French Philosophy in the Twentieth Century [Book Review]

Teaching Philosophy 26 (1):89-93 (2003)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Abstract
One of the chief virtues of Gutting’s book is its ambition to tell the “relatively self-contained and coherent story” (xi) of French philosophy in this century, not just the parts of the story that American academics have seized upon as distinctive and interesting. Alongside analyses of well-known philosophers like Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Foucault, and Derrida (a 30-40 page chapter is devoted to each), Gutting provides excellent chronological summaries of early figures like Félix Ravaisson, Jules Lachelier, Léon Brunschvicg, Henri Bergson, and Gaston Bachelard who are infrequently read or discussed in English.
ISBN(s)
0145-5788
PhilPapers/Archive ID
MICFPI
Upload history
Archival date: 2020-09-15
View other versions
Added to PP index
2011-02-21

Total views
38 ( #47,275 of 52,662 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
4 ( #51,373 of 52,662 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.