Introduction The main topic of the article is the Western metaphilosophy of the last hundred years or so. But that topic is broached via a sketch of some earlier Western metaphilosophies. Once that sketch is in hand, the article defines the notion of metaphilosophy and distinguishes between explicit and implicit metaphilosophy. Then there is a consideration of how metaphilosophies might be categorized and an outline of the course of the remainder of the article.
Current research on multiculturalism in liberal democracies and transformations of citizenship Critique, Norm and Utopia: Press,pages, UCSB: Habermas and the Unfinished Project of Modernity: Amsterdam, The Claims of Culture: Growing up amid the secular ideals of Kemalism in the late s and s, she embraced her dual Turkish-Jewish identity.
Yet, in retrospect, she expressed sadness over the opportunism behind the once strong Turkish-Israeli alliance which sacrificed recognition of the Armenian Genocide for geo-political and economic benefits.
From Danny Postel's August interview with Bergman: It was a Ph. I completed the written exams but never finished, although I did stay in touch with him until his death a decade later.
Marcuse conducted a lecture for upper division and graduate students in German philosophy and a regular seminar on Kant and Hegel.
I participated in the seminar and audited the lecture. Marcuse], I also began to try and figure out what I should do to change things. Local right-wing vigilantes cut his phone lines, shot at his house while the daily paper editorialized that he should be fired.
Yours truly was one of his graduate fellows in the ph. One hundred pages an academic year in the seminar. After doing some bodyguard duty and general scheming with my colleagues we joined with some locals in San Diego and started a weekly newspaper.
Our first thought was to use our academic skills and dig into who ran San Diego. The rest is history.
Contribution to Doug Ireland's July blog entry: There is little new to say about his intellectual and political influence. I have always thought of Eros And Civilization as a major work, combining historical insight and human imagination.
Compared with the others of the Frankfurt School of his generation, Herbert was far more cosmopolitan, more committed, more courageous I think of the disgraceful episode in which Horkheimer attempted to have the young Juergen Habermas dismissed from the Institut fuer Sozialforschung because of his political views.
What I now think of, however, are Herbert's great human qualities: Herbert seconded by Habermas delivered a large critique of Weber's Dec[is]ionism, connecting him to Carl Schmitt, and raised the question of how value-free the advocate of a value-free social science actually was.
He invited the public to ask if Weber did not bear some responsibility for the intellectual onslaught on the Weimar Republic which prepared the way for Nazismwhich was, ina breach of German academic decorum.
In the end, of course, Herbert could hardly complain of a lack of influence in Germany and there is hardly a member of the present government who will not have read his writings.
That he would greet with all of his ironyand so prepare the way for the next try.Obituaries for Willard Van Orman Quine, mathematician and philosopher including list of books, articles, essays, students, and travels. Includes links to other Willard Van Orman Quine Internet resources as well as to other Family Web Sites by Douglas Boynton Quine.
Essays on Heidegger and others User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Rorty contends that the European philosophers who rank as Nietzsche's principal successors, most notably Heidegger and Derrida, can be viewed as .
Martin Heidegger (–) was a German philosopher whose work is perhaps most readily associated with phenomenology and existentialism, although his thinking should be identified as part of such philosophical movements only with extreme care and qualification.
Hans-Georg Gadamer (—) Hans-Georg Gadamer was a leading Continental philosopher of the twentieth century.
His importance lies in his development of hermeneutic philosophy. An electronic journal of philosophy, promoting the principles and the further development of the Critical Philosophy of Immanuel Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, and the Friesian School, i.e.
Jakob Fries, Leonard Nelson, Rudolf Otto, Karl Popper, F.A. Hayek, etc. Rorty has been professor of Humanities at the University of Virginia and professor at Princeton. His books include Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (), The Consequences of Pragmatism (), Contingency Irony and Solidarity (), Philosophical Papers vol 1: Objectivity, Relativism and Truth, and vol 2 Essays on Heidegger and Others.