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  • In Praise of Risk

    In Praise of Risk
    av Anne Dufourmantelle

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823285440

    When Anne Dufourmantelle drowned in a heroic attempt to save two children caught in rough seas, obituaries around the world rarely failed to recall that she was the author of a book entitled In Praise of Risk, implying that her death confirmed the a…

  • Documentality

    Documentality
    av Maurizio Ferraris

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823249695

    This books ushers in a new way of talking about social phenomena. It develops an ontology of social objects on the basis of the claim that registration or inscription-the leaving of a trace to be called up later-is what is most fundamental to them.…

  • Documentality

    Documentality
    av Maurizio Ferraris, Richard Davies, Maurizio Ferraris

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823249688

    This books ushers in a new way of talking about social phenomena. It develops an ontology of social objects on the basis of the claim that registration or inscription-the leaving of a trace to be called up later-is what is most fundamental to them.…

  • Writings on Medicine

    Writings on Medicine
    av Georges Canguilhem

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823234325

    At the time of his death in 1995, Georges Canguilhem was a highly respected historian of science and medicine, whose engagement with questions of normality, the ideologization of scientific thought, and the conceptual history of biology had marked t…

  • Public Things

    Public Things
    av Bonnie Honig

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823276417

    In the contemporary world of neoliberalism, efficiency is treated as the vehicle of political and economic health. State bureaucracy, but not corporate bureaucracy, is seen as inefficient, and privatization is seen as a magic cure for social ills. I…

  • The Architecture of Concepts

    The Architecture of Concepts
    av Peter de Bolla

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823254392

    The Architecture of Concepts proposes a radically new way of understanding the history of ideas. Taking as its example human rights, it develops a distinctive kind of conceptual analysis that enables us to see with precision how the concept of human…

  • Heidegger

    Heidegger
    av William J. Richardson

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823222551

    "This book, one of the most frequently cited works on Martin Heidegger in any language, belongs on any short list of classic studies of Continental philosophy. William J. Richardson explores the famous turn (Kehre) in Heidegger's thought after Being…

  • Deconstruction in a Nutshell

    Deconstruction in a Nutshell
    av Jacques Derrida

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823290291

    This volume, now with a substantial new Introduction, represents one of the most lucid, compact and reliable introductions to Derrida and deconstruction available in any language. Responding to questions put to him at a roundtable held at Villanova…

  • Senses of the Subject

    Senses of the Subject
    av Judith Butler

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823264674

    This book brings together a group of Judith Butler's philosophical essays written over two decades that elaborate her reflections on the roles of the passions in subject formation through an engagement with Hegel, Kierkegaard, Descartes, Spinoza, Ma…

  • Senses of the Subject

    Senses of the Subject
    av Judith Butler

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823264667

    This book brings together a group of Judith Butler's philosophical essays written over two decades that elaborate her reflections on the roles of the passions in subject formation through an engagement with Hegel, Kierkegaard, Descartes, Spinoza, Ma…

  • Giving an Account of Oneself

    Giving an Account of Oneself
    av Judith P. Butler

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823225040

    What does it mean to lead a moral life? In her first extended study of moral philosophy, Judith Butler offers a provocative outline for a new ethical practice-one responsive to the need for critical autonomy and grounded in a new sense of the human…

  • The Singularity of Being

    The Singularity of Being
    av Mari Ruti

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823243150

    The Singularity of Being presents a Lacanian vision of what makes each of us an inimitable and irreplaceable creature. It argues that, unlike the "subject" (who comes into existence as a result of symbolic prohibition) or the "person" (who is aligne…

  • The Singularity of Being

    The Singularity of Being
    av Mari Ruti

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823243143

    The Singularity of Being presents a Lacanian vision of what makes each of us an inimitable and irreplaceable creature. It argues that, unlike the "subject" (who comes into existence as a result of symbolic prohibition) or the "person" (who is aligne…

  • World Literature for the Wretched of the Earth

    World Literature for the Wretched of the Earth
    av J. Daniel Elam

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823289806

    World Literature for the Wretched of the Earth recovers a genealogy of anticolonial thought that advocated collective inexpertise, unknowing, and unrecognizability. Early-twentieth-century anticolonial thinkers endeavored to imagine a world emancipa…

  • The Pleasure in Drawing

    The Pleasure in Drawing
    av Jean-Luc Nancy

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823250943

    Originally written for an exhibition Jean-Luc Nancy curated at the Museum of Fine Arts in Lyon in 2007, this book addresses the medium of drawing in light of the question of form-of form in its formation, as a formative force, as a birth to form. In…

  • The Pleasure in Drawing

    The Pleasure in Drawing
    av Jean-Luc Nancy, Philip Armstrong, Jean-Luc Nancy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823250936

    Originally written for an exhibition Jean-Luc Nancy curated at the Museum of Fine Arts in Lyon in 2007, this book addresses the medium of drawing in light of the question of form-of form in its formation, as a formative force, as a birth to form. In…

  • Infectious Liberty

    Infectious Liberty
    av Robert Mitchell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823294589

    Infectious Liberty traces the origins of our contemporary concerns about public health, world population, climate change, global trade, and government regulation to a series of Romantic-era debates and their literary consequences. Through a series o…

  • Infectious Liberty

    Infectious Liberty
    av Robert Mitchell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823294596

    Infectious Liberty traces the origins of our contemporary concerns about public health, world population, climate change, global trade, and government regulation to a series of Romantic-era debates and their literary consequences. Through a series o…

  • Cytomegalovirus

    Cytomegalovirus
    av Herve Guibert

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823268573

    By the time of his death, Herve Guibert had become a singular literary voice on the impact of AIDS in France. He was prolific. His oeuvre contained some twenty novels, including To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life and The Compassion Protocol. He…

  • Negative Ecstasies

    Negative Ecstasies

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823265206

    Despite Georges Bataille's acknowledged influence on major poststructuralist thinkers-including Foucault, Derrida, Kristeva, Lacan, Baudrillard, and Barthes-and his prominence in literary, cultural, and social theory, rarely has he been taken up by…

  • Fallible Man

    Fallible Man
    av Paul Ricoeur

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823211517

    The most accessible of Ricoeur's early texts, Fallible Man offers an introduction to phenomenological method.

  • In the Midst of Wars

    In the Midst of Wars
    av Edward G. Lansdale

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823213146

    Edward Geary Lansdale (1908-1987) truly became a legend in his own time. His mission to the Philippines in the early 1950s as an Air Force officer and CIA agent resulted in the defeat of the communist-led Hukbalahap movement and the subsequent elect…

  • The Supermarket of the Visible

    The Supermarket of the Visible
    av Peter Szendy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823283576

    Already in 1929, Walter Benjamin described "a one hundred per cent image-space." Such an image space saturates our world now more than ever, constituting the visibility in which we live. The Supermarket of the Visible analyzes this space and the ico…

  • Ancient Mediterranean Art

    Ancient Mediterranean Art
    av Barbara Cavaliere, Jennifer Udell, Barbara Cavaliere

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823244522

    Ancient Mediterranean Art: The William D. and Jane Walsh Collection at Fordham University is the catalogue of Fordham University's remarkable collection of Classical antiquities, comprising objects dating from the fourth millennium B.C.E. to the 4th…

  • The Animal That Therefore I Am

    The Animal That Therefore I Am
    av Jacques Derrida

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823227914

    The Animal That Therefore I Am is the long-awaited translation of the complete text of Jacques Derrida's ten-hour address to the 1997 Cerisy conference entitled "The Autobiographical Animal," the third of four such colloquia on his work. The book wa…

  • The Animal That Therefore I Am

    The Animal That Therefore I Am
    av Jacques Derrida, Marie-Louise Mallet, David Willis

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823227907

    The Animal That Therefore I Am is the long-awaited translation of the complete text of Jacques Derrida's ten-hour address to the 1997 Cerisy conference entitled "The Autobiographical Animal," the third of four such colloquia on his work. The book wa…

  • Dynamis of Healing

    Dynamis of Healing
    av Pia Sophia Chaudhari

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823284641

    This book explores how traces of the energies and dynamics of Orthodox Christian theology and anthropology may be observed in the clinical work of depth psychology. Looking to theology to express its own religious truths and to psychology to see whe…

  • X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

    X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought
    av Nahum Dimitri Chandler

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823254071

    X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought offers an original account of matters African American, and by implication the African diaspora in general, as an object of discourse and knowledge. It likewise challenges the conception of analogo…

  • X-the Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

    X-the Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought
    av Nahum Dimitri Chandler

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823254064

    X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought offers an original account of matters African American, and by implication the African diaspora in general, as an object of discourse and knowledge. It likewise challenges the conception of analogo…

  • Seeing Like a Child

    Seeing Like a Child
    av Clara Han

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823289462

    An utterly original and illuminating work that meets at the crossroads of autobiography and ethnography to re-examine violence and memory through the eyes of a child. Seeing Like a Child is a deeply moving narrative that showcases an unexpected voic…

  • Middling Romanticism: Reading in the Gaps, from Kant to Ashbery

    Middling Romanticism: Reading in the Gaps, from Kant to Ashbery
    av Zachary Sng

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823288410

    Romanticism is often understood as an age of extremes, yet it also marks the birth of the modern medium in all senses of the word. Engaging with key texts of the romantic period, the book outlines a wide-reaching project to re-imagine the middle as…

  • Like a Lake: A Story of Uneasy Love and Photography

    Like a Lake: A Story of Uneasy Love and Photography
    av Carol Mavor

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823289325

    A vivid, imaginative response to the sensual and erotic in postwar American photography, with attention to the beauty of the nude, both male and female When photographer Coda Gray befriends a family with a special interest in a young boy, the motiva…

  • The Common Growl

    The Common Growl
    av Thomas Claviez

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823270927

    No longer able to read community in terms colored by a romantic nostalgia for homogeneity, closeness and sameness, or the myth of rational choice, we nevertheless face an imperative to think the common. The prominent scholars assembled here come tog…

  • Under Representation

    Under Representation
    av David Lloyd

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823282371

    Under Representation shows how the founding texts of aesthetic philosophy ground the racial order of the modern world in our concepts of universality, freedom, and humanity. In taking on the relation of aesthetics to race, Lloyd challenges the absen…

  • In Search of Radical Theology

    In Search of Radical Theology
    av John D. Caputo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823289196

    This sparkling collection of essays invites readers to join a seasoned scholar on his journey to catch "radical theology" in action, both in the Church and our culture at large. Capturing a career's worth of thought and erudition, this rich volume t…

  • Nostalgia

    Nostalgia
    av Barbara Cassin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823269518

    Winner, French Voices Grand Prize Nostalgia makes claims on us both as individuals and as members of a political community. In this short book, Barbara Cassin provides an eloquent and sophisticated treatment of exile and of desire for a homeland, wh…

  • Nostalgia

    Nostalgia
    av Barbara Cassin, Pascale-Anne Brault, Souleymane Bachir Diagne

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823269501

    Winner, French Voices Grand Prize Nostalgia makes claims on us both as individuals and as members of a political community. In this short book, Barbara Cassin provides an eloquent and sophisticated treatment of exile and of desire for a homeland, wh…

  • Private Lives, Public Deaths

    Private Lives, Public Deaths
    av Jonathan Strauss

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823251339

    In Private Lives, Public Deaths, Jonathan Strauss shows how Sophocles' tragedy Antigone crystallized the political, intellectual, and aesthetic forces of an entire historical moment-fifth century Athens-into one idea: the value of a single living pe…

  • Private Lives, Public Deaths

    Private Lives, Public Deaths
    av Jonathan Strauss

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823251322

    In Private Lives, Public Deaths, Jonathan Strauss shows how Sophocles' tragedy Antigone crystallized the political, intellectual, and aesthetic forces of an entire historical moment-fifth century Athens-into one idea: the value of a single living pe…

  • The Inner Eye of Love

    The Inner Eye of Love
    av William Johnston

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823217779

    The Inner Eye of Love offers a contemporary theology of mysticism that locates it at the very center of authentic religious experience. It provides as well a practical guide for meditation even as it maps out the oceanic experience toward which medi…

  • Hidden Intercourse

    Hidden Intercourse
    av Wouter J. Hanegraaff

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823233410

    From rumors about gnostic orgies in antiquity to the explicit erotic symbolism of alchemical texts, from the subtly coded eroticism of medieval kabbalah to the sexual magic practiced by contemporary occultists and countercultural translations of Asi…

  • Plato and the Invention of Life

    Plato and the Invention of Life
    av Michael Naas

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823279685

    The question of life, Michael Naas argues, though rarely foregrounded by Plato, runs through and structures his thought. By characterizing being in terms of life, Plato in many of his later dialogues, including the Statesman, begins to discover-or,…

  • Scatter 2

    Scatter 2
    av Geoffrey Bennington

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823289936

    This book deconstructs the whole lineage of political philosophy, showing the ways democracy abuts and regularly undermines the sovereignist tradition across a range of texts from the Iliad to contemporary philosophy. Politics is an object of perenn…

  • What Fanon Said

    What Fanon Said
    av Lewis R. Gordon

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823266098

    Antiblack racism avows reason is white while emotion, and thus supposedly unreason, is black. Challenging academic adherence to this notion, Lewis R. Gordon offers a portrait of Martinican-turned-Algerian revolutionary psychiatrist and philosopher F…

  • What Fanon Said

    What Fanon Said
    av Lewis R. Gordon, Sonia Dayan-herzbrun, Drucilla Cornell

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823266081

    Antiblack racism avows reason is white while emotion, and thus supposedly unreason, is black. Challenging academic adherence to this notion, Lewis R. Gordon offers a portrait of Martinican-turned-Algerian revolutionary psychiatrist and philosopher F…

  • Theatricality as Medium

    Theatricality as Medium
    av Samuel Weber

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823224166

    Ever since Aristotle's Poetics, both the theory and the practice of theater have been governed by the assumption that it is a form of representation dominated by what Aristotle calls the "mythos," or the "plot." This conception of theater has subord…

  • Theatricality as Medium

    Theatricality as Medium
    av Samuel Weber

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823224159

    Ever since Aristotle's Poetics, both the theory and the practice of theater have been governed by the assumption that it is a form of representation dominated by what Aristotle calls the "mythos," or the "plot." This conception of theater has subord…

  • Symbolism

    Symbolism
    av Alfred N. Whitehead

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823211388

    Whitehead's response to the epistemological challenges of Hume and Kant in its most vivid and direct form.

  • Is Critique Secular?

    Is Critique Secular?
    av Talal Asad

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823251698

    This volume interrogates settled ways of thinking about the seemingly interminable conflict between religious and secular values in our world today. What are the assumptions and resources internal to secular conceptions of critique that help or hind…

  • Is Critique Secular?

    Is Critique Secular?
    av Talal Asad, Wendy Brown, Judith Butler

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823251681

    This volume interrogates settled ways of thinking about the seemingly interminable conflict between religious and secular values in our world today. What are the assumptions and resources internal to secular conceptions of critique that help or hind…

  • Lessons in Secular Criticism

    Lessons in Secular Criticism
    av Stathis Gourgouris

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823253791

    Secular criticism is a term invented by Edward Said to denote not a theory but a practice that counters the tendency of much modern thinking to reach for a transcendentalist comfort zone, the very space philosophy wrested away from religion in the n…

  • Lessons in Secular Criticism

    Lessons in Secular Criticism
    av Stathis Gourgouris

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823253784

    Secular criticism is a term invented by Edward Said to denote not a theory but a practice that counters the tendency of much modern thinking to reach for a transcendentalist comfort zone, the very space philosophy wrested away from religion in the n…

  • On Earth As in Heaven

    On Earth As in Heaven
    av Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, John Chryssavgis, His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh (FRW)

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823238859

    Over the past two decades, the world has witnessed alarming environmental degradation-climate change, the loss of biodiversity, and the pollution of natural resources-together with a failure to implement environmental policies and an ever-widening g…

  • After Fukushima

    After Fukushima
    av Jean-Luc Nancy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823263394

    In this book, the philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy examines the nature of catastrophes in the era of globalization and technology. Can a catastrophe be an isolated occurrence? Is there such a thing as a "natural" catastrophe when all of our technologies-n…

  • After Fukushima

    After Fukushima
    av Jean-Luc Nancy, Charlotte Mandell, Jean-Luc Nancy

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823263387

    In this book, the philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy examines the nature of catastrophes in the era of globalization and technology. Can a catastrophe be an isolated occurrence? Is there such a thing as a "natural" catastrophe when all of our technologies-n…

  • Textures of the Ordinary: Doing Anthropology After Wittgenstein

    Textures of the Ordinary: Doing Anthropology After Wittgenstein
    av Veena Das

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823287895

    How might we speak of human life amid violence, deprivation, or disease so intrusive as to put the idea of the human into question? How can scholarship and advocacy address new forms of war or the slow, corrosive violence that belie democracy's prom…

  • The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

    The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
    av Elissa Marder

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823240562

    This book grows out of a longstanding fascination with the uncanny status of the mother in literature, philosophy, psychoanalysis, film, and photography. The mother haunts Freud's writings on art and literature, emerges as an obscure stumbling block…

  • The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

    The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
    av Elissa Marder

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823240555

    This book grows out of a longstanding fascination with the uncanny status of the mother in literature, philosophy, psychoanalysis, film, and photography. The mother haunts Freud's writings on art and literature, emerges as an obscure stumbling block…

  • Environmental Aesthetics

    Environmental Aesthetics

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823254507

    Environmental aesthetics crosses several commonly recognized divides: between analytic and continental philosophy, Eastern and Western traditions, universalizing and historicizing approaches, and theoretical and practical concerns. This volume sets…

  • On Being and Cognition: Ordinatio 1.3

    On Being and Cognition: Ordinatio 1.3
    av John Duns Scotus

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823270736

    In On Being and Cognition, the first complete translation into English of a pivotal text in the history of philosophy and theology, Scotus addresses fundamental issues concerning the limits of human knowledge and the nature of cognition by developin…

  • God, Justice, Love, Beauty

    God, Justice, Love, Beauty
    av Jean-Luc Nancy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823234264

    The four talks collected here transcribe lectures delivered to an audience of children between the ages of ten and fourteen, under the auspices of the "little dialogues" series at the Montreuil's center for the dramatic arts. Modeled on Walter Benja…

  • God, Justice, Love, Beauty

    God, Justice, Love, Beauty
    av Jean-Luc Nancy, Sarah Clift, Jean-Luc Nancy

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823234257

    The four talks collected here transcribe lectures delivered to an audience of children between the ages of ten and fourteen, under the auspices of the "little dialogues" series at the Montreuil's center for the dramatic arts. Modeled on Walter Benja…

  • Cultural Techniques

    Cultural Techniques
    av Bernhard Siegert

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823263769

    In a crucial shift within posthumanistic media studies, Bernhard Siegert dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations that reproduce, displace, process, and reflect the distinctions fundamental for a given culture. Cultural Techniques…

  • Cultural Techniques

    Cultural Techniques
    av Bernhard Siegert, Geoffrey Winthrop-Young, Bernhard Siegert

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823263752

    In a crucial shift within posthumanistic media studies, Bernhard Siegert dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations that reproduce, displace, process, and reflect the distinctions fundamental for a given culture. Cultural Techniques…

  • The Humanities and Public Life

    The Humanities and Public Life

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823257058

    This book tests the proposition that the humanities can, and at their best do, represent a commitment to ethical reading. And that this commitment, and the training and discipline of close reading that underlie it, represent something that the human…

  • In Defense of Secrets

    In Defense of Secrets
    av Anne Dufourmantelle

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823289226

    In an age that prizes political and personal transparency, In Defense of Secrets champions the secret as what permits relation and ensures our humanity. Psychoanalyst and philosopher Anne Dufourmantelle drowned in 2017 in an attempt to rescue two ch…

  • Grave Attending

    Grave Attending
    av Karen Bray

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823286867

    "This is a book about what it would mean to be a bit moody in the midst of being theological and political. Its framing assumption is that neoliberal economics relies on narratives in which not being in the right mood means a cursed existence." So b…