The Unreasonable Silence of the World: Universal Reason and the Wreck of the Enlightenment Project

1st Edition

Gary Sauer-Thompson, Joseph Wayne Smith

Routledge
Published May 23, 2019
Reference - 256 Pages
ISBN 9781138367036 - CAT# K396913
Series: Routledge Revivals

For Instructors Request Inspection Copy

USD$120.00

Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!

Summary

Published in 1997. This book develops a postmodernist critique of philosophy - although not the postmodernism of literary philosophers such as Derrida. This postmodernism is one of ecological limitationism coupled with a practical common sense ’realism’. The authors affirm the reality of life-world and the primacy of practice against materialists, physicalists and reductionists. They attempt to show that orthodox Anglo-American analytic philosophy is not merely incapable of completing its own quest to supply a regionally justified system of reality, but, more importantly, it fails as well to meet the challenges of the age.

Instructors

We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title