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UnderstandingSociety: The human sciences
"The phrase that was favored in nineteenth century German philosophy for these areas of research was "human sciences" (Geisteswissenschaften), the term used by thinkers like Dilthey and Windelband. And French thinkers like Bourdieu and Foucault used the synonym, "les sciences humaines.""
social-science  behavior  nomenclature  science  continental  human-sciences 
january 2013 by tsuomela
CONTEMPORARY PLURALISM: Lists vs Encounters (Laruelle, Stiegler, Latour) | AGENT SWARM
"Pluralism as a philosophy suggests new ways of of thought and of practice putting more emphasis on diversity and exchange, on interaction and transversality, than is customary for our dominant modes, which remain disappointingly monist. The aim is to favorise freer and more creative approaches by liberating us from relations of domination and authority. However, paradoxically enough, our contemporary pluralists seem to produce convergent or complementary analyses, but in practice remain quite solitary and compartmentalised. The question that we can ask is how to pass from a thought of plurality to a pluralist practice? how can we pluralise the pluralists?"
philosophy  pluralism  continental  future 
january 2013 by tsuomela
SPEP - Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
SPEP is the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, a professional organization devoted to supporting philosophy inspired by continental European traditions.
With a membership of over 2500 people, it is one of the largest American philosophical societies, and strives to encourage work not only in the philosophical traditions of phenomenology and existentialism, but also in all those areas commonly associated with ‘continental philosophy,’ such as animal studies, critical theory, cultural studies, deconstruction, environmental philosophy, feminism, German idealism, hermeneutics, philosophy of the Americas, post-colonialism, post-structuralism, psychoanalysis, queer theory and race theory.
philosophy  continental  phenomenology  existentialism  professional-association  academic  hermeneutics 
december 2009 by tsuomela
Frames /sing
I am a novelist, (and a poet), who takes philosophy very seriously. That is to say, the study and examination of ideas, both in their genetic history, and in their contemporary creation, is central to my process of writing fiction and poem. The narrative, the description is exprimit out of this (to make a grammatical conflation). So these pages are a collection of my studies which began from out of a love of Deleuze and Guattari, I would say, though my debt to philosophy is much, much older.
weblog-individual  author  fiction  philosophy  novel  continental 
december 2009 by tsuomela
Ernst Cassirer: The Last Philosopher of Culture - Reviewed by Peter E. Gordon, Harvard University - Philosophical Reviews - University of Notre Dame
Edward Skidelsky, Ernst Cassirer: The Last Philosopher of Culture, Princeton UP, 2008
Jeffrey Andrew Barash (ed.), The Symbolic Construction of Reality: The Legacy of Ernst Cassirer, University of Chicago Press, 2008
book  review  philosophy  symbols  forms  cassier  ernst  1920s  1930s  continental 
september 2009 by tsuomela
Continental Philosophy
This page is intended to provide resources and links for researchers and students in the various areas of continental philosophy.
philosophy  reference  online  list  continental 
april 2009 by tsuomela
Contemporary Theory, Poststructuralism
An international network open to researchers from all disciplines who are applying the work of radical European theorists to education.
Theorists used by researchers in this network include Foucault, Deleuze, Agamben, Bourdieu, Derrida, Habermas, Heidegger, Agamben, Butler and others
education  continental  philosophy  theory  pedagogy  power 
february 2009 by tsuomela
Fractal Ontology
refracting theory: politics, cybernetics, philosophy
weblog-group  politics  cybernetics  philosophy  european  continental 
october 2007 by tsuomela

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