- Series: Literature, Culture, Theory (Book 3)
- Paperback: 328 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Stated First Edition edition (March 27, 1992)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0521423783
- ISBN-13: 978-0521423786
- Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,025,836 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The question of modernity has provoked a vigorous debate in the work of thinkers from Hegel to Habermas. Anthony J. Cascardi offers an historical account of the origins and transformations of the rational subject of self as it is represented in Descartes, Cervantes, Pascal, Hobbes and the Don Juan myth.
About the Author
Anthony J. Cascardi is Dean of Arts and Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley, where he also holds the Sidney and Margaret Ancker Chair in Comparative Literature, Rhetoric, and Spanish. His many publications across the fields of literature and philosophy include The Subject of Modernity (Cambridge University Press, 1992), Consequences of Enlightenment (Cambridge University Press, 1998) and Cervantes, Literature, and the Discourse of Politics (2012), which was awarded the Phyllis Goodhart Gordon Prize by the Renaissance Society of America. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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