Read e-book online Adventures in Phenomenology: Gaston Bachelard (SUNY series PDF

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

ISBN-10: 1438466056

ISBN-13: 9781438466057

Repositions Bachelard as a severe and indispensable 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 remains to be being absorbed, Bachelard used to be additionally essentially the most cutting edge thinkers on poetic creativity and its moral implications. His techniques to literature and the humanities when it comes to elemental reverie woke up long-buried modes of pondering that experience encouraged literary critics, intensity psychologists, poets, and artists alike. Bachelard’s remarkable physique of labor, unduly missed via the English-language reception of continental philosophy in fresh many years, indicates a skill to talk to the whole complexity and wider reaches of human considering. The essays during this quantity examine 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 such a lot provocative proposals on questions of ontology, hermeneutics, ethics, environmental politics, spirituality, and the probabilities they provide for efficient changes of self and world.

Eileen Rizo-Patron is examine affiliate on the middle for Philosophy, Interpretation, and tradition at Binghamton collage, country college 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 special Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook collage, kingdom college of latest York. he's the writer of many books, together with The destiny of position: A Philosophical History.

Jason M. Wirth is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle college. His books comprise Schelling’s perform of the Wild: Time, paintings, Imagination, additionally released by way of SUNY Press.

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