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Rasmussen, David M.

Works: 121 works in 384 publications in 3 languages and 4,592 library holdings
Genres: Bibliographies  Periodicals  History  Academic theses  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Instrumentalist, Contributor, Other, Honoree, Conductor, Author of introduction, Performer
Classifications: B2430.R552, 194
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Most widely held works about David M Rasmussen
Most widely held works by David M Rasmussen
Mythic-symbolic language and philosophical anthropology; a constructive interpretation of the thought of Paul Ricœur by David M Rasmussen( Book )

15 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book will attempt to achieve a constructive and positive correla tion between mythic-symbolic language and philosophical anthropolo gy. It is intended as a reflection on the philosophical accomplishment of Paul Ricoeur. The term mythic-symbolic language in this context means the language of the multivalent symbol given in the myth with its psychological and poetic counterparts. The term symbol is not con ceived as an abstract sign as it is used in symbolic logic, but rather as a concrete phenomenon - religious, psychological, and poetic. The task inherent in this correlation is monumental when one considers the dual dilemma of problematic and possibility which is at its heart. The prob lematic arises out of the apparent difficulty presented by the so-called challenge of modernity which seems to require the elimination of my thic-symbolic language as an intelligible mode of communication. Mythic-symbolic language is sometimes eliminated because in a world molded by abstract conceptualizations of science, such a language is thought to be unintelligible. The claim is that its "primitive" explana tions have been transcended by our modernity. Others believe that the problem of mythic-symbolic language is the problem of the myth. If the mythic forms of language could be eliminated, the truth of such language could be preserved through its translation into an intelligible mode of discourse. The problematic is heightened further by the relation of consider ations of language to philosophical anthropology. Any consideration of language involves a related view of the nature of man
The Final Foucault( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michel Foucault left a rich legacy of ideas and approaches, many of which still await exposition and analysis. The Final Foucault is devoted to his last published (and some as yet unpublished) work and includes a translation of one of his last interviews, a comprehensive bibliography of his publications, and a biographical chronology. Foucault was still working on his history of sexuality when he died in 1984, but his main concern remained, as throughout his career, a deeper understanding of the nature of truth. His final set of lectures at the College de France, described here by Thomas Flynn, focused on the concept of truth-telling as a moral virtue in the ancient world. In the other essays, Karlis Racevskis examines the questions of identity at the core of Foucault's work; Garth Gillan takes up the problems inherent in any attempt to characterize Foucault's philosophy; James Bernauer explores the ethical basis of Foucault's work and offers a context for understanding his late interest in the Christian experience; and Diane Rubenstein offers a Lacanian interpretation of the last work. -- Back cover
Universalism vs. communitarianism : contemporary debates in ethics by David M Rasmussen( Book )

24 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of critical theory( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Handbook of Critical Theory brings together for the first time a detailed examination of the state of critical theory today. The sixteen essays provide analyses of the various orientations that critical theory has taken both historically and systematically in recent years, expositions of the new perspectives that have begun to shape the field, and reflections upon the direction of critical theory. Although critical theory has undergone numerous transformations over the years, it is alive and well, as is represented by its practitioners, the best of whom are represented in this superlative volume."--Jacket
Reading Habermas by David M Rasmussen( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the past decade the work of Jurgen Habermas has sparked off a series of lively debates over modernity and post-modernity, the nature of language, the interplay of law and politics and the dilemmas of morality. Significantly, these debates unfold in the context of his particular reading of the modern philosophical tradition from the German enlightenment to the present period. In this original interpretation, David Rasmussen provides both guide and critique to the later Habermas encountered in the context of the best of the critical literature that has emerged in recent years. Reading Habermas argues that Habermas' concept of modernity provides the context for the theory of language as well as his approaches to law and ethics. -- Back cover
Symbol and interpretation by David M Rasmussen( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the past four or five years much of my thinking has centered upƯ on the relationship of symbolic forms to philosophic imagination and interpretation. As one whose own philosophic speculations began at. the end of a cultural epoch under methodologies dominated either by neo-Kantianism or schools of logical empiricism the symbol as a prodƯ uct of a cultural imagination has been diminished; it has been necesƯ sary for those who wanted to preserve the symbol to find appropriate philosophical methodologies to do so. In the following chapters we shall attempt to show, through a consideration of a series of recent interpretations of the symbol, as well as through constructive arguƯ ment, that the symbol ought to be considered as a linguistic form in the sense that it constitutes a special language with its own rubrics and properties. There are two special considerations to be taken acƯ count of in this argument; first, the definition of the symbol, and secƯ ond, the interpretation of the symbol. Although we shall refrain from defining the symbol explicitly at this point let it suffice to state that our definition of the symbol is more aesthetic than logical (in the technical sense of formal logic), more cultural than individual, more imaginative than scientific. The symbol in our view is somewhere at the center of culture, the well-spring which testifies to the human imagination in its poetic, psychic, religious, social and political forms
Continental aesthetics : romanticism to postmodernism : an anthology( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Narrative path : the later works of Paul Ricoeur( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural hermeneutics( )

in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jürgen Habermas by David M Rasmussen( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first systematic assessment of the work of Jürgen Habermas - the key theorist of the later Frankfurt School, whose writing has had a major impact on social theory and sociology. These four volumes comprise the key secondary literature on Habermas. Edited by David Rasmussen and James Swindal, leading commentators on Habermas's work, this will be the standard reference work on one of the canonical theorists of the 20th century. V.1: The foundations of Habermas's project : Habermas as a Critical Theorist \ Habermas, Hermeneutics and Critical Theory \ The Modernity/Postmodernity Debate V.2. : Law and politics : Law and Democratic Theory \ The Public Sphere \ Culture and Society V.3: Ethics : Discourse Ethics \ Rethinking Discourse Ethics \ Autonomy and Authenticity V.4. : Communicative rationality, formal pragmatics, speech act theory and truth : Communicative Rationality \ Formal Pragmatics and Speech Act Theory \ Nature, History and the Logic of Development \ Truth
Habermas II( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first edition of this four-volume set remains the standard reference on Jurgen Habermas, the key theorist of the Frankfurt School and one of the most influential theorists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. With Habermas having developed his oeuvre substantially in the last decade, this new edition retains the key secondary literature while refreshing the critical canon with the most important papers published since the first edition in 2001
History and truth by Paul Ricœur( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the antinomy between history and truth, or between historicity and meaning. This book argues that history has meaning insofar as it approaches universality and system, but has no meaning insofar as this universality violates the singularity of individuals' lives
Critical theory( Book )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Key to percents by Steven Rasmussen( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythic symbolic language and philosophical anthropology : a constructive interpretation of the thought of Paul Ricoeur by David M. Rasmussen by David M Rasmussen( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theoretical foundations( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A functional analysis of DoD implementation of seat management by David M Rasmussen( )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study explores the use of seat management as a method of overcoming the difficulty of procuring, managing and maintaining information technology. Seat management, also known as desktop outsourcing, involves the acquisition and management of all hardware and software, desktop and network management, operations management, support services and technology refreshment into one concise contract managed by a vendor who specializes in IT. The findings of this functional analysis, focusing on seat management, total cost of ownership and asset management, are reported. These findings show that seat management is not a panacea. But, when used in conjunction with sound management practices it can provide benefits to an organization
Subjectivity, ethics and politics( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of critical theory( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical perspectives( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Final Foucault
The Final FoucaultHandbook of critical theoryReading HabermasSymbol and interpretationContinental aesthetics : romanticism to postmodernism : an anthologyHabermas IIHistory and truthCritical theory
Alternative Names
David M. Rasmussen American philosopher

David M. Rasmussen Amerikaans universitair docent (1937-)

David M. Rasmussen amerikanischer Philosoph

David M. Rasmussen filòsof estatunidenc

David M. Rasmussen filósofo estadounidense

David M. Rasmussen filósofo merikano

David M. Rasmussen philosophe américain

David M. Rasmussen sacerdote tedesco

David M. Rasmussen usona filozofo

Rasmussen, D. M.

Rasmussen, David

Rasmussen, David M.

Rasmussen, David M. 1937-

Rasmussen, David Professor für Philosophie

دايفيد إم. راسموسن فيلسوف أمريكي

라스무센, D. M. 1937-

ラスマッセン, David M

ラスマッセン, デヴィッド

ラズミュッセン, D