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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

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

Where Are You?An Ontology of the Cell Phone

Where Are You?: An Ontology of the Cell Phone

Maurizio Ferraris

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256150
eISBN:
9780823261321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256150.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book sheds light on the most philosophically interesting of contemporary objects: the cell phone. “Where are you?”—a question asked over cell phones a myriad times each day—is arguably the most ... More

Wild MaterialismThe Ethic of Terror and the Modern Republic

Wild Materialism: The Ethic of Terror and the Modern Republic

Jacques Lezra

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232352
eISBN:
9780823235889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232352.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book speaks to three related questions in contemporary political philosophy. How, if different social interests and demands are constitutively antagonistic, can social unity ... More

Will as Commitment and ResolveAn Existential Account of Creativity, Love, Virtue, and Happiness

Will as Commitment and Resolve: An Existential Account of Creativity, Love, Virtue, and Happiness

John J. Davenport

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225750
eISBN:
9780823235896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225750.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In contemporary philosophy, the will is often regarded as a sheer philosophical fiction. In this book, the author argues not only that the will is the central power of human agency ... More

Witnessing WitnessingOn the Reception of Holocaust Survivor Testimony

Witnessing Witnessing: On the Reception of Holocaust Survivor Testimony

Thomas Trezise

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823244485
eISBN:
9780823252732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244485.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Witnessing Witnessing focuses critical attention on those who receive the testimony of Holocaust survivors. Questioning the notion that traumatic experience is intrinsically unspeakable and that the ... More

Word Made SkinFiguring Language at the Surface of Flesh

Word Made Skin: Figuring Language at the Surface of Flesh

Karmen MacKendrick

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224067
eISBN:
9780823235902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224067.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Today, body and language are prominent themes throughout philosophy. Each is strange enough on its own; this book asks what sense we might make of them together. Words reach out. Hands ... More

X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

Nahum Dimitri Chandler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254064
eISBN:
9780823261239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254064.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book offers an original account of matters African American within the context of modernity understood as an epistemic horizon. With special reference to the work of W. E. B. Du Bois, X shows ... More

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