Studies Plato's approach to argumentation, exploring his role as logician, rhetorician, and dialectician in a way that sees these three aspects working together.
Argues for a revolutionary political theology that can be used to combat racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression.
Illuminating study of the ideas and influences of a near-forgotten American philosopher.
Argues that, to make progress within environmental ethics, philosophers must explicitly engage in environmental metaphysics.
A literary and historical investigation into an ancient Indian religious thinker, tracing his rise in importance in the Hindu tradition.
Looks at how different religious traditions (Christian, Buddhist, neopagan, and animist) have attempted to resacralize the earth and provide new values that include the more-than-human world.
Aims to let silence disclose itself by cultivating attunements with silences’ happening.
Explores the question of whether heroes matter in the modern republic.
Calls into question the traditional polarity of theism and atheism.
Argues that friendship is the gift of a world that is not one's own and that transforms one's world in unforseeable ways.
Offers a fresh approach to the problem of the human figure in an age of digital cinema.
The first edited collection to offer a systematic introduction to African phenomenology.
Offers a new, Spinozist framework for understanding encounters with otherness in Romantic literature as experiences of immanence.
Interlinks Gilles Deleuze's critical philosophy with Niklas Luhmann's systems theory to unpack contemporary democratic politics as a contest for complexity-reducing orientation in sense.
Combines phenomenology with the "enactivist" approach to consciousness theory and recent emotion research to explore the way self-motivated action plans shape selective attention, exploration, and ultimately the mind's interpretation of reality - in philosophy, psychology, cultural awareness, and our personal lives.
Retraces Hölderlin's journeys to Bordeaux and back in 1801–02, explaining why they are turning points in the great poet's life.
Reformulates the notion of the ego and provides a new perspective for understanding ego development and the role of the ego in spiritual life.
Putting at work a negative pedagogy centered around learning from unlearning, problematizes and boldly challenges today's culturalist discourses, camouflaged racisms, and masked fascisms.
Argues that the modern practice of critique emerged out of religious traditions and can in many ways be traced back to them.
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.
Applies a method of comparative cultural hermeneutics to let the tradition speak on its own terms.
Offers a unique perspective on the study of religion revolutionized by contemporary continental thinking.
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.
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.
Explores the various ways in which poetic and philosophical writing meet in texts by, and on, Paul Celan.
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.
A comprehensive introduction to the life and thought of one of the Islamic intellectual tradition’s most original and profound authors.
Develops and defends a philosophical account of meaning, purpose, and value in human life and
experience that is naturalistic without being reductionistic or scientistic.
An analysis of the philosophy of the Yijing in comparison to modern Western philosophies.
Explores the diversity of Jewish approaches to character and virtue, from the Bible to the present day.
Argues that self and selflessness are aspects of the same insoluble problem at the very heart of modernity.
A critical reflection on the limitations of Carl Schmitt's political theology, reconsidered in light of the current crisis of the liberal democratic order.
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.
Reevaluates Western and Chinese philosophical traditions to question the boundaries of entrenched conceptual frameworks.
Reconsiders the figure of synaesthesia, understood as the combination of the senses and of the arts, in philosophy and literature.