Adventures in Phenomenology: Gaston Bachelard (SUNY series by Eileen Rizo-Patron,Edward S. Casey,Jason M. Wirth

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

Repositions Bachelard as a serious and essential a part of modern continental philosophy.

Like Schelling sooner 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 technological know-how continues to be being absorbed, Bachelard was once additionally the most cutting edge thinkers on poetic creativity and its moral implications. His techniques to literature and the humanities in terms of elemental reverie woke up long-buried modes of pondering that experience encouraged literary critics, intensity psychologists, poets, and artists alike. Bachelard’s awesome physique of labor, unduly ignored via the English-language reception of continental philosophy in fresh many years, indicates a skill to talk to the complete complexity and wider reaches of human considering. The essays during this quantity research Bachelard as a phenomenological philosopher and situate his concept 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 alterations of self and world.

Eileen Rizo-Patron is study affiliate on the heart for Philosophy, Interpretation, and tradition at Binghamton college, country college of recent 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 wonderful Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook collage, kingdom college of recent 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, artwork, Imagination, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.

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