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Persistence of Subjectivity On the Kantian Aftermath

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ISBN-10: 0521613043

ISBN-13: 9780521613040

Edition: 2005

Authors: Robert B. Pippin

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Discussing Heidegger, Gadamer, Adorno, Leo Strauss, Manfred Frank, & John McDowell, Robert Pippin attempts to understand how subjectivity arise in contemporary institutional practices such as medicine, as well as in other contexts such as modernism in the visual arts & in the novels of Marcel Proust.
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/2/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 380
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.02" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Robert B. Pippin is the Evelyn Stefansson Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, the Department of Philosophy, and the College at the University of Chicago. He is the author or editor of many books. 

Introduction: �bourgeois philosophy� and the problem of the subject
The Kantian aftermath: reaction and revolution in modern German philosophy
Necessary conditions for the possibility of what isn�t: Heidegger on failed meaning
Gadamer�s Hegel: subjectivity and reflection
Negative ethics: Adorno on the falseness of bourgeois life
The unavailability of the ordinary: Strauss on the philosophical fate of modernity
Hannah Arendt and the bourgeois origins of totalitarian evil
On not being a neo-structuralist: remarks on Manfred Frank and romantic subjectivity
Leaving nature behind: or, two cheers for subjectivism: on John McDowell
The ethical status of civility
Medical practice and Social authority in modernity
The force of felt necessity: literature, ethical knowledge, and the law
What was abstract art? (from the point of view of Hegel)
On becoming who one is: Proust�s problematic selves.