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By Eileen Rizo-Patron,Edward S. Casey,Jason M. Wirth

Repositions Bachelard as a severe and indispensable a part of modern continental philosophy.

Like Schelling earlier than 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 was once additionally essentially 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 outstanding physique of labor, unduly overlooked through the English-language reception of continental philosophy in contemporary a long time, indicates a means to talk to the entire complexity and wider reaches of human considering. The essays during this quantity learn Bachelard as a phenomenological philosopher and situate his proposal 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 so much provocative proposals on questions of ontology, hermeneutics, ethics, environmental politics, spirituality, and the chances they give for efficient ameliorations of self and world.

Eileen Rizo-Patron is study affiliate on the heart for Philosophy, Interpretation, and tradition at Binghamton college, kingdom collage of recent York. She is the coeditor (with Richard Kearney) of Traversing the center: trips of the Inter-religious Imagination and the translator of Bachelard’s Intuition of the Instant.

Edward S. Casey is distinctive Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook collage, nation college 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 collage. His books comprise Schelling’s perform of the Wild: Time, paintings, Imagination, additionally released via SUNY Press.

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