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Intermittency: The Concept of Historical Reason in Recent French Philosophy
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Intermittency: The Concept of Historical Reason in Recent French Philosophy (Hardback)

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Explores the concept of historical intermittency in 5 recent French philosophers Stoking the embers of French Hegelianism, this book looks at five recent and contemporary French philosophers: Badiou, Jambet, Lardreau, Francoise Proust and Ranciere. Each produces a post-Hegelian philosophy of history founded on an assertion of the intermittency of historical value. * a sustained reflection on the character of a contemporary philosophy of history * a new and timely theory of modernity, modern literature and art Key words: Badiou; Ranciere; Francoise Proust; Jambet; Lardreau; modern literature; post-Marxism; intermittency; contemporary political thought; French philosophy.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryPhilosophy: metaphysics & ontologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy, from c 1900 -Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900Western philosophy: Enlightenment Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Publication Date: 06/12/2011 ISBN-13: 9780748637577  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Andrew Gibson is Research Professor of Modern Literature and Theory at Royal Holloway, University of London, and a member of the Conseil scientifique of the College international de philosophie in Paris. He is the author of Beckett and Badious: The Pathos of Intermittenccy (Oxford University Press, 2006), James Joyce: A Critical Life (Reaktion, 2006) and Towards a Postmodern Theory of Narrative (EUP, 1996).

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