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Perversions of the Market

An engaging analysis of the catastrophic ways capital perverts market dynamics by a leading scholar of Deleuze.

Laughing on the Brink of Humanity

Stretching from antiquity to AI, a provocative study of the joyless laughter that emerges at the boundary of the human and the inhuman.

Reimagining Europe

Essays addressing, from various angles, the relationship between Europe and philosophy in today’s crisis-ridden contexts such as xenophobia and migration.

Islamic Philosophy and the Crisis of Modernity

Unveils the profound influence of medieval Islamic philosophy on the thought of Leo Strauss.

The Life of the Soul

Offers a comprehensive and nuanced treatment on the topic of reincarnation in Judaism, covering a wide range of kabbalistic and philosophical sources.

God in Post-Christianity

Argues for a new elemental and sensory experience of God.

The Cinema of the Real

Alters the landscape of Lacanian film theory by revealing an “emancipatory drive” in transnational cinema.

Living Chinese Philosophy

Contrasts classical Greek ontology ("the science of being in itself") with Confucian "zoetology" ("the art of living").

Strange, Surprising, Sure

Accessible and wide-ranging essays on the philosophy of religion.

Phenomenology and Future Generations

Demonstrates the fertility of the phenomenological tradition of philosophy for intergenerational justice and climate ethics.

Leo Strauss on Religion

Intriguing unpublished manuscripts by Leo Strauss, which explore the intricate relationship between religion, philosophy, and politics, accompanied by fourteen interpretative essays.

Common Scents

Attends to the much-neglected sense of smell in and around modern poetry to suggest the possibility of a revolution of the senses.

Novel Pedagogy

Explores Victorian writers’ conception of the novel’s potential to become serious knowledge and differentiate itself from other educational genres.

Heidegger and Classical Thought

Explores Martin Heidegger's rich and profound engagement with ancient philosophy and literature and demonstrates both his essential place within the discourse of classical studies and the fundamental significance of classical thought for his own work.

Heidegger's Conversations

Offers the first comprehensive study of Martin Heidegger's five conversational texts.

One (Un)Like the Other

Aims to rethink ethics and transcendence in light of the phenomenology of empathy and social ontology.

The Great Murdering-Heir Case

Uncovers the facts behind the celebrated 1889 case of Riggs v. Palmer and shows how they transform our understanding of the decision.

Fichte's 1804 Wissenschaftslehre

Illuminating new essays on Fichte's 1804 Wissenschaftslehre, or The Science of Knowing.

Adorno, Heidegger, and the Politics of Truth

A critical and creative reconstruction of Adorno's conception of truth that shows its relevance for contemporary philosophy, art, and politics.

I, Yantra

By Signe Cohen
Subjects: Asian Studies

Argues that ancient yantra (robot) tales reveal how their Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain authors thought about the nature of humanity and our role in a cosmos filled with divine and natural forces.

The Sāṃkhya System

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.

Leisure

Intellectual history of leisure and the use of that history to grapple with its potential future.

Kant and the Feeling of Life

Collects together for the first time essays devoted to a detailed historical and systematic discussion of the topic of life in Kant's work.

Relations and Roles in China's Internationalism

Creative exploration of how the encounter between Confucianism and western (neo)liberalism necessarily leads to the unlearning of both.

"Revolution in Poetic Language" Fifty Years Later

Revisits Julia Kristeva's magnum opus on the fiftieth anniversary of its original publication to open up new paths of interdisciplinary inquiry.