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Political Memory and the Aesthetics of Care
With this nuanced and interdisciplinary work, political theorist Mihaela Mihai tackles several interrelated questions: How do societies remember... Les mer
Toward the Critique of Violence
Marking the centenary of Walter Benjamin's immensely influential essay, "Toward the Critique of Violence," this critical edition presents readers... Les mer
Creation and Anarchy
Creation and the giving of orders are closely entwined in Western culture, where God commands the world into existence and later issues the... Les mer
Creation and Anarchy
Creation and the giving of orders are closely entwined in Western culture, where God commands the world into existence and later issues the... Les mer
What Is Real?
Eighty years ago, Ettore Majorana, a brilliant student of Enrico Fermi, disappeared under mysterious circumstances while going by ship from Palermo... Les mer
The Gist of Reading
What happens to books as they live in our long-term memory? Why do we find some books entertaining and others not? And how does literary influence... Les mer
What Is Philosophy?
In attempting to answer the question posed by this book's title, Giorgio Agamben does not address the idea of philosophy itself. Rather, he turns to... Les mer
Dead Pledges
Dead Pledges is the first book to explore the ways that U.S. culture—from novels and poems to photojournalism and horror movies—has responded to... Les mer
Dada Presentism
Dada is often celebrated for its strategies of shock and opposition, but in Dada Presentism, Maria Stavrinaki provides a new picture of Dada art and... Les mer
The Burnout Society
Our competitive, service-oriented societies are taking a toll on the late-modern individual. Rather than improving life, multitasking,... Les mer
The Figure of the Migrant
This book offers a much-needed new political theory of an old phenomenon. The last decade alone has marked the highest number of migrations in... Les mer
Foucault and the Politics of Rights
This book focuses on Michel Foucault's late work on rights in order to address broader questions about the politics of rights in the contemporary... Les mer
The Specter of Capital
In his brilliant interdisciplinary analysis of the global financial crisis, Joseph Vogl aims to demystify finance capitalism-with its bewildering... Les mer
Technics and Time, 3
In the first two volumes of Technics and Time, Bernard Stiegler worked carefully through Heidegger's and Husserl's relationship to technics and... Les mer
Encompassing a wide range of subjects, the ten masterful essays gathered here may at first appear unrelated to one another. In truth, Giorgio... Les mer
For More than One Voice
The human voice does not deceive. The one who is speaking is inevitably revealed by the singular sound of her voice, no matter “what” she says.... Les mer
Saint Paul
In this bold and provocative work, French philosopher Alain Badiou proposes a startling reinterpretation of St. Paul. For Badiou, Paul is neither the... Les mer
A Finite Thinking
This book is a rich collection of philosophical essays radically interrogating key notions and preoccupations of the phenomenological tradition.... Les mer
The Scandal of the Speaking Body
What is a promise? What are the consequences of the act of promising? In this bold yet subtle meditation, the author contemplates the seductive... Les mer
Being Singular Plural
This book, by one of the most innovative and challenging contemporary thinkers, consists of an extensive essay from which the book takes its title... Les mer
Black Holes / J. Hillis Miller; or, Boustrophedonic Reading
This innovative work sets two texts by two different authors on facing pages, designed so that they read in tandem—Miller’s text on the right,... Les mer
Literary Polemics
During the 1960's and 1970's, the eruption of theory was presented as an epistemic break, reorganizing the field of questioning both prospectively... Les mer
Theoretical Questions
This collection of nine essays focuses on those writings of Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) on literature and language that have a direct relevance to... Les mer
Multiple Arts
This collection of writings by Jean-Luc Nancy, the renowned French critic and poet, delves into the history of philosophy to locate a fundamentally... Les mer