Adventures in Phenomenology: Gaston Bachelard (SUNY series by Eileen Rizo-Patron,Edward S. Casey,Jason M. Wirth

By Eileen Rizo-Patron,Edward S. Casey,Jason M. Wirth

Repositions Bachelard as a severe and imperative a part of modern continental philosophy.

Like Schelling sooner than him and Deleuze and Guattari after him, Gaston Bachelard made significant philosophical contributions to the development of technological know-how and the humanities. as well as being a mathematician and epistemologist whose influential paintings within the philosophy of technological know-how continues to be being absorbed, Bachelard used to be additionally essentially the most leading edge thinkers on poetic creativity and its moral implications. His ways to literature and the humanities in terms of elemental reverie woke up long-buried modes of pondering that experience encouraged literary critics, intensity psychologists, poets, and artists alike. Bachelard’s amazing physique of labor, unduly ignored through the English-language reception of continental philosophy in fresh many years, indicates a capability to talk to the entire complexity and wider reaches of human considering. The essays during this quantity learn Bachelard as a phenomenological philosopher and situate his concept in the Western culture. contemplating his paintings along that of Schelling, Husserl, Bergson, Buber, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Gadamer, Deleuze, and Nancy, this assortment highlights a few of Bachelard’s so much provocative proposals on questions of ontology, hermeneutics, ethics, environmental politics, spirituality, and the probabilities they give for efficient adjustments of self and world.

Eileen Rizo-Patron is learn affiliate on the middle for Philosophy, Interpretation, and tradition at Binghamton college, nation collage of latest York. She is the coeditor (with Richard Kearney) of Traversing the guts: trips of the Inter-religious Imagination and the translator of Bachelard’s Intuition of the Instant.

Edward S. Casey is exclusive Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook collage, country collage of latest York. he's the writer of many k" rs, together with The destiny of position: A Philosophical History.

Jason M. Wirth is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle collage. His k" rs comprise Schelling’s perform of the Wild: Time, artwork, Imagination, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.

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