Tuesday, March 25, 2008

The Continental Divide

As a European, he was acutely aware of being cut off from France.

Cyril Connolly
Introduction to the Unquiet Grave

I hope everyone has had a great Easter. Our thoughts this week will turn to French thought. More precisely, I want to look at the influence of people like Foucault, Derrida, Deleuze, Levinas and Blanchot on management writing today. This means crossing the divide between two languages (French and English) and the divide between so-called "analytic" and "continental" philosophical traditions. Let's see how it goes.

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