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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 to LifePhilosophies of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Mothering

Coming to Life: Philosophies of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Mothering

Sarah LaChance Adams and Caroline R. Lundquist (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244607
eISBN:
9780823250677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244607.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In Coming to Life: Philosophies of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Mothering, 16 authors— including both established feminists and some of today's most innovative new scholars— engage in sustained ... 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

Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Erin Cline

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This work examines and compares the role of a sense of justice in the ethical and political thought of Confucius (Kongzi) and John Rawls, and presents an argument concerning why comparative studies ... More

Conversations on PeirceReals and Ideals

Conversations on Peirce: Reals and Ideals

Douglas Anderson and Carl Hausman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823234677
eISBN:
9780823238842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234677.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

The book is a collection of chapters on the work of Charles S. Peirce that grew out of conversations between the authors over the last decade and a half. The chapters focus primarily on Peirce's ... More

Counter-InstitutionsJacques Derrida and the Question of the University

Counter-Institutions: Jacques Derrida and the Question of the University

Simon Morgan Wortham

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226658
eISBN:
9780823235131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226658.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book provides a definitive account of Jacques Derrida's involvement in debates about the university. Derrida was a founding member of the Research Group on the Teaching ... More

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