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 severe and imperative 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 technology 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 cutting 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 considering that experience encouraged literary critics, intensity psychologists, poets, and artists alike. Bachelard’s striking physique of labor, unduly ignored through the English-language reception of continental philosophy in fresh many years, indicates a ability to talk to the total complexity and wider reaches of human considering. The essays during this quantity learn Bachelard as a phenomenological philosopher and situate his suggestion 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 such a lot provocative proposals on questions of ontology, hermeneutics, ethics, environmental politics, spirituality, and the chances they give for effective modifications of self and world.

Eileen Rizo-Patron is study affiliate on the heart for Philosophy, Interpretation, and tradition at Binghamton college, nation college 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 amazing Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook collage, country collage 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 collage. His books comprise Schelling’s perform of the Wild: Time, paintings, Imagination, additionally released via SUNY Press.

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