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Published: 07 March 2013

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199674671

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Thinking the Impossible

French Philosophy Since 1960

Gary Gutting

The Oxford History of Philosophy

  • One of the first volumes in the Oxford History of Philosophy
  • The fascinating story of one of the most turbulent and fertile periods of philosophy
  • A vivid account of the social and cultural context
  • Offers Anglophone philosophers a fresh understanding of Foucault, Derrida, Deleuze, Levinas, and Badiou
  • A sympathetic but critical study of highly contentious thinkers
  • Relates contemporary French philosophy to the inspirational figures of Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre
  • This new series offers ground-breading narrative history of philosophy for a broad readership in philosophy and history of ideas