THE JERUSALEM-HARVARD LECTURES
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A Pitch of Philosophy

Autobiographical Exercises

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PAPERBACK

$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674669819

Publication Date: 02/01/1996

Short

196 pages

6 x 9 inches

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This book is an invitation to the life of philosophy in the United States, as Emerson once lived it and as Stanley Cavell now lives it—in all its topographical ambiguity. Cavell talks about his vocation in connection with what he calls voice—the tone of philosophy—and his right to take that tone, and to describe an anecdotal journey toward the discovery of his own voice.

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