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Enchanting
Enchanting (August 2012)
Beyond Disenchantment
Stephen David Ross - Author

Explores how we might think and live in the enchantment of the secular, modern world.

Taking his departure from Max Weber’s famous description of the world as disenchanted, by which he meant that everything could now be accounted for by theoretical and empirical science, Stephen David Ross asks how we might think and live in the enchantment of the secular, modern world. Enchanting offers...(Read More)
 
 
Un-Forgetting
Un-Forgetting (January 2009)
Re-Calling Time Lost
Stephen David Ross - Author

Re-calling time lost.

To un-forget is to return from forgetting, to re-member nothing as if it were anything, to interpret oblivion with exposition, to re-call the sound of silence and unearth the depth of loss.

A Global Academic Publishing Book

 
 
The Gift of Self
The Gift of Self (January 2005)
Shattering Emptiness, Betrayal
Stephen David Ross - Author

Explores themes of dispossession, shattering, and fragmentation that arise in contemporary writings from the point of view of the selves whose subjectivities and practices are said to be fragmented, shattered, and dispossessed.

In this book Stephen David Ross explores themes of dispossession, shattering, and fragmentation that arise in contemporary writings from the point of view of the selves whose subjectiviti...(Read More)
 
 
The Gift of Property
The Gift of Property (February 2001)
Having the Good / betraying genitivity, economy and ecology, an ethic of the earth
Stephen David Ross - Author

Explores the human propensity for owning and having.

"The phenomenon of the gift, and the aporia of gift-giving and gift-receiving, has intrigued and puzzled some of the best minds from the time of Nietzsche and Maus to Jacques Derrida, and beyond. Ross succeeds in addressing this phenomenon from a multitude of perspectives and provides highly imaginative and provocative insights along the way. He addresses a cluster of...(Read More)
 
 
The Gift of Kinds
The Gift of Kinds (September 1999)
The Good in Abundance / an ethic of the earth
Stephen David Ross - Author

Explores the idea of human and natural kinds, pursuing an ethics of the earth responsive to social, political, and environmental issues.

In this fourth volume of Stephen David Ross's ongoing project reexamining the Western philosophical tradition, The Gift of Kinds explores the order of things, linking the kinds of the natural world to disciplinary distinctions and to social divisions by gender, race, class, and ...(Read More)
 
 
The Gift of Touch
The Gift of Touch (September 1998)
Embodying the Good
Stephen David Ross - Author

Traces Western ideas of corporeal bodies from Plato to contemporary feminist and postructuralist writings, with the purpose of reexamining the good, identified in Plato as that which gives authority to knowledge and truth.

The Gift of Touch is the third volume in Ross's ongoing examinination of the Western philosophical tradition in ethical terms, from the standpoint of the good, giving rise to endless responsibil...(Read More)
 
 
The Gift of Truth
The Gift of Truth (April 1997)
Gathering the Good
Stephen David Ross - Author

Reexamines the good, tracing the history of the idea of truth as an ethical movement, and interpreting the good as nature's abundance, giving beauty and truth as gifts.

This volume traces the history of the idea of truth as an ethical movement, exploring those developments in Western thought, from Plato and Aristotle through Kant and Hegel, when ethics was separated from science and philosophy. At the heart of the projec...(Read More)
 
 
The Gift of Beauty
The Gift of Beauty (July 1996)
The Good as Art
Stephen David Ross - Author

Traces the history of the idea of art as an ethical movement, interpreting the good as nature's abundance, giving rise to an ethics of inclusion, expressed in art.

"The book is a skillful celebration--and analysis in the service of the celebration--of 'the good' as that to which all 'oppositional' distinctions (in effect, discourse itself) point and by which it is 'enriched.' The theme is an important one and Ross explo...(Read More)
 
 
Plenishment in the Earth
Plenishment in the Earth (February 1995)
An Ethic of Inclusion
Stephen David Ross - Author

This book is an ethic of inclusion leading from gender and sexual difference through the social world of race and culture to the natural world.

"The book engages a central question in feminist philosophy and centers on Irigaray's question of sexual difference, moving through this to an ethics of inclusion based on ethical difference. I like the way in which Ross boldly lays out his own view while utilizing, drawing on,...(Read More)
 
 
Art and Its Significance
Art and Its Significance (January 1994)
An Anthology of Aesthetic Theory, Third Edition
Stephen David Ross - Editor

This anthology has been significantly expanded for this edition to include a wider range of contemporary issues. The most important addition is a new section on multicultural theory, including important and controversial selections ranging from discussions of art in other cultures to discussions of the appropriation of nonWestern art in Western cultures.

The material from Kant's Critique of Judgment has been expanded to include his wr...(Read More)
 
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