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Time TravelThe Popular Philosophy of Narrative

Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative

David Wittenberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249961
eISBN:
9780823252503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249961.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book argues that time travel fiction is a narrative “laboratory,” a setting for thought experiments in which essential theoretical questions about storytelling—and, by extension, about the ... More

Transcendence and the ConcreteSelected Writings

Transcendence and the Concrete: Selected Writings

Jean Wahl

Alan D. Schrift and Ian Alexander Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273010
eISBN:
9780823273065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273010.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Jean Wahl’s influence on French philosophical thought can hardly be overestimated. About him, Emmanuel Levinas wrote that “during over a half century of teaching and research, [Jean Wahl] was the ... More

Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ

Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ

Leif Weatherby

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269402
eISBN:
9780823269457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269402.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ reconstructs Romantic Organology, a discourse that German Romantics developed by combining scientific and philosophical discourses about biological function and ... More

Treatise on Consequences

Treatise on Consequences

John Buridan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823257188
eISBN:
9780823261499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257188.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The Treatise on Consequences contains the most important treatment of logical consequence in the middle ages. Buridan was a philosopher working at the University of Paris in the mid-fourteenth ... More

TrustWho or What Might Support Us?

Trust: Who or What Might Support Us?

Adriaan T. Peperzak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244881
eISBN:
9780823252718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244881.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This phenomenological study begins by presenting trust as a characteristic form of interpersonal and communal relationship. In the second chapter, the scope is narrowed to someone’s reliance on one ... More

Unbecoming SubjectsJudith Butler, Moral Philosophy, and Critical Responsibility

Unbecoming Subjects: Judith Butler, Moral Philosophy, and Critical Responsibility

Annika Thiem

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228980
eISBN:
9780823235865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228980.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Moral philosophy and poststructuralism have long been considered two antithetical enterprises. Moral philosophy is invested in securing norms, whereas poststructuralism attempts to ... More

Understanding EvilLessons from Bosnia

Understanding Evil: Lessons from Bosnia

Keith Doubt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227006
eISBN:
9780823235872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227006.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book seeks to articulate the evil that happened in Bosnia within the context of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Its analysis centers on the question of whether it is ... More

The UnpoliticalOn the Radical Critique of Political Reason

The Unpolitical: On the Radical Critique of Political Reason

Massimo Cacciari

Alessandro Carrera and Massimo Verdicchio (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230037
eISBN:
9780823235834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230037.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Massimo Cacciari is one of the leading public intellectuals in today's Italy. This collection of chapters on political topics provides an introduction, in English, to his thought to date. It includes ... More

The Varieties of Transcendence

The Varieties of Transcendence

Hermann Deuser, Hans Joas, Matthias Jung, and Magnus Schlette (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267576
eISBN:
9780823272389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267576.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book traces American pragmatist thought on religion and its relevance for theorizing religion today. The volume establishes pragmatist concepts of religious individualization as powerful ... More

Vladimir JankélévitchThe Time of Forgiveness

Vladimir Jankélévitch: The Time of Forgiveness

Aaron T. Looney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262960
eISBN:
9780823266654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262960.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The first critical study of Vladimir Jankélévitch in English, this book traces Jankélévitch's reflections on the conditions of forgiveness and the temporality of forgiveness in relation to creation, ... More

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