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Continental Philosophy

Continental philosophy refers to a set of traditions of 19th and 20th century philosophy from mainland Europe.  This sense of the term originated among English-speaking philosophers in the second half of the 20th century, who found it useful for referring to a range of thinkers and traditions outside the analytic movement. Continental philosophy includes the following movements: German idealism, phenomenology, existentialism (and its antecedents, such as the thought of Kierkegaard and Nietzsche), hermeneutics, structuralism, post-structuralism, French feminism, and the critical theory of the Frankfurt School and some other branches of western Marxism.

FACULTY DOING RESEARCH IN CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY INCLUDE: