Brings the figure of the voice and the problem of mimesis in Heidegger and post-Heideggerian continental thought to bear on the dismissal of language by the affective and aesthetic turns of contemporary critical theory.
Explores the importance of political judgment in the work of Bernard Stiegler, and argues his approach to judgment marks an important break with continental political thought.
Original reading of Heidegger suggesting what his project could mean for building an ethical way of life now and in the future.
Investigates, by way of Derrida's engagements with Kant, how the foundations of modern constitutionalism can be differently conceived to address some of the challenges of the twenty-first century.
A reconstruction and critical interpretation of Heidegger's remarkable relationship to the poet Georg Trakl.
Meditation on the character of the Eleatic Stranger in Plato's late dialogues, arguing that the prominent place afforded to this foreigner—the other—represents an important philosophical and political legacy regarding the way thought, and life in the community, is understood.
Original and critical essays by leading scholars on the question of the human in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger.
Drawing on a range of sources in philosophy and literature, but with particular reference to the work of Heidegger, makes a compelling case for the importance of place in philosophical discourse.
Drawing on Merleau-Ponty offers new insights into our understandings of health and illness, ability and disability, and the scientific and cultural practices that both enable and limit our capacity for diverse experiences.
The first book-length study in English of the Heidegger-Hölderlin relation, addressing the tension between Heidegger's political commitments during National Socialism and Hölderlin's ideal of poetic dwelling.
First translation into English of Fichte’s major work on the French Revolution.
Drawing from philosophy and psychology, offers a clear and compelling interpretation of what it means to be an adult.
A study of the significance of the visual arts in Merleau-Ponty's aesthetics in relation to the work of five artists not known or discussed by him.
Examines themes of loss and mourning in the late work of Derrida.
A systematic study of testimony rooted in contemporary continental philosophy and drawing on literary case studies.
Provides the first systematic interpretation of Heidegger’s relation to Eckhart, centering on the idea that we must release ourselves in order to know the truth.
Assesses the importance of Merleau-Ponty to current and ongoing concerns in contemporary philosophy.
Examines the role that poets and the poetic word play in the formation of philosophical thinking in the modern German tradition.
Argues that symbolism is an important and unique element of Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology.
Draws from twentieth-century French thought on film and aesthetics to address the philosophical significance of the pervasiveness of screens in contemporary technological life as well as the mutation of philosophy that such a pervasiveness seems to require.
Offers philosophical and psychological reflections on cruelty and tenderness.
The first English translation of the first of three versions of this unfinished work by Schelling.
An original philosophical exploration of the limits of Hegel's thought.
Shows the relevance of Schiller’s thought for contemporary philosophy, particularly aesthetics, ethics, and politics.
Schelling's 1806 polemic against Fichte, and his last major work on the philosophy of nature.
A critical study of the concept of form in Adorno’s writings on art and literature.
This important early Heidegger text sheds new light on his later focus on language.
Calls for a Foucauldian approach to political thought that is intrinsically resistant to power and subordination to public policy.
Argues that Hegel’s conception of God and the self holds the key to overcoming subjectivism in both philosophy of religion and metaphysics.
Analyzes Derrida’s 1975 seminar “La vie la mort” as a deconstruction of biology with relevance to his work more broadly.
Explores the interplay between the dramatic form of the dialogue and the basic themes it addresses.
Brings Kafka’s fiction into conversation with philosophy and political theory.
A radical rethinking of ethics set within the development of a philosophical anthropology.
Reframes philosophical understanding of, and engagement with, tragedy.
Bilingual English-German edition of second collection published by the German poet, dramatist, and philosopher Karoline von Günderrode (1780–1806).
A reading of the death of Socrates as a self-sacrifice, with implications for ideas about suffering, wisdom, and the soul’s relationship to the body.
Reconsiders the contemporary relevance of Schelling’s radical philosophical and religious ecology.
Lectures from the late period of Fichte’s career, never before available in English.
Highlights Merleau-Ponty’s interest in film and connects it to his aesthetic theory.
Lectures on ecstatic temporality and on Heidegger’s political legacy.
A reappraisal of deconstruction from one of its leading commentators, focusing on the themes of force and violence.
Collected essays consider points of affinity and friction between Walter Benjamin and Martin Heidegger.
An original philosophical account of relational ontology drawing on the work of Descartes, Kant, Fichte, Hegel, and Heidegger.
A critical examination of the relationship between the philosophies of Martin Heidegger and Henri Bergson, focusing on the central issue of time.
A synthetic assessment of Heidegger’s entire path of thinking as a radical attempt to thematize and rethink the fundamental notions of unity dominating the Western metaphysical tradition.
An examination of the philosophical notion of sacrifice from Kant to Nietzsche.
Features a reconstruction of an unfinished text by Jacques Derrida from his most penetrating series of readings of Heidegger’s philosophy.
Investigates the philosophical relationship between Levinas and Heidegger in a nonpolemical context, engaging some of philosophy’s most pressing issues.
Analysis of Plato’s influence on the political thinking of Kant, Hegel, and Fichte.
A philosophical perspective on the relation between Paul Klee’s art and his thought.
Offers a striking new reading of Agamben’s political thought and its implications for political action in the present.
Essays exploring a rich intersection between phenomenology and idealism with contemporary relevance.
Offers a new perspective on the political significance of the Hegelian dialectical legacy.
A new reading of justice engaging the work of two philosophical poets who stand in conversation with the work of Martin Heidegger.
Collected writings on Plato’s unwritten teachings.
A provocative close reading revealing a radical, proto-phenomenological Socrates.
A phenomenological account of spatial perception in relation to the lived body.
An original, rigorous, and daring reappraisal and recategorization of David Hume.
The definitive scholarly edition of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg’s philosophical aphorisms.
Critical scholarly edition of J. G. Fichte's Closed Commercial State
A hermeneutics of language after Auschwitz.
Correspondence and texts by Fichte and Schelling illuminate their thought and the trajectory of their philosophical falling out.
Locates in Schelling a new understanding of our relation to nature in philosophy.
Perspectives on Kant's teachings on geography and how they relate his understanding of the world.
Philosophical interpretation of Proust based on the work of Merleau-Ponty and Deleuze.
Appearing for the first time in English, Günter Figal’s groundbreaking book in the tradition of philosophical hermeneutics offers original perspectives on perennial philosophical problems.
Challenges conventional understandings of Heidegger’s account of the body.
A revised translation of Heidegger's most important work.
Takes Heidegger’s later thought as a point of departure for exploring the boundaries of post-conceptual thinking.
Aims to transform logic into a reflection on the nature of language.
Explores Schelling’s Essay on Human Freedom, focusing on the themes of freedom, evil, and love, and the relationship between his ideas and those of Plato and Kant.
The definitive scholarly edition and new translation of all three versions of Hölderlin’s poem, The Death of Empedocles, and his related theoretical essays.
Examines the historical context and contemporary relevance of facticity.
An in-depth look at the theory of solidarity of German philosopher Jürgen Habermas, serving also as a comprehensive introduction to his work.
Makes the novel argument that erotic life is the real sphere of human freedom.
Examines poetic language in the work of Heidegger, Hölderlin, and Blanchot.
Examines the role of experience within Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology.
Appearing in English for the first time, Schelling’s 1842 lectures develop the idea that many philosophical concepts are born of religious-mythological notions.
Systematic comparison of Sartre and Adorno that focuses on their theories of the subject.
The first English translation of Schelling’s final “existential system.”
Provocative essays on language, literature, and the aesthetics of embodiment.
Examines the German poet Hölderlin’s philosophical insights into tragedy.
Schelling’s masterpiece investigating evil and freedom.
A philosophical exploration of the power that poetry, music, and the erotic have on us.
Examines tragedy in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit.
Explores the notion of ēthos in Heidegger’s thought.
Argues that Gadamer’s philosophical hermeneutics merits a radical reappraisal.
Essays on phenomenological encounters with the world.
An ontology of bodily being featuring Plato, Nietzsche, Scheler, Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger, and Foucault.
Demonstrates the significance of the concepts of madness and death for the history of philosophy.
Leading scholars address Heidegger’s 1924 lecture course, “Basic Concepts of Aristotelian Philosophy. ”
Argues for a closer connection between memories of injustice and promises of justice as a means to overcome violence.
Interprets Heidegger’s phenomenological reading of Aristotle’s philosophy.
Examines the significance of Nietzsche’s writings for contemporary debates about embodiment.
Explores the ethical and political possibilities of philosophy after deconstruction.
A wide-ranging attempt to develop a theory of ethical life from a hermeneutic understanding of language.
Heidegger's philosophical journal, written during his first visit to Greece in 1962, and appearing here in English for the first time.
The first English translation of Fichte’s second set of 1804 lectures on the Wissenschaftslehre.
This second edition of the author's classic study of Kant's First Critique includes a new preface and extensive afterword.
Demonstrates how archaic Platonism has a profound significance for contemporary thought.