Philosophy Chart

showing the roots of new Ecological Wholistic Paradigm in Art and Philosophy
in contrast to those of the ruling Post-modernist/Post-Structuralist
and Anglo-American Analytical Philosophy Paradigms

© 1990 Guillem Ramos-Poquí and David Rodway
 


The ruling Post-modernist/ Post-Structuralist and Anglo-American Analytical Philosophy Paradigms 
Post-Modernism: Post-Structuralism & Deconstruction paradigm;

also relativistic versions of pragmatism and hermeneutics

Jean-Francois LYOTARD b.1989 “end of meta-narratives”
Emmanuel LEVINAS b.1906- “the other”/alterity (autrui)
Ronald BARTHES 1915-1980 Semiology ,“death of the author”
Paul FEYERABEND b.1924- Phil. of science “anything goes”
Michel FOUCAULT 1926-84 - History of knowledge, power, punishement, and sexuality
Jean BAUDRILLARD b.1929-the “simulacrum”, virtual realit.
Jacques DERRIDA b.1930 - Deconstruction
Luce IRIGARAY b.1932- Psychoanalysis & Feminism
Julia KRISTEVA b.1941 - Psychoanalysis
Richard RORTY b. 1931, USA. Neo-pragmatism

Characteristics:
Cartesian. Logocentrist (supremacy of verbal language over the senses)
Relativist (ethical non-cognitivist version). Non-naturalist. Individualist or holistic.
Pseudo-interdisciplinary (non-interdisciplinary)



Anglo-American Analytical Philosophy paradigm

Reaction to British Hegelians:
- G E Moore (comon-sense school of epistemo.)
- RUSSELL (& FREGE in Germany): Logic & Philos. of Language.
- RUSSELL (& WHITEHEAD in USA):Philos.of maths.

The Vienna Circle and Logical Positivism
-SHLICK, CARNAP, HEMPEL, AYER
-RUSSELL & (early) WITTGENSTEIN (logical atomism)- Epist,Sci & Phil of Lang.
-POPPER Falisification (Philosophy of science)

Ordinary language philosophy:
-RYLE, AUSTIN & (late) WITTGENSTEIN
USA:
 QUINE (holism) DAVISON(Philo of action)
USA:
 FEYERABEND (Phil of Sci.) KUHN (Phil of Sci.)

Characteristics:
Cartesian. Logocentrist. Relativist (ethical non-cog).
Scientistic. Individualistic or holistic. Non-interdisciplinary



The counter-culture: the new Ecological Wholistic Paradigm in Art and Philosophy


The Ecological-Wholistic paradigm

A meta-synthesis of:
- Cognitivist, ecological & functional approaches to study of visual form/perception
- Epistemolo. Cognitivism “internal” & Empirical Realism  H. PUTNAM (USA Pragmatism)
- Ethical Cognitivism Hilary PUTNAM b.1926
- Pragmatism - J. DEWEY 1859-1952
- “Weltanschauung”/ world view conception of ideology  K. MANNHEIM 1893-1947
- Semiotics& Comm. Theory PEIRCE, SAUSSURE
- Hermeneutics HABBERMAS b.1929

- The Visual Arts: See : Creative Strategies and the Counter-Culture of the 90's

Characteristics:
Anti or non-Cartesian. Anti-logocentrist. Intersubjective (ethical cognitivism)
Naturalist. Wholistic (interdependence of part & whole). Interdisciplinary

© 1990 G. Ramos-Poquí & D. Rodway  


Guillem Ramos-Poquí
LINKS
TO ART AND PHILOSOPHY PAGES
 
Creativity
Creative Strategies and the Counter-Culture of the 90's
http://www.ramos-poqui.com/creativity

Preparing a Proposal for PhD in Fine Art
http://freespace.virgin.net/g.ramos-poqui/Philosophy/PreparePhD.html

Portraits of Philosophers and Thinkers
http://freespace.virgin.net/g.ramos-poqui/Portraits/

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