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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

The Crane's WalkPlato, Pluralism, and the Inconstancy of Truth

The Crane's Walk: Plato, Pluralism, and the Inconstancy of Truth

Jeremy Barris

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229130
eISBN:
9780823235674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229130.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book seeks to show that we can conceive and live with a pluralism of standpoints with conflicting standards for truth—with the truth of each being entirely unaffected by the ... More

The Creolizing SubjectRace, Reason, and the Politics of Purity

The Creolizing Subject: Race, Reason, and the Politics of Purity

Michael J. Monahan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234493
eISBN:
9780823240715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234493.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

How does our understanding of the reality (or lack thereof) of race as a category of being affect our understanding of racism as a social phenomenon, and vice versa? How should we envision the aims ... More

Crossover QueriesDwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Crossover Queries: Dwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Edith Wyschogrod

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226061
eISBN:
9780823235148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226061.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Exploring the risks, ambiguities, and unstable conceptual worlds of contemporary thought, this book brings together the wide-ranging writings, across twenty years, of one of our most ... More

Death and Other PenaltiesPhilosophy in a Time of Mass Incarceration

Death and Other Penalties: Philosophy in a Time of Mass Incarceration

Geoffrey Adelsberg, Lisa Guenther, and Scott Zeman (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265299
eISBN:
9780823266685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265299.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Mass incarceration is one of the most pressing ethical and political issues of our time. In this volume, philosophers join activists and those incarcerated on death row to grapple with contemporary ... More

Debates in Continental PhilosophyConversations with Contemporary Thinkers

Debates in Continental Philosophy: Conversations with Contemporary Thinkers

Richard Kearney

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223176
eISBN:
9780823235155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223176.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

For more than twenty years, the author of this book has been in conversation with leading philosophers, literary theorists, anthropologists, and religious scholars. ... More

Derrida From Now On

Derrida From Now On

Michael Naas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229581
eISBN:
9780823235162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229581.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Written in the wake of Jacques Derrida's death in 2004, this book attempts to do justice to the memory of Derrida and to demonstrate the continuing significance of his work for ... More

Derrida Vis-à-vis LacanInterweaving Deconstruction and Psychoanalysis

Derrida Vis-à-vis Lacan: Interweaving Deconstruction and Psychoanalysis

Andrea Hurst

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228744
eISBN:
9780823235179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228744.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Derrida and Lacan have long been viewed as proponents of two opposing schools of thought. This book argues, however, that the logical structure underpinning Lacanian psychoanalytic ... More

Difficulties of Ethical Life

Difficulties of Ethical Life

Shannon Sullivan and Dennis J. Schmidt (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229734
eISBN:
9780823235186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229734.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book brings the powerful insights of Continental philosophy to bear on some of the most challenging difficulties of ethical life. Currently philosophy is being radically transformed by questions ... More

The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

Willi Goetschel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244966
eISBN:
9780823252510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244966.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Exploring the subject of Jewish philosophy as a controversial construction site of the project of modernity, this book examines the implications of the different and often conflicting notions that ... More

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