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Philosophy and Post-structuralist Theory: From Kant to Deleuze

Claire Colebrook

Abstract

This book, a critique and overview of contemporary post-structuralist theory, explores the Kantian and phenomenological background of Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault and Irigaray, and raises some key questions and issues in critical theory. Is it still possible to sustain a transcendental critical project? How do such projects fare in the current terrain of cultural studies and anti-representationalism? The book contributes to ethical and critical theory; situates poststructuralism in its philosophical background and in the sustained problematic of the enlightenment; and offers a critique of variou ... More

Keywords: post-structuralist theory, Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, Irigaray, critical theory, transcendental critical project, cultural studies, anti-representationalism, ethical theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780748622276
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622276.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Claire Colebrook, author