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ForceA Fundamental Concept of Aesthetic Anthropology

Force: A Fundamental Concept of Aesthetic Anthropology

Christoph Menke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249725
eISBN:
9780823250691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249725.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book reconceives modern aesthetics by reconstructing its genesis in the 18th century, between Baumgarten's Aesthetics and Kant's Critique of Judgment. Force demonstrates that aesthetics, and ... More

Foucault's Critical Ethics

Foucault's Critical Ethics

Richard A. Lynch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The central thesis of this book is that Michel Foucault’s account of power does not foreclose the possibility of ethics; on the contrary, it provides a framework within which ethics becomes possible. ... More

Freedom and Limits

Freedom and Limits

John Lachs

Patrick Shade (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This collection of articles by American philosopher, John Lachs, includes Lachs's discussions of philosophy of mind, medical ethics, his theories of mediation and choice-inclusive facts, and his ... More

Fugitive RousseauSlavery, Primitivism, and Political Freedom

Fugitive Rousseau: Slavery, Primitivism, and Political Freedom

Jimmy Casas Klausen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257294
eISBN:
9780823261512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257294.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Critics have claimed that Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a primitivist who was uncritically preoccupied with “noble savages,” and that he remained oblivious to the African slave trade and so used ... More

Futurity in PhenomenologyPromise and Method in Husserl, Levinas, and Derrida

Futurity in Phenomenology: Promise and Method in Husserl, Levinas, and Derrida

Neal DeRoo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244645
eISBN:
9780823252749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244645.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The future figures prominently in much phenomenological work, but the methodological significance of the future for the discipline of phenomenology is rarely (if ever) the subject of direct inquiry. ... More

Gazing Through a Prism DarklyReflections on Merold Westphal's Hermeneutical Epistemology

Gazing Through a Prism Darkly: Reflections on Merold Westphal's Hermeneutical Epistemology

B. Keith Putt (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230457
eISBN:
9780823235223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230457.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Merold Westphal has been in the foremost ranks of philosophers who proclaim a new post-secular philosophy. By articulating an epistemology sensitive to the realities of cognitive ... More

Giorgio AgambenBeyond the Threshold of Deconstruction

Giorgio Agamben: Beyond the Threshold of Deconstruction

Kevin Attell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262045
eISBN:
9780823266319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262045.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book traces Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben's engagement with deconstructive thought from his early work to the present, showing how consistently and closely Agamben takes up (critically, ... More

Giving an Account of Oneself

Giving an Account of Oneself

Judith Butler

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225033
eISBN:
9780823235230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225033.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What does it mean to lead a moral life? This book offers a provocative outline for a new ethical practice—one responsive to the need for critical autonomy and grounded in a new sense of the human ... More

The Gleam of LightMoral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

Naoko Saito

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224623
eISBN:
9780823235728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224623.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In the name of efficiency, the practice of education has come to be dominated by neoliberal ideology and procedures of standardization and quantification. Such attempts to make all ... More

The God Who Deconstructs HimselfSovereignty and Subjectivity Between Freud, Bataille, and Derrida

The God Who Deconstructs Himself: Sovereignty and Subjectivity Between Freud, Bataille, and Derrida

Nick Mansfield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232413
eISBN:
9780823235735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232413.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

No topic has caused more discussion in recent philosophy and political theory than sovereignty. From late Foucault to Agamben, and from Guantanamo Bay to the “war on terror,” the issue of the extent ... More

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