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Descartes to Derrida

An Introduction to European Philosophy

by Peter R. Sedgwick

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Published by Blackwell Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • History & Surveys - Modern - Renaissance Era,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Philosophy, European,
  • Philosophy, Modern,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9413580M
    ISBN 100631201424
    ISBN 109780631201427

    Derrida offers a satisfying, clever exploration of how philosophers, despite being so attuned to the most subtle intellectual nuances, can so easily assume that there is a clear distinction between humans and animals: Descartes' study of rationality, Levinas' study of ethics, Lacan's study of psychology, and Heidegger's study of being all.


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Second, thematically, the book is wonderfully conceived and orchestrated: the author manages to adroitly integrate many of the literary and cultural themes of Levinas, Derrida, Lyotard, Deleuze, and Guattari into his account of the backgrounds of continental philosophy (Descartes and Kant on metaphysics and epistemology).Cited by: "Cogito and the History of Madness" is a paper by the French philosopher Jacques Derrida that critically responds to Michel Foucault's book the History of Madness.

In this paper, Derrida questions the intentions and feasibility of Foucault's book, particularly in relation to the historical importance attributed by Foucault to the treatment of madness by Descartes in the Meditations. Lawrence Cahoone’s “Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida” is brilliantly done.

I wish this series of lectures existed when I was first dabbling in philosophy, because the clarity of the explanation of the philosophical ideas and general discussion is such that a high schooler of modest intelligence could Descartes to Derrida book the lectures/5(11).

Descartes to Derrida book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This volume provides a critical survey of issues in European ph /5.

Listening to the way in which philosophy has unfolded from Descartes to Derrida (and beyond) was quite interesting. The movement from attempts to find an underlying whole, a foundation for knowledge and truth, to our Actually, rather than the book, I watched the Great Courses video, which consists of 36 lectures of 30 minutes each/5.

Ranging from Descartes to Derrida and Quine, the selections are organized historically and include a translation of Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy (the complete work).

The author's commentary offers a rich intellectual and cultural context for the philosophical ideas conveyed in the excerpts. The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida Audiobook by Lawrence Cahoone, The Great Courses Try our site with free audio you like 1 Month unlimited Listening $ Try our site with free audio you like 1 Month unlimited audiobook Listening $.

Key sections from Michel Foucault's 'History of Madness' () and Jacques Derrida's ' Cogito and the History of Madness' () on the issue of Descartes and the 'mad' in his 'First Meditation.

After Derrida published his objection to Foucault's misreading of Descartes in a book entitled Writing and Difference, Foucault defended himself in an appendix to the second edition of his Folie et Déraison: Histoire de la folie à l'âge classique (History of Madness). This appendix was titled "Reply to Derrida.".

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Derrida observes there is never any real doubt in Descartes’ thought, or that his senses are vulnerable to the deception of ‘some evil genius’ (Descartes ). Madness does not exist in a reasonable mind through a process that Derrida describes as the ‘simplicity of intelligible generalization’ (Derrida 60).

Rene Descartes, French mathematician, scientist, and philosopher who has been called the father of modern philosophy. He was among the first to abandon Scholastic Aristotelianism by formulating the first modern version of mind-body dualism and by applying an original system of methodical doubt.

The Great Conversation: Descartes Through Derrida and Quine, ISBN, Norman Melchert, Oxford University Press,pages. Volume II of this historically organized introductory text presents philosophy as an ongoing conversation about humankind's deepest and most persistent File Size: 57KB.

Ideal for courses in modern philosophy or modern and contemporary philosophy, The Great Conversation: A Historical Introduction to Philosophy, Volume II: Descartes through Derrida and Quine, Seventh Edition, covers the same material as the second half (chapters ) of author Norman Melchert's longer g the exchange of ideas between history's key /5(12).

This book contains chapters on important and influential philosophers from, you guessed it, Descartes to Derrida. From the subtitle you might also have guessed that this book (once we get past Kant) is concerned with philosophers of the 'European' or 'Continental' stream in modern philosophy.5/5(1).

Derrida's Library Reference List Interventions Visualization. George 0 Denner, Anne 0 Derathé, Robert 1 Derrida, Jacques 2 Descartes, René 4 Diderot, Denis 0 Doblhofer, Ernst 0 Dubos, Jean-Baptiste (Abbé) Book La littérature européenne et le Moyen Âge latin.

Ernst Robert Curtius. Cited in. Ideal for courses in introductory or modern and contemporary philosophy, The Great Conversation: A Historical Introduction to Philosophy, Volume II: Descartes through Derrida and Quine covers the same material as the second half (chapters ) of author Norman Melchert's longer volume, The Great Conversation.

Now in its fifth edition, this historically organized. Jacques Derrida (/ ˈ d ɛr ɪ d ə /; French: [ʒak dɛʁida]; born Jackie Élie Derrida; J – October 9, ) was an Algerian-born French philosopher best known for developing a form of semiotic analysis known as deconstruction, which he discussed in numerous texts, and developed in the context of phenomenology.

He is one of the major figures associated with post Born: Jackie Élie Derrida, JEl Biar. Snow, Descartes, and Derrida The most recent comments thread on this blog was a triumph of eclecticism - in the space of fourteen comments, we managed to cover television, Jacques Derrida, Kendrick Smithyman, the alleged ten-dimensional nature of the universe, and that hardy perennial of spammers, Young Earth Creationism.

Descartes to Derrida: An Introduction to European Philosophy / Edition 1. by Peter Sedgwick | Read with the traditional history of modern philosophy from Descartes to Kant. This book demonstrates beyond doubt that no student of philosophy today can claim to be educated unless they have come to terms with the issues and figures it deals with Price: $ Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Descartes to Derrida: An Introduction to European Philosophy by Peter Sedgwick (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Get this from a library. Descartes to Derrida: an introduction to European philosophy. [Peter R Sedgwick] -- This critical survey of issues in European philosophy offers detailed accounts of crucial texts by important thinkers. Sedgwick draws key ideas from these sources, analyzing the various relationships.

Descartes through Derrida and Quine Book Summary: Pinckney declared into the formation of central government. A program to in the greater project. The probability domainsvery distinct classes of ethnic or false matters.

The expected shortfall is more distributionsFile Size: 60KB. descartes meditations on first philosophy an edinburgh philosophical guide This book engages with what the text says, rather than what is said about the text, in order to help readers discover - or rediscover - for themselves what Meditations has to say.

Everything you need to know about Derrida's Of Grammatology in one s. Get this from a library. Descartes to Derrida: an introduction to European philosophy. [Peter R Sedgwick] -- In this sophisticated introduction to continental philosophy, the philosophers are elucidated through five themes: knowledge, reason, and experience (Descartes, Locke, Hume, Kant); knowledge, history.

Descartes to Derrida: An Introduction to European Philosophy Peter Sedgwick No preview available - References to this book. Bradley and the Problematic Status of Metaphysics: In Search of an Adequate Damian Ilodigwe Limited preview - Mission Under Scrutiny: Confronting Contemporary Challenges.

Where does The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far. This is one of the best audio books/courses available for download. I was a little dubious at first, not only because of its cerebral content, but also due to its length (30+ hours), but each lecture is a digestible.

Derrida notes that Descartes appears aware of this problem, since he appeals to God to ensure his sanity. Derrida is not much interested in the facts of the matter. Derrida is actually interested in a larger project, the idea that there is a kind of “wellspring of reason more profound than the reason of the classical age” (36).

Ranging from the Pre-Socratics to Derrida, Quine, and Dennett, the selections are organized historically and include four complete works: Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito, and Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy.

The author's commentary offers a rich intellectual and cultural context for the philosophical ideas conveyed in the excerpts. The book’s first half, which includes the celebrated essay on Descartes and Foucault, shows the development of Derrida’s method of deconstruction.

In these essays, Derrida demonstrates the traditional nature of some purportedly nontraditional currents of modern thought—one of his main targets being the way in which "structuralism.

Offers detailed accounts of key texts by seminal thinkers, from Descartes to Derrida. Relates the central themes of philosophical enquiry to the work of different philosophers.

Presents complex ideas in a clear, yet detailed : Peter Sedgwick. In his reading of Histoire de la folie, Derrida focused on [Foucault's] 4 pages about Descartes which, for him, provide the key to the entire book.

Through a detailed analysis, he tries to demonstrate that Descartes does not EXCLUDE madness, but brings it to EXTREME. I won’t touch on their particular debate over Descartes, though there is much to both analyses: Derrida wants to upset Foucault’s neat “structuralist” discourse—Derrida uses that term to describe Foucault’s book—that would have all discourses of a period interlinked and repeating a certain inner rule.

This book makes available for the first time in English—and for the first time in its entirety in any language—an important yet little-known interview on the topic of photography that Jacques Derrida granted in to the German theorist of photography Hubertus von Amelunxen and the German literary and media theorist Michael Wetzel.

Abstract. Evangelou analyses Derrida’s critical response to the tension in Foucault’s History of Madness as well as the implications of Foucault’s intentions and claims (outlined in Chap.

8).Evangelou discusses this response via a detailed exploration of the two philosophers’ understanding of : Angelos Evangelou. First published inWriting and Difference, a collection of Jacques Derrida's essays written between andhas become a landmark of contemporary French thought.

In it we find Derrida at work on his systematic deconstruction of Western metaphysics. The book's first half, which includes the celebrated essay on Descartes and Foucault, shows the development of /5.

Book Chapters "The Respect for Philosophy: Derrida's Reading of Descartes." Nach Derrida. Dekonstruktion in zeitgenossischen Diskursen. Eds. PeterZeillinger & Dominik Portune. Wien: Turia und Kant, ().

"Strange Dreams of Resemblance: Foucault and Descartes." Foucault's Genealogies (Continental Philosophy -IX). Ed Hugh Silverman. Tracing the exchange of ideas among history's key philosophers, The Great Conversation: A Historical Introduction to Philosophy, Eighth Edition, provides a generous selection of excerpts from major philosophical works and makes them more easily understandable to students with lucid and engaging explanations.

Extensive cross-referencing shows students Price: $ Book Description: Explores the biographical, historical and philosophical connections between Jacques Derrida and Michel Foucault. Between Foucault and Derrida explores the notorious Cogito debate and includes: the central articles, an important piece by Jean-Marie Beyssade, along with a letter Foucault wrote to Beyssade in response - both these pieces available for.

Jacques Derrida, (born JEl Biar, Algeria—died October 8,Paris, France), French philosopher whose critique of Western philosophy and analyses of the nature of language, writing, and meaning were highly controversial yet immensely influential in much of the intellectual world in the late 20th century.

Life and work. Derrida was born to. This essay tracks the place of Descartes in Derrida's writing, from ‘Cogito et histoire de la folie’ to the late seminars on the beast and the sovereign.

Through a heterodox reading of the Cogito, privileging its negative moment, Derrida's Descartes plays an important role in unsettling narratives of philosophical lineage, as well as Author: Stephen Thomson.Browse Derrida’s personal copies of the books referenced in De la Grammatologie. René Descartes Book Oeuvres philosophiques de René Descartes.

Tome I () René Descartes. Studio, Wall Cited in: Home How to Cite Contact Credits Technical.In this study, I propose a reading of Derrida as a Cartesian thinker.

The mode of reading is closely textual and not historical; and the analysis focuses on the methodological or dispositional affinities between a sceptical Descartes in cogitation and a deconstructive Derrida, to the exclusion of the onto-theological aspects of their arguments.