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Philosophy, Mysticism, and the Political
Philosophy, Mysticism, and the Political (January 2022)
Essays on Dante
Massimo Cacciari - Author
Alessandro Carrera - Edited and with an introduction by
Giorgio Mobili - Translator

Nine masterful essays on Dante’s Divine Comedy and his political theology by one of today’s leading Italian philosophers.

Among today’s Italian philosophers, Massimo Cacciari is perhaps the most assiduous commentator of Dante. Philosophy, Mysticism, and the Political collects all of Cacciari’s writings on Dante to this day, from his masterful analysis of St. Francis o...(Read More)
 
 
Racism and Resistance
Racism and Resistance (January 2022)
Essays on Derrick Bell's Racial Realism
Timothy Joseph Golden - Editor

Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.

African American legal theorist Derrick Bell argued that American anti-Black racism is permanent but that we are nevertheless morally obligated to resist it. Bell—an extraordinary legal scholar, activist, and public intellectual whose academic and political work included his employment as a young...(Read More)
 
 
All the World Is Awry
All the World Is Awry (December 2021)
Al-Ma‛arrī and the Luzūmiyyāt, Revisited
R. Kevin Lacey - Author

Examines the thought of Abū al-‛Alā’ al-Ma‛arrī (973–1057 CE) within the broader context of the major trends in Arab Islamic political and intellectual history by the time of his flourishing.

Free-thinking poet, grammarian, social critic, and satirist, Abū al-‛Alā' al-Ma‛arrī (973–1057 CE) remains one of the more celebrated and intriguing personalities in the history of Arab Islami...(Read More)
 
 
The Cultural Power of Personal Objects
The Cultural Power of Personal Objects (December 2021)
Traditional Accounts and New Perspectives
Jared Kemling - Editor

Historical and theoretical discussions that describe and reflect on personal objects from a variety of perspectives.

The Cultural Power of Personal Objects seeks to understand the value and efficacy of objects, places, and times that take on cultural power and reverence to such a degree that they are treated (whether metaphorically or actually) as “persons,” or as objects wi...(Read More)
 
 
Thinking Ecologically, Thinking Responsibly
Thinking Ecologically, Thinking Responsibly (December 2021)
The Legacies of Lorraine Code
Nancy Arden McHugh - Editor
Andrea Doucet - Editor

Engages and extends the feminist philosopher Lorraine Code’s groundbreaking work on epistemology and ethics.

Thinking Ecologically, Thinking Responsibly brings together a transdisciplinary cohort of feminist, critical race, Indigenous, and decolonial scholars who build upon and seek to widen and deepen the legacy and potential of feminist philosopher Lorraine Code's work. Si...(Read More)
 
 
Under the Bed of Heaven
Under the Bed of Heaven (December 2021)
Christian Eschatology and Sexual Ethics
Richard W. McCarty - Author

Explores how concepts of sex in heaven can inform Christian sexual ethics in ways that challenge traditional norms and open new possibilities.

Under the Bed of Heaven is a work of Christian ethics that examines how eschatology might reshape concepts of sexual morality. With the rise of institutional Christianity in the Roman Empire, Christian attitudes about sexual desire an...(Read More)
 
 
Democracy at the Ballpark
Democracy at the Ballpark (November 2021)
Sport, Spectatorship, and Politics
Thomas David Bunting - Author

Examines how the national pastime of baseball has the capacity to shape politics and American democracy.

What is the relationship between sports and politics? Often, politics are thought to be serious, whereas sports are diversionary and apolitical. Using baseball as a case study, Democracy at the Ballpark challenges this understanding, examining politics as they emerge at t...(Read More)
 
 
Pragmatist Ethics
Pragmatist Ethics (November 2021)
A Problem-Based Approach to What Matters
James Jakób Liszka - Author

Argues that the path to the good life does not consist in working toward some abstract concept of the good, but rather by ameliorating the problems of the practices and institutions that make up our practical life.

Grounded in American pragmatism, Pragmatist Ethics proposes a rethinking of ethics. Rather than looking to the good—a concept for which consensus is difficult to ...(Read More)
 
 
The Holiday in His Eye
The Holiday in His Eye (October 2021)
Stanley Cavell's Vision of Film and Philosophy
William Rothman - Author

Presents an original, insightful, and compelling vision of the trajectory of Cavell's oeuvre, one that takes his kinship with Emerson as inextricably bound up with his ever-deepening thinking about movies.

From The World Viewed to Cities of Words, writing about movies was strand over strand with Stanley Cavell's philosophical work. Cavell was one of the first philosop...(Read More)
 
 
Contemporary Italian Women Philosophers
Contemporary Italian Women Philosophers (September 2021)
Stretching the Art of Thinking
Silvia Benso - Editor
Elvira Roncalli - Editor

A unique portrayal of the theoretical positions of eleven Italian women thinkers who share the practice of philosophy and extend philosophical work and interests beyond the realm of the discipline strictly defined.

Gathering the contributions of eleven contemporary Italian women thinkers who share a philosophical practice, Contemporary Italian Women Philosophers embraces a g...(Read More)
 
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