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The Edinburgh Dictionary of Continental Philosophy

Edited by John Protevi

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The first ever dictionary of continental philosophy to be published.

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Contents Preface Entries A-Z List of Contributors
Alphabetical List of Entries
abjection [Kristeva]
absolute [Hegel] [250]
abstract machine [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
absurd (1) [Kierkegaard] [250]
absurd (2) [Sartre] [250]
active forgetting [Nietzsche] [250]
actor network theory [Latour] [250]
actual / virtual distinction [Bergson / Deleuze]
[250]
Adorno, Theodor [1000]
aesthetic judgment [Kant] [250]
Aesthetics [1000]
affirmation [Derrida] [250]
African Philosophy [1000]
African socialism [Senghor] [250]
Agamben, Giorgio [500]
a-letheia [Heidegger] [250]
alienation (1) [Marx] [250]
alienation (2) [Beauvoir] [250]
alienation (3) [Sartre] [250]
Althusser, Louis [500]
Analytical Philosophy [1000]
angoisse [Sartre] [250]
Angst [Heidegger] [250]
Anthropology [1000]
Antiphilosophy (Lacan) [250]
antitheodicy [Jewish philosophy] [250]
anxiety (1) [Kierkegaard] [250]
anxiety (2) [Heidegger] [250]
anxiety (3) [Sartre]
Apel, Karl-Otto [500]
archaeology [Foucault] [250]
architectonic [architecture] [250]
Architecture [1000]
archi-writing [Derrida] [250]
Arendt, Hannah [1000]
Asian Philosophy [1000]
assemblage [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
attunement (Befindlichkeit) [Heidegger] [250]
Aufhebung (sublation) [Hegel] [250]
aura [Benjamin] [250]
authenticity [Heidegger] [250]
auto-immunity [Derrida] [250]
autopoiesis [Varela] [250]
Bachelard, Gaston [500]
bad conscience [Nietzsche] [250]
bad faith (1) [Beauvoir] [250]
bad faith (2) [Sartre] [250]
Badiou, Alain [500]
Bakhtin, Mikhail [500]
Barthes, Roland [500]
Bataille, Georges [1000]
Baudrillard, Jean [1000]
de Beauvoir, Simone [1000]
becoming (1) [Bergson] [250]
becoming (2) [Deleuze] [250]
being-towards-death [Heidegger] [250]
Benjamin, Walter [500]
Bergson, Henri [1000]
Biology [1000]
biopower [Foucault] [250]
Blanchot, Maurice [1000]
Bloch, Ernst [500]
body without organs [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
Bourdieu, Pierre [500]
Brentano, Franz [500]
British Idealism [1000]
Buber, Martin [500]
Butler, Judith [500]
Camus, Albert [500]
Canguilhem, Georges [500]
Caputo, John [500]
Casey, Ed [500]
Cassirer, Ernst [500]
Castoriadis, Cornelius [500]
categorial imperative [Kant] [250]
Cavaillès, Jean [500]
de Certeau, Michel [500]
Césaire, Aimé [500]
chiasm [Llewelyn
Derrida
Levinas] [250]
Cioran, E. M. [500]
Cinema [1000]
Cixous, Hélène [500]
codes (as semiotic systems) [250]
Cognitive Science [500]
Complexity Theory [500]
Comte, Auguste [500]
constituent/constituted power [Negri] [250]
constitution [Hegel] [250]
contradiction (1) [Hegel] [250]
contradiction (2) [Marx] [250]
Corporeal Feminism [500]
Cosmopolitianism [1000]
creative evolution [Bergson] [250]
critical epistemology [LeDoeuff] [250]
Critical Legal Studies [1000]
Critical Theory / Frankfurt School [1000]
Critique [1000]
Croce, Benedetto [500]
Cyberfeminism [500]
Cybernetics [500]
Dasein [Heidegger] [250]
Davidson, Donald [500]
Death [1500] [1000]
Debord, Guy [500]
deconstruction [Derrida] [250]
deduction of categories [Kant] [250]
DeLanda, Manuel [500]
Deleuze, Gilles [2500]
DeMan, Paul [500]
democracy-to-come [à venir] [Derrida] [250]
Derrida, Jacques [2500]
desiring-production [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
désouvrement [Blanchot] [250]
despair [Kierkegaard] [250]
deterritorialization [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
dialectic [Hegel] [250]
dialectical image [Benjamin] [250]
dialectical materialism [Marx] [250]
dialogism [Bakhtin] [250]
différance [Derrida] [250]
Difference [1000]
differend [Lyotard] [250]
differentiation [Deleuze] [250]
Dilthey, Wilhelm [500]
disagreement [Rancière] [250]
disclosedness /resolute disclosedness [Heidegger] [500]
discourse ethics [Habermas] [250]
Dreyfus, Hubert [500]
drives [Freud] [250]
dromology [Virilio] [250]
duration [Bergson] [250]
duty [Kant] [250]
earth and world [Heidegger] [250]
Eco, Umberto [500]
Ecocriticism [500]
Ecole Normale Supérieure [500]
écriture féminine [Cixous] [250]
eidetic reduction [Husserl] [250]
eidetic seeing [Husserl] [250]
Ek-sistenz [Heidegger] [250]
élan vital [Bergson] [250]
Embodiment [1000]
empire [Negri] [250]
enaction [Varela] [250]
Engels, Friedrich [500]
Enlightenment [1000]
Environmental Philosophy [1000]
episteme [Foucault] [250]
epistemological break [Canguilhem] [250]
Epistemology [2500]
epoché [Husserl] [250]
Ereignis [Heidegger] [250]
essence (eidos) [Husserl] [250]
essential solitude [Blanchot] [250]
essentialism (1) [Irigaray / feminism] [250]
essentialism (2) [postcolonial theory] [250]
eternal recurrence [Nietzsche] [250]
Ethics [1000]
event [Badiou] [250]
existential analytic [Heidegger] [250]
Existentialism [1000]
expenditure [Bataille] [250]
Experience [1000]
face (of the other) [Levinas] [250]
Fanon, Frantz [500]
Feminism [2500]
Feminist Epistemology [2500]
Feminist Re-readings of the Tradition [1000]
Feuerbach, Ludwig [500]
Fichte, Johann Gottlieb [500]
fidelity (as criterion of truth) [Badiou] [250]
Fink, Eugen [500]
Florensky [500]
flesh (of the world) [Merleau-Ponty] [250]
Foucault, Michel [2500]
the fourfold [Heidegger] [250]
framing [Derrida] [250]
French Maoism [500]
Freud, Sigmund [1000]
friend-foe relation [Schmitt] [250]
fundamental ontology [Heidegger] [250]
Gadamer, Hans-Georg [1000]
Gelassenheit [Heidegger] [250]
Gender [1000]
Genealogy [1000]
General Strike, Social Myth of [250]
Geography [1000]
German Idealism [2500]
German Romanticism [500]
Gestell (enframing) [Heidegger / technology] [250]
gift (1) [Derrida] [250]
gift (2) [Marion] [250]
Girard, René [500]
governmentality [Foucault] [500]
Gramsci, Antonio [500]
Guattari, Félix [500]
Habermas, Jürgen [1000]
habitus [Bourdieu] [250]
haecceity [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
Haraway, Donna [500]
Hartmann, Nicolai [500]
Hegel, G.W.F. [2500]
hegemony [Gramsci] [250]
von Herder, J.G.
Heidegger, Martin [2500]
hermeneutic circle [Gadamer] [250]
Hermeneutics [1000]
heteroglossia / monoglossia [Bakhtin] [250]
heteronormativity [Queer Theory] [250]
heterotopia [architecture / Foucault] [250]
historical materialism [Marx] [250]
historicity [Heidegger] [250]
History, Philosophy of [1000]
Horkheimer, Max [500]
hospitality [Derrida] [250]
von Humboldt, Alexander [500]
Husserl, Edmund [2500]
hybridity [postcolonial theory] [250]
Hyppolite, Jean [500]
Idea (1) [Kant] [250]
Idea (2) [Hegel] [250]
Idea (3) [Deleuze] [250]
ideal speech situation [Habermas] [250]
ideal type (Weber) [250]
identification [Freud] [250]
Ideological State Apparatus [Althusser] [250]
ideology [Marx] [250]
il y a [Levinas] [250]
imaginary [Lacan] [250]
immanence [Deleuze] [250]
immanent critique [Jameson] [250]
immaterial labor [Negri] [250]
inclination [Kant] [250]
inessential other [Beauvoir] [250]
infinity [Levinas] [250]
information bomb [Virilio] [250]
Intellectual intuition [Kant, Fichte, Schelling] [500]
intensive difference [Deleuze] [250]
Intentionality [1000]
interpellation [Althusser] [250]
Intersubjectivity [Husserl] [500]
intuition [Bergson] [250]
Irigaray, Luce [2500]
iterability [Derrida] [250]
"I-Thou" relation [Buber] [250]
James, William [500]
Jameson, Fredric [500]
Jaspers, Karl [1000]
Jewish Philosophy [1000]
Jonas, Hans [500]
jouissance Irigaray [250]
Kant, Immanuel [2500]
Kierkegaard, Søren [1000]
Kofman, Sarah [500]
Kojève, Alexandre [500]
Kristeva, Julia [1000]
Lacan, Jacques [1000]
Language [1000]
Latour, Bruno [500]
Lebensphilosophie [500]
Le Doeuff, Michèle [500]
Leap of faith [Kierkegaard] [250]
Lefebvre, Henri [500]
Lefort, Claude [500]
Lenin, Vladimir [500]
Levinas, Emmanuel [1000]
Life, Philosophy of (Lebensphilosophie) [1000]
limit situation [Jaspers] [250]
line of flight [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
Lingis, Alphonso [500]
Literary Theory [1000]
Llewelyn, John [500]
logocentrism [Derrida] [250]
Luhmann, Niklas [500]
Lukács, Georg [500]
Lyotard, Jean-François [1000]
MacIntyre, Alisdair [500]
Marcel, Gabriel [500]
Marcuse, Herbert [500]
Marion, Jean-Luc [500]
markedness [Jakobson] [250]
Marx, Karl [1000]
Marxism [2500]
Materialism [1000]
Mathematics, Philosophy and [500]
Memmi, Albert [500]
Memory [1000]
Merleau-Ponty, Maurice [1000]
metaphoricity [Derrida] [250]
Metaphysics [1000]
metapolitics [Badiou / Rancière] [250]
mimesis [Irigaray] [250]
mimetic desire [Girard] [250]
minor literature [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
Modernity [1000]
moment of vision (1) [Kierkegaard] [250]
moment of vision (2) [Heidegger] [250]
"mourning and melancholia" [Freud] [250]
multiplicities [Bergson] [250]
multiplicity [Deleuze] [250]
multitude [Negri] [250]
Nancy, Jean-Luc [500]
narrative voice [Blanchot] [250]
natality [Arendt] [250]
Nature, Philosophy of [1000]
negative dialectics [Adorno] [250]
negative philosophy [Schelling] [250]
Negri, Antonio [500]
négritude [Césaire
Senghor] [250]
NeoKantianism [1000]
Neo-Thomism [1000]
Nietzsche, Friedrich [2500]
nihilism [Nietzsche] [250]
nomadology [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
Non-Soviet Russian philosophy [500]
normalization [Foucault] [250]
"the nothing" [Heidegger] [250]
ontological difference [Heidegger] [250]
onto-the-logy (critique of) [Heidegger, Derrida, Marion] [250]
order word [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
organism [Deleuze and Guattari / Varela] [250]
Orientalism [postcolonial theory] [250]
Ortega y Gasset, José [500]
overdetermination [Althusser] [250]
Overman [Übermensch] [250]
panopticon [Foucault] [250]
paradigm and syntagm [Linguistics] [500]
Parti Communiste Français [500]
particularism [LeDoeuff] [250]
performativity [Butler] [250]
phallogocentrism [250]
pharmakon [Derrida] [250]
phenomenological reduction [Husserl] [250]
Phenomenology [2500]
philosophical imaginary [LeDoeuff] [250]
plateau [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
Platonism, overturning of [1000]
play impulse [Schiller] [250]
positive philosophy [Schelling] [250]
positivism [Comte] [250]
postal principle [Derrida] [250]
Postcolonial Theory [1000]
post-democrary [Rancière] [250]
Postmodernism [1000]
Poststructuralism [2500]
Potency [Schelling]
pour soi / en soi distinction ("for itself / in itself") [Sartre] [250]
Power [1000]
Pragmatism [1000]
problematic [Althusser] [250]
project [Beauvoir] [250]
Psychoanalysis [1000]
Psychology [1000]
quantum mechanics [250]
quasi-object [Latour] [250]
Queer Theory [1000]
Race / Race Theory [1000]
Rancière, Jacques [500]
rationalization [Weber] [250]
real [Lacan] [250]
real subsumption [Negri/Marx] [250]
reason (1) [Kant] [250]
reason (2) [Hegel] [250]
reification [Lukacs] [250]
Religion, Philosophy of [1000]
Repetition [1500]
repressive desublimation [Marcuse] [250]
responsibility [Derrida] [250]
ressentiment [Nietzsche] [250]
revaluation of all values [Nietzsche] [250]
rhizome [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
Ricoeur, Paul [500]
Romantic Irony [500]
Rorty, Richard [500]
Rosenzweig, Franz [500]
Russian Existentialism (Berdyaev, Shestov, ...) [500]
Sallis, John [500]
Sartre, Jean-Paul [1000]
saturated phenomenon [Marion] [250]
de Saussure, Ferdinand [500]
"the Saying and the Said" [Levinas] [250]
scapegoat [Girard] [250]
Scheler, Max [500]
Schelling, F.W.J. [1000]
Schiller, Friedrich [500]
schizoanalysis [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
Schleiermacher, Friedrich [500]
Schmitt, Carl [500]
Schopenhauer, Arthur [500]
Science Wars [250]
self-overcoming [Nietzsche] [250]
the semiotic [Kristeva] [250]
Semiotics [1000]
Sense [1000]
sensibility [Kant] [250]
Serres, Michel [500]
Sex / sexuality [1000]
sign [semiotics] [250]
signature [Derrida] [250]
signifier and signified [500]
Simmel, Georg [500]
Simondon, Gilbert [500]
simulacrum [1000]
simulation [Baudrillard] [250]
singularity [Deleuze] [250]
Situationism [Debord] [250]
slave revolt in morality [Nietzsche] [250]
smooth / striated space [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
social constructivism [Feminism] [250]
Socialisme ou Barbarie [Lefort, Castoriadis] [250]
socialized worker [Negri] [250]
Sorel, Georges [500]
Sovereignty [1000]
Space [1000]
spectrality [Derrida] [250]
Speech Act Theory [500]
Spirit [Hegel] [250]
state of exception [Schmitt] [250]
stratification [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
Strauss, Leo [500]
Structuralism [1000]
Subject [1000]
Subject, Topology of [Lacan]
supplement [Derrida] [250]
symbolic order [Lacan] [250]
symbolic exchange [Baudrillard] [250]
synthetic a priori judgment [Kant] [250]
Taylor, Charles [500]
techniques of the self [Foucault] [250]
Technology, Philosophy of [1000]
teleological judgment [Kant] [250]
teleological suspension of the ethical [Kierkegaard] [250]
Thought [1000]
thrownness (Geworfenheit) [Heidegger] [250]
Time / temporality [2500]
totality [Levinas] [250]
trace [Derrida] [250]
transcendental analytic [Kant] [250]
transcendental dialectic [Kant] [250]
transcendental ego (1) [Fichte] [250]
transcendental ego (2) [Husserl] [250]
transcendental empiricism [Deleuze] [250]
transcendental unity of apperception [Kant] [250]
transversality [Guattari] [250]
Truth [1000]
undecidability [Derrida] [250]
understanding (1) [Kant] [250]
understanding (2) [Weber] [250]
uneven development [Althusser] [250]
universal pragmatics [Habermas] [250]
Varela, Francisco [500]
Vattimo, Gianni [1000]
Virilio, Paul [500]
vitalism [Biology] [250]
void [Badiou] [250]
war machine [Deleuze and Guattari] [250]
Weber, Max [1000]
Weil, Simone [500]
Whitehead, Alfred North [500]
will-to-power [Nietzsche] [250]
will-to-truth [Nietzsche] [250]
Wittgenstein, Ludwig [1000]
worldhood (Weltlichkeit) [Heidegger] [250]
Young Hegelians [1000]
Zizek, Slavoj [500].

About the Author

John Protevi is Associate Professor of French Studies at Louisiana State University. He is the author of Time and Exteriority (Bucknell, 1994); and Political Physics (Athlone, 2001); the editor of The Edinburgh Dictionary of Continental Philosophy (Edinburgh University Press, 2005); and co-author, with Mark Bonta, of Deleuze and Geophilosophy (Edinburgh, 2004). He is currently working on a book on ‘political physiology’ that will combine cognitive science and post-structuralism.

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