Continental Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

by Simon Critchley

Series: Very Short Introductions

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  • 019154020X
  • 9780192853592
  • 9780191540202
  • 9780191578328
Simon Critchley's Very Short Introduction shows that Continental philosophy encompasses a distinct set of philosophical traditions and practices, with a compelling range of problems all too often ignored by the analytic tradition. He discusses the ideas and approaches of philosophers such as Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Habermas, Foucault, and Derrida, and introduces key concepts such as existentialism, nihilism, and phenomenology byexplaining their place in the Continental tradition.ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

  • OUP Oxford; February 2001
  • ISBN: 9780191540202
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  • Title: Continental Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction
  • Series: Very Short Introductions
  • Author: Simon Critchley
  • Imprint: OUP Oxford
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 019154020X
  • 9780192853592
  • 9780191540202
  • 9780191578328

About The Author

Simon Critchley is Reader in Philosophy at Essex and Directeur de Programme at the Collège International de Philosophie, Paris. He is author of The Ethics of Deconstruction (Blackwell, 1992), Very Little Almost Nothing (Routledge, 1997), and Ethics, Politics, Subjectivity (Verso, 1998), and has also edited a number of collections, including the Blackwell Companion to Continental Philosophy.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 019154020X
  • 9780192853592
  • 9780191540202
  • 9780191578328