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Fullness of Knowing

Modernity and Postmodernity from Defoe to Gadamer

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The Fullness of Knowing: Modernity and Postmodernity from Defoe to Gadamer by Daniel E. Ritchie
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Postmodern thinkers have demonstrated the fragmentation of the Enlightenment understanding of the self, society, and nature; for many, however, the postmodern alternatives--the pursuit of individual self-definition, utter skepticism regarding the relation between language and reality, or the embrace of ideological power--are unconvincing. In The Fullness of Knowing , by placing the most promising postmodern insights in dialogue with eighteenth-century critics of the Enlightenment, Daniel Ritchie argues that we can begin to overcome post-Enlightenment fragmentation without abandoning either coherence (as many postmoderns have done) or the valid insights of modern and postmodern thought (as many traditionalists have done).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction: "All Is Trash that Reason Cannot Reach": Unenlightened Writers and the Postmodern World Chapter One: Learning to Read, Learning to Listen in Robinson Crusoe Chapter Two: The Hymns of Isaac Watts and Postmodern Worship: Aesthetic Knowledge as a Response to the Enlightenment Critique of Religion Chapter Three: Jonathan Swift's Information Machine and the Critique of Technology Chapter Four: Christopher Smart's Poetry and the Dialogue between Science and Theology Chapter Five: Festival and Discipline in Revolutionary France and Postmodern Times Chapter Six: Remembering Things Past: Tradition as a Way of Knowing in Edmund Burke and Hans-Georg Gadamer Chapter Seven: Reconciling the Heart with the Head: The Poetry of William Cowper and the Thought of Michael Polanyi Conclusion Bibliography
Release date Australia
February 1st, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Baylor University Press
Pages
280
Dimensions
152x228x30
ISBN-13
9781932792171
Product ID
3698987

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