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  • Sport und Spiel bei den Germanenby Matthias Teichert

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    This book places the phenomenon of sports and games in its philological, archeological, and art historical context, and examines its connections to cultural and social history. The temporal scope extends from Tacitus' mention of dice games to courtly falconry and includes the culture of games among 17th century Swedish miners. The thematic... more...

  • Beyond the Cyborgby Margret Grebowicz; Helen Merrick; Donna Haraway

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Feminist theorist and philosopher Donna Haraway has substantially impacted thought on science, cyberculture, the environment, animals, and social relations. This long-overdue volume explores her influence on feminist theory and philosophy, paying particular attention to her more recent work on companion species, rather than her “Manifesto for Cyborgs.?... more...

  • Derrida For Beginnersby Jim Powell; Van Howell

    For Beginners 2007; US$ 16.99

    In 1966, Jacques Derrida gave a lecture at Johns Hopkins University that cast the entire history of Western Philosophy into doubt. The following year, Derrida published three brilliant but mystifying books that convinced the pollsters that he was the most important philosopher of the late 20th Century. Unfortunately, nobody was sure whether the intellectual... more...

  • For Strasbourgby Jacques Derrida; Pascale-Anne Brault; Michael Naas

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 10.99

    For Strasbourg consists of a series of essays and interviews by French philosopher and literary theorist Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) about the city of Strasbourg and the philosophical friendships he developed there over a forty year period. Written just months before his death, the opening essay of the collection, "The place name(s): Strasbourg,"... more...

  • Critical Theory to Structuralismby David Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Philosophy in the middle of the 20th Century, between 1920 and 1968, responded to the cataclysmic events of the time. Thinkers on the Right turned to authoritarian forms of nationalism in search of stable forms of collective identity, will, and purpose. Thinkers on the Left promoted egalitarian forms of humanism under the banner of international communism.... more...

  • Poststructuralism and Critical Theory's Second Generationby Alan D. Schrift

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    "Poststructuralism and Critical Theory's Second Generation" analyses the major themes and developments in a period that brought continental philosophy to the forefront of scholarship in a variety of humanities and social science disciplines and that set the agenda for philosophical thought on the continent and elsewhere from the 1960s to the present.... more...

  • Nomadic Subjectsby Rosi Braidotti

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    Over the past fifteen years, Nomadic Subjects has guided the discourse in continental philosophy and feminist theory. Exploring the constitution of contemporary subjectivity, especially the concept of difference within European philosophy and political theory, Rosi Braidotti introduced avenues for thinking freely, if not positively, about difference,... more...

  • Derrida and Lacan: Another Writingby Michael Lewis

    Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 159.99

    Derrida and Lacan: Another Writing argues that Jacques Derrida's philosophical understanding of language should be supplemented by Jacques Lacan's psychoanalytic approach to the symbolic order. Lacan adopts a non-philosophical, genetic or developmental approach to the question of language and in doing so isolates a dimension that Derrida cannot... more...

  • The Hidden Godby Ryan White

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    The Hidden God revisits the origins of American pragmatism and finds a nascent “posthumanist? critique shaping early modern thought. By reaching as far back as the Calvinist arguments of the American Puritans and their struggle to know a “hidden God,? this book extends the parameters of intellectual history to bring American pragmatism closer to contemporary... 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...