Analytic versus Continental: Arguments on the Methods and Value of Philosophy

Analytic versus Continental Arguments on the Methods and Value of Philosophy Throughout much of the twentieth century the relationship between the disciplines of analytic and continental philosophy has been one of disinterest caution or hostility Recent debates in philosoph

  • Title: Analytic versus Continental: Arguments on the Methods and Value of Philosophy
  • Author: James Chase Jack Reynolds
  • ISBN: 9780773538085
  • Page: 488
  • Format: Paperback
  • Throughout much of the twentieth century, the relationship between the disciplines of analytic and continental philosophy has been one of disinterest, caution, or hostility Recent debates in philosophy have highlighted some of the similarities between the two approaches and even envisaged a post continental and post analytic philosophy Opening with a history of key encouThroughout much of the twentieth century, the relationship between the disciplines of analytic and continental philosophy has been one of disinterest, caution, or hostility Recent debates in philosophy have highlighted some of the similarities between the two approaches and even envisaged a post continental and post analytic philosophy Opening with a history of key encounters between philosophers of opposing camps since the late nineteenth century from Frege and Husserl to Derrida and Searle Analytic versus Continental goes on to explore in detail the main methodological differences between the two approaches.

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    1. interesting comparison as the title suggests, as is reluctantly affirmed, agnostically expressed- primarily from the analytic point of argument. i have read some philosophy, almost all from canon of the continental syllabus, so have always already predisposition and while no hostility, also little desire to read much of this other traditionr this is tradition, is shown as history, as border controls, as insistent propaganda, as developed through the twentieth century. beginning with some histori [...]

    2. James Chase and Jack Reynolds, in their professional scholarship, represent the two main approaches to the practice of philosophy in the West: the ‘analytic’ tradition, which dominates in the UK, the US, and to a large extent in Australia, and the ‘continental’ one, whose roots are in France and Germany. In this valuable book, the authors have come together to examine the points of difference between these two traditions. Neither analytic nor continental philosophy constitutes a body of [...]

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