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Broken TabletsLevinas, Derrida, and the Literary Afterlife of Religion

Broken Tablets: Levinas, Derrida, and the Literary Afterlife of Religion

Sarah Hammerschlag

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170598
eISBN:
9780231542135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170598.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Over a span of thirty years, twentieth-century French philosophers Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida held a conversation across texts. Sharing a Jewish heritage and a background in phenomenology, ... More

Death and MasteryPsychoanalytic Drive Theory and the Subject of Late Capitalism

Death and Mastery: Psychoanalytic Drive Theory and the Subject of Late Capitalism

Benjamin Y. Fong

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176682
eISBN:
9780231542616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176682.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this masterful and enlivening study of the ways in which the concepts of death and mastery have been elaborated in Freudian and post-Freudian social theory, Ben Fong has given us the means to ... More

Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years LaterThe Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics

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 Intimate UniversalThe Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy, and Politics

The Intimate Universal: The Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy, and Politics

William Desmond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178761
eISBN:
9780231543002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178761.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

William Desmond sees religion, art, philosophy, and politics as essential and distinctive modes of human practice, manifestations of an intimate universality that illuminates individual and social ... More

LoveKnowledgeThe Life of Philosophy from Socrates to Derrida

LoveKnowledge: The Life of Philosophy from Socrates to Derrida

Roy Brand

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160445
eISBN:
9780231530842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160445.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Since its inception, philosophy has struggled to perfect individual understanding through discussion and dialogue based in personal, poetic, or dramatic investigation. The positions of such ... More

The Philosopher's TouchSartre, Nietzsche, and Barthes at the Piano

The Philosopher's Touch: Sartre, Nietzsche, and Barthes at the Piano

François Noudelmann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153942
eISBN:
9780231527200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153942.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book engages the musicality of Jean-Paul Sartre, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Roland Barthes, all of whom were amateur piano players and acute lovers of the medium. Though piano playing was a ... More

"State of Nature, Stages of Society"Enlightenment Conjectural History and Modern Social Discourse

"State of Nature, Stages of Society": Enlightenment Conjectural History and Modern Social Discourse

Frank Palmeri

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175166
eISBN:
9780231541282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175166.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Frank Palmeri sees the conjectural histories of Rousseau, Hume, Herder, and other Enlightenment philosophers as a template for the development of the social sciences in the nineteenth and early ... More

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