Introduction to Metaphysics
From Parmenides to LevinaseBook - 2012
The first history of metaphysics to respect both the analytical and Continental schools while also transcending the theoretical limitations of each, this compelling overview restores the value of metaphysics to contemporary audiences. Grondin follows the theological turn in metaphysical thought during the Middle Ages. He engages with the twentieth-century innovations that shook the discipline, particularly Heidegger's notion of Being and the rediscovery of the metaphysics of existence (Sartre and the Existentialists), language (Gadamer and Derrida), and transcendence (Levinas). Metaphysic.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 323 pages)