By Eileen Rizo-Patron,Edward S. Casey,Jason M. Wirth
Like Schelling ahead of 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 technology continues to be being absorbed, Bachelard used to be additionally probably the most leading 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 notable physique of labor, unduly overlooked via the English-language reception of continental philosophy in fresh a long time, shows a means 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 inspiration 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 chances they provide for efficient differences of self and world.
Eileen Rizo-Patron is study affiliate on the heart for Philosophy, Interpretation, and tradition at Binghamton collage, kingdom collage 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 exclusive Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook college, country collage 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 contain Schelling’s perform of the Wild: Time, paintings, Imagination, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.
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Adventures in Phenomenology: Gaston Bachelard (SUNY series in Contemporary French Thought) by Eileen Rizo-Patron,Edward S. Casey,Jason M. Wirth