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Currents in contemporary French intellectual life

Author: Christopher Flood; Nick Hewlett
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the past fifty years French intellectual activity has enjoyed remarkable prestige. It examines influential individuals, schools of thought, seminal debates and moments of change in philosophy,  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Flood; Nick Hewlett
ISBN: 0333714318 9780333714317 0312232306 9780312232306
OCLC Number: 213893227
Description: ix, 248 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Structure and Change in Contemporary French Intellectual Life / Christopher Flood and Nick Hewlett --
2. The Grandeur and Twilight of French Philosophical Radicalism / Richard Wolin --
3. It's Time for a Change: Mutations of Presence in Contemporary French Critical Theory / Sean Hand --
4. History Writing: from the Annales to the Institut d'Histoire du Temps Present / Christopher Flood and Hugo Frey --
5. French Linguistics and Enonciation: Meanings, Utterances and Representational Gaps / Jacques Durand --
6. Social Anthropological Perspectives in French Intellectual Life / Lieve Spaas --
7. Sociology: Four Players in the Field / Laurence Bell --
8. Between Conformity and Heterodoxy: Market, State and Society in French Economics / Francois Nectoux --
9. Political Science and the Empirical Tradition / Nick Hewlett --
10. An Anti-American in Paris: Lacan and French Freudianism / Grahame Lock --
11. Beyond Theory? The Empowering of Feminist Philosophy / Maire Fedelma Cross. 12. Film Theory and the New Historicism / Jill Forbes.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Flood, Nick Hewlett.

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