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Derrida and LacanAnother Writing

Derrida and Lacan: Another Writing

Michael Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636037
eISBN:
9780748652457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636037.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is a comparative study of two giants of contemporary thought. It contrasts Jacques Derrida's deconstruction with Jacques Lacan's psychoanalytic thought and argues that Lacan presents us ... More

Diagrammatic ImmanenceCategory Theory and Philosophy

Diagrammatic Immanence: Category Theory and Philosophy

Rocco "Gangle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474404174
eISBN:
9781474418645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404174.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book integrates insights from Spinoza’s metaphysics, Peirce’s semiotic theory and Deleuze’s philosophy of difference in conjunction with the formal operations of category theory. Spinoza, Peirce ... More

Difficult AtheismPost-Theological Thinking in Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy and Quentin Meillassoux

Difficult Atheism: Post-Theological Thinking in Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy and Quentin Meillassoux

Christopher Watkin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640577
eISBN:
9780748671793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640577.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book shows how contemporary French philosophy is rethinking the legacy of the death of God in ways that take the debate beyond the narrow confines of atheism into the much broader domain of ... More

Ethical Subjects in Contemporary Culture

Ethical Subjects in Contemporary Culture

Dave Boothroyd

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640096
eISBN:
9780748693795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640096.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book presents an original perspective on Emmanuel Levinas's account of the ethical Subject as contingently and empirically embedded in everyday experience and situations. It explores the ... More

The Ethics of Armed ConflictA Cosmopolitan Just War Theory

The Ethics of Armed Conflict: A Cosmopolitan Just War Theory

John W. Lango

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748645756
eISBN:
9780748697182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645756.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this book, some distinctive approaches to the ethics of armed conflict are interwoven: (1) A revisionist approach that involves generalising traditional just war principles, so that they are ... More

Europe after DerridaCrisis and Potentiality

Europe after Derrida: Crisis and Potentiality

Agnes Czajka and Bora Isyar (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748683369
eISBN:
9780748697175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683369.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Is Europe’s crisis merely a financial one? It has been widely understood as such, yet its scope and implications far exceed Europe’s financial markets. As the crisis deepens, and the possibility of ... More

The Event UniverseThe Revisionary Metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead

The Event Universe: The Revisionary Metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead

Leemon B. McHenry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400343
eISBN:
9781474416108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400343.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What kinds of things are events? Battles, explosions, accidents, crashes, rock concerts would be typical examples of events and these would be reinforced in the way we speak about the world. Events ... More

Foucault's ArchaeologyScience and Transformation

Foucault's Archaeology: Science and Transformation

David Webb

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748624218
eISBN:
9780748684472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624218.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book proposes that Foucault's archaeology is a direct response to the predicament for thought in modernity that he described in the closing chapters of The Order of Things, and that science and ... More

Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Spell of John Duns Scotus

Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Spell of John Duns Scotus

John Llewelyn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408943
eISBN:
9781474416030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408943.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Early Mediaeval Scottish philosopher and theologian John Duns Scotus shook traditional doctrines of logical universality and logical particularity by arguing for a metaphysics of ‘formal ... More

Gilbert SimondonBeing and Technology

Gilbert Simondon: Being and Technology

Arne De Boever, Shirley S. Y. Murray, and Jon Roffe (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748677214
eISBN:
9780748684489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748677214.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Gilbert Simondon's work has recently come to prominence in America and around the Anglophone world, having been of great importance in France for many years. This collection of essays presents the ... More

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