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This selection of unique essays by means of preeminent interpreters of continental philosophy explores the query of even if Western idea and tradition were ruled via a vision-centered paradigm of information, ethics, and tool. It specializes in the nature of imaginative and prescient in glossy philosophy and on arguments for and opposed to the view that modern existence and suggestion are distinctively "ocularcentric." The authors study those principles within the context of the background of philosophy and view the nature of visible discourse within the writings of Plato, Descartes, Hegel, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Benjamin, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Levinas, Derrida, Foucault, Gadamer, Wittgenstein, and Habermas. With essays on tv, the visible arts, and feminism, the booklet will curiosity readers in cultural reports, gender reports, and artwork background in addition to philosophers.

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