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Freud and MonotheismMoses and the Violent Origins of Religion

Freud and Monotheism: Moses and the Violent Origins of Religion

Gilad Sharvit and Karen S. Feldman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823280025
eISBN:
9780823281626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280025.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Freud and Monotheism: Moses and the Violent Origins of Religion brings together fundamental new contributions to discourses on Freud and Moses, as well as new research on the intersections of ... More

Latinx Literature UnboundUndoing Ethnic Expectation

Latinx Literature Unbound: Undoing Ethnic Expectation

Ralph E. Rodriguez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279234
eISBN:
9780823281442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279234.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Since the 1990s, there has been unparalleled growth in the literary output from an ever more diverse group of Latinx writers. The extant criticism, however, has yet to catch up with the diversity of ... More

The Self-Emptying SubjectKenosis and Immanence, Medieval to Modern

The Self-Emptying Subject: Kenosis and Immanence, Medieval to Modern

Alex Dubilet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279463
eISBN:
9780823281633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279463.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Against the two dominant ethical paradigms of continental philosophy—Levinas’s ethics of the Other and Foucault’s ethics of self-cultivation—The Self-Emptying Subject: Kenosis and Immanence, Medieval ... More

Secular LyricThe Modernization of the Poem in Poe, Whitman, and Dickinson

Secular Lyric: The Modernization of the Poem in Poe, Whitman, and Dickinson

John Michael

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279715
eISBN:
9780823281473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279715.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Secular Lyrics interrogates the distinctively individual ways that Poe, Whitman, and Dickinson adapt ancient and renaissance conventions of lyric expression to the developing conditions of their ... More

Plato and the Invention of Life

Plato and the Invention of Life

Michael Naas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279678
eISBN:
9780823281596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279678.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

While the question of life (whether bios or zōē) is not the explicit focus of any Platonic dialogue, it is, this book argues, an absolutely central and structuring question for all of Plato’s thought ... More

The Watchdog Still BarksHow Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Beth Knobel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Perhaps no other function of a free press is as important as the watchdog role. It is easier for politicians to get away with abusing power, wasting public funds, and making poor decisions if the ... More

On the Nature of Marx's ThingsTranslation as Necrophilology

On the Nature of Marx's Things: Translation as Necrophilology

Jacques Lezra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279425
eISBN:
9780823281527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279425.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book traces to Karl Marx's earliest writings on the Epicurean tradition, a subterranean, Lucretian practice that this book calls “necrophilological translation.” “Translation” here is ... More

Last ThingsDisastrous Form from Kant to Hujar

Last Things: Disastrous Form from Kant to Hujar

Jacques Khalip

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279548
eISBN:
9780823281572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279548.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

With the “arrival” of the so-called era of the Anthropocene, certain contemporary theoretical approaches have led us to think that we are only now properly beginning to speculate on an inhuman world ... More

Eco-DeconstructionDerrida and Environmental Philosophy

Eco-Deconstruction: Derrida and Environmental Philosophy

Matthias Fritsch, Philippe Lynes, and David Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279500
eISBN:
9780823281558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279500.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book launches a new mode of philosophical and ethical reflection with respect to the challenges posed by the degradation of the natural environment. While the work of French philosopher Jacques ... More

Power of GentlenessMeditations on the Risk of Living

Power of Gentleness: Meditations on the Risk of Living

Anne Dufourmantelle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279586
eISBN:
9780823281459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Gentleness is an enigma. Taken up in a double movement of welcoming and giving, it appears on the threshold of passages signed off by birth and death. Because it has its degrees of intensity, because ... More

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