At the Heart of Reason

2016.06.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Claude Romano, At the Heart of Reason, Michael B. Smith and Claude Romano (trs.), Northwestern University Press, 2015, 635pp.,
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2016.06.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Claude Romano, At the Heart of Reason, Michael B. Smith and Claude Romano (trs.), Northwestern University Press, 2015, 635pp., $45.00 (pbk), ISBN 9780810131378. Reviewed by Scott Davidson, Oklahoma City University A tectonic shift is taking place in French philosophy in the 21st century. While French philosophers of the past largely ignored work in Analytic philosophy, it has now become an essential part of the academic training of young scholars in France, thus giving rise to a new style of French thinker who is equally versed in the so-called Continental and Analytic traditions. Claude Romano, a professor at the University of Paris-Sorbonne, is a prime example of this new breed of scholar and also a leading voice in French philosophy today. This book, Romano's sixth, marks his most ambitious project to date and is essential reading for anyone who is interested in pursuing a substantive dialogue between. . .

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