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The Conspiracy Against the Human Race: A Contrivance of Horror

by Thomas Ligotti & Ray Brassier

"The Conspiracy against the Human Race sets out what is perhaps the most sustained challenge yet to the intellectual blackmail that would oblige us to be eternally grateful for a 'gift' we never invited." -From...


Happy Slaves

by William Anselmi & Kosta Gouliamos

In this duologue, Kosta Gouliamos and William Anselmi bring to a head their radical revisioning of the stale concepts of (multi)cultural politics. They discuss and dissect the irrationalities and destructiveness...


Nothingness and the Meaning of Life: Philosophical Approaches to Ultimate Meaning Through Nothing and Reflexivity

by Nicholas Waghorn

What is the meaning of life? Does anything really matter? In the past few decades these questions, perennially associated with philosophy in the popular consciousness, have rightly retaken their place as central...


Evolution and Conversion: Dialogues on the Origins of Culture

by Ren¿ Girard

Presented as a series of conversations, Evolution and Conversion is a thorough discussion of the major tenets of Girard's thought.

Ren� Girard is one of the most brilliant and striking intellectuals of the...


Kant

by Paul Guyer

In this updated edition of his outstanding introduction to Kant, Paul Guyer uses Kant's central conception of autonomy as the key to his thought.

Beginning with a helpful overview of Kant's life and times, Guyer...


Ernst Bloch and His Contemporaries: Locating Utopian Messianism

by Ivan Boldyrev

Ernst Bloch and His Contemporaries is a much needed concise yet comprehensive overview of Ernst Bloch's early and later thought. It fills an important gap in research on the history of German thought in the...


The Unity of Content and Form in Philosophical Writing: The Perils of Conformity

by Jon Stewart

In The Unity of Content and Form in Philosophical Writing, Jon Stewart argues that there is a close relation between content and form in philosophical writing. While this might seem obvious at first glance,...


Cut of the Real: Subjectivity in Poststructuralist Philosophy

by Katerina Kolozova & Francois Laruelle

Following François Laruelle’s nonstandard philosophy and the work of Judith Butler, Drucilla Cornell, Luce Irigaray, and Rosi Braidotti, Katerina Kolozova reclaims the relevance of categories traditionally...


Nietzsche as a Scholar of Antiquity

by Anthony K. Jensen & Helmut Heit

Typically, the first decade of Friedrich Nietzsche's career is considered a sort of pr�cis to his mature thinking. Yet his philological articles, lectures, and notebooks on Ancient Greek culture and thought...


Terrence Malick: Film and Philosophy

by Thomas Deane Tucker & Stuart Kendall

Discusses Malick's films as individual objects, as a corpus, within contemporary film studies, and within a wider cultural discussion.


Engaging Agnes Heller: A Critical Companion

by Katie Terezakis, Richard J. Bernstein & Peter Beilharz

This collection examines the life and thought of Agnes Heller, who rose to international acclaim as a Marxist dissident in Eastern Europe. Heller went on to develop one of the most comprehensive oeuvres in contemporary...


Telling Stories: Postmodernism and the Invalidation of Traditional Narrative

by Michael Roemer

Asks important questions about the very nature of stories and examines why we read stories rather than just learning the endings.


Moral Images of Freedom: A Future for Critical Theory

by Drucilla Cornell

Moral Images of Freedom resurrects the Kantian project of affirmative political philosophy and traces its oft-forgotten influences found in thinkers like Martin Heidegger, Ernst Cassirer, Frantz Fanon, and Walter...


Removing the Commons: A Lockean Left-Libertarian Approach to the Just Use and Appropriation of Natural Resources

by Eric Roark

Removing the Commons defends a Lockean Left-Libertarian account of the moral conditions in which people may remove, either via use or appropriation, natural resources from the commons. I conclude that self-owning...


Philosophers of Capitalism: Menger, Mises, Rand, and Beyond

by Edward W. Younkins

Philosophers of Capitalism provides an interdisciplinary approach, attempting to discover the feasibility of an integration of Austrian Economics and Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism. Edward W. Younkins...


Kant's Critique of the Power of Judgment: Critical Essays

by Paul Guyer

Includes twelve of the most important modern critical discussions of the Critique of the Power of Judgment, written by the leading Kant scholars and aestheticians of the twentieth century.


Michel Foucault and Power Today: International Multidisciplinary Studies in the History of the Present

by David A. Gabbard & Alain Beaulieu

Few thinkers have left such an influence across such a diverse range of studies as Michel Foucault has. This book pays homage to that diversity by presenting a multidisciplinary series of analyses dedicated...


The Transformation of Plato's Republic

by Kenneth Dorter

Author Ken Dorter, in a passage-by-passage analysis traces Plato's depiction of how the most basic forms of human functioning and social justice contain the seed of their evolution into increasingly complex...


A Search for Unity in Diversity: The 'Permanent Hegelian Deposit' in the Philosophy of John Dewey

by James A. Good

A Search for Unity in Diversity examines the traditional readings of John Dewey's relationship to Hegel and demonstrates that Dewey's later pragmatism was a development of the historicist/humanistic Hegel, rather...


Shaping the Future: Nietzsche's New Regime of the Soul and Its Ascetic Practices

by Horst Hutter

Shaping the Future maps out the ascetic practices of a Neitzschean way of life. Hutter argues that Nietzsche's doctrines are attempts and 'temptations' that aim to provoke his free-spirited readers into changing...