Philosophy and freedom : Derrida, Rorty, Habermas, Foucault / John McCumber.

By: McCumber, JohnMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Studies in Continental thought: Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2000Description: xi, 191 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 025333697X (cloth : alk. paper); 9780253336972 (cloth : alk. paper); 0253213630 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780253213631 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Liberty -- History -- 20th century | Philosophy, Modern -- 20th centuryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Philosophy and freedom.; Online version:: Philosophy and freedom.DDC classification: 123/.5 LOC classification: B824.4 | .M37 2000Other classification: 08.25
Contents:
Introduction: The Great Demarcation -- Challenges to Ousia in the Work of Jacques Derrida -- The Privilege of Presence and the Derridean Knot -- Ousiodic Structure vs. the Speech Community in Richard Rorty -- Irony and Redescription As Challenges to Ousia -- Centrality As A Challenge to Ousia in Jurgen Habermas -- Universality, Centrality, and the Theory of Communicative Action -- Michel Foucault's Challenges to Ousla -- Challenge and Description in Foucault -- The Great Demargation and the Situation of Freedom.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-184) and index.

Introduction: The Great Demarcation -- Challenges to Ousia in the Work of Jacques Derrida -- The Privilege of Presence and the Derridean Knot -- Ousiodic Structure vs. the Speech Community in Richard Rorty -- Irony and Redescription As Challenges to Ousia -- Centrality As A Challenge to Ousia in Jurgen Habermas -- Universality, Centrality, and the Theory of Communicative Action -- Michel Foucault's Challenges to Ousla -- Challenge and Description in Foucault -- The Great Demargation and the Situation of Freedom.

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John McCumber is Professor of German at Northwestern University.

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