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Norris, Christopher 1947-

Works: 130 works in 731 publications in 6 languages and 25,500 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PN98.D43, 801.95
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Most widely held works about Christopher Norris
Most widely held works by Christopher Norris
Deconstruction, theory and practice by Christopher Norris( Book )
82 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readable, concise and authoritative, this classic guide to deconstruction focuses on the seminal works of Jacques Derrida, as well as the work of North American critics Paul de Man, Geoffrey Hartman, J. Hillis Miller and Harold Bloom. This third, revised edition includes an entirely new Postscript, reflecting on recent critical debate. A new list of recommended reading complements the existing, extensive bibliography
Minding the gap epistemology and philosophy of science in the two traditions by Christopher Norris( )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Christopher Norris challenges the view that there is no room for productive engagement between mainstream analytic philosophers and thinkers in the post-Kantian continental line of descent. On the contrary, he argues, this view is simply the product of a limiting perspective that accompanied the rise of logical positivism." "Norris reveals the various shared concerns that have often been obscured by parochial interests or the desire to stake out separate philosophical territory. He examines the problems that emerged within the analytic tradition as a result of its turn against Husserlian phenomenology and its outright rejection of what came to be seen as a merely "psychologistic" approach to issues of meaning, knowledge, and truth."--Jacket
Quantum theory and the flight from realism philosophical responses to quantum mechanics by Christopher Norris( )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quantum Theory and the Flight from Realismis a critical introduction to the long-standing debate concerning the conceptual foundations of quantum mechanics, and the problems it has posed for physicists and philosophers from Einstein to the present. Quantum theory has been a major influence on postmodernism, and presents significant challenges for realists. Clarifying these debates for the non-specialist, Christopher Norris examines the premises of orthodox quantum theory and its impact on various philosophical developments. He subjects a wide range of opponents and supporters of realism to a high and equal level of scrutiny. Combining rigor and intellectual generosity, he draws out the merits and weaknesses from opposing arguments
Platonism, music and the listener's share by Christopher Norris( )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is a musical work? What are its identity-conditions and the standards (if any) that they set for a competent, intelligent, and musically perceptive act of performance or audition? Should the work-concept henceforth be dissolved as some New Musicologists would have it into the various, ever-changing socio-cultural or ideological contexts that make up its reception-history to date? Can music be thought of as possessing certain attributes, structural features, or intrinsically valuable qualities that are response-transcendent, i.e., that might always elude or surpass the best state of (curre
On truth and meaning language, logic and the grounds of belief by Christopher Norris( )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this new book Christopher Norris explores a range of contiguous issues in epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of mind, language, and logic. In a series of closely argued chapters Norris draws out the two chief kinds of deficit; normative and causal-explanatory that have characterised much recent work in the analytic line of descent. He pinpoints their source in various failed attempts, after Quine, to make good the promise of a naturalised epistemology that would remedy those defects while not falling prey to the Quinean barrage of sceptical objections. Altogether Norris' book offers a wid
What's wrong with postmodernism : critical theory and the ends of philosophy by Christopher Norris( Book )
33 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In What's Wrong with Postmodernism Norris critiques the "postmodern-pragmatist malaise" of Baudrillard, Fish, Rorty, and Lyotard. In contrast he finds a continuing critical impulse -- an "enlightened or emancipatory interest"--In thinkers like Derrida, de Man, Bhaskar, and Habermas. Offering a provocative reassessment of Derrida's influence on modern thinking, Norris attempts to sever the tie between deconstruction and American literary critics who, he argues, favor endless, playful, polysemic interpretation at the expense of systematic argument
Badiou's Being and event a reader's guide by Christopher Norris( )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alain Badiou's Being and Event is the most original and significant work of French philosophy to have appeared in recent decades. It is the magnum opus of a thinker who is widely considered to have re-shaped the character and set new terms for the future development of philosophy in France and elsewhere. This book has been written very much with a view to clarifying Badiou's complex and demanding work for non-specialist readers. It offers guidance on:. - Philosophical and intellectual context. - Key themes. - Reading the text. - Reception and influence. - Further reading
Derrida by Christopher Norris( Book )
27 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bespreking van de theorieën van de Franse filosoof (geb. 1930)
Epistemology by Christopher Norris( )
12 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christopher Norris attempts to make epistemology, the theory of knowledge, accessible to students and those with little prior knowledge of the subject through a series of debates which aim to give an balanced overview
Re-thinking the cogito naturalism, reason and the venture of thought by Christopher Norris( )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Re-Thinking the Cogito seeks to combine a strongly naturalistic with a distinctively rationalist perspective on some nowadays much-discussed issues in philosophy of mind. Against the common view that they involve downright incompatible conceptions of mind, knowledge and ethics it seeks to unite a naturalism that draws on recent advances in neurophysiology and cognitive science with an outlook that gives full weight to those normative values at the heart of rationalist thought. True to the book''s constructive spirit, Norris offers various detailed proposals for bringing the two approaches
Shostakovich, the man and his music ( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The contest of faculties : philosophy and theory after deconstruction by Christopher Norris( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Routledge Revival, first published in 1985, gives detailed attention to the bearing of literary theory on questions of truth, meaning and reference. On the one hand, deconstruction brings a vigilant awareness of the figural and narrative tropes that make up the discourse of philosophic reason. On the other it insists that argumentative rigour cannot be divorced from the kind of close reading that has come to characterize literary theory in its more advanced or speculative forms. This present-day 'contest of faculties' has large implications for philosophers and critics, many of whom will
The deconstructive turn : essays in the rhetoric of philosophy by Christopher Norris( Book )
32 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What might be the outcome for philosophy if its texts were subjected to the powerful techniques of rhetorical close-reading developed by current deconstructionist literary critics? When first published in 1983, Christopher Norris' book was the first to explore such questions in the context of modern analytic and linguistic philosophy, opening up a new and challenging dimension of inter-disciplinary study and creating a fresh and productive dialogue between philosophy and literary theory
Paul de Man, deconstruction and the critique of aesthetic ideology by Christopher Norris( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul de Man changed the landscape of criticism through his rigorous theories and writings. This book addresses de Man's relationship to philosophical thinking in the post-Kantian tradition, his concern with 'aesthetic ideology' as a potent force of mystification within and beyond that tradition, and the vexed issue of de Man's politics
Deconstruction and the interests of theory by Christopher Norris( Book )
23 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Italian and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The truth about postmodernism by Christopher Norris( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Post-structuralist readings of English poetry ( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music and the politics of culture ( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deconstruction, theory and practice by Christopher Norris( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is Deconstruction? by Christopher Norris( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and German and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the application of deconstructionist theories and criticism to the visual arts, and considers its relation to Western metaphysics
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Alternative Names
Noris, Kristofer
Norris, C. C.
Norris, Christopher
Norris, Christopher Charles 1947-
كريستوفر نوريس، 1947-
ノリス, Ch
ノリス, クリストファー
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