20th Century Philosophy - 20th Century Philosophy This weeks paper we were to research and identify three prevailing philosophical perspectives at work

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20th Century PhilosophyThis week’s paper we were to research and identify three prevailing philosophicalperspectives at work during the 20th Century. To begin I will research the history of a few newtendencies in contemporary philosophy. Then I will discuss the Tom Rockmore interpretation ofsuch tendencies. Tom Rockmore is Professor of Philosophy and a McAnulty CollegeDistinguished Professor, Dr. Rockmore's current research interests encompass all of modernphilosophy, with special emphasis on selected problems as well as figures in German idealism(Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Marx) and recent continental philosophy (Heidegger, Habermas, Lukacs).He is continuing to explore the epistemology of German idealism as well as the relation betweenphilosophy and politics. His most recent work concerns a new theory of knowledge asintrinsically historical.Tom Rockmore believes that there are approximately three tendencies that govern the 20thCentury‘s philosophy dispute. These three tendencies according to Tom Rockmore are theContinental philosophy, Anglo- American analytical philosophy and the American (neo)pragmatism. According to answer.com, continental philosophy is a cluster of 20th-centuryEuropean philosophical movements that see themselves as the ongoing legacy of Hegel, Husserl,and Heidegger and which encompasses phenomenology, existentialism, hermeneutics,structuralism, and deconstructionism, mainly as different with analytic philosophy (answer,2010). The Anglo- American analytical philosophy is the philosophy that uses the process ofanalysis to be central to philosophical method and progress. The similarities of analytical

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