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Ambiguity and the AbsoluteNietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth

Ambiguity and the Absolute: Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth

Frank Chouraqui

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254118
eISBN:
9780823261116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254118.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book seeks to elucidate Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty’s treatments of the question of truth by using each of their philosophies to shed light on the other. For both philosophers, the question of ... 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

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

Bestial TracesRace, Sexuality, Animality

Bestial Traces: Race, Sexuality, Animality

Christopher Peterson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245208
eISBN:
9780823252602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245208.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In contemporary race and sexuality studies, the topic of animality emerges almost exclusively in order to index the dehumanization that makes discrimination possible. Bestial Traces argues that a ... More

Castoriadis's OntologyBeing and Creation

Castoriadis's Ontology: Being and Creation

Suzi Adams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234585
eISBN:
9780823240739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234585.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is the first systematic reconstruction of Castoriadis's philosophical trajectory, and pays particular attention to his dialogue with phenomenology. It critically interprets the shifts in ... More

Committing the Future to MemoryHistory, Experience, Trauma

Committing the Future to Memory: History, Experience, Trauma

Sarah Clift

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254200
eISBN:
9780823261161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254200.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Committing the Future to Memory: History, Experience, Trauma seeks to rethink the relation between history and memory by revisiting the temporality of experience and its narrative representation. ... More

The Creolizing SubjectRace, Reason, and the Politics of Purity

The Creolizing Subject: Race, Reason, and the Politics of Purity

Michael J. Monahan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234493
eISBN:
9780823240715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234493.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

How does our understanding of the reality (or lack thereof) of race as a category of being affect our understanding of racism as a social phenomenon, and vice versa? How should we envision the aims ... More

Debates in Continental PhilosophyConversations with Contemporary Thinkers

Debates in Continental Philosophy: Conversations with Contemporary Thinkers

Richard Kearney

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223176
eISBN:
9780823235155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223176.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

For more than twenty years, the author of this book has been in conversation with leading philosophers, literary theorists, anthropologists, and religious scholars. ... More

The Early Heidegger's Philosophy of LifeFacticity, Being, and Language

The Early Heidegger's Philosophy of Life: Facticity, Being, and Language

Scott M. Campbell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242191
eISBN:
9780823242238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242191.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In his early lecture courses, delivered at the University of Freiburg and the University of Marburg from 1919 to 1928, Martin Heidegger exhibited an abiding interest in human life. Focusing on the ... More

The End of the World and Other Teachable MomentsJacques Derrida's Final Seminar

The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments: Jacques Derrida's Final Seminar

Michael Naas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263288
eISBN:
9780823266487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263288.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book follows the remarkable itinerary of Jacques Derrida's final seminar, “The Beast and the Sovereign” (2001–3), as the explicit themes of the seminar namely, sovereignty and the question of ... 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

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

HeideggerThrough Phenomenology to Thought

Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

William J. Richardson

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book belongs on any short list of classic studies of Continental philosophy. It explores the famous turn (Kehre) in Heidegger's thought after Being in Time and demonstrates how ... 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

Heidegger's TechnologiesPostphenomenological Perspectives

Heidegger's Technologies: Postphenomenological Perspectives

Don Ihde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233762
eISBN:
9780823235261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233762.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Heidegger is the only thinker of his generation whose philosophy of technology is still widely read today. In it, he made three basic claims. First, he asserted that the essence of ... More

IdentityFragments, Frankness

Identity: Fragments, Frankness

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823256105
eISBN:
9780823261314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256105.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Identity. Fragments, Frankness is a dense and powerful essay on the notion of identity and on how it plays in our contemporary world. In contrast with various attempts to cling to established ... More

Last StepsMaurice Blanchot's Exilic Writing

Last Steps: Maurice Blanchot's Exilic Writing

Christopher Fynsk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251025
eISBN:
9780823252817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251025.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book provides close readings of a number of Maurice Blanchot's important post-war writings. It offers the most sustained reading of The Step Not Beyond available, and includes chapters on ... More

Love and Other TechnologiesRetrofitting Eros for the Information Age

Love and Other Technologies: Retrofitting Eros for the Information Age

Dominic Pettman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226689
eISBN:
9780823235407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226689.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Can love really be considered another form of technology? This book says it can, although not before carefully redefining technology as a cultural challenge to what we mean by the ... 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

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

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