Thank you. I hope you find it interesting.
From: Amitranjan Basu <amitrbasu53@xxxxxxxxx>
To: Mailing-list <foucault-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, February 21, 2011 2:00:41 AM
Subject: Re: [Foucault-L] New Book
congratulations. Will try to get a copy.
On 21 February 2011 00:00, Paul Taborsky <pdtaborsky@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dear list members,
> I would like to mention the publication of my new book, which might be of
> interest to list members: The Logic of Cultures - Three structures of
> philosophical thought (Bern: Peter Lang, 2010).
> Here is the catalogue synopsis:
> This book proposes to identify three long-term structures in causal
> reasoning -
> in particular, in terms of the relationship between cause and identity -
> appear to be of value in categorizing and organizing various trends in
> philosophical thought. Such conceptual schemes involve a host of
> dilemmas (such as the problem of relativism), which are examined in the
> chapter. A number of naturalistic and transcendental approaches to this
> are also analysed.
> In particular, the book attempts to construct a theoretical basis for
> tripartite classification of epistemological structures in European
> thought. The
> final chapter attempts to buttress the above schema by extending the
> from cause and identity to growth, change, and stability, critiquing
> ideas of Foucault and Heidegger, as well as examining the contemporary
> of process philosophy and complexity theory.
> Contents: Plurality and Causality - What is a Paradigm? - Paradigms and
> Structure - Universality and Mathesis Universalis - Temporality and
> Visibility -
> Classical and Modern Probability Theory - The Environment and
> Non-Monotonicity -
> The Marburg School and the Limit Concept; Foucault's concept of 'Man' -
> Nineteenth Century Philosophy of Science - A Dynamic Model - Foucault and
> Birth of the Clinic - Process, Growth and Complexity - Time and History.
> It may be found on-line here:
> And (more cheaply) here:
> Foucault-L mailing list
Foucault-L mailing list