Intellectual history of leisure and the use of that history to grapple with its potential future.
Seeks to introduce an "affective turn" to the study of China's political modernization process.
Examines how Leo Strauss sought to recover the question of "nature," which he saw as inseparable from genuine philosophy since its inception in ancient Greece.
Argues that humans are animals that philosophize about their condition by fictionalizing other animals.
Draws on indigenous African political thought in order to construct a political philosophy that will resist and restrain necropolitics and promote human flourishing in Africa.
Revisits Julia Kristeva's magnum opus on the fiftieth anniversary of its original publication to open up new paths of interdisciplinary inquiry.
A systematic overview of French Philosopher Miguel Abensour’s groundbreaking work and the two inseparable projects that govern it: a radical critique of all forms of domination and a search for a politics of emancipation.
Interlinks Gilles Deleuze's critical philosophy with Niklas Luhmann's systems theory to unpack contemporary democratic politics as a contest for complexity-reducing orientation in sense.
Traces the history of the concept of democracy in the United States.
The exciting story of New York in the progressive era told by the reformers and visionaries who shaped its history,
Essays exploring to what extent Nietzsche's thought can aid us in understanding politicized identities.
The first edited volume solely dedicated to the philosophy of Adriana Cavaero.
Investigates, through a critical exploration of Derrida's political thought, the foundations of modern secular discourse in relation to issues of race and colonialism.
Putting at work a negative pedagogy centered around learning from unlearning, problematizes and boldly challenges today's culturalist discourses, camouflaged racisms, and masked fascisms.
A critical reflection on the limitations of Carl Schmitt's political theology, reconsidered in light of the current crisis of the liberal democratic order.
Claims unconscious desire plays a constitutive role in global political economy.
Analyzes the nature, processes, and political consequences of the asymmetrical relationships between China and its six small neighbors in Asia.
Reframes the discussion of deliberative democracy in a unique fashion, approaching the debate as a historical conversation.
Explores the importance of political judgment in the work of Bernard Stiegler, and argues his approach to judgment marks an important break with continental political thought.
Endorses the pursuit of paradigm shifts in our understandings of faith, truth, and nature to remedy the "underside" of modernity and thus to inaugurate a post-modern (but not anti-modern) and post-secular (but not anti-secular) view of the world.
Offers a renovated form of Confucian liberalism that forges a reconciliation between the two extremes of anti-Confucian liberalism and anti-liberal Confucianism.
Explores the political and theoretical significance of the use of salvaging discarded materials by social movements during their protest activities.
A critical interrogation of elements of Hobbes's political and natural philosophy and its capacity to enrich our understanding of the nature of democratic life.
Argues that Giambattista Vico's early modern account of Roman mythology was a sophisticated attempt to present an epistemological and political critique of the aristocratic way of conceiving the world.
Provides a novel conceptual and practical theory of revolution, engaging previous theories of revolution, contemporary continental philosophy, and systems theory.