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Thomas Reid and the Problem of Secondary Qualities

Thomas Reid and the Problem of Secondary Qualities

Christopher A. Shrock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474417846
eISBN:
9781474438650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417846.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Thomas Reid, the father of Common Sense, champions Direct Realism against the Problem of Secondary Qualities. Direct Realism holds immediate objects of perception, like rocks and desks, to be ... More

Resistance and PsychoanalysisImpossible Divisions

Resistance and Psychoanalysis: Impossible Divisions

Simon Morgan Wortham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429603
eISBN:
9781474438575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429603.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

As calls mount for resistance to recent political events, Simon Morgan Wortham explores the political implications and complexities of a psychoanalytic conception of resistance. Through close ... More

Practising with DeleuzeDesign, Dance, Art, Writing, Philosophy

Practising with Deleuze: Design, Dance, Art, Writing, Philosophy

Suzie Attiwill, Terri Bird, Andrea Eckersley, and Antonia Pont

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429344
eISBN:
9781474438568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429344.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Practising with Deleuze offers the first systematic reading of Gilles Deleuze’s mature philosophy from the perspective of contemporary creative practitioners, including fine artists, a dancer, a ... More

Multicultural Governance in a Mobile World

Multicultural Governance in a Mobile World

Anna Triandafyllidou (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474428231
eISBN:
9781474438391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428231.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Migration-related cultural diversity poses a number of highly pressing political and normative challenges for liberal democratic societies. This book explores what forms of migrant accommodation and ... More

Global StatesmanHow Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

Global Statesman: How Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

David M. Webber

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423564
eISBN:
9781474438384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423564.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Global Statesman revisits the decade that Gordon Brown spent as architect-in-chief of the New Labour project, and charts an often neglected but crucial dimension of the Brown years: his commitment to ... More

The Contingency of NecessityReason and God as Matters of Fact

The Contingency of Necessity: Reason and God as Matters of Fact

Tyler Tritten

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474428194
eISBN:
9781474438643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428194.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book shows how all necessity – logical, mathematical, physical, transcendental or metaphysical - is consequent. It argues that reason and God, although necessary with respect to essence, are, ... More

Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Adam Kotsko and Carlo Salzani (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423632
eISBN:
9781474438520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423632.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

One of the greatest challenges Agamben presents to his readers is the vast and often bewildering range of sources he draws upon in his work. This volume is a one-stop reference for clarifying ... More

Speculative EmpiricismRevisiting Whitehead

Speculative Empiricism: Revisiting Whitehead

Didier Debaise

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423045
eISBN:
9781474438612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423045.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Can experience be thought systematically without transforming the richness of the world as it is lived into reductive philosophical generalities? Can the method of empiricism ever be reconciled with ... More

Speculative Art HistoriesAnalysis at the Limits

Speculative Art Histories: Analysis at the Limits

Sjoerd van Tuinen (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474421041
eISBN:
9781474438605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421041.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Following the recent ‘speculative turn’ in Continental philosophy, the aim of this volume is to propose a ‘counter-discourse’ of speculative approaches to art history. How could today’s materialist, ... More

Spectacular Science, Technology and Superstition in the Age of Shakespeare

Spectacular Science, Technology and Superstition in the Age of Shakespeare

Sophie Chiari and Mickaël Popelard (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474427814
eISBN:
9781474438735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427814.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Back in the late 1950s, C.P. Snow famously defined science negatively by separating it from what it was not, namely literature. Such polarization, however, creates more problems than it solves. By ... More

Scotland's MuslimsSociety, Politics and Identity

Scotland's Muslims: Society, Politics and Identity

Peter Hopkins (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474427234
eISBN:
9781474438407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427234.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

How do Muslims living in Scotland identify with the nation and how do they feel about their local communities? What are their experiences of education, work and religious spaces? How do they ... More

Rethinking Whitehead's SymbolismThought, Language, Culture

Rethinking Whitehead's Symbolism: Thought, Language, Culture

Roland Faber, Jeffrey A. Bell, and Joseph Petek (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429566
eISBN:
9781474438582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429566.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This collection of essays explores the contemporary significance of Alfred North Whitehead’s book Symbolism: Its Meaning and Effect. Given the recent and rapid changes in modern science, culture, and ... More

Coming-of-Age Cinema in New ZealandGenre, Gender and Adaptation

Coming-of-Age Cinema in New Zealand: Genre, Gender and Adaptation

Alistair Fox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429443
eISBN:
9781474438438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429443.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book investigates the coming-of-age genre as a significant phenomenon in New Zealand’s national cinema, tracing its development from the 1970s to the present day. A preliminary chapter ... More

Cinematic NihilismEncounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

Cinematic Nihilism: Encounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

John Marmysz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474424561
eISBN:
9781474438421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424561.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Exposing and illustrating how an ongoing engagement with nihilistic alienation may contribute to – rather than detract from – the value of life, this book both challenges and builds upon past ... More

Political Change in the Middle East and North AfricaAfter the Arab Spring

Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Inmaculada Szmolka (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The aim of the book is to closely study regime responses and the principal transformations that have occurred in the MENA countries and in the region overall as a result of the Arab Spring, with the ... More

Literary Autobiography and Arab National Struggles

Literary Autobiography and Arab National Struggles

Tahia Abdel Nasser

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474420228
eISBN:
9781474438537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420228.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In memoirs, Arab writers have invoked solitude in moments of deep public involvement. Focusing on Taha Hussein, Sonallah Ibrahim, Assia Djebar, Latifa al-Zayyat, Mahmoud Darwish, Mourid Barghouti, ... More

Continental Realism and Its Discontents

Continental Realism and Its Discontents

Marie-Eve Morin (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474421140
eISBN:
9781474438674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421140.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A new realist movement in continental philosophy has emerged to challenge philosophical approaches and traditions ranging from transcendental and speculative idealism to phenomenology and ... More

Viking Law and OrderPlaces and Rituals of Assembly in the Medieval North

Viking Law and Order: Places and Rituals of Assembly in the Medieval North

Alexandra Sanmark

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402293
eISBN:
9781474435260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402293.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Until very recently Viking Age and Old Norse assembly (thing) sites were essentially unknown, apart from a few select sites, such as Thingvellir in Iceland. The Vikings are well-known for their ... More

The Problem of Religious DiversityEuropean Challenges, Asian Approaches

The Problem of Religious Diversity: European Challenges, Asian Approaches

Anna Triandafyllidou and Tariq Modood (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474419086
eISBN:
9781474435291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Religion and religious diversity are one of the toughest diversity challenges that European societies face today. Old paradigms of republicanism or multiculturalism seem to be in crisis but a new ... More

Modernism, Fashion and Interwar Women Writers

Modernism, Fashion and Interwar Women Writers

Vike Martina Plock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474427418
eISBN:
9781474434607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427418.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

An unprecedented sartorial revolution occurred at the beginning of the twentieth century when the tight-laced silhouettes of Victorian women gave way to the figure of the Flapper. Modernism, Fashion ... More

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