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Key Theories of Martin Heidegger

Husserl’s student Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) proved to be one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century, and the major modern exponent of existentialism. His impact extends not only…

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Phenomenology

…necessary and universal essences. In contrast, for Heidegger, such meaning develops historically as we pursue practical problems in the world. The meaning of a ‘hammer’, to use a favourite Heideggerean…

Deconstruction Theory

Deconstruction emerged out of a tradition of French philosophical thought strongly influenced by the phenomenological projects of Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger. The main concern of phenomenology is consciousness and…

Hermeneutics

…and conventional. For Hirsch, verbal meaning is stable and leterminate. By contrast, Martin Heidegger and Hans-Georg Gadamer insists on the historicity and temporality of interpretation (Heidegger conceives of “Dasein” as…

Ebooks

…Damico, Nicole Müller, Martin J. Ball (editors) Series: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell, Year: 2010 (20MB) Linguistics (Oxford Introduction to Language Study Series) Author(s): H. G. Widdowson Publisher: Oxford…

Poststructuralism

…roots in philosophy, especially in Martin Heidegger’s concept of “Destruktion”. Derrida was also influenced by Nietzsche, Freud and Marx, each of whom brought about revolutionary ways of thinking in their…

Feminist Science Studies

…on the significance of language, metaphor, image, representation, and translation, matters that are central to but, within feminist science studies, often unrecognized as, literary scholarship (Hesse 1963; Keller 1996; Martin

Ethnic Studies

…of race lay at the heart of a number of projects seeking to “de-essentialize” discourses of ethnicity. One of the most influential of these projects was Martin Bernal’s Black Athena,…

Trauma Studies

…addition to Freud, include Joseph Breuer, Pierre Janet, Jean‐Martin Charcot, Hermann Oppenheim, Abram Kardiner, and Morton Prince. Freud’s early theories in Studies on Hysteria (1895) written with Joseph Breuer, and…

Freudian Psychoanalysis

…by boiling down the human individuality into an animalistic sex drive). Freud, greatly influenced by the psychiatrists Jean-Martin Charcot (an exponent in hypnosis) and Josef Breuer (pioneer of “talking cure”)…

Vampire Narrative

…a case from the files of Le Fanu’s psychic doctor, Martin Hesslius. Castles, ruins, chapels and tombs signal the Gothic tradition and its atmosphere of mystery and superstition. At the…

Marxism

…Year: 2007 (2MB) Heideggerian Marxism Author(s): Herbert Marcuse, Richard Wolin, Richard Wolin, John Abromeit, John Abromeit Series: European Horizons Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, Year: 2005 (1MB) Post-Marxism Versus Cultural…

Detective Novels and Novelists

…which take place primarily in Brattleboro, Vermont; Reginald Hill’s Dalziel and Pascoe Yorkshire whodunits; and Stuart Kaminsky’s and Martin Cruz Smith’s Soviet Union books. Patricia Cornwell The traditional mystery, increasingly…

Globalization Studies

…are not fully licensed subjectivized subjects” (2013: 341). Other invocations of the planet come from eco‐critical thinking (Heise 2008); ethics (Palumbo‐Liu 2012; Hutchings 2007); re‐engagements with Heideggerian models of world…

The Philosophy of Richard Rorty

…University of Minnesota Press, 1982). Contingency, Irony and Solidarity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988). Objectivity, Relativism and Truth (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991a). Essays on Heidegger and Others (Cambridge: Cambridge…

Lacanian Psychoanalysis

…between six and eight months occurs Mirror Stage (at the formulation of which Lacan was strongly influenced by Heidegger’s notions of ex-sistence and “nothingness” and Sartre’s distinction between subject and…

Linguistics

…William Foley Series: Language in Society Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell, Year: 1997 (8MB) The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders Author(s): Jack S. Damico, Nicole Müller, Martin J. Ball (editors) Series: Blackwell…

American Literature

…Author(s): Martin Scofield Series: Cambridge introductions to literature Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2006 (1MB) A companion to twentieth-century American drama Author(s): David Krasner Series: Blackwell companions to literature and…

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