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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

Wilderness in AmericaPhilosophical Writings

Wilderness in America: Philosophical Writings

Henry Bugbee

David W. Rodick (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275359
eISBN:
9780823277308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275359.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The philosophy of Henry Bugbee defies traditional academic categorization. Calvin O. Schrag, Professor Emeritus of Purdue University, once lamented that Bugbee was one of the more marginalized ... More

The Future Life of TraumaPartitions, Borders, Repetition

The Future Life of Trauma: Partitions, Borders, Repetition

Jennifer Yusin (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275458
eISBN:
9780823277131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275458.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Future Life of Trauma elaborates a transformation in the concepts of trauma and event by situating a ground-breaking encounter between psychoanalytic and postcolonial discourses. It unfolds a new ... More

Heidegger, Philosophy, and PoliticsThe Heidelberg Conference

Heidegger, Philosophy, and Politics: The Heidelberg Conference

Jacques Derrida, Hans-Georg Gadamer, and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe

Mireille Calle-Gruber (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273669
eISBN:
9780823273713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273669.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In February of 1988, philosophers Hans-Georg Gadamer, Jacques Derrida, and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe came together in Heidelberg before a large audience to discuss the philosophical and political ... More

Nostalgia

Nostalgia

Barbara Cassin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269501
eISBN:
9780823269549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269501.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In Nostalgia: When Are We Ever At Home? Cassin explores with compelling force the question of nostalgia and the implications it has for us as both individuals and members of a political community. ... More

Apocalypse-Cinema2012 and Other Ends of the World

Apocalypse-Cinema: 2012 and Other Ends of the World

Peter Szendy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264803
eISBN:
9780823266845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264803.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Apocalypse-cinema is not only the end of time that has so often been staged as spectacle in films like 2012, The Day After Tomorrow, and Terminator. By looking at blockbusters that play with general ... More

Thresholds of ListeningSound, Technics, Space

Thresholds of Listening: Sound, Technics, Space

Sander van Maas (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264377
eISBN:
9780823266784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264377.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book addresses recent and historical changes in the ways listening has been conceived. Listening, having been emancipated from the passive, subjected position of reception, has come to be ... More

The Perils of UglytownStudies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt

The Perils of Uglytown: Studies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt

Harry Berger, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823245161
eISBN:
9780823252657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245161.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book considers a variety of texts and images ranging from those of Thucydides and Plato to those of William Shakespeare and Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn. The Introduction explains the key concept ... More

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