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The elusiveness of the ordinary : studies in the possibility of philosophy

Author: Stanley Rosen
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002.
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The concept of the ordinary, along with such cognates as everyday life, ordinary language and ordinary experience, has come into special prominence in late-modern philosophy. Thinkers have employed two opposing yet related responses to the notion of the ordinary: scientific and phenomenological approaches on the one hand, and on the other, more informal or even anti-scientific procedures. Philosopher Stanley Rosen  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rosen, Stanley, 1929-
Elusiveness of the ordinary.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001008406
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Rosen
ISBN: 9780300129526 0300129521
OCLC Number: 182530518
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 327 pages)
Contents: Politics and nature in Montesquieu --
Husserl's conception of the life-world --
Kant and Heidegger: transcendental alternatives to Aristotle --
Wittgenstein, Strauss, and the possibility of philosophy --
Moore on common sense --
Austin and ordinary language --
What do we talk about? --
The attributes of ordinary experience --
Concluding remarks.
Responsibility: Stanley Rosen.


A philosophical study of approaches to theoretical mastery of ordinary experience. It evaluates the responses of a range of modern thinkers and grapples with the peculiar problem of the ordinary -  Read more...


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