By Edward Casey
During this creative and entire research, Edward Casey, essentially the most incisive interpreters of the Continental philosophical culture, bargains a philosophical heritage of the evolving conceptualizations of position and house in Western idea. no longer simply a presentation of the guidelines of alternative philosophers, The destiny of position is acutely delicate to silences, absences, and overlooked possibilities within the advanced background of philosophical ways to area and position. A primary subject is the expanding forget of position in desire of area from the 7th century A.D. onward, amounting to the digital exclusion of position by means of the top of the eighteenth century.
Casey starts off with mythological and spiritual production tales and the theories of Plato and Aristotle after which explores the background of Neoplatonic, medieval, and Renaissance speculations approximately house. He provides a magnificent heritage of the start of recent spatial conceptions within the writings of Newton, Descartes, Leibniz, and Kant and delineates the evolution of twentieth-century phenomenological ways within the paintings of Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, Bachelard, and Heidegger. within the book's ultimate part, Casey explores the postmodern theories of Foucault, Derrida, Tschumi, Deleuze and Guattari, and Irigaray.
"Edward Casey has written an excellent, dependent, and meticulously thorough research of the 'hidden background of place' . . . destined to develop into the traditional reference for all these drawn to rethinking area, position, position, and containment."—Elizabeth Grosz, writer of risky our bodies: towards a Corporeal Feminism
"The challenge of 'place' and 'space' is a vital one and its lineage in western philosophy hasn't ever been traced with such commanding readability as in Edward Casey's paintings. Encyclopedic in diversity, it's also a wonderfully informative booklet, jam-packed with insights and surprises."—Anders Stephanson, Columbia University
"[This book's] ancient scope is breathtaking; its old scholarship is prodigious."—David M. Levin, editor of Modernity and the Hegemony of Vision
"Focusing at the physique as a path to convalescing a feeling of position . . . this e-book permits us to 'join' the intended poles of realism and idealism, objectivity and subjectivity, sociality and individuality. students will locate Casey's paintings hugely stimulating and groundbreaking in lots of ways."—Lawrence Hatab, writer of fable and Philosophy