Argues that the modern practice of critique emerged out of religious traditions and can in many ways be traced back to them.
Brings together and makes available in English for the first time some of Ángel Rama’s most important essays.
Argues that Daoism and dandyism, linked by likeminded philosophies of “carefree wandering,” deconstruct the puritanism and political correctness sought by Confucianism, Victorianism, and contemporary neoliberal culture.
Argues that truth, moral right, political right, and aesthetic value may be understood as arising out of a naturalist account of humanity, if naturalism is rightly conceived.
Explores the various ways in which poetic and philosophical writing meet in texts by, and on, Paul Celan.
A compelling biography of virtuoso, baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams and how his life intersected with some of the greatest poets, writers, painters, and musicians of his time.
Offers a unique perspective on the study of religion revolutionized by contemporary continental thinking.
An up-to-date, clearly written, user-friendly guide that students and experienced scholars alike will find invaluable as they plan, implement, and write up qualitative research projects.
A comprehensive introduction to the life and thought of one of the Islamic intellectual tradition’s most original and profound authors.
Investigates, through a critical exploration of Derrida's political thought, the foundations of modern secular discourse in relation to issues of race and colonialism.
Takes a multicultural, interdisciplinary approach to the rhetoric of science to expand our
toolkit for the collective management of global risks like climate change and pandemics.
Offers a bold new reading of Yiddish cinema by exploring the early diasporic cinema's fascination with media and communication.
Applies a method of comparative cultural hermeneutics to let the tradition speak on its own terms.
The definitive overview of this transformative breathwork.
Putting at work a negative pedagogy centered around learning from unlearning, problematizes and boldly challenges today's culturalist discourses, camouflaged racisms, and masked fascisms.
Analyzes the different feelings, drives and instincts we have inherited from other species, to suggest a new understanding of ourselves as part of an eco-political community.
Develops and defends a philosophical account of meaning, purpose, and value in human life and
experience that is naturalistic without being reductionistic or scientistic.
Argues that self and selflessness are aspects of the same insoluble problem at the very heart of modernity.
Presents a timely discussion of the core problems faced by peasant communities under neo-liberal economics.
Explores how popular novels, short stories, and television shows from the United States and Britain illustrate the positive effects of feminism and promote gender equity.
A clear translation and helpful explanations illuminate this ancient classic of self-cultivation for a modern audience.
Breaks the spell of economic thought by interrogating the widespread language and logic of “incentives” in public life from a Lacanian perspective.
Helps students achieve their academic and career goals by clarifying the behaviors that they alone are responsible for, explaining why they are important, how they are assessed, and how they can lead to success.
Offers a portrait of India as seen through the eyes of a sensitive, sharp-eyed, and witty young scholar in the early 1960s.
The complete history of one of New York State's—and the nation's—founding families.
An analysis of the philosophy of the Yijing in comparison to modern Western philosophies.
How New Yorkers transformed the world!
Explores the diversity of Jewish approaches to character and virtue, from the Bible to the present day.
Considers how popular Haitian films not only provide entertainment but also help audiences in Haiti and the diaspora think through daily challenges.
A wide-ranging overview of contemporary literary works by LGBTQ Appalachians with a focus on LGBTQ themes and characters.
Explores the “torture” of mannered behavior and the prevalence of etiquette as a theme in classical and contemporary Hollywood and European cinema.
Reconsiders the figure of synaesthesia, understood as the combination of the senses and of the arts, in philosophy and literature.
Examines the intersections between forgetting and remembering in classical Chinese civilization.
Explores the feminist spiritual and emotional politics of literary and cultural works by Black Caribbean women.
Explains the complexities of policy implementation and why attempts to translate new laws into effective and enduring policy sometimes succeed and sometimes fail.
Reveals the often-untold stories of front-line public servants.
Reevaluates Western and Chinese philosophical traditions to question the boundaries of entrenched conceptual frameworks.
Illuminates the beginnings, downfall, and legacy of the acid-inspired, spontaneous, and playful approach to life and music in Haight-Ashbury from 1964–1967.
A novel of early eighteenth-century Venice that Cooper called "in spirit, the most American book I ever wrote."
A fresh and rigorous interpretation of William James's ethical theory, showing how experimenting with life's opportunities can transform one's self and life.
Provides a new conceptualization of curriculum and of curriculum planning that is clearer, more functional, more adequate than those previously available.
A critical reflection on the limitations of Carl Schmitt's political theology, reconsidered in light of the current crisis of the liberal democratic order.
Argues that states substitute unwanted policy changes dictated by globalization with politically feasible ones, leading to policy convergence.
Considers how Irish poets have drawn on discourses of locality to articulate new forms of place and belonging amid Ireland’s transforming global identity.
Fully revised, updated edition of the classic text with all new essays assessing the state of race and racial issues in US higher education today.
Details the textual and performative history of the South Asian festival of Indra and its role in the development of classical Hinduism.
An unflinching look at the triumphs and tragedies of '50s rock and roll, from the biggest stars, like Chuck Berry and Carl Perkins, to those who barely grabbed the spotlight.
Offers rich, wide-ranging counternarratives to social, political, and educational discourses that characterize urban schools and communities as places of despair, revealing the resources and strategies of resistance that teachers, students, and families use to succeed and thrive.
How two roadside craft shops in upstate New York transformed American crafts into a fine art.
A philosophical investigation of the concept of interiority, presenting readers with its unmined aspects and senses.
Examines twentieth-century Mexican literature and philosophy within the broad panorama of Latin American and European existentialisms.
A new interpretation of Schelling's 1809 treatise on freedom, demonstrating how the work is an answer to the problem of ground.
A bold and unflinching portrayal of contemporary Maya life in Chiapas, Mexico.
Explores how Victorian women writers used the popular science of phrenology to challenge socially constructed forms of power.
Explores the role of print media in conversations about race and belonging across Central America.
An “all-you-can-eat” tour of American life in the postwar period, told through the foods we loved.
Analyzes the history of legislative party switching and its regulation in the Israeli Knesset.
The compelling chronicle of 120 years of motorcycle making in the Empire State.
Comprehensive examination of the goals, strategies, and motives of the six parties involved in North Korea denuclearization talks through the lens of negotiation theory.
Claims unconscious desire plays a constitutive role in global political economy.
Ranges widely and deeply across William Blake's oeuvre to show how his post-Newtonian vision of space-time anticipates Einsteinian relativity.
Spearheads a new field for the combined study of religion and music, drawing upon theories and methods of the social sciences, ethnomusicology, philosophy, theology, liturgical studies, and cognitive studies.
An exciting adventure tale of sealers caught in the Antarctic ice in the early nineteenth century and forced to winter over in extreme conditions.
Explores the relationship between technics and humanity, tracing the emergence of a bio-technical conception of existence in contemporary continental philosophy.
The saga of New York’s push to build two minor-league baseball stadiums, colored by dollars, politics, and dreams.
Traces the development of the Chinese love story during the Song and Yuan dynasties.
This book addresses contemporary surveillance practices and examines technical communicators' roles in carrying them out.
Establishes the central role of Afro-Puerto Ricans in the island's history and the creation of its capital city, San Juan.
Presents Li Zehou's culminating views on ethics in a series of works that highlight the importance of Confucian philosophy today.
Interpretations of critically important texts in political philosophy from Greek antiquity to modern times on the tension between human excellence and equality and its possible resolution.
The personal and legal struggle of eight enslaved people for freedom in New York in the period just before the Civil War.
This critical reader brings together both essential as well as under-recognized writings from the work of Don Ihde, one of the most important contemporary thinkers on technology and human experience.