Gaston Bachelard: a Philosophy of the Surreal Paperback / softback
The first English-language analysis of this highly influential French philosopher's work on epistemology, poetic imagination and temporalityGaston Bachelard (1884 1962) was a seminal figure in contemporary French philosophy.
Together with Michel Foucault, Georges Canguilhem and Jean Cavailles, he shaped the 'French epistemological' school of philosophy of science.
In France, Bachelard is a towering presence; in the English-speaking world, he is little known.
Now, Zbigniew Kotowicz gives us the first English language, in-depth presentation of the entire spectrum of Bachelard's work: epistemology, poetic imagination and temporality. And he explores an old philosophical tradition that Bachelard's thought opens up atomism a doctrine that has been almost forgotten and is much misunderstood.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
- Publication Date: 28/02/2018
- Category: Western philosophy, from c 1900 -
- ISBN: 9781474432238
- Hardback from £49.55