Sartre, Foucault, and Historical Reason, Volume One: Toward by Thomas R. Flynn

By Thomas R. Flynn

Sartre and Foucault have been of the main renowned and every now and then jointly opposed philosophical figures of the 20th century. And nowhere are the antithetical natures in their existentialist and poststructuralist philosophies extra obvious than of their disparate techniques to old understanding.

A background, notion Foucault, might be one of those map, a comparative charting of structural alterations and displacements. yet for Sartre, genuine ancient figuring out demanded a way more own and devoted narrative, one of those interpretive diary of ethical offerings and hazards forced via severe necessity and an exacting fact. Sartre's heritage, a rational background of person lives and their intrinsic social worlds, used to be in essence immersed in biography.

In quantity one in all this authoritative two-volume paintings, Thomas R. Flynn conducts a pivotal and finished reconstruction of Sartrean historic thought, and provocatively anticipates the Foucauldian counterpoint to come back in quantity Two.

Show description

Read Online or Download Sartre, Foucault, and Historical Reason, Volume One: Toward an Existentialist Theory of History: 1 (Sartre, Foucault & Reason in History) PDF

Similar philosophical movements books

The Analytic Turn: Analysis in Early Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy)

This assortment, with contributions from prime philosophers, areas analytic philosophy in a broader context evaluating it with the method of its most crucial rival culture in twentieth-century philosophy--phenomenology, whose improvement parallels the improvement of analytic philosophy in lots of methods.

The Neuro-Image: A Deleuzian Film-Philosophy of Digital Screen Culture (Cultural Memory in the Present)

Arguing that modern audience go through a character's mind rather than searching through his or her eyes or psychological panorama, this publication techniques twenty-first-century globalized cinema during the notion of the "neuro-image. " Pisters explains why this idea has emerged now, and he or she elaborates its threefold nature via examine from 3 domains—Deleuzian (schizoanalytic) philosophy, electronic networked monitor tradition, and neuroscientific learn.

Ipomnesi: La memoria e l'archivio (Saggi. Fenomen. e filos. dell'esperienza) (Italian Edition)

Ontologia dell’archivio e fenomenologia della memoria si incrociano in questo libro in una prospettiva particolare, quella di un’estetica critica. Partendo dalla riflessione derridiana, l’autore rielabora l. a. nozione di archivio prendendo in considerazione gli straordinari cambiamenti delle odierne tecnologie della memoria e, nello stesso pace, evidenziando il significato trascendentale del momento dell’archiviazione.

Deconstruction, Its Force, Its Violence: together with "Have We Done with the Empire of Judgment?" (SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)

A reappraisal of deconstruction from considered one of its prime commentators, concentrating on the topics of strength and violence. during this e-book, Rodolphe Gasché returns to a few of the founding texts of deconstruction to suggest a brand new and broader means of knowing it—not as an operation or approach to achieve an elusive outdoor, or past, of metaphysics, yet as anything that occurs inside it.

Extra info for Sartre, Foucault, and Historical Reason, Volume One: Toward an Existentialist Theory of History: 1 (Sartre, Foucault & Reason in History)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.36 of 5 – based on 9 votes