American Continental Philosophy

American Continental Philosophy

A Reader
Edited by Walter Brogan and James Risser
Distribution: World
Publication date: 8/1/2000
ISBN: 978-0-253-02878-5
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American Continental Philosophy is the first anthology to gather a representative selection of the most important and original thinkers from the continental tradition in the U.S. The essays reflect the diverse directions and methodologies that have emerged from this influential field. This state-of-the-art sampler showcases the richness and scope of American continental philosophy and will be of value to the entire philosophical community.

Author Bio

Walter Brogan is Professor of Philosophy at Villanova University. He is co-translator (with Peter Warnek) of Martin Heidegger's Aristotle's O 1-3: On the Essence and Actuality of Force (Indiana University Press) and author of The Doubling of Being: Heidegger's Reading of Aristotle.

James Risser is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle University. He is author of Hermeneutics and the Voice of the Other: Re-reading Gadamer's Philosophical Hermeneutics and editor of Heidegger toward the Turn: Exxays on the Work of the 1930s.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction by Walter Brogan and James Risser
Part 1. Intersecting the Tradition
1. Imagination, Metaphysics, Wonder John Sallis
2. Private Irony, Liberal Hope Richard Rorty
3. Stereoscopic Thinking and the Law of Resemblances: Aristotle on Tragedy
and Metaphor Dennis J. Schmidt
Part 2. Re-Phrasing Discourse
4. The Murmur of the World Alphonso Lingis
5. Transversal Rationality Calvin O. Schrag
6. The Ethical Message of Negative Dialectics Drucilla Cornell
Part 3. Places of Identity
7. Unhomelike Places: Archetictural Sections of Heidegger and Freud David Farrell Krell
8. Institutional Songs and Involuntary Memory: Where Do "We" Come From? Charles Scott
9. Keeping the Past in Mind Edward S. Casey
Part 4. Locating the Ethical
10. Otherwise than Ethics, or Why We Too Are Still Impious John D. Caputo
11. In-the-Name-of-the-Father: The Law? William J. Richardson
12. Towards an Ethics of Auseinandersetzung Rodolphe Gaschi
Part 5. Voices of the Other
13. Subjection, Resistance, Resignification: Between Freud and Foucault Judith Butler
14. The Invisibility of Racial Minorities in the Public Realm of Appearances Robert Bernasconi
15. Feminist Theory and Hannah Arendt's Concept of Public Space Seyla Benhabib
Index
Contributors