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Coming to Our Senses: Affect and an Order of Things for Global Culture

by Dierdra Reber

Coming to Our Senses positions affect, or feeling, as our new cultural compass, ordering the parameters and possibilities of what can be known. From Facebook “likes” to Coca-Cola “loves,” from “emotional...


Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney debates God with James Wood, Catherine Keller, Charles Taylor, Julia Kristeva, Gianni Vattimo, Simon Critchley

by Richard Kearney & Jens Zimmermann

Contemporary conversations about religion and culture are framed by two reductive definitions of secularity. In one, multiple faiths and nonfaiths coexist free from a dominant belief in God. In the other, we...


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...


Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous

by Brigitte Weltman-Aron

Born and raised in French Algeria, Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous represent in their literary works signs of conflict and enmity, drawing on discordant histories so as to reappraise the political on the very...


The Hidden God: Pragmatism and Posthumanism in American Thought

by Ryan White

The Hidden God revisits the origins of American pragmatism and finds a nascent “posthumanist” critique shaping early modern thought. By reaching as far back as the Calvinist arguments of the American Puritans...


Human Kindness and the Smell of Warm Croissants: An Introduction to Ethics

by Ruwen Ogien & Martin Thom

A beloved best-seller in France, Human Kindness and the Smell of Warm Croissants makes philosophy fun, tactile, and popular. Moral thinking is simple, Ruwen Ogien argues, and as inherent as the senses. In our...


Paul's Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening

by L. L. Welborn

Taubes, Badiou, Agamben, Žižek, Reinhard, and Santner have found in the Apostle Paul’s emphasis on neighbor-love a positive paradigm for politics. By thoroughly reexamining Pauline eschatology, L. L. Welborn...


Earth and World: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions

by Kelly Oliver

Critically engaging the work of Immanuel Kant, Hannah Arendt, Martin Heidegger, and Jacques Derrida together with her own observations on contemporary politics, environmental degradation, and the pursuit of...


Christo-Fiction: The Ruins of Athens and Jerusalem

by Francois Laruelle & Robin Mackay

François Laruelle’s lifelong project of “nonphilosophy,” or “nonstandard philosophy,” thinks past the theoretical limits of Western philosophy to realize new relations among religion, science, politics,...


Why We Dance: A Philosophy of Bodily Becoming

by Kimerer L. LaMothe

Within intellectual paradigms that privilege mind over matter, dance has long appeared as a marginal, derivative, or primitive art. Drawing support from theorists and artists who embrace matter as dynamic and...


Nietzsche Versus Paul

by Abed Azzam

Abed Azzam offers a fresh interpretation of Nietzsche’s engagement with the work of Paul the Apostle, reorienting the relationship between the two thinkers while embedding modern philosophy within early Christian...


There Are Two Sexes: Essays in Feminology

by Antoinette Fouque, Catherine Porter & Sylvina Boissonnas

Antoinette Fouque cofounded the Mouvement de Libération des Femmes (MLF) in France in 1968 and spearheaded its celebrated “Psychanalyse et Politique,” a research group that informed the cultural and intellectual...


Cloud of the Impossible: Negative Theology and Planetary Entanglement

by Catherine Keller

What generates the cloud of the impossible is what becomes possible in the very face of what appears to be impossible, whether it be radical democracy or the reversal of climate change. The experience of the...


What Is Philosophy?

by Gilles Deleuze, Felix Guattari & Janis Tomlinson

Called by many France's foremost philosopher, Gilles Deleuze is one of the leading thinkers in the Western World. His acclaimed works and celebrated collaborations with Félix Guattari have established him as...


What Does Europe Want?: The Union and Its Discontents

by Slavoj ?i?ek & 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...


Teresa, My Love: An Imagined Life of the Saint of Avila

by Julia Kristeva & Lorna Scott Fox

Mixing fiction, history, psychoanalysis, and personal fantasy, Teresa, My Love follows Sylvia Leclercq, a French psychoanalyst, academic, and incurable insomniac, as she falls for the sixteenth-century Saint...


Software Theory: A Cultural and Philosophical Study

by Federica Frabetti

This book engages directly in close readings of technical texts and computer code in order to show how software works. It offers an analysis of the cultural, political, and philosophical implications of software...


The Philosopher's Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium

by Michael Marder & Mathilde Roussel

Despite their conceptual allergy to vegetal life, philosophers have used germination, growth, blossoming, fruition, reproduction, and decay as illustrations of abstract concepts; mentioned plants in passing...


Love and War: How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance

by Tom Digby

Ideas of masculinity and femininity become sharply defined in war-reliant societies, resulting in a presumed enmity between men and women. This so-called battle of the sexes intensifies in tandem with dispositions...


Raising Girls in Bohemia: Meditations of an American Father: A Memoir in Essays

by Richard Katrovas

A provocative collection of personal and political essays by an American writer, Raising Girls in Bohemia chronicles the life of a father raising three perfectly bilingual, culturally bifurcated, Czech-American...