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Transcendental Philosophy

Brian Treanor

in Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226849
eISBN:
9780823235100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226849.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter poses questions specific to the philosophy of intersubjectivity as described by Emmanuel Levinas and Gabriel Marcel. It examines Marcel’s work through the eyes of ... More


Gabriel Marcel

Brian Treanor

in Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226849
eISBN:
9780823235100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226849.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Gabriel Marcel was not a “professional” philosopher and his philosophical legacy includes lectures, journal entries, and dramatic works in addition to more orthodox ... More


Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Brian Treanor

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226849
eISBN:
9780823235100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226849.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

“Every other is truly other, but no other is wholly other”. This is the claim that this book defends. Taking up the question of otherness that so fascinates contemporary continental ... More


The Nature of Otherness

Brian Treanor

in Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226849
eISBN:
9780823235100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226849.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The divergence that existed between Gabriel Marcel and Emmanuel Levinas continues to fuel a lively philosophical debate, and the jury is still out with respect to the question ... More


The Other and God

Brian Treanor

in Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226849
eISBN:
9780823235100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226849.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The interconnectedness, even interdependence, of the alterity of other persons and the alterity of God is clearly present in both Gabriel Marcel's and Emmanuel Levinas's work. ... More


Transcending Philosophy by Teleologically Suspending Philosophy

Dwayne A. Tunstall

in Doing Philosophy Personally: Thinking about Metaphysics, Theism, and Antiblack Racism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251605
eISBN:
9780823252725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251605.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter explains how Marcel’s reflective method is a teleological suspension of philosophy through a selective examination of his writings about reflection from Being and Having (1935) to his ... More


Doing Philosophy Personally: Thinking about Metaphysics, Theism, and Antiblack Racism

Dwayne A. Tunstall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251605
eISBN:
9780823252725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251605.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book contends that Gabriel Marcel’s reflective method is animated by two extraphilosophical commitments. Marcel’s first extraphilosophical commitment is to an ethico-religious insight where the ... More


Concrete Philosophy

Brian Treanor

in Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226849
eISBN:
9780823235100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226849.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

While Emmanuel Levinas's critique is transcendental, Gabriel Marcel's is “concrete” or “existential”. Marcel's existential critique takes two general forms, although, to all ... More


Living in a Broken World

Dwayne A. Tunstall

in Doing Philosophy Personally: Thinking about Metaphysics, Theism, and Antiblack Racism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251605
eISBN:
9780823252725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251605.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines four ways Marcel battles against the dehumanization of human persons in late Western modernity. First, Marcel criticizes the reduction of human persons to their functions in ... More


The Question of Otherness

Brian Treanor

in Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226849
eISBN:
9780823235100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226849.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The death of the Grand Narrative and the host of questions that followed its demise, like giants rising from the spilled blood of Uranus, are tied directly to what may be ... More


God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Katherine Davies and Toby Garfitt (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

God’s Mirror explores how French Catholic intellectual culture in the mid-twentieth century was caught up in the process of transition from a closed, defensive and conceptual theological structure of ... More


Marcel’s Reflective Method

Dwayne A. Tunstall

in Doing Philosophy Personally: Thinking about Metaphysics, Theism, and Antiblack Racism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251605
eISBN:
9780823252725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251605.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter sets the stage for understanding Marcel’s reflective method as a teleological suspension of philosophy. It explores how Marcel’s distinction between viewing ourselves as objects and ... More


Sacrifice and the Self

Julia Meszaros

in Sacrifice and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199659289
eISBN:
9780191764752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659289.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

This article examines the connection between self-sacrifice and human selfhood. It sets out with the observation that while certain manifestations of self-sacrifice must rightly be condemned as ... More


Subjectivity and Transcendence

Jean Wahl

Alan D. Schrift and Ian Alexander Moore (eds)

in Transcendence and the Concrete: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273010
eISBN:
9780823273065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273010.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Featuring replies and letters by Raymond Aron, Nikolai Berdyaev, Martin Heidegger, Karl Jaspers, Emmanuel Levinas, Gabriel Marcel, and many others, Wahl’s 1937 “Subjectivity and Transcendence” should ... More


Preface to Toward the Concrete

Jean Wahl

Alan D. Schrift and Ian Alexander Moore (eds)

in Transcendence and the Concrete: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273010
eISBN:
9780823273065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273010.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

First published in 1932, Vers le concret(“Toward the Concrete”) served as something of a manifesto for a new approach to philosophy in France, one that turned away from idealism and toward the ... More


“Catholicisme ondoyant”:: Catholic Intellectual Engagement and the Crisis of Civilization in the 1930s

Michael Kelly

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Kelly’s chapter provides an account of the development of a new humanist concept of engagement forged by French Catholic intellectuals in the crucible of debates and experiments of the 1930s. For an ... More


Criticizing Marcel’s Reflective Method

Dwayne A. Tunstall

in Doing Philosophy Personally: Thinking about Metaphysics, Theism, and Antiblack Racism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251605
eISBN:
9780823252725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251605.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines Marcel’s failure to appreciate the full magnitude of antiblack racism as a system of dehumanization. It contends that Marcel’s sociopolitical thought is an unwitting accomplice ... More


Introduction

Dwayne A. Tunstall

in Doing Philosophy Personally: Thinking about Metaphysics, Theism, and Antiblack Racism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251605
eISBN:
9780823252725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251605.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

The introduction describes how the Kantian distinction between phenomena and noumena is at the heart of Gabriel Marcel’s reflective method. It then briefly contrasts Marcel’s reflective method with a ... More


Emmanuel Levinas

Brian Treanor

in Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226849
eISBN:
9780823235100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226849.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Emmanuel Levinas's philosophy is extensive enough that a complete treatment of it is beyond the scope of this book. It will have occasion to address many of the themes and ... More


Complexity and Mystery: The Limits of Rationality in Science and Religion

Alister E. McGrath

in The Territories of Human Reason: Science and Theology in an Age of Multiple Rationalities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198813101
eISBN:
9780191872396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813101.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the limited capacity of human reason to make sense of a complex world, and how this expresses itself in the notion of ‘mystery’. How does being receptive to mystery help us cope ... More


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