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Review Essay—Review of David Carr’s Experience and History, by Jacob Rump

Jacob Rump reviews David Carr’s Experience and History: Phenomenological Perspectives on the Historical World, published by Oxford University Press (2014). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Jacob Rump is a post-doctoral fellow at Boston University Kilachand Honors College. His recent publications include “History as Soil and Sediment: Geological Tropes of Historicity in Heidegger, Husserl, and Merleau-Ponty,” Danish Yearbook […]

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Review Essay—Review of Omri Boehm’s Kant’s Critique of Spinoza, by Eric Schliesser

Eric Schliesser reviews Omri Boehm’s Kant’s Critique of Spinoza, published by Oxford University Press (2014). Eric Schliesser’s analysis of Omri Boehm’s latest work, Kant’s Critique of Spinoza, is both critical and complementary. Boehm’s work is distinctive in that it offers an interpretive twist on the usual approach to Kant studies: whereas most scholars focus on […]

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Review Essay — Problematize and Reconstruct: Foucault, Genealogy, and Critique, by Sarin Marchetti

Sarin Marchetti reviews Colin Koopman’s Genealogy as Critique: Foucault and the Problems of Modernity, published by Indiana University Press (2013). Marchetti engages Koopman’s text by focusing on its methodological and metaphilosophical stakes, in particular on Koopman’s reading of Foucault’s genealogy as an activity of critique aimed at the problematization (rather than at either the vindication […]

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REVIEW ESSAY—Empirical or Imperial? Issues in the Manipulation of Du Bois’ Intellectual Historiography in Kwame Anthony Appiah’s Lines of Descent, by Tommy J. Curry

Tommy J. Curry reviews Kwame Anthony Appiah’s Lines of Descent, published by Harvard University Press (2014). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here.   Tommy J. Curry is Associate Professor of philosophy at Texas A&M University and currently serves as the Executive Director of Philosophy Born of Struggle. His work addresses the fields of Africana studies, […]

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REVIEW ESSAY—Richard Kearney’s The Wake of Imagination, by Leo Bostar

Leo Bostar reviews Richard Kearney’s The Wake of Imagination: Toward a Postmodern Culture, published by University of Minnesota Press (1988). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Leo Bostar, review of The Wake of Imagination: Toward a Postmodern Culture, by Richard Kearney, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 13:2 (1990), pp. 241–46.

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REVIEW ESSAY—Forgetting Nietzsche: Maudemarie Clark’s Nietzsche on Truth and Philosophy, by Wayne Klein

Wayne Klein reviews Maudemarie Clark’s Nietzsche on Truth and Philosophy, published by Cambridge University Press (1991). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Wayne Klein, “Forgetting Nietzsche: Maudemarie Clark’s Nietzsche on Truth and Philosophy,” review of Nietzsche on Truth and Philosophy, by Maudemarie Clark, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 16:1 (1993), pp. 259–75.

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REVIEW ESSAY—The Political Symbolic: Bernard Flynn’s Political Philosophy at the Closure of Metaphysics, by Peg Birmingham

Peg Birmingham reviews Bernard Flynn’s Political Philosophy at the Closure of Metaphysics, published by Prometheus Books (1992). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Peg Birmingham, “The Political Symbolic: Bernard Flynn’s Political Philosophy at the Closure of Metaphysics,” review of Political Philosophy at the Closure of Metaphysics, by Bernard Flynn, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 16:2 (1993), pp. […]

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REVIEW ESSAY—On Hume’s Theory of Consciousness, by Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson reviews Wayne Waxman’s Hume’s Theory of Consciousness, published by Cambridge University Press (1994). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Fred Wilson, “On Hume’s Theory of Consciousness,” review of Hume’s Theory of Consciousness, by Wayne Waxman, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 18:1 (1995), pp. 271–5.

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REVIEW ESSAY—Luc Ferry’s Political Philosophy: On a Contemporary “Return to Kant,” by Miguel E. Vatter

Miguel E. Vatter reviews Luc Ferry’s Political Philosophy, published in three volumes by the University of Chicago Press (1990–1992). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Miguel E. Vatter, “Luc Ferry’s Political Philosophy: On a Contemporary ‘Return to Kant,’” review of Political Philosophy, by Luc Ferry, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 18:2 (1995), pp. 223–40.

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REVIEW ESSAY—Dominique Janicaud’s Powers of the Rational, by Bernard Flynn

Bernard Flynn reviews Dominique Janicaud’s Powers of the Rational, published by Indiana University Press (1994). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Bernard Flynn, review of Powers of the Rational, by Dominique Janicaud, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 19:1 (1996), pp. 175–80.

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