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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

Eco-DeconstructionDerrida and Environmental Philosophy

Eco-Deconstruction: Derrida and Environmental Philosophy

Matthias Fritsch, Philippe Lynes, and David Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279500
eISBN:
9780823281558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279500.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book launches a new mode of philosophical and ethical reflection with respect to the challenges posed by the degradation of the natural environment. While the work of French philosopher Jacques ... More

Finance FictionsRealism and Psychosis in a Time of Economic Crisis

Finance Fictions: Realism and Psychosis in a Time of Economic Crisis

Arne De Boever

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279166
eISBN:
9780823281435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279166.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Building on both established and emerging discussions of literature and finance, Finance Fictions takes the measure of the tension between psychosis and realism in the contemporary finance novel. ... More

The French of OutremerCommunities and Communications in the Crusading Mediterranean

The French of Outremer: Communities and Communications in the Crusading Mediterranean

Laura Morreale and Nicholas L. Paul (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823278169
eISBN:
9780823280582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278169.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The establishment of feudal principalities in the Levant in the wake of the First Crusade (1095–1099) saw the beginning of a centuries-long process of conquest and colonization of lands in the ... More

Freud and MonotheismMoses and the Violent Origins of Religion

Freud and Monotheism: Moses and the Violent Origins of Religion

Gilad Sharvit and Karen S. Feldman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823280025
eISBN:
9780823281626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280025.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Freud and Monotheism: Moses and the Violent Origins of Religion brings together fundamental new contributions to discourses on Freud and Moses, as well as new research on the intersections of ... More

Last ThingsDisastrous Form from Kant to Hujar

Last Things: Disastrous Form from Kant to Hujar

Jacques Khalip

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279548
eISBN:
9780823281572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279548.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

With the “arrival” of the so-called era of the Anthropocene, certain contemporary theoretical approaches have led us to think that we are only now properly beginning to speculate on an inhuman world ... More

Latinx Literature UnboundUndoing Ethnic Expectation

Latinx Literature Unbound: Undoing Ethnic Expectation

Ralph E. Rodriguez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279234
eISBN:
9780823281442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279234.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Since the 1990s, there has been unparalleled growth in the literary output from an ever more diverse group of Latinx writers. The extant criticism, however, has yet to catch up with the diversity of ... More

On the Nature of Marx's ThingsTranslation as Necrophilology

On the Nature of Marx's Things: Translation as Necrophilology

Jacques Lezra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279425
eISBN:
9780823281527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279425.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book traces to Karl Marx's earliest writings on the Epicurean tradition, a subterranean, Lucretian practice that this book calls “necrophilological translation.” “Translation” here is ... More

Plato and the Invention of Life

Plato and the Invention of Life

Michael Naas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279678
eISBN:
9780823281596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279678.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

While the question of life (whether bios or zōē) is not the explicit focus of any Platonic dialogue, it is, this book argues, an absolutely central and structuring question for all of Plato’s thought ... More

Power of GentlenessMeditations on the Risk of Living

Power of Gentleness: Meditations on the Risk of Living

Anne Dufourmantelle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279586
eISBN:
9780823281459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Gentleness is an enigma. Taken up in a double movement of welcoming and giving, it appears on the threshold of passages signed off by birth and death. Because it has its degrees of intensity, because ... More

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