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Deconstruction

  • Coming to Our Sensesby Dierdra Reber

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99

    Coming to Our Senses positions affect, or feeling, as our new cultural compass, ordering the parameters and possibilities of what can be known. From Facebook likes? to Coca-Cola loves,? from emotional intelligence? in business to emotional contagion? in social media, affect has become the primary catalyst of global culture, displacing reason as the... more...

  • Reimagining the Sacredby Richard Kearney; Jens Zimmermann

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    Contemporary conversations about religion and culture are framed by two reductive definitions of secularity. In one, multiple faiths and nonfaiths coexist free from a dominant belief in God. In the other, we deny the sacred altogether and exclude religion from rational thought and behavior. But is there a third way for those who wish to rediscover... more...

  • Culture and Eurocentrismby Qadri Ismail

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2015; US$ 38.99

    A postcolonialist reading of the deployment of the concept of culture in literature, anthropology, philosophy, sociology, cultural studies. It argues that modernity as understood in the Anglo-US episteme is structured around eurocentrism. more...

  • Oxi: An Act of Resistanceby Ken McMullen; Martin McQuillan

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2015; US$ 23.99

    An original screenplay inspired by Sophocles? Antigone, retold through the contemporary Greek crisis and modern European philosophy. more...

  • Plant Theoryby Jeffrey Nealon

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    In our age of ecological disaster, this book joins the growing philosophical literature on vegetable life to ask how our present debates about biopower and animal studies change if we take plants as a linchpin for thinking about biopolitics. Logically enough, the book uses animal studies as a way into the subject, but it does so in unexpected ways.... more...

  • Algerian Imprintsby Brigitte Weltman-Aron

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 54.99

    Born and raised in French Algeria, Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous represent in their literary works signs of conflict and enmity, drawing on discordant histories so as to reappraise the political on the very basis of dissensus. In a rare comparison of these authors? writings, this book shows how Cixous and Djebar consistently reclaim for ethical... more...

  • Introducing Levi-Straussby Boris Wiseman; Judy Groves

    Icon Books Ltd 2015; US$ 7.28

    An Introducing Graphic Guide to the father of modern anthropology. 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...

  • Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergenceby David Kreps

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This is a book about evolution ? from a post-Darwinian perspective. It recounts the core ideas of French philosopher Henri Bergson and his rediscovery and legacy in the poststructuralist critical philosophies of the 1960s, and explores the confluences of these ideas with those of complexity theory in environmental biology. more...

  • Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergenceby David Kreps

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This is a book about evolution ? from a post-Darwinian perspective. It recounts the core ideas of French philosopher Henri Bergson and his rediscovery and legacy in the poststructuralist critical philosophies of the 1960s, and explores the confluences of these ideas with those of complexity theory in environmental biology. more...