1st Edition

The New Century
Bergsonism, Phenomenology and Responses to Modern Science

ISBN 9781844656110
Published September 29, 2013 by Routledge
456 Pages

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Book Description

This volume covers the period between the 1890s and 1930s, a period that witnessed revolutions in the arts and society which set the agenda for the rest of the century. In philosophy, the period saw the birth of analytic philosophy, the development of new programmes and new modes of inquiry, the emergence of phenomenology as a new rigorous science, the birth of Freudian psychoanalysis, and the maturing of the discipline of sociology. This period saw the most influential work of a remarkable series of thinkers who reviewed, evaluated and transformed 19th-century thought. A generation of thinkers - among them, Henri Bergson, Emile Durkheim, Sigmund Freud, Martin Heidegger, Edmund Husserl, Karl Jaspers, Max Scheler, and Ludwig Wittgenstein - completed the disenchantment of the world and sought a new re-enchantment.

Table of Contents

Series Preface; Introduction, Keith Ansell-Pearson; 1. Henri Bergson, John Mullarkey; 2. Neo-Kantianism in Germany and France, Sebastian Luft & Fabien Capeilleres; 3. The emergence of French sociology: Emile Durkheim and Marcel Mauss, Mike Gane; 4. Analytic and continental traditions: Frege, Husserl, Carnap, and Heidegger, Michael Friedman & Thomas Ryckman; 5. Edmund Husserl, Thomas Nenon; 6. Max Scheler, Dan Zahavi; 7. The early Heidegger, Miguel de Beistegui; 8. Karl Jaspers, Leonard H. Ehrlich; 9. Phenomenology at home and abroad, Diane Perpich; 10. Early continental philosophy of science, Babette Babich; 11. Ludwig Wittgenstein, John Fennell & Bob Plant; 12. Freud and continental philosophy, Adrian Johnston; 13. Responses to evolution: Spencer's evolutionism, Bergsonism, and contemporary biology, Keith Ansell-Pearson, Paul-Antoine Miquel, & Michael Vaughan

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