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Modern French Philosophy : From Existentialism to Postmodernism, Paperback / softback Book

Modern French Philosophy : From Existentialism to Postmodernism Paperback / softback


This is a thorough and balanced guide to modern French philosophical thought, providing lucid, authoritative accounts of famous philosophers whilst also highlighting lesser-known figures.

Author Robert Wicks introduces the major works of each philosopher, explaining their impact on their peers and on the wider world.

Covering such major movements as Existentialism, Surrealism, Structuralism and Postmodernism, this handbook is a useful resource for Francophiles, students of philosophy and all those interested in the intellectual landscape of 20th- and 21st-century France.

The book includes detailed coverage of such philosophers as Henri Bergson, Beauvoir, Sarte, Camus, Barthes, Derrida, Foucault, Deleuze and Levi-Strauss, among others.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Western philosophy, from c 1900 -
  • ISBN: 9781851683185



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