Selected Essays

2017.05.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Félix Ravaisson, Selected Essays, Mark Sinclair (ed.), Bloomsbury, 2016, 360pp., $29.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781472574879. Reviewed
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2017.05.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Félix Ravaisson, Selected Essays, Mark Sinclair (ed.), Bloomsbury, 2016, 360pp., $29.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781472574879. Reviewed by Michael E. Moore, University of Iowa With the publication of this volume, the availability of Ravaisson's highly original writing is vastly expanded for readers of English. In fact, some of the essays included have been scarce, little-known, or difficult to obtain even in the original French editions (i.e. expensive and fragile). Included, too, is the essay "Of Habit", a translation of which was published by Bloomsbury in 2008, but which is now presented in a revised edition. Heretofore this was the only work of Ravaisson available in English. "Of Habit" has had a potent impact, bringing Ravaisson to the attention of classicists, art critics, and philosophers, certainly justifying the further publication of this large, handsomely produced collection. Jean-Gaspard-Félix Laché. . .

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