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Being BrainsMaking the Cerebral Subject

Being Brains: Making the Cerebral Subject

Fernando Vidal and Francisco Ortega

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276073
eISBN:
9780823277100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276073.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This book offers a critical exploration of the influential and pervasive belief that “we are our brains” (and that therefore he neurosciences will provide the key to all human phenomena). Since the ... More

Breaking ResemblanceThe Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Alena Alexandrova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

During the past two decades curators and artists have shown a distinct interest in religion, its different traditions, manifestations in public life, gestures and images. Since the early 1990s in ... More

Decreation and the Ethical BindSimone Weil and the Claim of the Other

Decreation and the Ethical Bind: Simone Weil and the Claim of the Other

Yoon Sook Cha

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275250
eISBN:
9780823277087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275250.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Decreation and the Ethical Bind identifies a decreative ethics, whereby self-dispossession underwrites an ethical obligation to preserve the other from harm. The author shows how obligation emerges ... More

Entangled WorldsReligion, Science, and New Materialisms

Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Catherine Keller and Mary-Jane Rubenstein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Historically speaking, theology can be said to operate “materiaphobically.” Protestant Christianity in particular has bestowed upon theology a privilege of the soul over the body and belief over ... More

Fictitious CapitalSilk, Cotton, and the Rise of the Arabic Novel

Fictitious Capital: Silk, Cotton, and the Rise of the Arabic Novel

Elizabeth M. Holt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276028
eISBN:
9780823277216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276028.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The ups and downs of silk, cotton and stocks synchopated with serialized novels in the late nineteenth-century Arabic press; time itself was changing. Khalīl al-Khūrī, Salīm al-Bustānī, Yūsuf ... More

The Future Life of TraumaPartitions, Borders, Repetition

The Future Life of Trauma: Partitions, Borders, Repetition

Jennifer Yusin (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275458
eISBN:
9780823277131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275458.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Future Life of Trauma elaborates a transformation in the concepts of trauma and event by situating a ground-breaking encounter between psychoanalytic and postcolonial discourses. It unfolds a new ... More

IntercarnationsExercises in Theological Possibility

Intercarnations: Exercises in Theological Possibility

Catherine Keller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276455
eISBN:
9780823277094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276455.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Affirmations of body, flesh, and matter pervade current theology and inevitably echo with the doctrine of the incarnation. Yet, in practice, materialism remains contested ground—between Marxist and ... More

Kant on the FrontierPhilosophy, Politics, and the Ends of the Earth

Kant on the Frontier: Philosophy, Politics, and the Ends of the Earth

Geoffrey Bennington

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275977
eISBN:
9780823277193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275977.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Frontier: the border between two countries; the limits of civilization; the bounds of established knowledge; a new field of activity. At a time when all frontiers (borders, boundaries, margins, ... More

Members of His BodyShakespeare, Paul, and a Theology of Nonmonogamy

Members of His Body: Shakespeare, Paul, and a Theology of Nonmonogamy

Will Stockton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275502
eISBN:
9780823277209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275502.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Through readings of Shakespeare and Paul, Members of His Body protests the Christian defense of marital monogamy. If the Paul who authors 1 Corinthians would prefer that unmarried believers remain ... More

Paul Hanly FurfeyPriest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Nicholas K. Rademacher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Paul Hanly Furfey (1896-1992) is one of U.S. Catholicism’s greatest champions of peace and social justice. In a career that spanned over five decades, Furfey attempted to compose a coherent and ... More

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