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The Crane's WalkPlato, Pluralism, and the Inconstancy of Truth

The Crane's Walk: Plato, Pluralism, and the Inconstancy of Truth

Jeremy Barris

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229130
eISBN:
9780823235674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229130.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book seeks to show that we can conceive and live with a pluralism of standpoints with conflicting standards for truth—with the truth of each being entirely unaffected by the ... More

Derrida From Now On

Derrida From Now On

Michael Naas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229581
eISBN:
9780823235162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229581.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Written in the wake of Jacques Derrida's death in 2004, this book attempts to do justice to the memory of Derrida and to demonstrate the continuing significance of his work for ... More

Derrida Vis-à-vis LacanInterweaving Deconstruction and Psychoanalysis

Derrida Vis-à-vis Lacan: Interweaving Deconstruction and Psychoanalysis

Andrea Hurst

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228744
eISBN:
9780823235179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228744.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Derrida and Lacan have long been viewed as proponents of two opposing schools of thought. This book argues, however, that the logical structure underpinning Lacanian psychoanalytic ... 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

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

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

ExpectationPhilosophy, Literature

Expectation: Philosophy, Literature

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277599
eISBN:
9780823280599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277599.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book is a major volume of the author's writings on literature, written across three decades but, for the most part, previously unavailable in English. More substantial than literary criticism, ... More

Fielding DerridaPhilosophy, Literary Criticism, History, and the Work of
            Deconstruction

Fielding Derrida: Philosophy, Literary Criticism, History, and the Work of Deconstruction

Joshua Kates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229468
eISBN:
9780823235209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229468.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book asks the question: How should we interpret Jacques Derrida's work now after so much commentary has been devoted to his thought, and his own astonishing productivity has come ... More

For Derrida

For Derrida

J. Hillis Miller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230334
eISBN:
9780823235216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230334.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book—the culmination of forty years of friendship between the author and Jacques Derrida, during which the author also closely followed all Derrida's writings and seminars—is ... More

For StrasbourgConversations of Friendship and Philosophy

For Strasbourg: Conversations of Friendship and Philosophy

Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256488
eISBN:
9780823261352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256488.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

For Strasbourg: Conversations of Friendship and Philosophy consists of four essays and interviews by French philosopher and literary theorist Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) about the city of Strasbourg ... More

Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject of Poetic
            LanguageToward a New Poetics of Dasein

Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject of Poetic Language: Toward a New Poetics of Dasein

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223602
eISBN:
9780823235254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223602.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Martin Heidegger's interpretations of the poetry of Friedrich Hölderlin are central to his later philosophy and have determined the mainstream reception of the latter's poetry. This ... More

Idylls of the WandererOutside in Literature and Theory

Idylls of the Wanderer: Outside in Literature and Theory

Henry Sussman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227693
eISBN:
9780823235278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227693.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book is an extended inquiry into the dimension of exteriority constructed by philosophical systems and literary works. Literature has, since its inception, depended on a rogue's ... More

In the Place of LanguageLiterature and the Architecture of the Referent

In the Place of Language: Literature and the Architecture of the Referent

Claudia Brodsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230006
eISBN:
9780823235285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230006.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The “place” in the title of this book is the intersection of language with building, the marking, for future reference, of material constructions in the world. The “referent” the book describes is ... More

IntriguesFrom Being to the Other

Intrigues: From Being to the Other

Gabriel Riera

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226719
eISBN:
9780823235315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226719.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book examines the possibility of writing the other, explores whether an ethical writing that preserves the other as such is possible, and discusses what the implications are for ... More

Labors of ImaginationAesthetics and Political Economy from Kant to Althusser

Labors of Imagination: Aesthetics and Political Economy from Kant to Althusser

Jan Mieszkowski

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225873
eISBN:
9780823235346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225873.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book studies the doctrines of productivity and interest in Romanticism and classical political economy. The book argues that the widespread contemporary embrace of cultural ... More

Lacan and the Limits of Language

Lacan and the Limits of Language

Charles Shepherdson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227662
eISBN:
9780823235353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227662.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book weaves together three themes at the intersection of Jacques Lacan and the philosophical tradition. The first is the question of time and memory. How do these problems call ... More

Language Without SoilAdorno and Late Philosophical Modernity

Language Without Soil: Adorno and Late Philosophical Modernity

Gerhard Richter (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231263
eISBN:
9780823235360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231263.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book's analysis of the fate of art following its alleged end, of ethical imperatives “after Auschwitz”, of the negative dialectic of myth and freedom from superstition, of the ... More

Literature as ConductSpeech Acts in Henry James

Literature as Conduct: Speech Acts in Henry James

J. Hillis Miller

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225378
eISBN:
9780823235391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225378.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The work of a master critic writing at the peak of his powers, this book draws on speech act theory, as it originated with J. L. Austin and was further developed by Paul de Man and ... More

The Marrano SpecterDerrida and Hispanism

The Marrano Specter: Derrida and Hispanism

Erin Graff Zivin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277674
eISBN:
9780823280643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277674.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The impact of Derrida’s work in the U.S. and continental Europe—principally in the disciplines of philosophy, English, French, Comparative Literature, gender and queer studies and postcolonial ... More

The Opinion SystemImpasses of the Public Sphere from Hobbes to Habermas

The Opinion System: Impasses of the Public Sphere from Hobbes to Habermas

Kirk Wetters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229888
eISBN:
9780823235766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229888.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book revises the concept of the public sphere by examining opinion as a foundational concept of modernity. Indispensable to ideas like “public opinion” and “freedom of opinion,” opinion, though ... More

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