Aims to construct an economic philosophy from indigenous African thought.
Examines the skeptical foundations of literature in order to reassess the status of fiction.
Draws on Marx and the first-generation Frankfurt School to make the case that cosmopolitanism must become a postcapitalist political theory.
Aims to introduce a greater degree of theoretical rigor to the discipline of Japan studies as a whole.
A systematic study of testimony rooted in contemporary continental philosophy and drawing on literary case studies.
A comprehensive study of education in the writings of Walter Benjamin.
Diagnoses our contemporary spatial experience as fundamentally totalitarian through a multilayered critical theory of space.
Explores why past generations of radical ecological and social justice scholarship have been ineffective, and considers the work of a new wave of scholarship that aims to reinvent the radical project and combat injustice.
Systematically addresses the philosophical implications of the postcolonial.
Shows how contemporary French philosophy adopted this literary paradigm and argues for its significance for addressing concerns in ethics, ontology, and aesthetics.
Examines the relationship of Derrida’s writings on architecture to his methodology of deconstruction and to deconstrutivism in architecture.
Offers a critical Pentecostal philosophy of God that challenges orthodox Christianity.
Defends confrontational modes of citizenship as a means to reinvigorate democratic participation and regime accountability.
The first systematic analysis of the Frankfurt School’s research and theorizing on modern antisemitism.
Calls for a Foucauldian approach to political thought that is intrinsically resistant to power and subordination to public policy.
Examines democracy in the Philippines using the political thought of Jürgen Habermas.
Examines the contemporary discourse on happiness through the lens of governmentality theory.
Outlines a mystical theology and experience of the sacred founded on the absence of god.
Probing study of how literature can redeem the revelatory, redemptive powers of language.
Offers a new perspective on the political significance of the Hegelian dialectical legacy.
A psychoanalytic theory of biopolitics.
Expanded new edition of a classic examination of the psychological roots of our ecological crisis.
Reinvigorates Jürgen Habermas’ early critical theory.
Brings together critical race theory and psychoanalysis to examine African American and other diasporic African cultural texts.
Examines racial segregation in literature and the cultural legacy of the Jim Crow era.
Psychoanalytic perspective on what Western philosophers from Socrates to Foucault have called “the art of living.”
Argues that Herman Melville’s later work anticipates the resurgence of an American exceptionalist ethos underpinning the U. S.-led global “war on terror. ”
Examines how liberal society enables racism and other forms of discrimination.
Introduces readers to the work of Paul Ricoeur, one of the twentieth century’s leading philosophers.
Examines the role of experience within Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology.
Systematic comparison of Sartre and Adorno that focuses on their theories of the subject.
Maintains that Lacanian psychoanalysis is the proper continuation of the line of thought from Spinoza to Marx.
Develops a contextualist view of identity, agency, and discursive practices.
Offers an interrogation of Jameson's critical legacy.
Examines the relations among knowledge, politics, aesthetics, and individuality.
Sees Rousseau as the father of Counter-Enlightenment thought.
The first book-length treatment in English of Habermas’s theory of social evolution and progress.
Assesses linguistic versus aesthetic visions of critical theory and their capacity to contribute to the analysis of contemporary democratic society.
Presents a North American philosophy of liberation that defends both metaphysics and philosophy of religion, and acts as a critique of neo-imperialism.
Provocative, inventive, and at times outrageous essays on literary theory, philosophy, and cultural criticism.
Brings together some of the most prominent and influential contemporary interpreters of Adorno's work in a wide-ranging collection of essays that explores Adorno's relation to themes and problems in postmodern thought.
Applies European critical theory to North American educational research.
This book summarizes and critiques theories of social and cultural reproduction as they relate to sociology of education.
Proposes to rethink the ontological and ethical dimensions of language by rereading Heidegger’s work and by engaging Levinas’ ethics and contemporary poetics.
This interdisciplinary study explores the relationship between play and mimesis in the constitution and dissolution of the individual and social self. The volume is divided into three sections, the first ...
Holderlin's essays and letters constitute essential documents for an understanding of the transitional period from neo-classical poetics to what can only be characterized as a unique and, in its frequently ...