Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science

Human Nature and Natural Knowledge

Essays Presented to Marjorie Grene on the Occasion of Her Seventy-Fifth Birthday

Editors: Donagan, B., Perovich, A., Wedin, M. (Eds.)

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Everybody knows Marjorie Grene. In part, this is because she is a presence: her vividness, her energy, her acute intelligence, her critical edge, her quick humor, her love of talking, her passion for philosophy - all combine to make her inevitable. Marjorie Grene cannot be missed or overlooked or undervalued. She is there - Dasein personified. It is an honor to present a Festschrift to her. It honors philosophy to honor her. Professor Grene has shaped American philosophy in her distinc­ tive way (or, we should say, in distinctive ways). She was among the first to introduce Heidegger's thought ... critically ... to the American and English philosophical community, first in her early essay in the Journal of Philosophy (1938), and then in her book Heidegger (1957). She has written as well on Jaspers and Marcel, as in the Kenyon Review (1957). Grene's book Dreadful Freedom (1948) was one of the most important and influential introductions to Existentialism, and her works on Sartre have been among the most profound and insightful studies of his philosophy from the earliest to the later writings: her book Sartre (1973), and her papers 'L'Homme est une passion inutile: Sartre and Heideg­ ger' in the Kenyon Review (1947), 'Sartre's Theory of the Emo­ tions' in Yale French Studies (1948), 'Sartre: A Philosophical Study' in Mind (1969), 'The Aesthetic Dialogue of Sartre and Merleau-Ponty' in the initial volume of the Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology (1970), 'On First Reading L'Idiot de

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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Human Nature and Natural Knowledge
Book Subtitle
Essays Presented to Marjorie Grene on the Occasion of Her Seventy-Fifth Birthday
Series Title
Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
Series Volume
89
Copyright
1986
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland
eBook ISBN
978-94-009-5349-9
DOI
10.1007/978-94-009-5349-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-90-277-1974-4
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-8859-6
Series ISSN
0068-0346
Edition Number
1
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