This selection of unique essays via preeminent interpreters of continental philosophy explores the query of even if Western notion and tradition were ruled by means of a vision-centered paradigm of data, ethics, and gear. It makes a speciality of the nature of imaginative and prescient in sleek philosophy and on arguments for and opposed to the view that modern lifestyles and inspiration are distinctively "ocularcentric." The authors research those rules within the context of the background of philosophy and view the nature of visible discourse within the writings of Plato, Descartes, Hegel, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Benjamin, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Levinas, Derrida, Foucault, Gadamer, Wittgenstein, and Habermas. With essays on tv, the visible arts, and feminism, the publication will curiosity readers in cultural reports, gender stories, and paintings heritage in addition to philosophers.

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