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This New yet Unapproachable America Lectures after Emerson after Wittgenstein

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ISBN-10: 022603738X

ISBN-13: 9780226037387

Edition: 2013

Authors: Stanley. Cavell

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Stanley Cavell is a titan of the academic world; his work in aesthetics and philosophy has shaped both fields in the United States over the past forty years. In this brief yet enlightening collection of lectures, Cavell investigates the work of two of his most tried-and-true subjects: Emerson and Wittgenstein. Beginning with an introductory essay that places his own work in a philosophical and historical context, Cavell guides his reader through his thought process when composing and editing his lectures while making larger claims about the influence of institutions on philosophers, and the idea of progress within the discipline of philosophy. In “Declining Decline,” Cavell explains how…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 7/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 7.09" wide x 7.95" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English

Work in Progress: An Introductory Report
Declining Decline
Finding as Founding
Works Cited