Philosophy of History After Hayden White (Bloomsbury Studies in American Philosophy)

By Robert Doran

This anthology of latest essays through a global staff of preeminent students explores the ground-breaking paintings of Hayden White, whose proposal, starting along with his seminal Metahistory (1973), has revolutionized the way in which we predict in regards to the philosophy of background, historiography, narrative, and the relation among historical past and literature. Representing numerous disciplines and methods, the contributions to this quantity testify to the far-reaching results and importance of White's philosophy of historical past. person essays relate White's rules to modern paintings, cognitive stories, Heideggerian hermeneutics, experimental historical past, Kant's transcendental philosophy, analytic philosophy of heritage, Marxist cultural idea, the Kantian chic, and American educational historiography.

A monstrous advent by means of the editor strains the genesis of White's philosophy of historical past, situating it with appreciate to either the Anglo-American and Continental traditions. the quantity additionally encompasses a formerly unpublished essay through White, which bargains a concise evaluate of his later idea, and a "Comment" written particularly for this quantity, during which White revisits the query of the philosophy of history.

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Her components of study and educating pursuits comprise Holocaust experiences, theories of reminiscence, trauma, narrative, and picture. She is the writer of Disciplining the Holocaust (2008, paperback 2009) and the editor of Traumatizing idea: The Cultural Politics of have an effect on in and past Psychoanalysis (2007). She has additionally edited a distinct factor of Parallax (2005) on “Visceral cause” and a distinct factor of Cultural Critique (2000) on “Trauma and Its Cultural Aftereffects. ” Her present e-book venture is entitled The Entropics of Discourse: Climates of Loss in modern feedback, which makes a speciality of melancholic tropes in cultural thought. Arthur C. Danto is Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Columbia college, and a member of the yankee Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was once offered the nationwide booklet Critics Circle Prize for feedback in 1990. His newest books are What artwork Is (2013) and Andy Warhol (2009), either released via Yale collage Press. His different courses contain: Analytical Philosophy of heritage (1965); Nietzsche as thinker (1965); Analytical Philosophy of motion (1973); Jean-Paul Sartre (1975); The Transfiguration of the general (1981); Narration and data (1985); Encounters and Reflections: paintings within the historic current (1990); past the Brillo field: The visible Arts in Post-Historical point of view (1992); Connections to the area: the fundamental strategies of Philosophy (1997); After the tip of artwork (1997); The Madonna of the long run: Essays in a Pluralistic paintings global (2000); The Abuse of attractiveness (2003). An anthology of essays on his paintings, edited by means of Daniel Herwitz and Michael Kelly, was once released via Columbia college Press in 2007: motion, paintings, historical past: Engagements with Arthur C. Danto. Robert Doran is James P. Wilmot Assistant Professor of French and Comparative Literature on the college of Rochester. He has edited books: Mimesis and conception: Essays on Literature and feedback, 1953–2005, by way of René Girard (2008), and The Fiction of Narrative: Essays on historical past, Literature, and thought, 1957–2007, by means of Hayden White (2010). he's additionally the editor of distinctive problems with SubStance, “Cultural thought after Sept. 11: Terror, faith, Media” (2008) and Yale French reports, “Rethinking Claude Lévi-Strauss: 1908–2009” (2013). His e-book manuscript, the idea of the chic from Longinus to Kant, is less than evaluation. Harry Harootunian is the Max Palevsky Professor Emeritus of background and Civilizations, collage of Chicago, Adjunct Senior examine Professor, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia collage, a traveling Professor at Duke college within the application in Literature, and a member of the yank Academy of Arts and Sciences. His most up-to-date booklet is The fight of historical past and reminiscence in Postwar Japan (in eastern, 2010). His different books contain: towards recovery: the expansion of Political awareness in Tokugawa Japan (1970); issues obvious and Unseen: Discourse and beliefs in Tokugawa Nativism (1988); Postmodernism in Japan (with Masao Miyoshi, 1989); Japan on the earth (ed.

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