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Interventions in Contemporary ThoughtHistory, Politics, Aesthetics

Interventions in Contemporary Thought: History, Politics, Aesthetics

Gabriel Rockhill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405355
eISBN:
9781474422321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405355.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

With the aim of rethinking the state and stakes of contemporary theory, Gabriel Rockhill critically works through some of the most important recent philosophical writings on the intertwined topics of ... More

French Philosophy TodayNew Figures of the Human in Badiou, Meillassoux, Malabou, Serres and Latour

French Philosophy Today: New Figures of the Human in Badiou, Meillassoux, Malabou, Serres and Latour

Christopher Watkin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474414739
eISBN:
9781474422338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414739.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

After the humanism/anti-humanism debates of the 1940s and ’50s, and after the ‘death of man’ in the linguistic philosophy of the late twentieth-century, French philosophy today is laying fresh claim ... More

Working with Walter BenjaminRecovering a Political Philosophy

Working with Walter Benjamin: Recovering a Political Philosophy

Andrew Benjamin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748634347
eISBN:
9780748695287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634347.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book provides a highly original approach to the writings of the twentieth-century German philosopher Walter Benjamin by one of his most distinguished readers. It develops the idea of ‘working ... More

Conditions of ThoughtDeleuze and Transcendental Ideas

Conditions of Thought: Deleuze and Transcendental Ideas

Daniela Voss

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748676255
eISBN:
9780748689187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676255.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

From his early work in ‘Nietzsche and Philosophy’ to ‘Difference and Repetition’, Deleuze develops a unique notion of transcendental philosophy. It comprises a radical critique of the illusions of ... More

Untimely AffectsGilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Nadine Boljkovac

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Untimely Affects offers an interweaving of Deleuzian philosophy and close film analysis to discern the potential of art in the face of global ongoing devastations. How does thought persist ... More

Between Desire and PleasureA Deleuzian Theory of Sexuality

Between Desire and Pleasure: A Deleuzian Theory of Sexuality

Frida Beckman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748645923
eISBN:
9780748689170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645923.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Mapping both historical and contemporary configurations of the sexual body along with its functions and sensations, this book identifies disabling conceptions and constructions of pleasure while also ... More

The Priority of EventsDeleuze's Logic of Sense

The Priority of Events: Deleuze's Logic of Sense

Sean Bowden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643592
eISBN:
9780748652624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643592.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book shows how the Deleuzian event should be understood in terms of the broader metaphysical thesis that substances are ontologically secondary with respect to events. It achieves this through a ... More

Badiou and PlatoAn Education by Truths

Badiou and Plato: An Education by Truths

A J Bartlett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643752
eISBN:
9780748652655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643752.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is an interrogation of Plato's entire work using the concepts and categories of Alain Badiou. It critically addresses and draw consequences from Badiou's claim that his work is a ‘Platonism ... More

Levinas and the PostcolonialRace, Nation, Other

Levinas and the Postcolonial: Race, Nation, Other

John E. Drabinski

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641031
eISBN:
9780748652617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641031.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What can we learn from reading Levinas alongside postcolonial theories of difference? With that question in view, this book undertakes readings of Gayatri Spivak, Homi Bhabha, Édouard Glissant, and ... More

Deleuze and the Body

Deleuze and the Body

Laura Guillaume and Joe Hughes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638642
eISBN:
9780748652679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638642.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is a collection of chapters on the approaches and applications of Deleuze's philosophy to the body. Using a variety of contemporary cultural, scientific, and philosophical lines of enquiry, ... More

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