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  • Defending Idealsby Drucilla Cornell

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    In this book, Drucilla Cornell examines the crisis on the left and asks how we can turn back toward more left-wing ideals. She looks at the meaning of freedom through various lenses as well as the dissolution of feminism. She discusses and critiques such major thinkers as: Amartya Sen, Adorno, Martha Nussbaum, John Rawls, Richard Falk, and Paul Berman... more...

  • At the Heart of Freedomby Drucilla Cornell

    Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 32.95

    How can women create a meaningful and joyous life for themselves? Is it enough to be equal with men? In this provocative and wide-ranging book, Drucilla Cornell argues that women should transcend the quest for equality and focus on what she shows is a far more radical project: achieving freedom. Cornell takes us on a highly original exploration of... more...

  • Beyond Accommodationby Drucilla Cornell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 27.99

    This new edition of Drucilla Cornell's highly acclaimed book includes a substantial new introduction by the author, which situates the book within current feminist debates. In Beyond Accommodation, Drucilla Cornell offers a highly original vision of what feminist theory can give contemporary women. She challenges essentialist and naturalist accounts... more...

  • Moral Images of Freedomby Drucilla Cornell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 25.99

    Moral Images of Freedom resurrects the Kantian project of affirmative political philosophy and traces its oft-forgotten influences found in thinkers like Martin Heidegger, Ernst Cassirer, Frantz Fanon, and Walter Benjamin. As a whole the book attempts to respond to nihilistic claims about the empty purpose of critical theory in a world so utterly... more...

  • Transformationsby Drucilla Cornell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    In a unique rethinking of political transformation, Drucilla Cornell argues for the crucial role of psychoanalysis in social theory in voicing connection between our constitution as gendered subjects and social and political change. more...

  • Law and Revolution in South Africaby Drucilla Cornell

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    The relation between law and revolution is one of the most pressing questions of our time. As one country after another has faced the challenge that comes with the revolutionary overthrow of past dictatorships, how one reconstructs a new government is a burning issue. South Africa, after a long and bloody armed struggle and a series of militant uprisings,... more...

  • Hegel and Legal Theoryby Drucilla Cornell; Michel Rosenfeld; David Gray Carlson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    The first collection of essays directed towards jurisprudence with a Hegelian theme. The editors are committed to the idea that Hegel is the future source of great energy and insight within the legal academy. more...

  • Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africaby Drucilla Cornell; Karin van Marle; Albie Sachs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter for most of his life. He then played a major role in the negotiating committee for the new constitution of South Africa, and was subsequently... more...

  • What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction to His Life and Thoughtby Lewis R. Gordon; Sonia Dayan-Herzbrun; Drucilla Cornell

    Fordham University Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    Antiblack racism avows reason is white while emotion, and thus supposedly unreason, is black. Challenging academic adherence to this notion, Lewis R. Gordon offers a portrait of Martinican-turned-Algerian revolutionary psychiatrist and philosopher Frantz Fanon as an exemplar of "living thought" against forms of reason marked by colonialism... more...

  • Varieties of Feminist Liberalismby Amy R. Baehr; Anita Allen; Samantha Brennan; Drucilla Cornell; Ann Cudd; Jean Hampton; S A. Lloyd; Linda McClain; Martha Nussbaum; Susan Okin; Patricia Smith

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 38.99

    The essays in this volume present versions of feminism that are explicitly liberal, or versions of liberalism that are explicitly feminist. By bringing together some of the most respected and well-known scholars in mainstream political philosophy today, Amy R. Baehr challenges the reader to reconsider the dominant view that liberalism and feminism... more...