Subject: Philosophy / Criticism

Subject: Philosophy / Criticism

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Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History

|9780822959786| In this path-breaking work, Susan Buck-Morss draws new connections between history, inequality, social conflict, and human emancipation. Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History offers a fundamental reinterpretation of Hegel's master-slave dialectic and points to a way forward to free critical theoretical practice from the prison-house of its own debates. Historicizing the thought of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and the actions taken in the Haitian Revolution, Buck-Morss examines the startling connections between the two and challenges us to widen the boundaries of our historical imagination. She finds that it is in the discontinuities of historical flow, the edges of human experience,…

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Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History

|9780822943402|In this path-breaking work, Susan Buck-Morss draws new connections between history, inequality, social conflict, and human emancipation. Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History offers a fundamental reinterpretation of Hegel’s master-slave dialectic and points to a way forward to free critical theoretical practice from the prison-house of its own debates. Historicizing the thought of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and the actions taken in the Haitian Revolution, Buck-Morss examines the startling connections between the two and challenges us to widen the boundaries of our historical imagination. She finds that it is in the discontinuities of historical flow, the edges of human experience, and…

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G. W. Leibniz’s Monadology

|9780822954491|G.W. Leibniz’s Monadology, one of the most important pieces of the Leibniz corpus, is at once one of the great classics of modern philosophy and one of its most puzzling productions. Because the essay is written in so condensed and compact a fashion, for almost three centuries it has baffled and beguiled those who read it for the first time. Nicholas Rescher accompanies the text of the Monadology section-by-section with relevant excerpts from some of Leibniz’s widely scattered discussions of the matters at issue. The result serves a dual purpose of providing a commentary of the Monadology by Leibniz himself,…

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Philosophical Problems of the Internal and External Worlds

|9780822937388|Essays on the Philosophy of Adolf Grünbaum|The inaugural volume of the series, devoted to the work of philosopher Adolf Grunbaum, encompasses the philosophical problems of space, time, and cosmology, the nature of scientific methodology, and the foundations of psychoanalysis.| John Earman Allen Janis Gerald J. Massey Nicholas Rescher|| Philosophy / Aesthetics Philosophy / Criticism Philosophy / General Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects

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Philosophical Problems of the Internal and External Worlds

|9780822962137|Essays on the Philosophy of Adolf Grünbaum|The inaugural volume of the series, devoted to the work of philosopher Adolf Grunbaum, encompasses the philosophical problems of space, time, and cosmology, the nature of scientific methodology, and the foundations of psychoanalysis.| John Earman Allen Janis Gerald J. Massey Nicholas Rescher|| Philosophy / Aesthetics Philosophy / Criticism Philosophy / General Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects

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