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Critical Luxury StudiesArt, Design, Media

Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media

John Armitage and Joanne Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402613
eISBN:
9781474422291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402613.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book presents an examination of the relations between historical and, crucially, contemporary ideas of luxury. The book provides a technocultural focus on aesthetic, design-led media practice ... More

Deleuze and BaudrillardFrom Cyberpunk to Biopunk

Deleuze and Baudrillard: From Cyberpunk to Biopunk

Sean McQueen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414371
eISBN:
9781474422369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414371.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book theorises shifts in and across critical approaches to capitalism, science, technology, psychoanalysis, literature, and cinema and media studies. Analysing a wide range of novels and films, ... More

The Deleuze-Lucretius Encounter

The Deleuze-Lucretius Encounter

Ryan J. Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474416535
eISBN:
9781474430449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416535.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explores how Deleuze's thought was shaped by Lucretian atomism — a formative but often-ignored influence from ancient philosophy. More than any other 20th-century philosopher, Gilles ... More

Derrida and Other AnimalsThe Boundaries of the Human

Derrida and Other Animals: The Boundaries of the Human

Judith Still

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748680979
eISBN:
9781474412469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680979.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book analyses Derrida’s investigating, and unpicking, of the assertion of a gulf between man and the animal, and the attribution of qualities (both relatively desirable such as reason, and ... More

Prehistoric Myths in Modern Political Philosophy

Prehistoric Myths in Modern Political Philosophy

Karl Widerquist and Grant S. McCall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748678662
eISBN:
9781474430968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678662.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows how—despite significant equivocation—the most influential justifications of government and of private property rely on the seldom-questioned empirical premise that this book calls, ... More

Return StatementsThe Return of Religion in Contemporary Philosophy

Return Statements: The Return of Religion in Contemporary Philosophy

Gregg Lambert

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413909
eISBN:
9781474422352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413909.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Gregg Lambert examines the internal relationship between the return of overtly religious themes in contemporary philosophy over the past decade and another sense of the ‘post-secular’ turn that has ... More

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