Continental Philosophy

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Rereading Freud

Edited by Jon Mills
Subjects: Psychology

Continental philosophers examine Freud’s metapsychology.

Reading Kant's Geography

Perspectives on Kant's teachings on geography and how they relate his understanding of the world.

Objectivity

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.

An Unprecedented Deformation

Philosophical interpretation of Proust based on the work of Merleau-Ponty and Deleuze.

Ethics, Aesthetics, and the Beyond of Language

Explores why American Romantic writers and contemporary continental thinkers turn to art when writing about ethics.

Whose Antigone?

By Tina Chanter
Subjects: Philosophy

Argues for the importance of the neglected theme of slavery in Antigone.

Other Others

Looks at literary works from outside the Judeo-Christian tradition to test Levinas's notion of "the Other. "

Convergences

Black Feminism and Continental Philosophy in dialogue.

Heidegger's Neglect of the Body

Challenges conventional understandings of Heidegger’s account of the body.

Being and Time

A revised translation of Heidegger's most important work.

Radicalizing Levinas

Levinas ahead of his time--and himself--on politics, postcolonialism and globalization, animals and the environment, and science and technology.

Rewriting Difference

A transdisciplinary reader on Luce Irigaray's reading and re-writing of Ancient Greek texts.

Sense and Finitude

Takes Heidegger’s later thought as a point of departure for exploring the boundaries of post-conceptual thinking.

If Creation Is a Gift

Brings an ecotheological perspective to postmodern gift theory.

The Obsessions of Georges Bataille

Considers Bataille’s work from an explicitly philosophical perspective.

Logic as the Question Concerning the Essence of Language

Aims to transform logic into a reflection on the nature of language.

Intertwinings

Edited by Gail Weiss
Subjects: Philosophy

Connects Merleau-Ponty’s thought to themes and issues central to continental philosophy today.

The Death of Empedocles

The definitive scholarly edition and new translation of all three versions of Hölderlin’s poem, The Death of Empedocles, and his related theoretical essays.

Schelling's Dialogical Freedom Essay

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.

Onto-Ethologies

Examines the significance of animal environments in contemporary continental thought.

Jacques Derrida's Ghost

A spirited reading of Derrida’s view of ethics as transcendental and performative.

Bergson-Deleuze Encounters

Explores the continuities and discontinuities in the work of Henri Bergson and Gilles Deleuze.

The Signifying Body

Applies the ideas of Heidegger, Irigaray, and Fanon to literature and film.

Bearing Witness to Epiphany

Makes the novel argument that erotic life is the real sphere of human freedom.

Imagining Law

Essays consider Drucilla Cornell’s contributions to philosophy, political theory, and legal studies.