Introduction: Robert C. Solomon (University of Texas at Austin).
1. G. W. F. Hegel: The Phenomenology of Spirit: Stephen Houlgate (University of Warwick).
2. Arthur Schopenhauer: Noël Carroll (University of Wisconsin-Madison).
3. Soren Kierkegaard: David E. Cooper (University of Durham).
4. Karl Marx: Douglas Kellner (University of Califonia, Los Angeles).
5. Friedrich Nietzsche: Robert C. Solomon (University of Texas at Austin).
6. Edmund Husserl and Phenomenology: Sean Kelly (Princeton University).
7. Martin Heidegger: J. E. Malpas (University of Tasmania).
8. Jean-Paul Sartre: David Sherman (University of Montana, Missoula).
9. Critical Theory: David Sherman (University of Montana, Missoula).
10. Jurgen Habermas and Hans-Georg Gadamer: David Ingram (Loyola University of Chicago).
11. Michel Foucault: Robert Wicks (University of Auckland).
12. Jacques Derrida: John Coker (University of Southern Alabama).
13. Postmodernism: Steven Best (University of Texas at El Paso) and Douglas Kellner (University of Califonia, Los Angeles).
14. French Feminism: Mary Beth Mader (University of Memphis) and Kelly Oliver (State University of New York at Stony Brook).
Conclusion: What Now for Continental Philosophy?: Robert C. Solomon (University of Texas at Austin).
"Solomon and Sherman have assembled a top-quality team of contributors for this interesting volume. This is a guide for the perplexed which should help students, general readers, and analytically-trained philosophers find their separate ways in the continental philosophy tradition." Simon Critchley, University of Essex
- Presents a definitive introduction to the core figures and topics of continental philosophy.
- Contains newly commissioned essays, all of which are written by internationally distinguished scholars.
- Provides a solid foundation for further study.
- Subjects include Hegel, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Marx and Marxism, Nietzsche, Husserl and Phenomenology, Heidegger, Sartre, critical theory, Habermas, Gadamer, Foucault, Derrida, postmodernism, and French feminism.