Tubingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck, 2007.
Paperback. 9" X 6". viii, 255pp. Mild shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of pictorial paper wraps. Price stamp to rear cover. Previous owner's stamp to front free endpaper. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.
ABOUT THIS BOOK:
Modern philosophy begins with Descartes' discovery of an apparently indubitable realm of subjectivity . The Cartesian approach confronts philosophy with the problem of transcendence: At the same time as we appear to have secured an immanent realm of subjectivity, it becomes a problem how we can establish the existence of something outside this realm. What could possibly force - or even motivate - a subject, in possession of itself, to recognize a God, a world, or a peer outside itself? Thus, Descartes' philosophical legacy is a problem rather than a solution: the problem of subjectivity and transcendence. How is it possible to combine a post-Cartesian emphasis on subjectivity with a strong conception of transcendence? What notions of subjectivity and transcendence will we have to commit ourselves to? Despite the fact that the problem is central to modern philosophy and theology, no single volume has so far been dedicated to the problem of subjectivity and transcendence. This volume thus fills an important gap. The 12 chapters address the problem of subjectivity and transcendence from a variety of different perspectives: historical, philosophical, theological, and psychopathological.(Publisher). Very good. Item #9339