Tasks of Philosophy - Looking Ahead: Editor's Introduction

Tasks of Philosophy - Looking Ahead: Editor's Introduction jsp Tasks of Philosophy - Looking Ahead: Editor’s Introduction John J. Stuhr The articles that follow, richly interwoven and marked by a great many cross-references and efforts to think together, all consider the tasks, chal- lenges, and possibilities for philosophy—different philosophies—in the future. All manifest a constructive or reconstructive orientation toward multiple, overlapping aspects of this topic. These include political oppor- tunities and responsibilities of philosophy and philosophers in the face of cultural silencings and silences, presences and absences, and dominations and struggles; ethical challenges of transformation in light of histories of complicities and lineages and sedimentations of powers and privileges; broadly educational efforts to reconstruct habits and institutions given the current business mind-set of education; aesthetic possibilities to startle, refocus, re-form, refeel, and resignify; and epistemologies, productions of knowledges, and narratives that take up what is one, common, or shared and also what is many, plural, or different. The first four articles take up the relations among philosophies, arts, pluralism, and politics. Drawing principally on John Dewey’s philosophy, Vincent Colapietro explores the capacity of philosophy to transcend its time and, at once, its entanglement in its own history and place. Megan Craig imagines America, education, and philosophy from http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Speculative Philosophy Penn State University Press

Tasks of Philosophy - Looking Ahead: Editor's Introduction

The Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Volume 32 (1) – Mar 13, 2018

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Penn State University Press
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jsp Tasks of Philosophy - Looking Ahead: Editor’s Introduction John J. Stuhr The articles that follow, richly interwoven and marked by a great many cross-references and efforts to think together, all consider the tasks, chal- lenges, and possibilities for philosophy—different philosophies—in the future. All manifest a constructive or reconstructive orientation toward multiple, overlapping aspects of this topic. These include political oppor- tunities and responsibilities of philosophy and philosophers in the face of cultural silencings and silences, presences and absences, and dominations and struggles; ethical challenges of transformation in light of histories of complicities and lineages and sedimentations of powers and privileges; broadly educational efforts to reconstruct habits and institutions given the current business mind-set of education; aesthetic possibilities to startle, refocus, re-form, refeel, and resignify; and epistemologies, productions of knowledges, and narratives that take up what is one, common, or shared and also what is many, plural, or different. The first four articles take up the relations among philosophies, arts, pluralism, and politics. Drawing principally on John Dewey’s philosophy, Vincent Colapietro explores the capacity of philosophy to transcend its time and, at once, its entanglement in its own history and place. Megan Craig imagines America, education, and philosophy from

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Published: Mar 13, 2018

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