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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

Wisdom, Law, and VirtueEssays in Thomistic Ethics

Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics

Lawrence Dewan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227969
eISBN:
9780823237210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227969.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The focus of this book is morals—how human beings should live their lives. For this book (and Thomas Aquinas) “morals” is “the journey of the rational creature toward God.” While ... More

Without Nature?A New Condition for Theology

Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

David Albertson and Cabell King (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Does “nature” still exist? Common wisdom now acknowledges the malleability of nature, the complex reality that circumscribes and constitutes the human. Weather patterns, topographical ... 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

Women of FaithThe Chicago Sisters of Mercy and the Evolution of a Religious Community

Women of Faith: The Chicago Sisters of Mercy and the Evolution of a Religious Community

Mary Beth Fraser Connolly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254736
eISBN:
9780823261048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254736.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Women of Faith: The Chicago Sisters of Mercy and the Evolution of a Religious Community examines the history of the Sisters of Mercy of the Chicago Regional Community, the first congregation of ... More

A Word from Our SponsorAdmen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio

A Word from Our Sponsor: Admen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio

Cynthia B. Meyers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823253708
eISBN:
9780823268931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253708.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this book the author repositions the advertising industry as a central agent in the development of broadcasting in the USA and challenges conventional views about the role of advertising in ... 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

Wording the WorldVeena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Roma Chatterji (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The essays in this book explore how Veena Das’s work has been critically assimilated in the thinking and writing of a younger generation of anthropologists who have been deeply influenced by her ... More

The Work of Difference

The Work of Difference

Audrey Wasser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270057
eISBN:
9780823270095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270057.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book mounts a critique of persistently romantic assumptions in contemporary literary criticism in order to develop an original theory of literary production. Beginning with a study of German ... More

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