An interdisciplinary exploration of utopian political philosophy from the neglected perspective of taxation.
Explores the relationship between literature and philosophy in classical and contemporary Buddhist texts.
Argues that images are at the heart of the dialogue’s philosophical argumentation.
Proposes a theoretically rich treatment of temporality within exile as "gerundive" time.
A study of novelty through analyses of the language of announcement in revolutionary texts.
Proposes "the extraordinary" as a defining characteristic of modernity.
Examines the role that poets and the poetic word play in the formation of philosophical thinking in the modern German tradition.
Argues that symbolism is an important and unique element of Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology.
Pairs literary works with philosophical and theoretical texts to examine how the Kantian sublime influenced authors in their treatments of freedom and subjectivity through the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
An unprecedented reading of Hegel’s Logic that sets this difficult work in a dialogue with literary texts.
A critical study of the concept of form in Adorno’s writings on art and literature.
Restores the Platonic history and context of mysticism and shows how mysticism helps us understand more deeply the humanities as a whole, from philosophy and literature to art.
A career-spanning assessment of Glissant’s work as a philosophical project.
Counters the long-standing, solemn interpretation of Plato’s dialogues with one centered on the philosophical and pedagogical significance of Socrates as a comic figure.
Brings Kafka’s fiction into conversation with philosophy and political theory.
A profound meditation on Leopardi’s art and thought as well as a reframing and reassertion of Negri’s own philosophical and political project of liberation.
A hermeneutical study of metaphor in African American literature.
Probing study of how literature can redeem the revelatory, redemptive powers of language.
Psychoanalytic perspectives on Kristeva's fiction.
A major new interpretation of the philosophical significance of the oeuvre of Denis Diderot.
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.
Essays on Beauvoir’s influences, contemporary engagements, and legacy in the philosophical tradition.
A comprehensive examination of one of the twentieth century's most innovative writers and critics.
Study of self-consciousness in Hegel and Shakespeare.
Fiction writers and critics engage the aesthetic, political, philosophical, and cultural dimensions of contemporary fiction.
Argues for a new kind of criticism, one that mediates between literal and allegorical modes of interpretation.
Argues that deconstruction is not a critical methodology or theory but that which makes any act of good reading possible.
Offers a reconsideration of modernism in both philosophy and literature.
Examines the key role played by Nietzsche in the undoing of the Hegelian system of totality.
Discusses the ethical aspects of literature.
The major statements of the leading figures in the nineteenth- and twentieth-century German and French hermeneutic traditions.
This book presents contemporary analyses of interpretation by some of the most prominent figures in contemporary philosophy and literary criticism. These essays question and transform traditional statements ...