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Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics

Olivia Custer, Penelope Deutscher, and Samir Haddad (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171953
eISBN:
9780231542999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171953.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Early in their careers, Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida argued over madness, reason, and history in an exchange that profoundly influenced continental philosophy and critical theory. In this ... More


The Road to Madness: How the 1973-1974 Season Transformed College Basketball

J. Samuel Walker and Randy Roberts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630236
eISBN:
9781469630250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630236.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The NCAA basketball tournament is one of the iconic events in American sports. Now known for its size (sixty-eight teams) and myriad upsets, before the tournament expanded in 1974, it consisted of ... More


Something Inflexible: The Madness of the Day, a New Status for Speech (1947–1949)

Christophe Bident

in Maurice Blanchot: A Critical Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281763
eISBN:
9780823284825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281763.003.0034
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A short narrative named, on a later re-publication, The Madness of the Day, is addressed in this chapter. Various aesthetic issues raised by the work are addressed, for instance its experimental and ... More


Metaphor, Parody and Madness: Two Readings of Marie Chauvet’s Folie

Celia Britton

in What Forms Can Do: The Work of Form in 20th- and 21st- Century French Literature and Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620658
eISBN:
9781789623918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620658.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Folie, the final part of Marie Chauvet’s trilogy Amour, Colère et Folie (1969), depicts Duvalierist political terror in a small town in Haiti and the futile attempts to resist it by René, the ... More


Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Lionel Laborie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the nature and significance of religious enthusiasm in early Enlightenment England. In the early modern period, the term ‘enthusiasm’ was a smear word used to discredit the ... More


Medicalising enthusiasm

Lionel Laborie

in Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 6 explores the medical debate on the nature and causes of religious enthusiasm that emerged with the scientific revolution. As Anglican ministers and divines increasingly resorted to a ... More


Friedrich Schlegel and the Myth of Irony

Kevin Newmark

in Irony on Occasion: From Schlegel and Kierkegaard to Derrida and de Man

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240128
eISBN:
9780823240166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240128.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The question of the philosophical significance of irony is paradoxical to the extent that it was first posed in a theoretical manner by Friedrich Schlegel, whose own seriousness as a philosopher will ... More


The Calenture: Gilbert and Wordsworth

Paul Cheshire

in William Gilbert and Esoteric Romanticism: A Contextual Study and Annotated Edition of 'The Hurricane'

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941206
eISBN:
9781789629439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941206.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Wordsworth acknowledged Gilbert’s ‘admirable’ prose ‘description of the Calenture’ – a delirium affecting seafarers – as a source for a passage in ‘The Brothers’. Wordsworth’s fascination with ... More


The Heroism of Hercules and the Beauty of Helen

Olga Taxidou

in Tragedy, Modernity and Mourning

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619870
eISBN:
9780748651719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619870.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses two plays that present readings of masculinity and femininity. It first studies a reading of The Madness of Hercules that is concerned with the centrality of male-to-male ... More


Mad Love

Nadine Boljkovac

in Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

‘Mad Love’ examines Deleuze and Guattari’s concept of independent or autonomous affect to argue that affects are continual ‘becomings’, singular transformations and imperceptible ‘thisnesses’ or ... More


Six: “The Writing of the Outside,” (“The Potentialities of Literary Language” in Otherwise than Being)

Gabriel Riera

in Intrigues: From Being to the Other

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226719
eISBN:
9780823235315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226719.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses the “Writing of the outside” or the potentiality of poetic language in Maurice Blanchot's The Madness of the Day and Emmanuel Levinas' Otherwise than ... More


Rethinking the Gift II

Robyn Horner

in Rethinking God as Gift: Marion, Derrida, and the Limits of Phenomenology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823221219
eISBN:
9780823235599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823221219.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the second way in which Derrida addresses the gift—as that which is given, rather than the condition for the given. The second way is subdivided into ... More


Capra Remakes Capra

James Chandler

in An Archaeology of Sympathy: The Sentimental Mode in Literature and Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226034959
eISBN:
9780226035000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035000.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Capra's sentimentality, and even that what makes Capra Capra, is attributed to a so-called “recursivity” in his work, his singular preoccupation with self-revision. This chapter examines pairings of ... More


Bafflement in Greek Tragedy

Richard Buxton

in Myths and Tragedies in their Ancient Greek Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199557615
eISBN:
9780191752209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557615.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

This chapter presents a general account of tragic myth-telling, focusing on the ultimate inexplicability of some of the events dramatised on the tragic stage. It argues that there is a spectrum of ... More


The Foucault-Derrida Debate on the Argument Concerning Madness and Dreams

pierre Macherey

in Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171953
eISBN:
9780231542999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171953.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This essay contextualizes the original debate between Foucault and Derrida from Foucault’s History of Madness to Foucault’s Reply. It gives particular attention to the interpretations of Descartes ... More


Looking Back at History of Madness

Lynne Huffer

in Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171953
eISBN:
9780231542999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171953.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This essay offers an overview of History of Madness, including its place in Foucault's oeuvre, its publication and translation history. Huffer focuses especially on the significance of History of ... More


Violence and Hyperbole: the Death Penalty

Michael Naas

in Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171953
eISBN:
9780231542999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171953.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The aim of this essay is to understand the underlying motivation behind Derrida’s initial objections to Foucault in his 1963 “Cogito and the History of Madness” and the way these objections ... More


“The Common Root of Meaning and Nonmeaning”: Derrida, Foucault, and the Transformation of the Transcendental Question

Thomas Khurana

in Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171953
eISBN:
9780231542999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171953.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Khurana distinguish different ways in which Derrida’s deconstruction can be understood as an attempt at transforming the transcendental question. Derrida’s essay “Cogito and the History of Madness” ... More


Degeneration, decadence and disease in the Russian fin de siècle: Neurasthenia in the life and work of Leonid Andreev

Frederick H. White

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091643
eISBN:
9781781707449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091643.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

By the first decade of the twentieth century, Russia was experiencing a decadent period of cultural degeneration. Simultaneous with this artistic response, science was developing ways to identify ... More


“Undermining” Environmental Health: “Madness,” Struggles for Clean Water, and the Challenges of Intervention

Anna Lora-Wainwright

in Resigned Activism: Living with Pollution in Rural China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036320
eISBN:
9780262341097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036320.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Chapter 4 describes the diachronic evolution of lead and zinc mining in Qiancun village and its effects. Mining entrenched socio-economic stratification and caused shifting and uneven environmental ... More


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