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Creative exploration of how the encounter between Confucianism and western (neo)liberalism necessarily leads to the unlearning of both.
Intellectual history of leisure and the use of that history to grapple with its potential future.
Examines how Leo Strauss sought to recover the question of "nature," which he saw as inseparable from genuine philosophy since its inception in ancient Greece.
Presents an iconoclastic account of morality and moral discourse from the perspective of Daoist philosophy.
Explores the Sāṃkhya system and the delicate relationship it articulates between witness consciousness (Puruṣa) and manifest realities (Prakṛti), providing a path to freedom through knowledge.
A groundbreaking study of Farid al-Din ʿAṭṭār, one of Persian literature's greatest poets.
A personal voyage of discovery drawing on musicology, literary theory, Jewish studies, and philosophical phenomenology.
Collects together for the first time essays devoted to a detailed historical and systematic discussion of the topic of life in Kant's work.
Argues that humans are animals that philosophize about their condition by fictionalizing other animals.
Through a philosophical lens, this book explores the powerful educational capabilities of classic psychedelics.
Explores Gadamer's hermeneutic theory of understanding and puts this theory into conversation with several social epistemologies, including feminist epistemology.
Revisits Julia Kristeva's magnum opus on the fiftieth anniversary of its original publication to open up new paths of interdisciplinary inquiry.
Shows how Engaged Buddhists can expand their understanding of the causes of collective suffering and develop nonviolent means for social transformation through a dialectic of love, power, and justice.
A systematic overview of French Philosopher Miguel Abensour’s groundbreaking work and the two inseparable projects that govern it: a radical critique of all forms of domination and a search for a politics of emancipation.
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 an innovative analysis of gates—as architectural components, visual images, and mental constructs—in early Chinese thought and material culture.
Examines the forms of support, resources, and opportunities a person with mental illness requires to have the resilience needed for mental health recovery.
A collection of original essays and previously untranslated critical writings on the renowned Brazilian documentary filmmaker, Eduardo Coutinho.
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.
Examines how philosophical concepts like free will, personal identity, and goodness are given an artistic life in films and television programs.
Essays exploring to what extent Nietzsche's thought can aid us in understanding politicized identities.
Draws on Guo Xiang's commentary on the Zhuangzi to construct an account of freedom that is both metaphysical and political.
A fresh, provocative reading of Freud's theory of sexuality.