Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2017

328 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190673949

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Becoming Who We Are

Politics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Andrew Norris

  • The first volume on Cavell devoted to the role of politics and practical philosophy in his work, including the central role of Thompson Clarke in the development of Cavell's thought, as well as the break from his teacher JL Austin
  • Highlights the similarities between Cavell's thought and that of Hegel; and Cavell's reception and reinterpretation of Kant
  • Discusses at length Cavell's book, The Senses of Walden
  • Criticizes libertarian and "classical liberal" accounts of freedom and citizenship

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