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Radical Ecopsychology
Radical Ecopsychology (February 2002)
Psychology in the Service of Life
Andy Fisher - Author
David Abram - Foreword by

Shows the psychological roots of our ecological crisis.

Personal in its style yet radical in its vision, Radical Ecopsychology offers an original introduction to ecopsychology—an emerging field that ties the human mind to the natural world. In order for ecopsychology to be a force for social change, Andy Fisher insists it must become a more comprehensive and critical undertaking. Drawing masterfully from h...(Read More)
 
 
Ricoeur as Another
Ricoeur as Another (January 2002)
The Ethics of Subjectivity
Richard A. Cohen - Editor
James L. Marsh - Editor

Leading scholars address Paul Ricoeur's last major work, Oneself as Another.

This collection of essays by internationally known Paul Ricoeur experts explores the noted philosopher's book, Oneself as Another. Ricoeur's book represents the completion of a decades-long inquiry into the self as he links his earlier studies of symbolism, hermeneutics, phenomenology, the philosophy of language, action ...(Read More)
 
 
Deracination
Deracination (February 2001)
Historicity, Hiroshima, and the Tragic Imperative
Walter A. Davis - Author

Attempts to comprehend the traumatic significance of Hiroshima in order to construct a new theory of history.

Through a critique of history—as a reality, a discipline, and a way of writing—Deracination challenges the basic theoretical tenets of both humanism and postmodernism. As a discipline, history is currently undergoing what Heidegger would call a productive “crisis," and a number of th...(Read More)
 
 
Philosophy at the Boundary of Reason
Philosophy at the Boundary of Reason (December 2000)
Ethics and Postmodernity
Patrick L. Bourgeois - Author

Using Ricoeur's ethicomoral position, advances an alternative, more viable ethics than that of deconstruction.

In Philosophy at the Boundary of Reason, Patrick Bourgeois clarifies that, although deconstruction has much to offer contemporary thinking, it has gone to some philosophical extremes. Taking a cue from this thinking, Bourgeois develops an alternative direction of thought, turning to the position ...(Read More)
 
 
Outspeak
Outspeak (November 2000)
Narrating Identities That Matter
Sean P. O'Connell - Author

Examines the pleasures, perils, and promises of professing one's sexual identity.

What does it mean to claim to be gay, lesbian, queer, bisexual, straight, or to belong to some racial category, or to be a teenager or a senior citizen? Taking as its focal point the articulation of sexual orientation, Outspeak adopts a narrative approach to understanding professions of identity that does justice to the fears of tho...(Read More)
 
 
Suffering Witness
Suffering Witness (October 2000)
The Quandary of Responsibility after the Irreparable
James Hatley - Author

Conceptualizes the question of witness and responsibility, following the Holocaust, using continental philosophy, theology, and literary theory.

Drawing on the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas, James Hatley uses the prose of Primo Levi and Tadeusz Borowski, as well as the poetry of Paul Celan, to question why witnessing the Shoah is so pressing a responsibility for anyone living in its aftermath. He argues that the witnessing of irrepara...(Read More)
 
 
Interrogating the Tradition
Interrogating the Tradition (January 2000)
Hermeneutics and the History of Philosophy
Charles E. Scott - Editor
John Sallis - Editor

Constitutes a thoughtful survey of contemporary hermeneutics in its historical context.

Interrogating the Tradition interprets figures in the history of Western thought from a broad, "continental" perspective. Divided into three major sections--hermeneutical thought, Heidegger and the Greeks, and the question of nature in German Idealism--the question of origins is central throughout and takes various shapes, all within the con...(Read More)
 
 
Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Eight
Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Eight (January 2000)
Why This, Not That?
Jacob Neusner - Author

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

This work both completes the project of which it is part and also stands on its own. It therefore is necessary to explain matters in their own terms and also to set the work into its context, both past and future. To state at the outset the thesis that I propose to demonstrate: in the Halakhic category-formations, each worked...(Read More)
 
 
Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Five
Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Five (January 2000)
Seder Tohorot
Jacob Neusner - Author

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

The hermeneutics that conveyed the rules of proper reading of the Halakhah formed out of occasional rules and conceptions a single, demonstrably cogent statement, one of entire integrity: a category-formation. The hermeneutics of all Halakhic texts of Rabbinic Judaism commences with the respective category-formations, seen wh...(Read More)
 
 
Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Four
Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Four (January 2000)
Seder Qodoshim
Jacob Neusner - Author

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Hermeneutics, conventionally defined as “theory of interpretation,” in Rabbinic Judaism finds its data in the modes of analytical thought that produce useful knowledge out of the facts deriving from three sources. These sources are [1] the Torah, Scripture and tradition, [2] nature, and [3] the social order consti...(Read More)
 
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