Chapter 1 Ordinary Language Philosophy.
Chapter 2 Skepticism: Criteria and the External World.
Chapter 3 The Other.
Chapter 4 Art and Aesthetics.
Chapter 5 Ethics and Politics.
Chapter 6 Between Philosophy and Literature: Deconstruction and Romanticism.
‘Epsen Hammer’s lucid and engaging account of Cavell’s inheritance of Austin and Wittgenstein is particularly successful in showing how it might make possible genuinely productive encounters between the “analytic” and the “Continental” philosophical traditions.’ – Stephen Mulhall, New College, University of Oxford
- A lucid and comprehensive introduction to the work of leading American philosopher, Stanley Cavell
- Examines Cavell's distinctive contribution to philosophy, literary theory, film studies and politics
- Situates Cavell's writing within the wider context of contemporary continental philosophy.
- Shows that Cavell's work is rooted in a subtle and distinctive view of human subjectivity