By Robert Wicks
From Dadaisk to May'68 and past, this critical significant other offers not just an outline of 1 of the main intellectually fertile sessions of eu heritage, but in addition a considerable perception into the varied minds in the back of sleek French philosophy. In a gently dependent and available demeanour, Robert Wicks offers concise bills of person philosophers either well-known and no more recognized, previous and current, introducing their significant works and explaining their impression on their friends and the broader global. overlaying the events which outline the final a hundred years of French suggestion, from Surrealism to Structuralism and the intricacies of Postmodernism, this guide positive aspects such key French thinkers as: Henri Bergson, Teilhard de Chardin, Saussure, Sartre, Camus, Cioran, Levi- Strauss, Lacan, Barthes, Derrida, Foucault, Lyotard, Irigaray, Deleuze, Baudrillard. Lucid, authoritative and particular, this can be a vital source not just for college students of philosophy , but in addition for all these attracted to the interesting highbrow panorama that characterises 20th and twenty-first century France.