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SovereigntyThe Origin and Future of a Political and Legal Concept

Sovereignty: The Origin and Future of a Political and Legal Concept

Dieter Grimm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164252
eISBN:
9780231539302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164252.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introduction to the concept of sovereignty ties the evolution of the idea to historical events, from the religious conflicts of sixteenth-century Europe to today's trends in globalization and ... More

Spinoza for Our TimePolitics and Postmodernity

Spinoza for Our Time: Politics and Postmodernity

Antonio Negri

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160469
eISBN:
9780231500661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160469.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book offers a straightforward explanation of Baruch Spinoza's elaborate arguments and a persuasive case for his ongoing relevance. Responding to a resurgent interest in Spinoza's thought and its ... More

Starve and ImmolateThe Politics of Human Weapons

Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons

Banu Bargu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163408
eISBN:
9780231538114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163408.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book tells the story of leftist political prisoners in Turkey who waged a deadly struggle against the introduction of high-security prisons by forging their lives into weapons. Weaving together ... 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

Taste as ExperienceThe Philosophy and Aesthetics of Food

Taste as Experience: The Philosophy and Aesthetics of Food

Nicola Perullo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173483
eISBN:
9780231541428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173483.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Taste as Experience puts the pleasure of food at the center of human experience. It shows how the sense of taste informs our preferences for and relationship to nature, pushes us toward ethical ... More

Theory of Identities

Theory of Identities

François Laruelle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231168946
eISBN:
9780231541459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168946.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

François Laruelle proposes a theory of identity rooted in scientific notions of symmetry and chaos, emancipating thought from the philosophical paradigm of Being and reconnecting it with the real ... More

There Are Two SexesEssays in Feminology

There Are Two Sexes: Essays in Feminology

Antoinette Fouque

Catherine Porter (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169868
eISBN:
9780231538381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169868.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Antoinette Fouque cofounded the Mouvement de Lib ération des Femmes (MLF) in France in 1968 and spearheaded its celebrated Psychanalyse et Politique, a research group that informed the cultural and ... More

Under SuspicionA Phenomenology of Media

Under Suspicion: A Phenomenology of Media

Boris Groys

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146180
eISBN:
9780231518499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146180.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The public generally regards the media with suspicion and distrust. Therefore, the media's primary concern is to regain that trust through the production of sincerity. Advancing the field of media ... More

Way Too CoolSelling Out Race and Ethics

Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race and Ethics

Shannon Winnubst

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172950
eISBN:
9780231539883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172950.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of cool have informed the American ethos since at least the 1970s. Whether we strive for it in politics or fashion, cool is big business for those who can sell it ... More

Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Akeel Bilgrami and Jonathan Cole (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book discusses the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and scrutinizes a variety of obstacles to such inquiry encountered in personal and professional experiences. This ... More

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