The Resource Inheritance and originality : Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Kierkegaard, Stephen Mulhall

Inheritance and originality : Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Kierkegaard, Stephen Mulhall

Label
Inheritance and originality : Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Kierkegaard
Title
Inheritance and originality
Title remainder
Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Kierkegaard
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Mulhall
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What might it mean to think of philosophy as being in the condition of modernism - in which its relation to its own past, and hence its sense of its own future, has become an undismissable problem? If philosophy's hitherto-defining conventions can neither be taken for granted nor rejected, they must be put in question - which means re-evaluating the relation between the form and content of philosophical writing, rethinking the demands that such writing must place on its readers, and reconceiving the nature of philosophy itself." "Inheritance and Originality argues that the writings of Wittgenstein, Heidegger, and Kierkegaard are best understood as responsive (each in their own way) to such questions, and as driven in consequence to strikingly similar reconceptions of language, reason, and understanding, doubt and scepticism, morality, and the structure of selfhood." "Through detailed re-readings of these authors' most influential texts, as attentive to their specificity as to their family resemblances, Stephen Mulhall attempts to reorient our sense of the philosophical work each text aims to accomplish, to engender a critical dialogue between them from which the elements of new conception of philosophy might emerge, and to uncover that conception's indebtedness to certain fundamental theological preoccupations."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mulhall, Stephen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B3376.W564
LC item number
M79 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig
  • Heidegger, Martin
  • Kierkegaard, Søren
  • Heidegger, Martin
  • Kierkegaard, Søren
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig
  • Heidegger, Martin
  • Kierkegaard, Søren
  • Methodology
  • Methodology
  • Methodology
  • Filosofie
  • Moderniteit
  • Konzeption
  • Philosophie
  • Methodologie
Label
Inheritance and originality : Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Kierkegaard, Stephen Mulhall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-443) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of abbreviations -- Introduction -- Modernist origins : reading Stanley Cavell's The Claim of Reason -- Part one. Wittgenstein's vision of language : reading the Philosophical Investigations -- Part two. Heidegger's vision of scepticism : reading Being and Time and What is Called Thinking? -- Part three. Kierkegaard's vision of religion : reading Philosophical Fragments, Fear and Trembling, and Repetition -- Acknowledgements -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 448 pages
Isbn
9780199243907
Lccn
00068832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45610105
  • (OCoLC)ocm45610105
Label
Inheritance and originality : Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Kierkegaard, Stephen Mulhall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-443) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of abbreviations -- Introduction -- Modernist origins : reading Stanley Cavell's The Claim of Reason -- Part one. Wittgenstein's vision of language : reading the Philosophical Investigations -- Part two. Heidegger's vision of scepticism : reading Being and Time and What is Called Thinking? -- Part three. Kierkegaard's vision of religion : reading Philosophical Fragments, Fear and Trembling, and Repetition -- Acknowledgements -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 448 pages
Isbn
9780199243907
Lccn
00068832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45610105
  • (OCoLC)ocm45610105

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