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Throwing the Moral DiceEthics and the Problem of Contingency

Throwing the Moral Dice: Ethics and the Problem of Contingency

Thomas Claviez and Viola Marchi (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298075
eISBN:
9781531500603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298075.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Since Greek tragedy and philosophy, ethics has—more or less successfully—served as a bulwark against contingency; or at least to provide guidance in cases were decisions had to be taken in the face ... More

Class ActsDerrida on the Public Stage

Class Acts: Derrida on the Public Stage

Michael Naas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298396
eISBN:
9781531500528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Class Acts looks at two often neglected aspects of Jacques Derrida’s work as a philosopher, namely, his public presentations and his teaching, along with the question of the “speech act” that links ... More

Couch CitySocrates against Simonides

Couch City: Socrates against Simonides

Harry Berger

Ward Risvold and J. Benjamin Fuqua (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294237
eISBN:
9780823297412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294237.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In addition to providing a thorough philological review, this book revises the way scholars have tended to read the Simonides episode from Plato’s Protagoras. Couch City ties this review with a ... More

Radical HospitalityFrom Thought to Action

Radical Hospitality: From Thought to Action

Richard Kearney and Melissa Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823294428
eISBN:
9780823297306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294428.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This volume addresses a timely and challenging subject for contemporary philosophy: the ethical responsibility of opening borders, psychic and physical, to the stranger. Drawing on key critical ... More

Nothing AbsoluteGerman Idealism and the Question of Political Theology

Nothing Absolute: German Idealism and the Question of Political Theology

Kirill Chepurin and Alex Dubilet (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823290161
eISBN:
9780823297283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290161.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Staging for the first time in extant scholarship a rigorous encounter between German thought from Kant to Marx and new forms of political theology, this ground-breaking volume puts forward a distinct ... More

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

Scatter 2Politics in Deconstruction

Scatter 2: Politics in Deconstruction

Geoffrey Bennington

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823289929
eISBN:
9780823297320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289929.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Scatter 2 identifies politics as an object of perennial difficulty for philosophy—as recalcitrant to philosophical mastery as is philosophy’s traditional adversary, poetry. That difficulty makes it ... More

Deconstruction in a NutshellA Conversation with Jacques Derrida, With a New Introduction

Deconstruction in a Nutshell: A Conversation with Jacques Derrida, With a New Introduction

Jacques Derrida

John D. Caputo (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823290284
eISBN:
9780823297139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290284.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This volume, now with a substantial new Introduction, represents one of the most lucid, compact and reliable introductions to Derrida and deconstruction available in any language. Responding to ... More

TheosemioticReligion, Reading, and the Gift of Meaning

Theosemiotic: Religion, Reading, and the Gift of Meaning

Michael L. Raposa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289516
eISBN:
9780823297214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289516.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book is an attempt to adapt some of Peirce’s ideas, particularly his theory of semiotic, for the purpose of re-thinking certain issues in contemporary philosophical theology and the philosophy ... More

Critique of Journalistic ReasonPhilosophy and the Time of the Newspaper

Critique of Journalistic Reason: Philosophy and the Time of the Newspaper

Tom Vandeputte

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823290260
eISBN:
9780823297122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290260.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book examines an encounter recurring throughout the modern philosophical tradition: that between philosophy and journalism. It focuses on the images of reporters and newspaper readers, ... More

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