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Introduction: ‘Nous autres grecs’ 1

Miriam Leonard

in Athens in Paris: Ancient Greece and the Political in Post-War French Thought

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277254
eISBN:
9780191707414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277254.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

How did the Greeks come to be at the centre of a debate about the role of ‘the political’ in French structuralist and post-structuralist thought? This introductory chapter investigates how the major ... More


Complete Bullshit

G. A. Cohen

Michael Otsuka (ed.)

in Finding Oneself in the Other

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148809
eISBN:
9781400845323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148809.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Harry Frankfurt's essay, “On Bullshit,” which the author considers to be a pioneering and brilliant discussion of a widespread but largely unexamined cultural phenomenon. It ... More


French Philosophy Today: New Figures of the Human in Badiou, Meillassoux, Malabou, Serres and Latour

Christopher Watkin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474414739
eISBN:
9781474422338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414739.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

After the humanism/anti-humanism debates of the 1940s and ’50s, and after the ‘death of man’ in the linguistic philosophy of the late twentieth-century, French philosophy today is laying fresh claim ... More


Introduction

Kenneth Oakes

in Karl Barth on Theology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661169
eISBN:
9780191745577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661169.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This Introduction presents many of the common ideas surrounding Karl Barth and the relationship between theology and philosophy. It opens with an analysis of a 1933 debate about Barth’s theology in ... More


Transcendence and the Concrete: Selected Writings

Jean Wahl

Alan D. Schrift and Ian Alexander Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273010
eISBN:
9780823273065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273010.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Jean Wahl’s influence on French philosophical thought can hardly be overestimated. About him, Emmanuel Levinas wrote that “during over a half century of teaching and research, [Jean Wahl] was the ... More


Foucault, Cavaillès, and Husserl on the Historical Epistemology of the Sciences

David Hyder

in Science and the Life-World: Essays on Husserl's Crisis of European Sciences

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756044
eISBN:
9780804772945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756044.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses the relations between Husserl and later French authors such as Jean Cavailles and Michel Foucault, who transform Husserl's transcendental project into a form of linguistic ... More


Anti-Oedipus – Thirty Years On (Between Art and Politics)

Éric Alliez

in Deleuze and the Social

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620920
eISBN:
9780748652365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620920.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the relation between politics and art in Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia. It argues that the philosophical field with a grip on ... More


Heidegger, Philosophy, and Politics: The Heidelberg Conference

Jacques Derrida, Hans-Georg Gadamer, and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe

Mireille Calle-Gruber (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273669
eISBN:
9780823273713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273669.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In February of 1988, philosophers Hans-Georg Gadamer, Jacques Derrida, and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe came together in Heidelberg before a large audience to discuss the philosophical and political ... More


Introduction: Philosophes vs Philosophers

Gary Gutting

in Thinking the Impossible: French Philosophy Since 1960

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199227037
eISBN:
9780191809781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199227037.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introductory chapter addresses the distinction between philosophes and philosophers. ‘Philosophes’ is the French word for ‘philosophers’ and it refers to the intellectuals of the ... More


Footnotes to Heidegger?

Gary Gutting

in Thinking the Impossible: French Philosophy Since 1960

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199227037
eISBN:
9780191809781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199227037.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses two other significant figures that made an impact on French philosophy, although it dismisses the idea that Heidegger made the biggest influence at the time. The first part of ... More


The Critical Theory of the Frankfurt School and the Theory of Recognition: Dialogue with Olivier Voirol

Axel Honneth

in Politics of Culture and the Spirit of Critique: Dialogues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151870
eISBN:
9780231526364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151870.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter presents a dialogue with Axel Honneth, professor of philosophy at the Frankfurt School and director of the Institute for Social Research, regarding the status of Critical Theory as a ... More


Thinking the Impossible: French Philosophy Since 1960

Gary Gutting

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199227037
eISBN:
9780191809781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199227037.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The late twentieth century saw a remarkable flourishing of philosophy in France. The author tells the story of the development of a distinctively French philosophy in the last four decades of the ... More


Conclusion: Thinking the Impossible

Gary Gutting

in Thinking the Impossible: French Philosophy Since 1960

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199227037
eISBN:
9780191809781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199227037.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

While analytic philosophy claims that everything is subject to conceptual understanding, French philosophers are interested in that which cannot be conceived and therefore in attempting to grasp the ... More


Postmodern Apologetics?: Arguments for God in Contemporary Philosophy

Christina M. Gschwandtner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242740
eISBN:
9780823242788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242740.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides an introduction to the emerging field of Continental philosophy of religion by treating the philosophical thought of its most important representatives, including its ... More


Philosophy to Its Limit

Emmanuel Falque

in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that in doing “philosophy to its limit” there will always be the residue of the body as there will be a Chaos and Tohu-Bohu. So, we can head toward the limit of the phenomenon as ... More


Return to the Organic

Emmanuel Falque

in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter returns to the organic, to the bodying life that we have already seen in the Kantian “mass of sensations” and in organs of the body as the site of drives. The organic, however, this time ... More


The Animal That Therefore I am

Emmanuel Falque

in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that what counts in philosophy as in theology is the question of essence, and not simply the physiological species, as in biology. That humans are of the animal species tells us ... More


French Philosophies of Qualitative Research: Structuralism and Post-structuralism

Svend Brinkmann

in Philosophies of Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190247249
eISBN:
9780190853297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190247249.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the French traditions of structuralism and post-structuralism. What unites structuralists, post-structuralists, and many qualitative scholars who work on the basis of ... More


Embrace and Differentiation

Emmanuel Falque

in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that body on its own, whether we consider it as organic or as manifesting itself in flesh, is not enough to define the content of the eucharist. The way of the body is that it ... More


“This Is My Body”

Emmanuel Falque

in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter attempts to think through the transformation of our embodiedness in the act of the eucharist (eucharistic content), having rooted it in an animality that is converted into humanity ... More


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