Explores overlapping concerns and themes in African(a) and continental philosophy.
A reappraisal of deconstruction from one of its leading commentators, focusing on the themes of force and violence.
Introduces the phenomenology of the Other, taking into account the work of Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, Levinas, Schutz, and Derrida, but mostly going back to things themselves.
A synthetic assessment of Heidegger’s entire path of thinking as a radical attempt to thematize and rethink the fundamental notions of unity dominating the Western metaphysical tradition.
Explores the evolution of Heidegger’s thinking about nature and its relevance for environmental ethics.
Collected essays consider points of affinity and friction between Walter Benjamin and Martin Heidegger.
A critical examination of the relationship between the philosophies of Martin Heidegger and Henri Bergson, focusing on the central issue of time.
An examination of the philosophical notion of sacrifice from Kant to Nietzsche.
A poetic and philosophical negotiation of the alternatives of atheism and religious faith.
Everything you wanted to know about the Lacanian critique of deconstruction, but were afraid to ask the Coen Brothers.
Investigates the philosophical relationship between Levinas and Heidegger in a nonpolemical context, engaging some of philosophy’s most pressing issues.
Features a reconstruction of an unfinished text by Jacques Derrida from his most penetrating series of readings of Heidegger’s philosophy.
An assessment and reevaluation of nihilism’s ascendency over metaphysics.
Brings Lacan and Nietzsche together as part of a common effort to rethink the tradition of Western ethics.
Explores the ethical and political implications of Levinas’s and Sartre’s accounts of human existence.
A rich hermeneutic account of the way virtue is understood and developed.
A comprehensive account of the role of the imagination in Hegel's philosophy.
A compelling understanding of equality and difference in public life.
A new reading of justice engaging the work of two philosophical poets who stand in conversation with the work of Martin Heidegger.
Explores ontological humility in the history of philosophy, from Descartes to contemporary gender and race theory.
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.
Foundational collection on one of the most influential concepts to emerge from contemporary Italian philosophy.
Essays on Beauvoir’s influences, contemporary engagements, and legacy in the philosophical tradition.
Rejects Levinas’s argument for the preeminence of ethics in philosophy.
A provocative close reading revealing a radical, proto-phenomenological Socrates.
An original interpretation of Merleau-Ponty on subjectivity, drawing from and challenging both the continental and analytic traditions.
Examines how violence has been conceptually and rhetorically put to use in continental social theory.
The major death-of-God theologian explores the meaning and purpose of radical theology.
An original, rigorous, and daring reappraisal and recategorization of David Hume.
A critical account of the key connections between twentieth-century French philosopher Gilles Deleuze and nineteenth-century German idealist G. W. F. Hegel.
A hermeneutics of language after Auschwitz.
Career-spanning selections from the writings of William Desmond.
Excavates the experiential structure of Habermas’s communicative action.
Elaborates the author’s conception of plasticity by proposing a new way of thinking through Heidegger’s writings on change.
A practical hermeneutics of time.
Explores and critiques the so-called “decentering of the subject” in French phenomenology.
Expanded new edition of the landmark book demonstrating the practice of phenomenology through visual illusions and ambiguous drawings
Explores the conceptualization of the Freudian uncanny in various late-twentieth-century theoretical and critical discourses (literary studies, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, art history, trauma studies, architecture, etc.).
Continental philosophers examine Freud’s metapsychology.
Perspectives on Kant's teachings on geography and how they relate his understanding of the world.
Appearing for the first time in English, Günter Figal’s groundbreaking book in the tradition of philosophical hermeneutics offers original perspectives on perennial philosophical problems.
Philosophical interpretation of Proust based on the work of Merleau-Ponty and Deleuze.
Explores why American Romantic writers and contemporary continental thinkers turn to art when writing about ethics.
Argues for the importance of the neglected theme of slavery in Antigone.
Looks at literary works from outside the Judeo-Christian tradition to test Levinas's notion of "the Other. "
Black Feminism and Continental Philosophy in dialogue.
Challenges conventional understandings of Heidegger’s account of the body.
A revised translation of Heidegger's most important work.
Levinas ahead of his time--and himself--on politics, postcolonialism and globalization, animals and the environment, and science and technology.
A transdisciplinary reader on Luce Irigaray's reading and re-writing of Ancient Greek texts.
Takes Heidegger’s later thought as a point of departure for exploring the boundaries of post-conceptual thinking.
Brings an ecotheological perspective to postmodern gift theory.
Considers Bataille’s work from an explicitly philosophical perspective.
Aims to transform logic into a reflection on the nature of language.
Connects Merleau-Ponty’s thought to themes and issues central to continental philosophy today.
The definitive scholarly edition and new translation of all three versions of Hölderlin’s poem, The Death of Empedocles, and his related theoretical essays.
Explores Schelling’s Essay on Human Freedom, focusing on the themes of freedom, evil, and love, and the relationship between his ideas and those of Plato and Kant.
Examines the significance of animal environments in contemporary continental thought.
A spirited reading of Derrida’s view of ethics as transcendental and performative.
Explores the continuities and discontinuities in the work of Henri Bergson and Gilles Deleuze.
Applies the ideas of Heidegger, Irigaray, and Fanon to literature and film.
Makes the novel argument that erotic life is the real sphere of human freedom.
Essays consider Drucilla Cornell’s contributions to philosophy, political theory, and legal studies.
These last writings by Japanese philosopher Yuasa engage both Western and Eastern thought to reconsider modernity and offer an alternative, more holistic paradigm.
The first English translation of Schelling’s final “existential system.”
Looks at Ricoeur’s writings on love and justice, prominent toward the end of his life, and how these serve as an interpretive key to his thought as a whole.
Examines the role of experience within Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology.
Melds philosophical analysis with early cinematic history to develop a fresh theory of the notion of comedy.
Situates Lacan’s theory of the subject within contemporary philosophical debates over freedom and agency.
Systematic comparison of Sartre and Adorno that focuses on their theories of the subject.
Draws connections between the life and writings of philosopher Sarah Kofman.
Translated from the French, this book analyzes the paradoxes that fundamentally characterize Nietzsche’s philosophy and texts.
Examines tragedy in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit.
Leading Italian philosophers engage issues in ethics, politics, and religion.
Reflections on the enigma and secret of “literature.”
Argues that Gadamer’s philosophical hermeneutics merits a radical reappraisal.
Explores the conceptual schema underlying our understanding of reproductive technologies.
This new interpretation of Plato's Parmenides emphasizes its treatment of time and language—insights especially relevant for those working in the Continental tradition.
Interprets Heidegger’s phenomenological reading of Aristotle’s philosophy.
An analysis of Heidegger’s philosophy of technology.
Demonstrates the significance of the concepts of madness and death for the history of philosophy.
Explores the ethical and political possibilities of philosophy after deconstruction.
A wide-ranging attempt to develop a theory of ethical life from a hermeneutic understanding of language.
An introduction to Badiou's philosophical thought and its implications for other humanistic disciplines and the social sciences.
A critical introduction to Hegel's metaphysics and philosophy of nature.
Demonstrates how archaic Platonism has a profound significance for contemporary thought.
Explores interpretations of Plato by Heidegger, Derrida, Irigaray, Cavarero, and Gadamer.
Engages contemporary European thought on a variety of philosophical topics.
A comprehensive examination of Kristeva's work from the seventies to the nineties.
A novel rereading of the relationship between ethics and ontology in Aristotle.
Twenty-three of the most important writings by contemporary continental thinkers on the work of Hegel.
Demonstrates that the divisions between analytic and continental philosophy are being replaced by a transcontinental desire to address common problems in a common idiom.
Focuses on Deleuze's style, his conception of the self, and his understanding of philosophy's relationship to the arts.
Schelling's first systematic attempt to articulate a complete philosophy of nature.
Extends the boundaries of Romantic culture from its pre-Kantian past to contemporary theory and beyond.
Addresses the limits in treating pain psychoanalytically, and offers a phenomenological description of psychic pain, particularly the pain of a lost loved one.
A study of the scope and limits of understanding.
Proposes that philosophy is the proper cure for neurosis.
The first book-length treatment of Paul Ricoeur's conception of philosophy as critical theory.
A comprehensive philosophical introduction to the thought of Georges Bataille.