In dialogue with Derrida, formulates a new philosophical problem - a complex aporia that underlines the topic of the handwritten as a sign of legal identification.
Building on Jean-Luc Marion’s phenomenology of love this book takes up the “question of the Other” and argues that through the interpretive activities of the amorous imagination lovers come to experience one another as the Beloved.
A provocative examination of the consequences of Levinas’s and Adorno’s thought for contemporary ethics and political philosophy.
Argues that we need to reinvent sovereignty as a motive for democratic political action while remaining alert to its dangers, specifically its relationship to violence.
Highlights the extent to which the two thinkers share a common philosophical framework, while also demonstrating how Levinas shifts the orientation of philosophical thinking from truth to justice.
Explores why Derrida, Hegel, and Heidegger conceive their thought as a “movement” rather than as a presentation of results or conclusions, and of the consequences of such an indirect method for critique and responsibility.
Explores the philosophy of history of Henri Bergson and shows its relevance to contemporary historical thought.
Addresses unconscious repetition, a concept that is crucial to an understanding of Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis.
An English translation of Bachelard's sixth book, in which he seeks to develop a metaphysical context for modern atomistic science.
An analysis of Derrida’s early work engaging Plato, Hegel, and the life sciences.
Repositions Bachelard as a critical and integral part of contemporary continental philosophy.
Comprehensive overview of the entire spectrum of works by one of twentieth-century France’s most original thinkers.
A poetic and philosophical negotiation of the alternatives of atheism and religious faith.
A major new interpretation of the philosophical significance of the oeuvre of Denis Diderot.
All of Derrida’s texts on Joyce together under one cover in fresh, new translations, along with key essays covering the range of Derrida’s engagement with Joyce’s works.
An interview with Juan-David Nasio.
Considers the problems of sovereignty through the work of Rousseau, Arendt, Foucault, Agamben, and Derrida.
An original interpretation of Merleau-Ponty on subjectivity, drawing from and challenging both the continental and analytic traditions.
Wide-ranging essays on Jean-Luc Nancy’s thought.
Elaborates the author’s conception of plasticity by proposing a new way of thinking through Heidegger’s writings on change.
First English translation of Nasio's groundbreaking work on the Oedipus complex.
A searing personal record of spiritual and communal crisis, wherein the death of god announces the beginning of friendship.
Leading scholars engage the later contributions of Maurice Merleau-Ponty.
Considers Bataille’s work from an explicitly philosophical perspective.
Explores the continuities and discontinuities in the work of Henri Bergson and Gilles Deleuze.
Provides a critique of reason, demanding that we take greater responsibility for nature and other people.
A sustained philosophical engagement with significant and creative French interpreters of Heidegger.
Philosophical reflections on the phenomenon of globalization.