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Mental Health Resilience

Examines the forms of support, resources, and opportunities a person with mental illness requires to have the resilience needed for mental health recovery.

Nietzsche and Politicized Identities

Essays exploring to what extent Nietzsche's thought can aid us in understanding politicized identities.

Freedom's Frailty

Draws on Guo Xiang's commentary on the Zhuangzi to construct an account of freedom that is both metaphysical and political.

Is Harpo Free?

Examines how philosophical concepts like free will, personal identity, and goodness are given an artistic life in films and television programs.

Apparitions, Daemons, and Emanations

A study of non-representational art and poetry in the work of Bataille, Klossowski, and Michaux.

Political Bodies

The first edited volume solely dedicated to the philosophy of Adriana Cavaero.

Toward Environmental Wholeness

Offers a unified vision for approaching human ethical responses to what science is telling us about the crises facing our environment and climate.

Freud and the Problem of Sexuality

A fresh, provocative reading of Freud's theory of sexuality.

Metaphysical Institutions

Uses the intellectual encounter between Islam and modernity to explore the nature of culture, civilization, religion, and tradition.

Aristotle's Quarrel with Socrates

Makes the case that the different stances Aristotle and Socrates take toward politics can be traced to their divergent accounts of friendship.

Ethical Theory in Global Perspective

Edited by Michael Hemmingsen
Subjects: Philosophy

A straightforward, accessible introduction to core theories in normative ethics from Western and non-Western philosophy suitable for the classroom.

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.

Fichte's 1804 Wissenschaftslehre

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

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.

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.

A Theory of Harmony

The classic work on Levy’s theory of negative harmony.

Political Theology after Metaphysics

Argues for a revolutionary political theology that can be used to combat racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression.

The Literary Life of Yājñavalkya

A literary and historical investigation into an ancient Indian religious thinker, tracing his rise in importance in the Hindu tradition.

Plato's Reasons

Studies Plato's approach to argumentation, exploring his role as logician, rhetorician, and dialectician in a way that sees these three aspects working together.

America's Forgotten Poet-Philosopher

Illuminating study of the ideas and influences of a near-forgotten American philosopher.

Grounding God

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.

Value, Beauty, and Nature

Argues that, to make progress within environmental ethics, philosophers must explicitly engage in environmental metaphysics.

Telling Silence

Aims to let silence disclose itself by cultivating attunements with silences’ happening.

Religious Atheism

Calls into question the traditional polarity of theism and atheism.

The Promise of Friendship

Argues that friendship is the gift of a world that is not one's own and that transforms one's world in unforseeable ways.