Surrender and Catch: Experience and Inquiry Today, Volume 51

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Springer Science & Business Media, 31 dic 1976 - 410 pagine
Su"ender and catch: give so you can receive, where the giving is your whole self, in a total experience. This is scarcely new on the American scene, and it is ancient knowledge, East and West. The fears of total surrender, the fears of self-revelation and of total abandon, although genuine, are likewise not new. Yet Kurt H. Wolff does attempt something new here, an epistemologi cal essay with the help of this old idea: his subtitle is 'experience and inquiry today'. He tries to formulate an integrated view which incorporates in the theory of total experience not only the accepted component- esthetics, religion, the recent American experience - but also a metaphysics, a phenomenology, a theory of perception, a social philosophy and a methodology of the social sciences, even a philosophy of history and psychopathology. Phenomenology (especially Alfred Schutz), the critical Frankfurt school (especially Adorno and Marcuse), sociology (especially Georg Simmel), and existentialism (especially Camus) are tied in together. It all looks topsy-turvy at first. We have here scraps of a diary, fragments of correspondence, a stray adolescent love letter, notes on notes on field work, and notes and comments on tutorial seminars plus long excerpts from students' essays, a stray paper in a learned journal summarizing the core of the book, comments piled on comments and a web of self-references, literary criticisms, and pieces of poetry, plus a rich scholarly apparatus.

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THERE IS A BEGINNING
3
SURRENDER AND CATCH
9
TOO LITERAL NOT LITERAL ENOUGH
18
SURRENDER AND CATCH
20
CHAPTER 5
28
SURRENDER AS A RESPONSE TO OUR CRISIS
30
CHAPTER 7
36
SURRENDER AND RELIGION
37
CHAPTER 23
177
SURRENDER AND THE BODY A Dedicatory Aside
179
RECOVERY TRYING WITH OTHERS
217
1951
219
196162
221
CHAPTER 28
246
196263
247
196465
259

CHAPTER 9
43
THIS BOOK
45
SURRENDER AND REBELLION A READING OF CAMUS THE REBEL
49
CHAPTER 12
70
SURRENDER AND COMMUNITY STUDY THE STUDY OF LOMA
71
CHAPTER 14
94
SURRENDER AND AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE
96
CHAPTER 16
109
PREFATORY NOTE
113
BEGINNING IN HEGEL AND TODAY
115
CHAPTER 19
139
ON THE CUNNING OF REASON IN OUR TIME
144
CHAPTER 21
152
SOCIOLOGY PHENOMENOLOGY AND SURRENDERANDCATCH
153
PUBLISHING PAPERS BY STUDENTS AND IDENTIFYING THEIR AUTHORS
289
196465 CONCLUDED
290
CHAPTER 33
307
196566
308
1971
336
AND A LETTER
346
DEAR PHANTASY
348
1971 CONCLUDED
350
AND THERE IS AN END
392
SOURCES AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
394
INDEX OF NAMES
396
INDEX OF TOPICS
401
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