The ethics of theory : philosophy, history, and literature

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Full title: The ethics of theory : philosophy, history, and literature / by Robert Doran.
Main author: Doran, Robert, 1968- (Author)
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Table of Contents:
  • Philosophy
  • Ethics beyond existentialism and structuralism: Sartre's critique of dialectical reason and the debate with Levi-Strauss
  • Foucault's ethics of the self
  • Derrida in Heidelberg: the specter of Heidegger's Nazism and the question of ethics
  • Richard Rorty's cultural politics: ironist philosophy and the ethics of reading
  • History
  • From metahistory to the practical past: Hayden White's existentialist philosophy of history
  • Hayden White and the ethics of historiography literature
  • The ethics of conversion: metaphysical desire in Ren, Girard, and Jean-Paul Sartre
  • The ethics of realism: literary history and the sublime in Erich Auerbach's mimesis
  • The ethics of philology: Erich Auerbach and the fate of humanism
  • Edward Said, orientalism, and the political turn in literary and cultural studies.