The Oxford Handbook of Continental Philosophy, Paperback / softback Book

The Oxford Handbook of Continental Philosophy Paperback / softback

Edited by Brian Leiter, Michael Rosen

Part of the Oxford Handbooks series


The Oxford Handbooks series is a major new initiative in academic publishing.

Each volume offers an authoritative and up-to-date survey of original research in a particular subject area.

Specially commissioned essays from leading figures in the discipline give critical examinations of the progress and direction of debates.

Oxford Handbooks provide scholars and graduate students with compelling new perspectives upon a wide range of subjects in thehumanities and social sciences.

The Oxford Handbook of Continental Philosophy is the definitive guide to the major themes of the continental European tradition in philosophy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Brian Leiter and Michael Rosen have assembled a stellar group of contributors who provide a thematic treatment of continental philosophy, treating its subject matter philosophically and not simply as a series of museum pieces from the history of ideas.

The scope of the volume is broad, with discussionscovering a wide range of philosophical movements including German Idealism, existentialism, phenomenology, Marxism, postmodernism, and critical theory, as well as thinkers like Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Heidegger, and Foucault.

This Handbook will be an essential reference point for graduate students andprofessional academics working on continental philosophy, as well as those with an interest in European literature, the history of ideas, and cultural studies.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 826 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of Western philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780199572991


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