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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

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

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

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

Committing the Future to MemoryHistory, Experience, Trauma

Committing the Future to Memory: History, Experience, Trauma

Sarah Clift

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254200
eISBN:
9780823261161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254200.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Committing the Future to Memory: History, Experience, Trauma seeks to rethink the relation between history and memory by revisiting the temporality of experience and its narrative representation. ... More

The Creolizing SubjectRace, Reason, and the Politics of Purity

The Creolizing Subject: Race, Reason, and the Politics of Purity

Michael J. Monahan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234493
eISBN:
9780823240715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234493.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

How does our understanding of the reality (or lack thereof) of race as a category of being affect our understanding of racism as a social phenomenon, and vice versa? How should we envision the aims ... More

Debates in Continental PhilosophyConversations with Contemporary Thinkers

Debates in Continental Philosophy: Conversations with Contemporary Thinkers

Richard Kearney

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223176
eISBN:
9780823235155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223176.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

For more than twenty years, the author of this book has been in conversation with leading philosophers, literary theorists, anthropologists, and religious scholars. ... More

The Early Heidegger's Philosophy of LifeFacticity, Being, and Language

The Early Heidegger's Philosophy of Life: Facticity, Being, and Language

Scott M. Campbell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242191
eISBN:
9780823242238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242191.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In his early lecture courses, delivered at the University of Freiburg and the University of Marburg from 1919 to 1928, Martin Heidegger exhibited an abiding interest in human life. Focusing on the ... More

The End of the World and Other Teachable MomentsJacques Derrida's Final Seminar

The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments: Jacques Derrida's Final Seminar

Michael Naas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263288
eISBN:
9780823266487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263288.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book follows the remarkable itinerary of Jacques Derrida's final seminar, “The Beast and the Sovereign” (2001–3), as the explicit themes of the seminar namely, sovereignty and the question of ... More

HeideggerThrough Phenomenology to Thought

Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

William J. Richardson

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book belongs on any short list of classic studies of Continental philosophy. It explores the famous turn (Kehre) in Heidegger's thought after Being in Time and demonstrates how ... More

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