Points of Departure: The Wittgenseteinian Event with Stanley Cavell

2/17/2012; 74 minutes

Stanley Cavell is one of the most distinguished American philosophers of our time and an influential thinker in film and literary studies, politics, and the arts. His work brings together analytical, Continental and American philosophy (especially Emerson and Thoreau), the arts, and psychoanalysis. His influence has been felt in theories of film, literature, music, and politics, as well as in the philosophy of language and American studies. (#23358)

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