By Jeffrey A. Bell,Andrew Cutrofello,Paul M. Livingston

This forward-thinking assortment provides new paintings that appears past the department among the analytic and continental philosophical traditions—one that has lengthy prompted dissension, mutual mistrust, and institutional boundaries to the improvement of universal matters and difficulties. instead of rehearsing the motives of the divide, members draw upon the issues, equipment, and result of either traditions to teach what post-divide philosophical paintings feels like in practice.

Ranging from metaphysics and philosophy of brain to political philosophy and ethics, the papers amassed the following deliver into mutual discussion quite a lot of contemporary and modern thinkers, and confront major difficulties universal to either traditions, together with method, ontology, that means, fact, values, and personhood. jointly, those essays exhibit that it's already attainable to foresee a destiny for philosophical concept and perform now not decided neither as "analytic" nor as "continental," yet, as a substitute, as a pluralistic synthesis of what's top in either traditions. the recent paintings assembled the following indicates how the issues, tasks, and goals of twentieth-century philosophy are already being taken up and productively reworked to provide new insights, questions, and strategies for philosophy today.

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