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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

Walter Benjamin and Theology

Walter Benjamin and Theology

Colby Dickinson and Stéphane Symons (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270170
eISBN:
9780823270217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270170.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In the Arcades Project, Walter Benjamin writes that his work is “related to theology as blotting pad is related to ink. It is saturated with it. Were one to go by the blotter, however, nothing of ... More

War after DeathOn Violence and Its Limits

War after Death: On Violence and Its Limits

Steven Miller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256778
eISBN:
9780823261406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256778.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book considers forms of violence that regularly occur in actual wars but do not often factor into the stories we tell about war, which revolve invariably around killing and death. Recent history ... More

The Wedding Feast of the LambEros, the Body, and the Eucharist

The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Emmanuel Falque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book links philosophy and theology in an original fashion that allows us to see the full effect of theology's “backlash” against philosophy. By attending closely to the incarnation and the ... More

What's These Worlds Coming To?

What's These Worlds Coming To?

Jean-Luc Nancy and Aurélien Barrau

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263332
eISBN:
9780823266326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263332.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Our contemporary challenge, according to this book, is that a new world has quietly cropped up on us and is, in fact, already here. We no longer live in a world, but in worlds. We do not live in a ... More

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