Cudd, Kirk A. Greer, Bart Gruzalski, David P. McCabe, John McCumber, Richard Sherlock & Ira J. Singer - 2003 - Ethics 114 (1):205-212.
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    Letters to the Editor.W. F. Vallicella, Virginia Held, John Davenport, John J. Stuhr, John McCumber, Celia Wolf-Devine, Albert Cinelli, Henry Simoni-Wastila, Eugene Kelly & Brian Leiter - 1997 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 71 (2):107 - 122.
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    Allen W. Wood: Hegel's Ethical Thought. [REVIEW]John McCumber - 1992 - Ethics 102 (2):408-.
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    Pierre Kerszberg, Critique and Totality.John McCumber - 2001 - Continental Philosophy Review 34 (1):112-119.
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    3. Hegel and Hamann: Ideas and Life.John McCumber - 1997 - In John Russon & Michael Baur (eds.), Hegel and the Tradition: Essays in Honour of H.S. Harris. University of Toronto Press. pp. 77-92.
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    Comments on Henry Somers-Hall, Hegel, Deleuze, and the Critique of Representation.John McCumber - 2015 - Philosophy Today 59 (4):719-731.
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    Hegel's Epistemology: A Philosophical Introduction to the 'Phenomenology of Spirit'. [REVIEW]John McCumber - 2004 - Continental Philosophy Review 37 (3):367-381.
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