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The Origin of the PoliticalHannah Arendt or Simone Weil?

The Origin of the Political: Hannah Arendt or Simone Weil?

Roberto Esposito

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276264
eISBN:
9780823277001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the conceptual trajectories of two of the twentieth century's most vital thinkers of the political: Hannah Arendt and Simone Weil. Taking Homer's Iliad as the common origin and ... More

Bilingual BrokersRace, Literature, and Language as Human Capital

Bilingual Brokers: Race, Literature, and Language as Human Capital

Jeehyun Lim

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275304
eISBN:
9780823277032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275304.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Bilingual Brokers examines bilingual personhood in Asian American and Latino literature through social debates on bilingualism. Instead of arguing for or against bilingualism this study focuses on ... 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

Public ThingsDemocracy in Disrepair

Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair

Bonnie Honig

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276400
eISBN:
9780823277063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276400.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

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 ... 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

Mental LanguageFrom Plato to William of Ockham

Mental Language: From Plato to William of Ockham

Claude Panaccio

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823272600
eISBN:
9780823272648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272600.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The notion that human thought is structured like a language, with a precise syntax and semantics, has been pivotal in recent philosophy of mind. Yet it is not a new idea: it was systematically ... More

The Techne of GivingCinema and the Generous Form of Life

The Techne of Giving: Cinema and the Generous Form of Life

Timothy C. Campbell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273256
eISBN:
9780823273300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273256.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Techne of Giving intervenes in two debates: the first, the relation between an affirmative biopolitics and biopower; and the second, how cinema, Italian cinema especially, can provides fresh ... More

SexagonMuslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture

Sexagon: Muslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture

Mehammed Amadeus Mack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823274604
eISBN:
9780823274659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274604.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Sexagon studies the broad politicization of sexuality in French debates about immigration and diversity since the 1980s, and how that politicization is reflected in and also created by French ... More

Post-MandarinMasculinity and Aesthetic Modernity in Colonial Vietnam

Post-Mandarin: Masculinity and Aesthetic Modernity in Colonial Vietnam

Ben Tran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273133
eISBN:
9780823273188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273133.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Post-Mandarin: Masculinity and Aesthetic Modernity in Colonial Vietnam redefines global modernism in terms of realism. The monograph challenges some of the central assumptions about the literary ... More

The Poetics of Ruins in Renaissance Literature

The Poetics of Ruins in Renaissance Literature

Andrew Hui

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273355
eISBN:
9780823273393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273355.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

When we think of ruins and literature, we usually think of Romanticism. The Poetics of Ruins in Renaissance Literature dislodges this critical commonplace by locating European literature’s ... More

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