Argues that humans are animals that philosophize about their condition by fictionalizing other animals.
The classic work on Levy’s theory of negative harmony.
Argues that friendship is the gift of a world that is not one's own and that transforms one's world in unforseeable ways.
Combines phenomenology with the "enactivist" approach to consciousness theory and recent emotion research to explore the way self-motivated action plans shape selective attention, exploration, and ultimately the mind's interpretation of reality - in philosophy, psychology, cultural awareness, and our personal lives.
The first edited collection to offer a systematic introduction to African phenomenology.
A philosophical investigation of the concept of interiority, presenting readers with its unmined aspects and senses.
This critical reader brings together both essential as well as under-recognized writings from the work of Don Ihde, one of the most important contemporary thinkers on technology and human experience.
The definitive philosophical exploration of the work of pioneering filmmaker Terrence Malick.
Addresses the question of how language affects the subject of speech through readings of confessional, philosophical, and fictional writings.
A provocative examination of the consequences of Levinas’s and Adorno’s thought for contemporary ethics and political philosophy.
Examines theological motifs in the work of Jan Patočka, drawing out their implications for contemporary theology and philosophy of religion.
A systematic study of testimony rooted in contemporary continental philosophy and drawing on literary case studies.
Proposes a theoretically rich treatment of temporality within exile as "gerundive" time.
Highlights the extent to which the two thinkers share a common philosophical framework, while also demonstrating how Levinas shifts the orientation of philosophical thinking from truth to justice.
Drawing from philosophy and psychology, offers a clear and compelling interpretation of what it means to be an adult.
A Levinasian commentary on the Torah.
Examines the role that poets and the poetic word play in the formation of philosophical thinking in the modern German tradition.
Provides the first systematic interpretation of Heidegger’s relation to Eckhart, centering on the idea that we must release ourselves in order to know the truth.
A feminist approach to the Anthropocene that recovers the relevance of sensation and phenomenology.
Argues that symbolism is an important and unique element of Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology.
Places the phenomenologies of Merleau-Ponty and Nishida in dialogue and uncovers a demand for a motor-perceptual form of faith in both philosophers’ meditations on artistic expression.
Offers philosophical and psychological reflections on cruelty and tenderness.
Shows the relevance of Schiller’s thought for contemporary philosophy, particularly aesthetics, ethics, and politics.
Demonstrates the unique, pervasive, and overwhelmingly important role of other people within our lived experience.
Offers a new phenomenological method for biblical interpretation that opens up the possibility of an absolute science of scripture.
Examines the lived experience of social encounters drawing on phenomenological insights.
Phenomenological analysis of beauty and art across various aspects of lived experience and culture.
Advances a hermeneutic conception of truth as a mode of being, in dialogue with Aristotle, Nietzsche, Gadamer, Heidegger, Putnam, and Rorty.
Repositions Bachelard as a critical and integral part of contemporary continental philosophy.
An aesthetic and phenomenological account of feelings.
Analyzes the role of community in the writings of Giorgio Agamben, Roberto Esposito, and Jean-Luc Nancy.
A radical rethinking of ethics set within the development of a philosophical anthropology.
Engages the work and career of the philosopher Hugh J. Silverman.
Proposes that cinematic time is not a fixed idea, but a dynamic exchange between film and viewer.
Philosophers and artists consider the relevance of Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s philosophy for understanding art and aesthetic experience.
Draws from Latina feminism, existential phenomenology, and race theory to explore the concept of selfhood.
Lectures on ecstatic temporality and on Heidegger’s political legacy.
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.
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 original philosophical account of relational ontology drawing on the work of Descartes, Kant, Fichte, Hegel, and Heidegger.
A poetic examination of what’s waiting just beneath everyday experience.
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.
Philosophers consider race and racism from the perspective of lived, bodily experience.
A dynamic interpretation of feminine identity capable of resistance, change, and transformation.
A resolute defense of philosophy and hermeneutics against the threats of dogmatism and relativism.
Probing study of how literature can redeem the revelatory, redemptive powers of language.
Articulates the fundamental importance of ontology to Hans Jonas’s environmental ethics.
Explores the ethical and political implications of Levinas’s and Sartre’s accounts of human existence.
Essays exploring a rich intersection between phenomenology and idealism with contemporary relevance.
Phenomenological analyses of the orderliness of naturally occurring collaboration.
A phenomenological account of spatial perception in relation to the lived body.
An original interpretation of Merleau-Ponty on subjectivity, drawing from and challenging both the continental and analytic traditions.
An urgent, contemporary defense of Aristotle
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.
Explains how the work of Deleuze and Guattari speaks to feminism and other progressive movements.
Expanded new edition of the landmark book demonstrating the practice of phenomenology through visual illusions and ambiguous drawings
Exploration of Alfred North Whitehead's influence on Maurice Merleau-Ponty's ontology of nature.
Locates in Schelling a new understanding of our relation to nature in philosophy.
Demonstrates the dramatic interplay of elements that comprise the concepts of norm, bisexuality, and development.
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.
Explores the ancient and perennial notion of the four elements as environmental ideas.
Philosophical interpretation of Proust based on the work of Merleau-Ponty and Deleuze.
Study of self-consciousness in Hegel and Shakespeare.
Essays describe Italian philosopher Gianni Vattimo’s unique and radical hermeneutic philosophy.
First English translation of Nasio's groundbreaking work on the Oedipus complex.
A critical look at the development of the phenomenological approach to the study of religion, revealing its evaluative and metaphysical concepts.
First English translation of Sini’s important work on the influence of writing and the alphabet on Western rationality.
Investigates the role of family in Hegel’s phenomenology.
Challenges conventional understandings of Heidegger’s account of the body.
Leading scholars engage the later contributions of Maurice Merleau-Ponty.
Takes Heidegger’s later thought as a point of departure for exploring the boundaries of post-conceptual thinking.
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.
A sustained philosophical engagement with significant and creative French interpreters of Heidegger.
Provides a critique of reason, demanding that we take greater responsibility for nature and other people.
Maps the future of phenomenological thought, accounting for how technology expands our means of experiencing the world.
Makes the novel argument that erotic life is the real sphere of human freedom.
Examines the overlap and blurring of boundaries among humans, animals, and machines.
Introduces readers to the work of Paul Ricoeur, one of the twentieth century’s leading philosophers.
Leading scholars address Heidegger’s 1924 lecture course, “Basic Concepts of Aristotelian Philosophy. ”
Demonstrates the significance of the concepts of madness and death for the history of philosophy.
An in-depth biography of the philosopher who brought phenomenology to the social sciences.
A comprehensive anthology of Heidegger's early essays.
The definitive commentary on Husserl's Ideas I.
Examines Goethe's neglected but sizable body of scientific work, considers the philosophical foundations of his approach, and applies his method to the real world of nature.
This first English translation illuminates Hegelianism's most obscure dialectical synthesis: the relation between the phenomenology and the logic. This book is essential for understanding the development of French thought in this century.
This book sets forth an ontological Copernican revolution. By means of a critical phenomenology, it shifts the axis of reflection from the putatively bedrock dualisms in which philosophy was conceived, ...
This translation of Lyotard's first book, La Phenomenologie, supplies an important link to Lyotard's more recent works. Phenomenology presents a commentary on the phenomenological movement. From the dual ...
This book focuses on the most powerful agency of value formation in our time — the video image as purveyed through television and mass media. Special attention is given to the impact of television on ...
This book punctuates the moments of crisis in continental thought from the foundational crisis of reason in Husserl's call for a rigorous science of phenomenology to the current crisis of postmodernism ...
This book presents a systematic working out of the basic concepts of phenomenological psychology through an interdisciplinary synthesis of gestalt psychology and existential phenomenological thought. ...
Critical and Dialectical Phenomenology shows how continental philosophy is currently practiced in the United States.
This anthology applies phenomenological concepts and methods to issues of philosophical theology and philosophical theology and philosophy: the being and nature of God, and the divine modes of relatedness ...
Echoing Richard Rorty's earlier Consequences of Pragmatism, this collection begins with an essay on "Phenomenology in America: 1964-1984," and concludes with a "Response to Rorty, or Is Phenomenology ...
Phenomenology in America has developed in unique directions with respect to descriptive analysis and in relation to interdisciplinary fields. Descriptions examines current trends in phenomenology. It ...
Donald Phillip Verene has advanced a completely new reading of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit. He shows that the philosophic meaning of this work depends as much on Hegel's use of metaphor and image ...