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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

Ending and Unending AgonyOn Maurice Blanchot

Ending and Unending Agony: On Maurice Blanchot

Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264575
eISBN:
9780823266807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264575.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Published posthumously in 2011, Ending and Unending Agony is Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe’s only book entirely devoted to the French writer and essayist Maurice Blanchot (1907–2003). The place of ... More

Ens rationis from Suárez to CaramuelA Study in Scholasticism of the Baroque Era

Ens rationis from Suárez to Caramuel: A Study in Scholasticism of the Baroque Era

Daniel D. Novotny

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244768
eISBN:
9780823252695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244768.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The influence of the Spanish Jesuit Francisco Suárez (1548-1617) on 17th-century philosophy, theology, and law can hardly be underestimated. This book explores one of the most controversial topics of ... More

Environmental AestheticsCrossing Divides and Breaking Ground

Environmental Aesthetics: Crossing Divides and Breaking Ground

Martin Drenthen and Jozef Keulartz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254491
eISBN:
9780823261185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254491.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Environmental aesthetics today harbors a wide range of perspectives, and crosses several commonly recognized divides: between analytic and continental philosophy, Eastern and Western traditions, ... More

The Ethics of AuthorshipCommunication, Seduction, and Death in Hegel and Kierkegaard

The Ethics of Authorship: Communication, Seduction, and Death in Hegel and Kierkegaard

Daniel Berthold

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233946
eISBN:
9780823240432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233946.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book explores different conceptualizations of the responsibilities of the author to the reader. It also engages the question of what styles of authorship allow these responsibilities to be met. ... More

An Ethics of BetrayalThe Politics of Otherness in Emergent U.S. Literatures and Culture

An Ethics of Betrayal: The Politics of Otherness in Emergent U.S. Literatures and Culture

Crystal Parikh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230426
eISBN:
9780823235070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230426.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book investigates the theme and tropes of betrayal and treason in Asian American and Chicano/Latino literary and cultural narratives. In considering betrayal from an ethical perspective, one ... More

The ExorbitantEmmanuel Levinas Between Jews and Christians

The Exorbitant: Emmanuel Levinas Between Jews and Christians

Kevin Hart and Michael A. Signer (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230150
eISBN:
9780823235711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230150.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

We are exorbitant, and rightly so, when we cut any link we may have to cosmological powers. Levinas invites us to be exorbitant by distancing ourselves from visions of metaphysics, ... More

Faith in LifeJohn Dewey's Early Philosophy

Faith in Life: John Dewey's Early Philosophy

Donald J. Morse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234707
eISBN:
9780823240760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234707.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book considers John Dewey's early philosophy on its own terms and aims to explicate its key ideas. It does so through the fullest treatment to date of his youthful masterwork, the Psychology. ... More

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