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The idea of continental philosophy

Glendinning, Simon (2006) The idea of continental philosophy. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, UK. ISBN 9780748624713

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Abstract

The idea of Continental Philosophy has never been properly explained in philosophical terms. In this short and engaging book Simon Glendinning attempts finally to succeed where others have failed – although not by giving an account of its internal unity but by showing instead why no such account can be given. Providing a clear picture of the current state of the contemporary philosophical culture Glendinning traces the origins and development of the idea of a distinctive Continental tradition, critiquing current attempts to survey the field of contemporary philosophy.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://www.euppublishing.com/
Additional Information: © 2006 Edinburgh University Press
Library of Congress subject classification: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Sets: Departments > European Institute
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2008 13:20
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/12542/

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