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Author Surber, Jere Paul.

Title Culture and Critique : an Introduction to the Critical Discourses of Cultural Studies
Published Boulder : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction:Theorizing Culture, Practicing Criticism; What Is Culture?; Approaches to Culture and Cultural Studies; Varieties of Critical Discourse About Culture:A Historical and Conceptual Overview; Recurrent Questions; Chapter 1: The Critical Discourseof Liberal Humanism; Skepticism and the Origins of Modern Critique; Moral Critique: Reason and Moral Sense; Liberty and Human Rights; Historical Critique; Kant's Systematic Restatement:Liberal Humanism as Critical Rationalism
Beyond Interpretation:Explaining Psychic ProcessesFreud's Later ""Topography"":The Development of the Ego; The Theory of the Instincts: Eros and Thanatos; Psychoanalysis as Theory and Critique of Culture; Feminist Critique of Psychoanalysis; The Current Status ofthe Discourse of Psychoanalysis; Bibliographic Essay; Chapter 5: The Critical Theory of the Frankfurt School; A Brief History of the Frankfurt School; What Is Critical Theory?; The Dialectic of Enlightenment:The Historical Stance of Critical Theory; The Cultural Theory of the Frankfurt School
Chapter 3: The Materialist Critique of CultureMaterialist Discourse Before Marx:The Struggle Against Philosophical Idealism; The Dialectical Materialism of Marx and Engels; Lenin and Soviet Marxism; Marxist Revisionism and Humanism:The Search for a New Critical Stance; Antonio Gramsci:Power, Hegemony, and the Engaged Critic; Louis Althusser: Structural Marxism; Contemporary Materialist Discourse; Bibliographic Essay; Chapter 4: Psychoanalysis and the Critique of Culture; Freud's First ""Topography"": The Unconscious, Repression, and Interpretation; Dreams and the ""Dream-Work
Post-Enlightenment Liberal Humanism: MatthewArnold's ""Culture of Criticism"" and Its SuccessorsLiberal Humanism Today; Bibliographic Essay; Chapter 2: Hermeneutics:Interpretation and Critique; Friedrich Schleiermacher:Romantic Hermeneutics andHuman Understanding; Wilhelm Dilthey:Hermeneutics as Methodologyof the Human Sciences; Martin Heidegger:Phenomenological Hermeneutics of Existence; Hans-Georg Gadamer:Philosophical Hermeneutics; Hermeneutics After Gadamer; Applied"" Hermeneutics andContemporary Social Science:Geertz's Approach to Anthropology; Concluding Reflections; Bibliographic Essay
Psychoanalysis and Critical Theory:How Adorno Watched TelevisionCritical Theory, Psychoanalysis, and the New Left: Marcuse; Habermas and thePresent State of Critical Theory; Bibliographic Essay; Chapter 6: Formalist, Structuralist, and Semiotic Analysesof Culture; The Linguistic Foundations of Structuralism:Saussure and Jakobson; Russian Formalism:Propp's Analysis of the Russian Folktale; The Extension of Structural Analysis:Levi-Strauss; Semiotics and the Critique of Ideology: Barthes; More Recent Developmentsin Structuralist Discourse; Bibliographic Essay
Notes Chapter 7: Poststructuralist and Postmodernist Discourses
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Subject Critical theory.
Culture -- Philosophy.
Culture -- Study and teaching.
Culturele studies
Cultuur
Discourse analysis.
Kritische Theorie
Kultur
Kulturkritik
Methodologie
Philosophie
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Stromingen (cultuur)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429980809
9780429980800