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Reason and Life: The Transversal Logos

  • Calvin O. Schrag
Part of the Analecta Husserliana book series (ANHU, volume 40)

Abstract

The problematization of the resources of rationality may be one of the most philosophically consequential events of the latter part of the twentieth Century. To be sure, throughout the history of philosophy a variety of “critiques of reason” and intermittent “anti-reason” interventions have made their appearance. It would, however, appear that a peculiar confluence of factors in the philosophical Situation of our time has intensified our worries about the future of the economy of human reason.

Keywords

Philosophical Discourse Culture Sphere Grand Narrative Autonomous Cognitive Knowledge Regime 
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Notes

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    Jean-François Lyotard, The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge, trans. Geoff Bennington and Brian Massumi (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984), p. xxiii.Google Scholar
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    Jürgen Habermas, The Theory of Communicative Action, Volume 2, Lifeworld and System: A Critique of Functionalist Reason, trans. Thomas McCarthy (Boston: Beacon Press, 1987), pp. 398–99.Google Scholar
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    Jürgen Habermas, The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity, trans. Frederick Lawrence (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1987), p. 40.Google Scholar
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    Félix Guattari, Molecular Revolution: Psychiatry and Politics, trans. Rosemary Sheed (New York: Penguin Books, 1984), p. 18.Google Scholar
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    Jean-François Lyotard and Jean-Loup Thébaud, Just Gaming, trans. Wlad Godzich (Mineapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1985), p. 82.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Calvin O. Schrag
    • 1
  1. 1.Purdue UniversityUSA

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