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The Disfigured FaceTraditional Natural Law and Its Encounter with Modernity

The Disfigured Face: Traditional Natural Law and Its Encounter with Modernity

Luis Cortest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228539
eISBN:
9780823235681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228539.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The central argument of this book is that the traditional notion of Natural Law has almost disappeared from the ethical and moral discourse of our time. For Thomas ... More

DissonanceAuditory Aesthetics in Ancient Greece

Dissonance: Auditory Aesthetics in Ancient Greece

Sean Alexander Gurd

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823269655
eISBN:
9780823271870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269655.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the four centuries leading up to the death of Euripides in 406 BCE, Greek singers, poets, and theorists delved deep into auditory experience. They charted its capacity to develop topologies ... More

Divine EnticementTheological Seductions

Divine Enticement: Theological Seductions

Karmen Mackendrick

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242894
eISBN:
9780823242931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242894.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Divine Enticement takes as its central claims that the meanings of theological concepts are not so much propositional—whether those propositions are affirmative or negative—as they are seductive; and ... More

Doing Philosophy PersonallyThinking about Metaphysics, Theism, and Antiblack Racism

Doing Philosophy Personally: Thinking about Metaphysics, Theism, and Antiblack Racism

Dwayne A. Tunstall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251605
eISBN:
9780823252725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251605.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book contends that Gabriel Marcel’s reflective method is animated by two extraphilosophical commitments. Marcel’s first extraphilosophical commitment is to an ethico-religious insight where the ... More

The DoppelgängerLiterature's Philosophy

The Doppelgänger: Literature's Philosophy

Dimitris Vardoulakis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232987
eISBN:
9780823235698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232987.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The Doppelgänger or Double presents literature as the “double” of philosophy. There are historical reasons for this. The genesis of the Doppelgänger is literature's response to the ... More

The Drama of PossibilityExperience as Philosophy of Culture

The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

John J. McDermott

Douglas R. Anderson (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book traces the trajectory of John J. McDermott's philosophical career through a selection of his essays. Many were originally occasional pieces and address specific issues in ... More

The Early Heidegger's Philosophy of LifeFacticity, Being, and Language

The Early Heidegger's Philosophy of Life: Facticity, Being, and Language

Scott M. Campbell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242191
eISBN:
9780823242238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242191.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In his early lecture courses, delivered at the University of Freiburg and the University of Marburg from 1919 to 1928, Martin Heidegger exhibited an abiding interest in human life. Focusing on the ... More

Ecce MonstrumGeorges Bataille and the Sacrifice of Form

Ecce Monstrum: Georges Bataille and the Sacrifice of Form

Jeremy Biles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227785
eISBN:
9780823235193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227785.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the 1930s, Georges Bataille proclaimed a “ferociously religious” sensibility characterized by simultaneous ecstasy and horror. This book investigates the content and implications ... More

Ego Sum

Ego Sum

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270613
eISBN:
9780823270651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270613.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Published in 1979, Ego sum challenges, through a careful and unprecedented reading of Descartes’s writings, the picture of Descartes as the father of modern philosophy: the thinker who founded the ... More

The End of the World and Other Teachable MomentsJacques Derrida's Final Seminar

The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments: Jacques Derrida's Final Seminar

Michael Naas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263288
eISBN:
9780823266487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263288.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book follows the remarkable itinerary of Jacques Derrida's final seminar, “The Beast and the Sovereign” (2001–3), as the explicit themes of the seminar namely, sovereignty and the question of ... More

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