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Nancy, Blanchot

by Leslie Hill

The concept of community is one of the most frequently used and abused of recent philosophical or socio-political concepts. In the 1980s, faced with the imminent collapse of communism and the unchecked supremacy...


The Beautiful Animal

by Michael Lewis

Can philosophy conceive of a perfect animal? Can it think of the animal as anything other than an imperfect human? The book attempts to rethink the Hegelian dialectic so as to render it capable of assigning...


Thinking Catherine Malabou

by Thomas Wormald & Isabell Dahms

This volume contributes to the growing body of literature exploring the work of contemporary French philosopher Catherine Malabou. Through its fifteen contributions, including two previously untranslated essays...


Deleuze and the Humanities

by Rosi Braidotti, Kin Yuen Wong & Amy K. S. Chan

The volume is inspired by Gilles Deleuze’s philosophical project, which builds on the critique of European Humanism and opens up inspiring new perspectives for the renewal of the field. The book gathers leading...


Monkey Trouble

by Christopher Peterson

According to scholars of the nonhuman turn, the scandal of theory lies in its failure to decenter the human. The real scandal, however, is that we keep trying. The human has become a conspicuous blind spot for...


The Possibility of a World

by Jean-Luc Nancy, Pierre-Philippe Jandin, Travis Holloway & Flor Méchain

In this series of interviews, Jean-Luc Nancy reviews his life’s work. But like Schlegel’s historian—“a prophet facing backwards”—Nancy takes this opportunity to rummage through the history of art,...


Postmodern Theology: A Biopic

by Carl A. Raschke

Postmodern Theology consists in a sharp-edged retrospective and reflection on the forty-year history of the most important movement in contemporary religious thought that is only now passing from the scene....


Intercarnations

by Catherine Keller

Intercarnations is an outstanding collection of provocative, elegantly written essays—many available in print for the first time—by renowned theologian Catherine Keller. Affirmations of body, flesh, and...


The Future Life of Trauma: Partitions, Borders, Repetition

by Jennifer Yusin

The Future Life of Trauma discusses the intersections between psychoanalysis and postcolonial studies in the concept of trauma. It examines the character of the traumatic event as it occurs in the Freudian metapsychology,...


Words Fail: Theology, Poetry, and the Challenge of Representation

by Colby Dickinson

This book investigates the form of spirituality given shape in the intersection of poetics and theological-philosophical reflection, concerned especially with matters of representation and failure.


Heidegger, Philosophy, and Politics

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Intoxication

by Jean-Luc Nancy & Philip Armstrong

Philosophy holds an ambivalent relation to the pleasures of intoxication, this excess that both fascinates and questions philosophy's sober ambitions for conceptual clarity and appropriate behavior. Displacing...


Theory at Yale: The Strange Case of Deconstruction in America

by Marc Redfield

This book examines the affinity between the notions of "theory" and "deconstruction" that developed in the American academy in the 1970s by way of a semi-fictional collective, the "Yale Critics": Harold Bloom,...


Culture and Eurocentrism

by Qadri Ismail

A postcolonialist reading of the deployment of the concept of culture in literature, anthropology, philosophy, sociology, cultural studies. It argues that modernity as understood in the Anglo-US episteme is...


Oxi: An Act of Resistance: The Screenplay and Commentary, Including interviews with Derrida, Cixous, Balibar and Negri

by Ken McMullen & Martin McQuillan

An original screenplay inspired by Sophocles’ Antigone, retold through the contemporary Greek crisis and modern European philosophy.


Ending and Unending Agony: On Maurice Blanchot

by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe & Hannes Opelz

Translation of a posthumous work by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe on Maurice Blanchot. Discusses such topics as literature, myth, the experience of death, autobiography, metaphysics, psychoanalysis, and deconstruction,...


Chronicle of Separation: On Deconstruction's Disillusioned Love

by Michal Ben-Naftali, Mirjam Hadar & Avital Ronell

The book Chronicle of Separation is an attempt to write on Derrida, to Derrida and from Derrida on the basis of a pathetic experience, which, in various ways, describes and enacts the pathetic experience of...


What Does Europe Want?: The Union and Its Discontents

by Slavoj Zizek & Srecko Horvat

Slavoj Žižek and Srecko Horvat combine their critical clout to emphasize the dangers of ignoring Europe’s growing wealth gap and the parallel rise in right-wing nationalism, which is directly tied to the...


The Trace of God: Derrida and Religion

by Edward Baring & Peter E. Gordon

The Trace of God treats Derrida's discussion and use of religious ideas. Examining his writings both early and late, it provides accounts of his engagement with the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions,...