A career-spanning assessment of Glissant’s work as a philosophical project.
With a career spanning more than fifty years as a writer, scholar, and public intellectual, Édouard Glissant produced an astonishingly wide range of work, including poems, novels, essays, pamphlets, and theater. In Think Like an Archipelago, Michael Wiedorn offers a fresh interpretation of Glissant’s work as a co...(Read More)
Satan and Apocalypse
And Other Essays in Political Theology Thomas J. J. Altizer - Author
Offers a profound vision of the Christian epic as the site of the modern apocalyptic reenactment of the original apocalypse.
In this series of essays, Thomas J. J. Altizer explores the Christian epic as the site of modern revolutionary apocalyptic reenactments and renewals of the original apocalypse enacted by Jesus Christ and primitive Christianity. Beginning with the pivotal seventeenth-century figures Milton and Spinoza, Alt...(Read More)
Adventures in Phenomenology
Gaston Bachelard Eileen Rizo-Patron - Editor Edward S. Casey - Editor Jason M. Wirth - Editor
Repositions Bachelard as a critical and integral part of contemporary continental philosophy.
Like Schelling before him and Deleuze and Guattari after him, Gaston Bachelard made major philosophical contributions to the advancement of science and the arts. In addition to being a mathematician and epistemologist whose influential work in the philosophy of science is still being absorbed, Bachelard was also one of t...(Read More)
Assesses the limits and possibilities of humanism for engaging with issues of pressing political and cultural concern.
In his book The End of Education: Toward Posthumanism, William V. Spanos critiqued the traditional Western concept of humanism, arguing that its origins are to be found not in ancient Greece’s love of truth and wisdom, but in the Roman imperial era, when those Greek values were ada...(Read More)
A System of Philosophy Crispin Sartwell - Author
Presents strikingly original and contemporary answers to the most traditional philosophical problems in epistemology, ethics, aesthetics, and political theory.
A work of maximally ambitious scope with a foundation in humility, Entanglements sets out a philosophical system of the sort rarely seen over the past century. In a discipline marked by greater and greater specialization and the narrowing of incre...(Read More)