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Upside-Down Gods

Upside-Down Gods

Peter Harries-Jones

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270347
eISBN:
9780823270385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270347.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This is an intellectual biography of Gregory Bateson, one of the most important holistic writers of the twentieth century, whose qualitative approach to information and intelligence in living systems ... More

The Value of Worthless LivesWriting Italian American Immigrant Autobiographies

The Value of Worthless Lives: Writing Italian American Immigrant Autobiographies

Ilaria Serra

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226788
eISBN:
9780823235032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226788.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The writer Giuseppe Prezzolini said that Italian immigrants left behind tears and sweat but not “words”, making their lives in America mostly in silence, their memories private and ... 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

Veiled DesiresIntimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Maureen Sabine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In her vibrant screen performance as Sister Benedict in The Bells of St. Mary's, Ingrid Bergman represented the film nun as a mature modern woman who had chosen the religious life with a “complete ... More

Victor HerbertA Theatrical Life

Victor Herbert: A Theatrical Life

Neil Gould

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823228713
eISBN:
9780823241798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Victor Herbert is one of the giants of American culture. As a musician, conductor, and, above all, composer, he touched every corner of American musical life at the turn of the century, writing ... 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

Voluptuous PhilosophyLiterary Materialism in the French Enlightenment

Voluptuous Philosophy: Literary Materialism in the French Enlightenment

Natania Meeker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823226962
eISBN:
9780823240944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823226962.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Eighteenth-century France witnessed the rise of matter itself—in forms ranging from atoms to anatomies—as a privileged object of study. This book redefines what is at stake in the emergence of an ... 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

War in WorcesterYouth and the Apartheid State

War in Worcester: Youth and the Apartheid State

Pamela Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243099
eISBN:
9780823250790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book is about youth fighting for freedom and a state's retaliation. It is about the young not consenting to the kind of adulthood on offer under a particular political dispensation. It is about ... More

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