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Thinking Through French Philosophy: The Being of the Question

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..". no other book undertakes to relate all these French philosophers to each other the way that [Lawlor] does, brilliantly." Francois Raffoul

For many, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, and Gilles Deleuze represent one of the greatest movements in French philosophy. But these philosophers and their works did not materialize without a philosophical heritage. In Thinking thr
Paperback, 232 pages
Published June 20th 2003 by Indiana University Press (first published June 2003)
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this is a later addition: suggest you read appendix 2 before the last several chapters, if not read before. 'reversing platonism' by Deleuze, includes some indications of how the text changed before end result.

this book is fascinating and frustrating. lawlor writes well, and the early part refers to much merleau-ponty, husserl, way of thinking phenomenologically, but there is a sense of assumptions that the reader will be familiar with the works he cites. this becomes a problem as he traces the
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