Continental Philosophy

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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.

The Cinema of the Real

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

Reimagining Europe

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

God in Post-Christianity

Argues for a new elemental and sensory experience of God.

Phenomenology and Future Generations

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

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.

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.

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.

"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.

Gadamer and the Social Turn in Epistemology

Explores Gadamer's hermeneutic theory of understanding and puts this theory into conversation with several social epistemologies, including feminist epistemology.

The Philosophical Animal

Argues that humans are animals that philosophize about their condition by fictionalizing other animals.

Freud and the Problem of Sexuality

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

Apparitions, Daemons, and Emanations

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

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.

Political Theology after Metaphysics

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

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.

The Politics of Orientation

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.

Thresholds, Encounters

Explores the various ways in which poetic and philosophical writing meet in texts by, and on, Paul Celan.

Critiques of Theology

Argues that the modern practice of critique emerged out of religious traditions and can in many ways be traced back to them.

Beyond the Secular

Investigates, through a critical exploration of Derrida's political thought, the foundations of modern secular discourse in relation to issues of race and colonialism.

Order, Crisis, and Redemption

A critical reflection on the limitations of Carl Schmitt's political theology, reconsidered in light of the current crisis of the liberal democratic order.