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Administering InterpretationDerrida, Agamben, and the Political Theology of Law

Administering Interpretation: Derrida, Agamben, and the Political Theology of Law

Peter Goodrich and Michel Rosenfeld (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283798
eISBN:
9780823285921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283798.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Populism in politics and policy orientations in law have thrown the jurisdiction of the academy and the disciplines of interpretation into disarray. Critique flounders in abstraction and negativity, ... More

Allied EncountersThe Gendered Redemption of World War II Italy

Allied Encounters: The Gendered Redemption of World War II Italy

Marisa Escolar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284504
eISBN:
9780823285945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284504.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Allied Encounters: The Gendered Redemption of World War II Italy is the first-ever monograph to analyze cultural representations of Allied-occupied Italy, one of the war’s most unstable spaces. While ... More

American ParishesRemaking Local Catholicism

American Parishes: Remaking Local Catholicism

Gary J. Adler Jr., Tricia C. Bruce, and Brian Starks (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284351
eISBN:
9780823285952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284351.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Parishes are the missing middle in studies of American Catholicism. Between individual Catholics and a global institution, the thousands of local parishes are where Catholicism gets remade. American ... More

Colonizing ChristianityGreek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade

Colonizing Christianity: Greek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade

George E. Demacopoulos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284429
eISBN:
9780823285976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284429.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book employs postcolonial critique to analyze the transformations of Greek and Latin religious identity in the wake of the Fourth Crusade. Through close readings of texts from the period of ... More

Dynamis of HealingPatristic Theology and the Psyche

Dynamis of Healing: Patristic Theology and the Psyche

Pia Sophia Chaudhari

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284658
eISBN:
9780823286027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284658.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This work is an exploration of possible experiential traces of Orthodox Christian ontology and soteriology in the healing of the psyche as known and experienced through depth psychology. It explores ... More

ExterraneanExtraction in the Humanist Anthropocene

Exterranean: Extraction in the Humanist Anthropocene

Phillip John Usher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284221
eISBN:
9780823286058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284221.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Exterranean is a book about the extraction of stuff from the Earth, a process in which matter goes from being sub to exterranean. By opening up a rich archive of specifically nonmodern texts and ... More

For the Love of PsychoanalysisThe Play of Chance in Freud and Derrida

For the Love of Psychoanalysis: The Play of Chance in Freud and Derrida

Elizabeth Rottenberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284115
eISBN:
9780823286065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284115.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

For the Love of Psychoanalysis: The Play of Chance in Freud and Derrida is a book about what exceeds or resists calculation—in life and in death. It is a book about what emerges, and perhaps only ... 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

Jewish Studies as CounterlifeA Report to the Academy

Jewish Studies as Counterlife: A Report to the Academy

Adam Zachary Newton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283958
eISBN:
9780823286096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283958.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book tells the story of a Jewish Studies that hasn’t yet happened—at least not fully. At bottom, the modest version of a swerve it performs is to ask: what do we mean when we say, “Jewish ... More

Karl Barth and Comparative Theology

Karl Barth and Comparative Theology

Martha L. Moore-Keish and Christian T. Collins Winn (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284603
eISBN:
9780823286102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284603.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In a world in which interreligious engagement is both more dangerous and more imperative than ever, and in which the category of “religion” itself has come under increasing scrutiny, the discipline ... More

Killing TimesThe Temporal Technology of the Death Penalty

Killing Times: The Temporal Technology of the Death Penalty

David Wills

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283521
eISBN:
9780823286119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283521.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Killing Times starts from the deceptively simple observation— made by Jacques Derrida—that the death penalty mechanically interrupts mortal time, preempting our normal experience of not knowing when ... More

King Alfonso VIII of CastileGovernment, Family, and War

King Alfonso VIII of Castile: Government, Family, and War

Miguel Gómez, Kyle C. Lincoln, and Damian J. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284146
eISBN:
9780823286126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284146.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book brings together a diverse group of scholars whose work concerns the reign of Alfonso VIII (1158–1215). This was a critical period in the history of the Iberian Peninsula, when the conflict ... More

Last ActsThe Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage

Last Acts: The Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage

Maggie Vinter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284269
eISBN:
9780823286133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284269.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Last Acts: The Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage argues that the Elizabethan and Jacobean theater offered playwrights, actors, and audiences important opportunities to practice arts of dying. ... More

Levels of Organic Life and the HumanAn Introduction to Philosophical Anthropology

Levels of Organic Life and the Human: An Introduction to Philosophical Anthropology

Helmuth Plessner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283996
eISBN:
9780823286140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283996.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Phenomenology, biology, and the human sciences combine in this work to support an original systematic philosophy of nature, organic life, and human existence. A sequence of increasingly complex modes ... More

Lives of the Dead PoetsKeats, Shelley, Coleridge

Lives of the Dead Poets: Keats, Shelley, Coleridge

Karen Swann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284184
eISBN:
9780823286157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284184.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Biography has played an important role in the canonization of Keats, Shelley, and Coleridge. Each archive is saturated with stories of the life prematurely cut off or, in Coleridge’s case, of promise ... More

Looking for Law in All the Wrong PlacesJustice Beyond and Between

Looking for Law in All the Wrong Places: Justice Beyond and Between

Marianne Constable, Leti Volpp, and Bryan Wagner (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283712
eISBN:
9780823286164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283712.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

For many inside and outside the legal academy, the right place to look for law is in constitutions, statutes, and judicial opinions. This book looks for law in the "wrong places"-sites and spaces in ... More

The Mathematical ImaginationOn the Origins and Promise of Critical Theory

The Mathematical Imagination: On the Origins and Promise of Critical Theory

Matthew Handelman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283835
eISBN:
9780823286270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283835.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The Mathematical Imagination is an archaeology of the undeveloped potential of mathematics for critical theory. As Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno first conceived of the critical project in the ... More

Murderous ConsentOn the Accommodation of Violent Death

Murderous Consent: On the Accommodation of Violent Death

Marc Crépon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283750
eISBN:
9780823286171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283750.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book details our implication in violence we do not directly inflict but in which we are structurally complicit: famines, civil wars, political repression in far-away places, and war, as it's ... More

New Perspectives on the Union War

New Perspectives on the Union War

Gary W. Gallagher and Elizabeth R. Varon (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284542
eISBN:
9780823286188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284542.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

New Perspectives on the Union War explores, at a wide array of points along the political spectrum, the many shapes patriotic sentiment took in the loyal states during the Civil War. The essays ... More

Reading SidewaysThe Queer Politics of Art in Modern American Fiction

Reading Sideways: The Queer Politics of Art in Modern American Fiction

Dana Seitler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823282623
eISBN:
9780823286225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282623.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the pivotal role that various art forms played in American literary fiction in direct relation to the politics of gender and sexuality at the turn of the twentieth century. It ... More

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