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Supporting Shrinkage

Demonstrates how residents can play a leading role in the positive transformation of their communities in the face of economic and population decline.

Shadows in the City of Light

Examines the place of Paris in French Jewish literary memory, a memory that, of necessity, grapples with the aftermath of the Holocaust.

The Hand of the Engraver

A rich intellectual encounter, revolving around the hands of the experimenter and those of the artist, highlighting the relation between the sciences and the arts.

Native Foodways

Explores the interplay of religion and food in Native American cultures.

Educational Oases in the Desert

By Jonathan Sciarcon
Subjects: History

A history of the French schools that pioneered female education in Ottoman Iraq's Jewish communities.

Statement on the True Relationship of the Philosophy of Nature to the Revised Fichtean Doctrine

Schelling's 1806 polemic against Fichte, and his last major work on the philosophy of nature.

Cosmopolitan Civility

Edited by Ruth Abbey
Subjects: Politics And Law

Essays reflecting on the prolific, pioneering, and wide-ranging scholarship of Fred Dallmayr.

The Movement of Showing

Explores why Derrida, Hegel, and Heidegger conceive their thought as a “movement” rather than as a presentation of results or conclusions, and of the consequences of such an indirect method for critique and responsibility.

Childhood beyond Pathology

Brings psychoanalytic concepts to the notion of childhood development with a keen eye to discussions of social justice and human dignity.

The Truths and Lies of Nationalism as Narrated by Charvak

Edited by Partha Chatterjee
Notes by Partha Chatterjee
Subjects: Asian Studies

Rejects Hindu nationalism and pluralist secularism in favor of a revitalized politics of Indian federalism.

RiverTime

Journeys on the world’s rivers, from a naturalist’s point of view.

The Festival of Indra

Details the textual and performative history of the South Asian festival of Indra and its role in the development of classical Hinduism.

Teaching Race in Perilous Times

Multidisciplinary anthology on teaching issues of race and racism in US college classrooms.

State Violence and Moral Horror

Explores the concept of "moral horror" as the experience of living amidst unjustifiable state violence.

Nothingness in the Heart of Empire

Reveals the complicity between the Kyoto School’s moral and political philosophy, based on the school’s founder Nishida Kitarō’s metaphysics of nothingness, and Japanese imperialism.

Queer Freedom : Black Sovereignty

Evocative, innovative ethnography of spiritual practices and forms of queer, black, and indigenous life in the Dominican Republic.

The Many Lives of Yang Zhu

Presents the most important portrayals of the Daoist master Yang Zhu throughout Chinese history, from the Warring States period until today.

The Students We Share

Edited by Patricia Gándara & Bryant Jensen
Subjects: Education

Examines policies, norms, and classroom practices of the US and Mexican education systems, with the aim of preparing educators to understand and help transnational children and youth.

Platonic Mysticism

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.

Returning to Judgment

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.

Adventures in Chinese Realism

Relates Chinese Realism to contemporary political and ethical challenges, such as in international relations and the morality of the public sector.

Plato's Laughter

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.

The Trans List

Illustrated catalog accompanying the exhibition of the same name, featuring forty portraits that explore the range of experiences lived by Americans who identify as transgender and features a new interview with the artist.

Gendered Lives

A gender studies textbook that takes an anthropological approach.

The Writing of Innocence

An original reading of Blanchot's thought with far-reaching philosophical and literary implications.

In Security

Part airport thriller, part family drama, part love story, In Security explores how those who strive to protect us are often unable to protect themselves.

Much Sound and Fury, or the New Jim Crow?

Edited by Michael A. Smith
Subjects: Politics And Law

Intensive look at restrictive new voting laws ostensibly designed to target voter fraud but criticized as being racially-based voter suppression.

Tales from the Temple

By Oh-hyun Cho
Translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl
Subjects: General Interest

A collection of prose poems by Musan Cho Oh-hyun (1932–2018), celebrated poet-monk of the Nine Mountain school of Korean Zen.

Sweet Ride

As the '90s spiral towards the new century, a Manhattan nightlife ingenue and her gritty East Village dive-bar crowd fight long odds to win at love, friendship, and ambition.

Literature and Skepticism

Examines the skeptical foundations of literature in order to reassess the status of fiction.

Capital in the Mirror

Analyzes contemporary capitalism through the products of culture and art for fresh insight into emancipatory possibilities concealed within capitalism’s darkest dynamics.

Critique in German Philosophy

Traces a conceptual history of critique in German philosophy from the eighteenth century to the present.

Smooth Operating and Other Social Acts

An engaging homage to African American resilience and resourcefulness in US literature and culture.

Shared Governance in Higher Education Set (Volumes 1, 2 and 3)

A trilogy exploring different aspects of shared governance in higher education.

Effing the Ineffable

A meditation on how religious language tries to limn the liminal, conceive the inconceivable, speak the unspeakable, and say the unsayable.

Technologies of Human Rights Representation

Analyzes the effects of new technologies on human rights, with a particular focus on how representations of technology affect our ability to understand and control it.

Fearless

Biography of the early years of A. Bartlett Giamatti, who would become Yale University’s first non-Anglo-Saxon Protestant president and commissioner of Major League Baseball.

Against the Despotism of Fact

First comprehensive account of the figure of the Irish Celt in modern British and Irish literature.

Criminal Law

This textbook is part of a collection of course materials available to students because of a collaboration between SUNY OER Services and 64 ink™, an imprint of SUNY Press. All of the course materials ...

The Amorous Imagination

Building on Jean-Luc Marion’s phenomenology of love this book takes up the “question of the Other” and argues that through the interpretive activities of the amorous imagination lovers come to experience one another as the Beloved.

The Repose of the Spirits

Major new translation of a unique and important Persian treatise on divine names in the Islamic tradition.

American Stranger

Reconstructs how Ray became a “rebel auteur” in cinema culture.

Modernity as Exception and Miracle

Proposes "the extraordinary" as a defining characteristic of modernity.

Made in New York

How New Yorkers transformed the world!

Beyond the Secular

Investigates, through a critical exploration of Derrida's political thought, the foundations of modern secular discourse in relation to issues of race and colonialism.

Andrea Cassatella

Andrea Cassatella is Senior Research Fellow at the Makerere Institute of Social Research at Makerere University in Uganda.

Frank Vizard

Frank Vizard is a former editor with Popular Science magazine and a contributor to publications ranging from Luxury Magazine to USA Today. He is the coauthor (with Phil Scott) of 21st Century Soldier, ...

Works like a Charm

Breaks the spell of economic thought by interrogating the widespread language and logic of “incentives” in public life from a Lacanian perspective.

The Annotated Laozi

A clear translation and helpful explanations illuminate this ancient classic of self-cultivation for a modern audience.

Nazih F. Richani

Nazih F. Richani is Professor of Political Science at Kean University. He is the author of Systems of Violence: The Political Economy of War and Peace in Colombia, also published by SUNY Press.

Jewish Virtue Ethics

Explores the diversity of Jewish approaches to character and virtue, from the Bible to the present day.

Cécile Accilien

Cécile Accilien is Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at Kennesaw State University. She is the coeditor (with Valérie K. Orlando) of Teaching Haiti: Strategies for Creating New Narratives ...

Effacing the Self

Argues that self and selflessness are aspects of the same insoluble problem at the very heart of modernity.

Evolutionary Emergence of Purposive Goals and Values

Develops and defends a philosophical account of meaning, purpose, and value in human life and
experience that is naturalistic without being reductionistic or scientistic.

The Livingstons of Livingston Manor

The complete history of one of New York State's—and the nation's—founding families.

Colombian Peasants in the Neoliberal Age

Presents a timely discussion of the core problems faced by peasant communities under neo-liberal economics.

An American Girl in India

Offers a portrait of India as seen through the eyes of a sensitive, sharp-eyed, and witty young scholar in the early 1960s.

Robert O. McDonald

Robert O. McDonald is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas.

Feminism's Progress

Explores how popular novels, short stories, and television shows from the United States and Britain illustrate the positive effects of feminism and promote gender equity.

The Philosophy of Change

An analysis of the philosophy of the Yijing in comparison to modern Western philosophies.

The Bravo

A novel of early eighteenth-century Venice that Cooper called "in spirit, the most American book I ever wrote."

Bay Lodyans

Considers how popular Haitian films not only provide entertainment but also help audiences in Haiti and the diaspora think through daily challenges.