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Experimenting: Essays with Samuel Weber

Simon Morgan Wortham and Gary Hall (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228140
eISBN:
9780823240975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228140.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The work of Samuel Weber has greatly influenced writers and thinkers across the arts and humanities: including literary, critical, and cultural theory; media, communication, theatre, and cultural ... More


Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe: Representation and the Loss of the Subject

John Martis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225347
eISBN:
9780823235490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225347.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This is a full-length book in English on the noted French philosopher Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe. This book introduces the range of Lacoue-Labarthe's thinking, demonstrating the ... More


Reflecting God

Sallie Mcfague

in After God: Richard Kearney and the Religious Turn in Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225316
eISBN:
9780823236893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225316.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter looks at Kearney's hermeneutics of religion, reflecting on the concept of God. It claims that Kearney's hermeneutics of religion might be called a covenantal ... More


The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet

Thomas McFarland

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186458
eISBN:
9780191674556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186458.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book surveys the poetic endeavour of John Keats and urges that his true poetry is uniquely constituted by being uttered through three artificial masks, rather than through the natural voice of ... More


Material Inscriptions: Rhetorical Reading in Practice and Theory

Andrzej Warminski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748681228
eISBN:
9780748693771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681228.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book provides readings of literary and philosophical texts that work through the rhetoric of tropes to the material inscription at the origin of these texts. The book focuses on the practice and ... More


Deconstruction and the Postcolonial: At the Limits of Theory

Michael Syrotinski

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310560
eISBN:
9781846312922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312922
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As postcolonial studies shift to a more comparative approach, one of the most intriguing developments has been within the Francophone world. A number of genealogical lines of influence are now being ... More


Technicity, consciousness, and musical objects

Michael Gallope

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0030
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the topics of music, consciousness, technique, and technology from the perspective of deconstruction. A deconstructive philosophy of technology (informed variously by the work ... More


Introduction Experimenting

Simon Morgan Wortham and Gary Hall

in Experimenting: Essays with Samuel Weber

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228140
eISBN:
9780823240975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228140.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Samuel Weber has proved to be so influential to so many for so long. He owes partly to the singular position he holds in relation to the domains of literary theory and continental philosophy. Jacques ... More


The Apophasis of Divine Freedom: Saving “the Name” and the Neighbor from Human Mastery

Chris Boesel

in Apophatic Bodies: Negative Theology, Incarnation, and Relationality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230815
eISBN:
9780823235087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230815.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter provides a very brief and very general characterization of a deconstructive reading of negative theology. It discusses, in addition to Jacques Derrida ... More


Auto-

Geoffrey Bennington

in Not Half No End: Militantly Melancholic Essays in Memory of Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639854
eISBN:
9780748652105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639854.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines a few concepts related to the ‘auto-’ of deconstruction. The first is auto-affection, which occurs at the same time as exposure and hetero-affection. It is then followed by ... More


The ‘metaphysic’ of modernity

Anshuman A. Mondal

in Amitav Ghosh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070044
eISBN:
9781781701102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070044.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter centres on Ghosh's exploration of science, knowledge and rationality. It examines Ghosh's The Calcutta Chromosome, In an Antique Land and The Circle of Reason. It shows that in these ... More


Spatial relations: the Love Medicine tetralogy and Tales of Burning Love

David Stirrup

in Louise Erdrich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074264
eISBN:
9781781702581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074264.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the unity and spatial relations found in the Love Medicine tetralogy and the Tales of Burning Love, identifying the metaphors used in the novels and explaining how the specific ... More


Deconstruction and Christian Cultural Theory: An Essay on Appropriation

Merold Westphal

in Overcoming Onto-Theology: Toward a Postmodern Christian Faith

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823221301
eISBN:
9780823235483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823221301.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter shows that the play theme in Derrida does not mean, as is often alleged, that the players can play by any rules they please. Play is rather something that happens ... More


Meaning, Truth, and Phenomenology

Mark Bevir

in Presence: Philosophy, History, and Cultural Theory for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452208
eISBN:
9780801469206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452208.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter approaches Derrida's critique of logocentrism through his deconstructive readings of other philosophers. It argues that aspects of his criticisms of Ferdinand de Saussure and Edmund ... More


Introduction

Amit Prasad

in Imperial Technoscience: Transnational Histories of MRI in the United States, Britain, and India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026956
eISBN:
9780262322065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026956.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The history of MRI, if we were to rely on published accounts, appears to be a classic exemplification of the diffusion model of science. Not only do the invention and development of MRI appear to ... More


Telangana Movement: A Cultural–Political Discourse

Gaurav J. Pathania

in The University as a Site of Resistance: Identity and Student Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199488414
eISBN:
9780199097722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199488414.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The available literature on the Telangana movement offers historical, political, and economic perspectives that define Telangana as a ‘backward’ region and the movement as an offshoot to this ... More


Radical Forms of Jewish Hermeneutics

Moshe Idel

in Absorbing Perfections: Kabbalah and Interpretation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083798
eISBN:
9780300135077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083798.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter continues the discussion on Jewish exegesis, specifically on the forms of exegesis that created commentaries on the Torah while maintaining a position on the edge of Jewish culture. It ... More


Notes from the House of the Dead: Ridiculous Jew, Existential Christian, Hagiographic Muslim, and the Intentional Text

in The Ridiculous Jew: The Exploitation and Transformation of a Stereotype in Gogol, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759526
eISBN:
9780804769853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759526.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In its representation of the Jew, Notes from the House of the Dead looks backward to an older tradition, showing a good deal more in common with Gogol's Yankel than with the literary Jew of the ... More


Introduction

Emily Selove

in Hikayat Abi al-Qasim: A Literary Banquet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402316
eISBN:
9781474418782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402316.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introduction describes the history and contents of ḤikāyatAbī al-Qāsim and its reception among modern scholars, as well as the approach and methodology of the present study. The authorship and ... More


Artificial Insemination: Deconstructing Choice versus Chance

Kelly Oliver

in Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251087
eISBN:
9780823253036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251087.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

I take up Derrida's metaphorical question, “Does one invent the child±” (from the mid-1980s). Given recent advancements in genetic engineering and cloning, this question takes on a more literal hue. ... More


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