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.
A study of novelty through analyses of the language of announcement in revolutionary texts.
Proposes a theoretically rich treatment of temporality within exile as "gerundive" time.
Argues that images are at the heart of the dialogue’s philosophical argumentation.
Proposes "the extraordinary" as a defining characteristic of modernity.
Argues that symbolism is an important and unique element of Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology.
Examines the role that poets and the poetic word play in the formation of philosophical thinking in the modern German tradition.
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.
A career-spanning assessment of Glissant’s work as a philosophical project.
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.
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.
Essays on Beauvoir’s influences, contemporary engagements, and legacy in the philosophical tradition.
Study of self-consciousness in Hegel and Shakespeare.
Fiction writers and critics engage the aesthetic, political, philosophical, and cultural dimensions of contemporary fiction.
Examines the notion of passivity in the work of Levinas, Blanchot, and Agamben.
Offers readable case studies in postmodern economics, philosophy, literary criticism, feminism, pedagogy, poetry, painting, historiography, and cultural studies, showing disorganization as characteristic of postmodern times.
Examines the notion of Darstellung [representation] in the critical discourse of German Idealism and Romanticism, paying particular attention to Kant, Fichte, Novalis, and Kleist.
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 ...
Philosophy and Literature in Latin America presents a unique and original view of the current state of development in Latin America of two disciplines that are at the core of the humanities. Divided into ...