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Alexandrian CosmopolitanismAn Archive

Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Hala Halim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Interrogating how Alexandria became enshrined as the exemplary cosmopolitan space in the Middle East, this book mounts a radical critique of Eurocentric conceptions of cosmopolitanism. The dominant ... 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

American Woman, Italian StyleItalian Americana's Best Writings on Women

American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Carol Bonomo Albright and Christine Palamidessi Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

With writings that span more than thirty-five years, this book is a collection of essays that fleshes out the realities of today's Italian-American women and explores the myriad ways they continue to ... More

Angels of MercyWhite Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum

Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum

William Seraile

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234196
eISBN:
9780823240838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234196.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book uncovers the history of the Colored Orphan Asylum, founded in New York City in 1836 as the nation's first orphanage for African American children — a remarkable institution that is still in ... More

Answering AuschwitzPrimo Levi's Science and Humanism after the Fall

Answering Auschwitz: Primo Levi's Science and Humanism after the Fall

Stanislao G. Pugliese (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233588
eISBN:
9780823241811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233588.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

More than twenty years ago, the Italian chemist, writer, and Holocaust survivor Primo Levi fell to his death from the stairwell of his apartment building in Turin. Within hours, a debate exploded as ... 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

Apocalyptic FuturesMarked Bodies and the Violence of the Text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee

Apocalyptic Futures: Marked Bodies and the Violence of the Text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee

Russell Samolsky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823234790
eISBN:
9780823241248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234790.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book sets out to articulate a new theory and textual practice of the relation between literary reception and embodiment by arguing that certain modern literary texts have apocalyptic futures. ... 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

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