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Poets of Modernity: Towards a Hermeneutic Imagination. (Philosophy and Literary Theory)

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Through a series of in-depth studies of thinkers such as Kierkegaard, Husserl, Heidegger, Levinas, Ricoeur, Derrida, and others, Kearney explores the ways in which Continental philosophy has endeavored to respond to the crisis of values (ethics) and the crisis of imagination (poetics). Among the topics discussed are the fragmentation of inherited concepts of truth, ideology vs. utopia, myth versus critique, tradition versus reason, and modernity vs. postmodernity. Kearney also considers these themes in connection with postmodern texts in literature, painting, and politics.

About the Author

Richard Kearney is Professor of Philosophy at University College Dublin and also Visiting European Professor for part of the year at Boston College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573926102
Publisher:
Humanity Books
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Author:
Kearney, Richard
Subject:
General Philosophy
Publication Date:
19950501
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
269

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