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AdorationThe Deconstruction of Christianity II

Adoration: The Deconstruction of Christianity II

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823242948
eISBN:
9780823242986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242948.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This second volume in The Deconstruction of Christianity explores the stance or bearing that would be appropriate for us now, in the wake of the dis-enclosure of religion and the retreat of God: that ... More

Aesthetics of Negativity

Aesthetics of Negativity

William S. Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269280
eISBN:
9780823269334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269280.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Blanchot’s writings are distinctive for the ways that negativity takes place in them in terms of the experience of literature, the possibility of the work, and the nature of its language. However, ... More

After FukushimaThe Equivalence of Catastrophes

After Fukushima: The Equivalence of Catastrophes

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263387
eISBN:
9780823266333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263387.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book 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 ... More

All EarsThe Aesthetics of Espionage

All Ears: The Aesthetics of Espionage

Peter Szendy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273959
eISBN:
9780823274000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273959.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The world of international politics has been recently rocked by a seemingly endless series of scandals that are all tied to various practices of auditory surveillance: the NSA’s warrantless ... More

Ambiguity and the AbsoluteNietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth

Ambiguity and the Absolute: Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth

Frank Chouraqui

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254118
eISBN:
9780823261116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254118.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book seeks to elucidate Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty’s treatments of the question of truth by using each of their philosophies to shed light on the other. For both philosophers, the question of ... More

The Anthropological TurnThe Human Orientation of Karl Rahner

The Anthropological Turn: The Human Orientation of Karl Rahner

Anton Losinger

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823220663
eISBN:
9780823235667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823220663.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The form and content of the study of theology in the modern epoch are marked by a vast quantity and variety of the most diverse and, in part, the most divergent points of departure. ... More

Apocalypse-Cinema2012 and Other Ends of the World

Apocalypse-Cinema: 2012 and Other Ends of the World

Peter Szendy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264803
eISBN:
9780823266845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264803.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Apocalypse-cinema is not only the end of time that has so often been staged as spectacle in films like 2012, The Day After Tomorrow, and Terminator. By looking at blockbusters that play with general ... More

Apophatic BodiesNegative Theology, Incarnation, and Relationality

Apophatic Bodies: Negative Theology, Incarnation, and Relationality

Chris Boesel and Catherine Keller (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230815
eISBN:
9780823235087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230815.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The ancient doctrine of negative theology or apophasis—the attempt to describe God by speaking only of what cannot be said about the divine perfection and goodness—has taken on new ... More

Apparitions—Of Derrida's Other

Apparitions—Of Derrida's Other

Kas Saghafi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231621
eISBN:
9780823235094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231621.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapters of this book revolve around the notion of the other in Jacques Derrida's work. How does Derrida write of and on the other? Arguing that Derrida offers the most attentive ... More

Aspects of AlterityLevinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Brian Treanor

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226849
eISBN:
9780823235100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226849.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

“Every other is truly other, but no other is wholly other”. This is the claim that this book defends. Taking up the question of otherness that so fascinates contemporary continental ... More

AtopiasManifesto for a Radical Existentialism

Atopias: Manifesto for a Radical Existentialism

Frédéric Neyrat

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823277551
eISBN:
9780823280605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277551.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Atopias argues for a transcendence that is a relation between thought and the world, rather than an object or a substance that escapes the world. In doing so, Atopies intervenes within the fields of ... More

The Banality of Heidegger

The Banality of Heidegger

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275922
eISBN:
9780823277056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275922.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Jean-Luc Nancy provides an analysis of the anti-Semitic aspects of Heidegger’s recently published Black Notebooks. Referring to Hannah Arendt’s notion of the “banality of evil,” Nancy offers an ... More

Believing in Order to SeeOn the Rationality of Revelation and the Irrationality of Some Believers

Believing in Order to See: On the Rationality of Revelation and the Irrationality of Some Believers

Jean-Luc Marion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275847
eISBN:
9780823277018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275847.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This is a collection of articles written over the space of twenty years on various subjects connected to the rationality of faith and its presentation in the contemporary world. Marion discusses the ... More

Bestial TracesRace, Sexuality, Animality

Bestial Traces: Race, Sexuality, Animality

Christopher Peterson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245208
eISBN:
9780823252602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245208.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In contemporary race and sexuality studies, the topic of animality emerges almost exclusively in order to index the dehumanization that makes discrimination possible. Bestial Traces argues that a ... More

Between Chora and the GoodMetaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Between Chora and the Good: Metaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Charles P. Bigger

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223503
eISBN:
9780823235117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223503.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Plato's chora as developed in the Timaeus is a creative matrix in which things arise and stand out in response to the lure of the Good. Chora is paired with the Good, its polar ... More

Bruno Latour in PiecesAn Intellectual Biography

Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Henning Schmidgen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The French philosopher and sociologist Bruno Latour (*1947) is a major figure of contemporary thought. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the Latourian oeuvre, from his early ... More

Carnal Hermeneutics

Carnal Hermeneutics

Richard Kearney and Brian Treanor (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Building on a tradition in which accounts of carnal embodiment are overlooked, misread, or underdeveloped, this book initiates a focus on carnal hermeneutics as such, as distinct field of study and ... More

Castoriadis's OntologyBeing and Creation

Castoriadis's Ontology: Being and Creation

Suzi Adams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234585
eISBN:
9780823240739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234585.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is the first systematic reconstruction of Castoriadis's philosophical trajectory, and pays particular attention to his dialogue with phenomenology. It critically interprets the shifts in ... More

Clint Eastwood and Issues of American Masculinity

Clint Eastwood and Issues of American Masculinity

Drucilla Cornell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230129
eISBN:
9780823235124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230129.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In this book, a major feminist philosopher engages the work of the actor and director who has progressed from being the stereotypical “man's man” to pushing the boundaries of the very ... More

Coming

Coming

Jean-Luc Nancy and Adèle Van Reeth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273461
eISBN:
9780823273515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273461.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Coming is a lyrical, erudite examination of the French notion of jouissance. How did jouissance evolve from referring to the pleasure of possessing a material thing (property, wealth) to the pleasure ... More

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