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  • Hunting Girlsby Kelly Oliver

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    Katniss Everdeen ( The Hunger Games ), Bella Swan ( Twilight ), Tris Prior ( Divergent ), and other strong and resourceful characters have decimated the fairytale archetype of the helpless girl waiting to be rescued. Giving as good as they get, these young women access reserves of aggression to liberate themselvesbut who truly benefits? By meeting... more...

  • Through Vegetal Beingby Luce Irigaray; Michael Marder

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    Blossoming from a correspondence between Luce Irigaray and Michael Marder, Through Vegetal Being is an intense personal, philosophical, and political meditation on the significance of the vegetal for our lives, our ways of thinking, and our relations with human and nonhuman beings. The vegetal world has the potential to rescue our planet and our... more...

  • Old Books and New Historiesby Leslie Howsam

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2006; Not Available

    Old Books and New Histories is also an engaged statement of the historical perspective of the book. In the final analysis, the lesson of studies in book and print culture is that texts change, books are mutable, and readers ultimately make of books what they need. more...

  • Heideggerby Jacques Derrida; Geoffrey Bennington

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 40.00

    Few philosophers held greater fascination for Jacques Derrida than Martin Heidegger, and in this book we get an extended look at Derrida’s first real encounters with him. Delivered over nine sessions in 1964 and 1965 at the École Normale Supérieure, these lectures offer a glimpse of the young Derrida first coming to terms with the German philosopher... more...

  • Cultural Graphologyby Juliet Fleming

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    “Cultural Graphology” could be the name of a new human science: this was Derrida’s speculation when, in the late 1960s, he imagined a discipline that combined psychoanalysis, deconstruction, and a commitment to the topic of writing. He never undertook the project himself but did leave two brief sketches of how he thought cultural graphology might... more...

  • Broken Tabletsby Sarah Hammerschlag

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    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, both came to situate their work at the margins of philosophy, articulating this placement through religion and literature. Chronicling the interactions... more...

  • Heideggerby Alain Badiou; Barbara Cassin; Susan Spitzer; Kenneth Reinhard

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 19.99

    Martin Heidegger was an ordinary Nazi and a loyal member of the provincial petty bourgeoisie. He was also a seminal thinker of the Continental tradition and one of the twentieth century’s most important philosophers. How are we to make sense of this mix? Should we factor Heidegger’s domestic and political associations into our understanding of his... more...

  • Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Laterby Olivia Custer; Penelope Deutscher; Samir Haddad

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    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 collection, Amy Allen, Geoffrey Bennington, Lynne Huffer, Colin Koopman, Pierre Macherey, Michael Naas, and Judith Revel, among others, trace this exchange... more...

  • Geloofby Slavoj Zizek

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 19.95

    Hoe kunnen we nog geloven en regels hebben in dit postmoderne tijdperk waarin naar verluidt niets is om in te geloven en geen regels zijn. De beroemde filosoof en onstuitbaar cultuurcriticus Slavoj Zizek daagt iedereen uit in dit overtuigende en adembenemende nieuwe boek. In Geloof , dat van 'cyberspace-denken' tot de paradox van het 'westerse boeddhisme'... more...

  • What Price Liberty?by Ben Wilson

    Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 14.57

    Individual liberty will be the defining issue of the twenty-first century, while fear of terrorism, crime and social chaos has put our ideas of liberty into retreat in recent years. It is clear that there is not just a crisis of liberty, but a crisis in the way people talk about liberty. How do we, as individuals, negotiate the maximum amount of... more...