Caring for the Soul in a Postmodern Age : Politics and Phenomenology in the Thought of Jan Patocka.

By: Findlay, Edward FPublisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2002Copyright date: ©2002Description: 1 online resource (267 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780791488065Subject(s): Patočka, Jan, -- 1907-1977.;Philosophy, ModernGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Caring for the Soul in a Postmodern Age : Politics and Phenomenology in the Thought of Jan PatockaDDC classification: 199/.437 LOC classification: B4805.P384 -- F56 2002ebOnline resources: Click to View
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Intro -- CARING FOR THE SOUL IN A POSTMODERN AGE -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- 2. "Concrete Humans in Their Corporeal World": An Interpretation of Husserl and Heidegger -- HUSSERL -- THE INFLUENCE OF HEIDEGGER -- A PHENOMENOLOGY OF MOVEMENT -- CONCLUSION -- 3. Philosophy After the Death of Metaphysics: Patocka and Greek Thought -- PLATO AND EUROPE -- CARING FOR THE SOUL -- METAPHYSICS AND "NEGATIVE PLATONISM" -- THE IDEA, THE GOOD, AND THE TRUTH -- 4. A Philosophy of History and a Theory of Politics -- THE BASIS OF HUMAN HISTORICITY -- A PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY -- THE POLIS IN HISTORY -- TWO ELEMENTS OF HISTORICAL LIFE: FREEDOM AND PROBLEMATICITY -- PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY AND POLITICS -- EUROPE, SCIENCE, AND METAPHYSICS -- 5. Politics and Ethics in the Twentieth Century -- PATOCKA AND POLITICS -- THE HERETICAL ESSAYS AND THE TWENTIETH CENTURY -- THE SPIRITUAL PERSON AND THE POLIS -- ETHICS AND MORALITY -- 6. Conclusion: Foundations and Philosophy, Politics and Postmodernism -- THE PROBLEM OF MEANING -- MEANING, POLITICS, AND CONFLICT -- CONCLUSION -- PERSPECTIVE -- Appendix: Patocka's Reception in the English-Language Literature -- PATOCKA AS CONFLICTED HUMANIST -- PATOCKA AS POSTMODERN: ANTIFOUNDATIONALISM, THEOLOGY, AND LIBERALISM -- Notes -- CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER 2. "CONCRETE HUMANS IN THEIR CORPOREAL WORLD" -- CHAPTER 3. PHILOSOPHY AFTER THE DEATH OF METAPHYSICS -- CHAPTER 4. A PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY AND A THEORY OF POLITICS -- CHAPTER 5. POLITICS AND ETHICS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY -- CHAPTER 6. CONCLUSION -- APPENDIX -- Works Cited -- PATOCKA, JAN -- SECONDARY LITERATURE -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X.
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Intro -- CARING FOR THE SOUL IN A POSTMODERN AGE -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- 2. "Concrete Humans in Their Corporeal World": An Interpretation of Husserl and Heidegger -- HUSSERL -- THE INFLUENCE OF HEIDEGGER -- A PHENOMENOLOGY OF MOVEMENT -- CONCLUSION -- 3. Philosophy After the Death of Metaphysics: Patocka and Greek Thought -- PLATO AND EUROPE -- CARING FOR THE SOUL -- METAPHYSICS AND "NEGATIVE PLATONISM" -- THE IDEA, THE GOOD, AND THE TRUTH -- 4. A Philosophy of History and a Theory of Politics -- THE BASIS OF HUMAN HISTORICITY -- A PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY -- THE POLIS IN HISTORY -- TWO ELEMENTS OF HISTORICAL LIFE: FREEDOM AND PROBLEMATICITY -- PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY AND POLITICS -- EUROPE, SCIENCE, AND METAPHYSICS -- 5. Politics and Ethics in the Twentieth Century -- PATOCKA AND POLITICS -- THE HERETICAL ESSAYS AND THE TWENTIETH CENTURY -- THE SPIRITUAL PERSON AND THE POLIS -- ETHICS AND MORALITY -- 6. Conclusion: Foundations and Philosophy, Politics and Postmodernism -- THE PROBLEM OF MEANING -- MEANING, POLITICS, AND CONFLICT -- CONCLUSION -- PERSPECTIVE -- Appendix: Patocka's Reception in the English-Language Literature -- PATOCKA AS CONFLICTED HUMANIST -- PATOCKA AS POSTMODERN: ANTIFOUNDATIONALISM, THEOLOGY, AND LIBERALISM -- Notes -- CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER 2. "CONCRETE HUMANS IN THEIR CORPOREAL WORLD" -- CHAPTER 3. PHILOSOPHY AFTER THE DEATH OF METAPHYSICS -- CHAPTER 4. A PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY AND A THEORY OF POLITICS -- CHAPTER 5. POLITICS AND ETHICS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY -- CHAPTER 6. CONCLUSION -- APPENDIX -- Works Cited -- PATOCKA, JAN -- SECONDARY LITERATURE -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X.

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