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Rationalist EmpiricismA Theory of Speculative Critique

Rationalist Empiricism: A Theory of Speculative Critique

Nathan Brown

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823290000
eISBN:
9780823297313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290000.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Twenty-first century philosophy has been drawn into a false opposition between speculation and critique. In this important intervention, Nathan Brown argues that the key to overcoming this antinomy ... More

Merleau-Ponty's Poetic of the WorldPhilosophy and Literature

Merleau-Ponty's Poetic of the World: Philosophy and Literature

Galen A. Johnson, Mauro Carbone, and Emmanuel de Saint Aubert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288137
eISBN:
9780823290376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288137.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Merleau-Ponty’s Poetics of the World offers detailed studies of the philosopher’s engagements with Proust, Claudel, Claude Simon, André Breton, Mallarmé, Francis Ponge, and more. From Proust, ... 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

The Reproduction of Life DeathDerrida's La vie la mort

The Reproduction of Life Death: Derrida's La vie la mort

Dawne McCance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283910
eISBN:
9780823286287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

During the 1975–76 academic year, Jacques Derrida delivered a seminar, La vie la mort, at the Paris ENS. Based on archival translations of this as-yet untapped seminar, McCance’s The Reproduction of ... More

Thinking with AdornoThe Uncoercive Gaze

Thinking with Adorno: The Uncoercive Gaze

Gerhard Richter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284030
eISBN:
9780823286324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284030.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What Theodor W. Adorno says cannot be separated from how he says it. By the same token, what he thinks cannot be isolated from how he thinks it. The central aim of Thinking with Adorno: The ... More

HusserlGerman Perspectives

Husserl: German Perspectives

John J. Drummond and Otfried Höffe (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284467
eISBN:
9780823286089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284467.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Edmund Husserl, generally regarded as the founding figure of the philosophical movement of phenomenology—or, more precisely, transcendental phenomenology—exerted an enormous influence on the course ... More

Poetics of HistoryRousseau and the Theater of Originary Mimesis

Poetics of History: Rousseau and the Theater of Originary Mimesis

Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282340
eISBN:
9780823286201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282340.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book opens with a philosophical scene: in the context of a reading of Hölderlin, Heidegger dismisses Rousseau as irrelevant to the true concerns of philosophy, and thus shows his own blindness ... More

Maurice BlanchotA Critical Biography

Maurice Blanchot: A Critical Biography

Christophe Bident

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281763
eISBN:
9780823284825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281763.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Maurice Blanchot (1907–2003) was one of the most important writers of the French twentieth century. His novels, shorter narratives, literary criticism, and fragmentary texts exercised great influence ... More

The Forgiveness to ComeThe Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical

The Forgiveness to Come: The Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical

Peter Banki

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278640
eISBN:
9780823280476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278640.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The book addresses the difficulties posed by the Holocaust for a thinking of forgiveness inherited from the Abrahamic (i.e., monotheistic) tradition. As a way to approach these difficulties, it ... More

AtopiasManifesto for a Radical Existentialism

Atopias: Manifesto for a Radical Existentialism

Frédéric Neyrat

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823277551
eISBN:
9780823280605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277551.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Atopias argues for a transcendence that is a relation between thought and the world, rather than an object or a substance that escapes the world. In doing so, Atopies intervenes within the fields of ... More

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