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The Doctor and Mrs. A.Ethics and Counter-Ethics in an Indian Dream Analysis

The Doctor and Mrs. A.: Ethics and Counter-Ethics in an Indian Dream Analysis

Sarah Pinto

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286676
eISBN:
9780823288892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286676.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the years leading up to India’s independence, a young Punjabi woman known to us only as Mrs. A., ill at ease in her marriage and eager for personal and national freedom, sat down with psychiatrist ... More

Fundamentalism or TraditionChristianity after Secularism

Fundamentalism or Tradition: Christianity after Secularism

Aristotle Papanikolaou and George E. Demacopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823285792
eISBN:
9780823288755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285792.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Tradition, secularization and fundamentalism—all three categories are contested, yet in their contestation, they shape our sensibilities and are mutually implicated, the one with the others. The ... More

The Garb of BeingEmbodiment and the Pursuit of Holiness in Late Ancient Christianity

The Garb of Being: Embodiment and the Pursuit of Holiness in Late Ancient Christianity

Georgia Frank, Susan Holman, and Andrew Jacobs (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823287024
eISBN:
9780823288908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287024.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This collection of essays explores how the body became a touchstone for late antique practice and the religious imagination. When we read the stories and testimonies of late ancient Christians, what ... More

Morality at the MarginsYouth, Language, and Islam in Coastal Kenya

Morality at the Margins: Youth, Language, and Islam in Coastal Kenya

Sarah Hillewaert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286515
eISBN:
9780823288786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286515.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book considers the day-to-day lives of young Muslims on the island of Lamu (Kenya) who live simultaneously “on the edge and in the center”: they are situated at the edge of the (inter)national ... More

Mutant NeoliberalismMarket Rule and Political Rupture

Mutant Neoliberalism: Market Rule and Political Rupture

William Callison and Zachary Manfredi (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823285716
eISBN:
9780823288793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285716.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Tales of neoliberalism’s death are serially overstated. Seemingly repudiated by historical events and yet staggering on like an undead cadaver, neoliberalism was proclaimed a “zombie” ideology ... More

The Philosophers' GiftReexamining Reciprocity

The Philosophers' Gift: Reexamining Reciprocity

Marcel Hénaff

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286478
eISBN:
9780823288922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286478.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

When it comes to giving, philosophers love to be the most generous. For them, every form of reciprocity is tainted by commercial exchange. In recent decades, such thinkers as Derrida, Levinas, Henry, ... More

Thinking Through CrisisDepression-Era Black Literature, Theory, and Politics

Thinking Through Crisis: Depression-Era Black Literature, Theory, and Politics

James Edward Ford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286904
eISBN:
9780823288939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286904.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Thinking through Crisis turns to 1930s African American literature to offer a critical response to Trauma Theory. This theoretical discourse carries a nostalgia for “European Man” that limits its ... More

Jacques the SophistLacan, Logos, and Psychoanalysis

Jacques the Sophist: Lacan, Logos, and Psychoanalysis

Barbara Cassin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823285754
eISBN:
9780823288779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285754.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

“The psychoanalyst is a sign of the presence of the sophist in our time, but with a different status.” The surprising confluence of Lacanian psychoanalysis and the texts of the Ancient Greek sophists ... More

Postcolonial Bergson

Postcolonial Bergson

Souleymane Bachir Diagne

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823285839
eISBN:
9780823288823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285839.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Henri Bergson has been the subject of keen interest within French philosophy ever since being championed by Gilles Deleuze and others. Yet his influence extends well beyond European philosophy, ... More

A Desire Called AmericaBiopolitics, Utopia, and the Literary Commons

A Desire Called America: Biopolitics, Utopia, and the Literary Commons

Christian P. Haines

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286942
eISBN:
9780823288717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286942.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A Desire Called America examines the relationship between American exceptionalism and U.S. literature. It focuses on how literary works by Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, William S. Burroughs, and ... More

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