The Philosopher's Gaze

The Philosopher's Gaze

Modernity in the Shadows of Enlightenment

eBook - 1999
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"In Levin's view, all these philosophers attempted to understand, one way or another, the distinctive pathologies of the modern age. But every one also attempted to envision - if only through the faintest of traces, traces of mutual recognition, traces of another way of looking and seeing - the prospects for a radically different lifeworld."--Jacket.
"David Michael Levin's ongoing exploration of the moral character and enlightenment-potential of vision takes a new direction in The Philosopher's Gaze. Levin examines texts by Descartes, Husserl, Wittgenstein, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Benjamin, Merleau-Ponty, and Levinas, using our culturally dominant mode of perception and the philosophical discourse it has generated as the site for his critical reflections on the moral culture in which we are living."--Jacket.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 1999
ISBN: 9780585326092
0585326096
9780520922563
0520922565
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 493 pages)

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