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Becoming who we are : politics and practical philosophy in the work of Stanley Cavell

Author: Andrew Norris
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Becoming Who We Are' clarifies the political and existential aspects of Stanley Cavell's understanding of ordinary language and of skepticism, and shows the close connection between his reception of Kant, Heidegger, and Austin and his exploration of what Emersonian Perfectionism offers to democracy and modern life.
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Genre/Form: Online-Ressource
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Named Person: Stanley Cavell; Stanley Cavell
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Norris
ISBN: 9780190673970 0190673974
OCLC Number: 1000314619
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter One: Ordinary Language and Philosophical ConversionChapter Two: Skepticism and TranscendenceChapter Three: Community and VoiceChapter Four: Walden and the Foundations of True Political ExpressionChapter Five: Receiving AutonomyBibliographyIndex
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