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Continental Realism and Its Discontents$
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Marie-Eve Morin

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781474421140

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421140.001.0001

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Introduction: Continental Realism – Picking Up the Pieces

Introduction: Continental Realism – Picking Up the Pieces

(p.1) Introduction: Continental Realism – Picking Up the Pieces
Continental Realism and Its Discontents

Vladimir Dukić

Marie-Eve Morin

Edinburgh University Press

This introductory chapter provides a historical overview of the emergence of new realist movements in contemporary continental philosophy, focusing in particular on speculative realism and materialism, object-oriented ontology, and transcendental nihilism. Provided also is a conceptual introduction to recent realist critiques of the correlationism of post-Kantian philosophy as well as its supposed fideism, anthropocentrism, and anti-scientific bias. This introduction also contains an overview of the volume and the included chapters.

Keywords:   speculative realism, object-oriented ontology, transcendental nihilism, correlationsim, fideism, anthropocentrism

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