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Schrag, Calvin O.

Works: 43 works in 189 publications in 2 languages and 13,755 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
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Most widely held works by Calvin O Schrag
The self after postmodernity by Calvin O Schrag( )

13 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 2,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketching a new portrait of the human self in this thought-provoking book, leading American philosopher Calvin O. Schrag challenges bleak deconstructionist and postmodernist views of the self as something ceaselessly changing, without origin or purposes. Discussing the self in new vocabulary, he depicts an action-oriented self defined by the ways in which it communicates. The self, says Schrag, is open to understanding through its discourse, its actions, its being with other selves, and its experience of transcendence. In his discussion, Schrag responds critically to both modernists and postmodernists, avoiding what he calls the modernists' overdetermination of unity and identity and the postmodernists' self-enervating pluralism. He agrees with postmodernist attacks on both the classical theory of the self as a metaphysical substance and the modern epistemological construal of the self as transparent mind, yet he maintains that jettisoning the self as understood in these terms does not mean jettisoning it altogether. The self as subject is not dead, nor are the constitutive features of self-formation and self-understanding. In addressing the role of culture in the dynamics of self-formation, the author offers a critique of Max Weber's and Jurgen Habermas's view of modernity as a radical differentiation of three cultural spheres: science, morality, and art; he adds religion as a legitimate fourth cultural sphere. The overview of Schrag's philosophy that The Self after Postmodernity provides will appeal to readers with an interest in literary criticism and religion as well as philosophy
Convergence amidst difference : philosophical conversations across national boundaries by Calvin O Schrag( )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Calvin O. Schrag, one of America's leading philosophers, traverses the literal and metaphysical boundaries of Bulgaria, England, France, Russia, and the Czech Republic and offers a new examination of hermeneutics, phenomenology, subjectivity, and transnational identity. He presents his notion of rationality - transversal rationality - with clarity and simplicity, while encouraging the continuing philosophic dialogue of humankind across cultures."--Jacket
Philosophical papers : betwixt and between by Calvin O Schrag( )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author carries on a conversation, which at times congeals into a confrontation, with the principal proponents of the various philosophical persuasions. They include Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Levi-Strauss, Foucault, Ricoeur, Gadamer, Habermas, Derrida, Deleuze, and Lyotard
Phenomenology in a pluralistic context( )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women philosophers : a bio-critical source book by Ethel M Kersey( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Existence and freedom : towards an ontology of human finitude by Calvin O Schrag( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1987 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radical reflection and the origin of the human sciences by Calvin O Schrag( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a book about the human sciences. However, it is not a treatise on scientific methodology nor is it a proposal for a unification of the human sciences through an integration of their findings within a general conceptual scheme
Experience and being : prolegomena to a future ontology by Calvin O Schrag( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communicative praxis and the space of subjectivity by Calvin O Schrag( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this important treatise on the contemporary philosophy of interpretation, Schrag takes his stand at the leading edge of hermeneutic discussion. ... Highly recommended. -Choice He (Schrag) marvelously exemplifies and practices the ideal of philosophy as a reflective overcoming of one-sidedness. ... His book is well worth reading for an up-to-date, state of the art discussion of the most fundamental issues in the debate between modernism and post-modernism. -Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology Calvin O. Schrag is one of those remarkable writers who can draw widely from the diverse and complex work of contemporary philosophy, and do so without sacrificing detailed interpretation. -International Studies in Philosophy. -- Text referes to paperback edition
Patterns of the life-world : essays in honor of John Wild( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The resources of rationality : a response to the postmodern challenge by Calvin O Schrag( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God as otherwise than being : toward a semantics of the gift by Calvin O Schrag( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foundations of morality, human rights, and the human sciences : phenomenology in a foundational dialogue with the human sciences by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka( Book )

12 editions published in 1983 in English and Italian and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American phenomenology : origins and developments( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calvin O. Schrag and the task of philosophy after postmodernity( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Devoted to the most important American Continental philosopher of his generation and one of the discipline's founding fathers, and featuring some of the field's most distinguished luminaries, this collection is a critical document in Continental philosophy, reflecting its recent history, its present state, and its debt to Calvin O. Schrag. Taking up themes central to Schrag's own philosophical concerns, these essays refer throughout to his salient "interventions" in the dialogue of late twentieth-century thought characterized as "postmodernity." The authors address, implicitly or directly, the question of philosophy's role and responsibility, or "task." The volume begins with an overview of this task and of Schrag's contributions to it, written from the perspective of a resolute defender of the phenomenological tradition that Schrag's work has extended and reconfigured. The essays are organized around the four conceptual figures widely considered Schrag's most significant and original philosophical achievements: transversal rationality, the self after post-modernity, the fourth cultural value sphere, and communicative praxis. Following and expanding on the implications of these themes, the authors focus on topics ranging from Cartesian rationality to Foucauldian rational relativism; from transcendence in relation to the self to the Schragean self's connections with discourse, action, and community; from religion's disruptive presence in contemporary philosophy to recent developments in the philosophy of language. The book also contains Scrag's responses to many of the works in the collection." --From cover
Reflections on the religious, the ethical, and the political by Calvin O Schrag( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume consists of a thematic arrangement of fourteen essays on the interconnected issues of religion, ethics, and politics. A trans- or post-disciplinary praxis-based approach is advanced and employed, as the essays here collected provide a critical supplement to the author's published book projects
Doing philosophy with others : conversations, reminscences, and reflections by Calvin O Schrag( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The recollections and reminiscences on the selected conversations are followed by an extended postscript that consolidates the results of the varied exchanges and underscores the importance of conversing, reminiscing, and reflecting in our wider cultural existence. The postscript addresses issues pertaining to the role of narrative in the praxis-oriented lifeworld of everyday engagements, the struggle for multicultural understanding, the challenges of conversing across the assorted disciplines represented in the present day university, communication as constitutive of knowledge and self-identity, and the requirement for a transvaluation of the political."--Jacket
American Phenomenology by Eugene Francis Kaelin( )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THEODORE KISIEL Date of birth: October 30,1930. Place of birth: Brackenridge, Pennsylvania. Date of institution of highest degree: PhD., Duquesne University, 1962. Academic appointments: University of Dayton; Canisius College; Northwestern University; Duquesne University; Northern Illinois University. I first left the university to pursue a career in metallurgical research and nuclear technology. But I soon found myself drawn back to the uni versity to 'round out' an overly specialized education. It was along this path that I was 'waylaid' into philosophy by teachers like H.L. Van Breda and Bernard Boelen. The philosophy department at Duquesne University was then (1958-1962) a veritable "little Louvain," and the Belgian-Dutch connection exposed me to (among other visiting scholars) Jean Ladriere and Joe Kockelmans, who planted the seeds which eventually led me to the hybrid discipline of a hermeneutics of natural science, and prompted me soon after graduation to make the first of numerous extended visits to Belgium and Germany. The endeavor to learn French and German led me to the task of translating the phenomenological literature bearing especially on natural science and on Heidegger. The talk in the sixties was of a "continental divide" in philosophy between Europe and the Anglo-American world. But in designing my courses in the philosophy of science, I naturally gravitated to the works of Hanson, Kuhn, Polanyi and Toulmin without at first fully realizing why I felt such a strong kinship with them, beyond their common anti positivism
Foundations of Morality, Human Rights, and the Human Sciences : Phenomenology in a Foundational Dialogue with the Human Sciences by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this volume constitute a portion of the research program being carried out by the International Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences. Established as an affiliate society of the World Institute for Ad vanced Phenomenological Research and Learning in 1976, in Arezzo, Italy, by the president of the Institute, Dr Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, this particular society is devoted to an exploration of the relevance of phenomenological methods and insights for an understanding of the origins and goals of the specialised human sciences. The essays printed in the first part of the book were originally presented at the Second Congress of this society held at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 12-14 July 1979. The second part of the volume consists of selected essays from the third convention (the Eleventh International Congress of Phenomenology of the World Phenomen ology Institute) held in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1981. With the third part of this book we pass into the "Human Rights" issue as treated by the World Phenomenology Institute at the Interamerican Philosophy Congress held in Tallahassee, Florida, also in 1981. The volume opens with a mono graph by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka on the foundations of ethics in the moral practice within the life-world and the social world shown as clearly distinct. The main ideas of this work had been presented by Tymieniecka as lead lectures to the three conferences giving them a tight research-project con sistency
Communicology for the Human Sciences : Lanigan and the Philosophy of Communication by Andrew R Smith( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edited volume develops the philosophy of communication inspired by the scholarship of Richard L. Lanigan, with emphasis on communicology as a human science. Lanigan's syntheses of the philosophies of speech, language and discourse stemming from the works of Edmund Husserl, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Michel Foucault, Julia Kristeva, Charles Sanders Peirce, Roman Jakobson, Umberto Eco, Pierre Bourdieu, Jurgen Reusch and Gregory Bateson, and many others offers a compelling framework for systematic analysis of human communication in all domains of lived experience. His work defines the theory and method of the human sciences in general and the discipline of communicology in particular. The focus in this collection is on the theoretical and methodological foundations for semiotic phenomenology whereby communication is recognized as constitutive of all human conscious experience and social relationships, involving gestural, nonverbal, discursive, performative, artistic, poetic and mass mediated forms.0The volume is divided into five thematic sections: Founding(s), which marks out primary influences on communicology conceived as a human science; Tropologic(s), which reveals how abduction, adduction and semiosis are essential for understanding human conduct in multiple forms of expression; Trans/formations, which addresses problems of change in self-other relations advancing an ethical life; Voicing Bodies/Embodied Voices, which elaborates the reversible relations between body and voice, and voice and world; and Horizons of Communicability, which takes up operative intentionalities that typically escape human conscious experience. All chapters are original to this volume, written by leading international scholars in the philosophy of communication who cross several disciplinary boundaries in the human sciences
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Convergence amidst difference : philosophical conversations across national boundaries
Convergence amidst difference : philosophical conversations across national boundariesWomen philosophers : a bio-critical source bookCommunicative praxis and the space of subjectivityGod as otherwise than being : toward a semantics of the giftFoundations of morality, human rights, and the human sciences : phenomenology in a foundational dialogue with the human sciencesAmerican phenomenology : origins and developmentsCalvin O. Schrag and the task of philosophy after postmodernityDoing philosophy with others : conversations, reminscences, and reflections
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Schrag, Calvin

Schrag, Calvin, 1928-

Schrag, Calvin O.

Schrag, Calvin Orville 1928-

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