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Kant's Aesthetic EpistemologyForm and World

Kant's Aesthetic Epistemology: Form and World

Fiona Hughes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621224
eISBN:
9780748652327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621224.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Drawing on resources from both the analytical and continental traditions, this book argues that a comprehension of Immanuel Kant's aesthetics is necessary for grasping the scope and force of his ... More

Lacan Deleuze Badiou

Lacan Deleuze Badiou

A.J. Bartlett, Justin Clemens, and Jon Roffe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682058
eISBN:
9780748697168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682058.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

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The Lesser Evil

The Lesser Evil

Michael Ignatieff

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618729
eISBN:
9780748671892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618729.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Must we fight terrorism with terror and torture with torture? Must we sacrifice civil liberty to protect public safety? In the age of terrorism, this book argues that we must not shrink from the use ... 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

The Morality of Peacekeeping

The Morality of Peacekeeping

Daniel H. Levine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748675890
eISBN:
9780748697199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675890.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

International peacekeeping is one of the primary ways that global and regional institutions, such as the United Nations and the African Union, respond to conflict, violence, instability, and human ... More

The Myth of Evil

The Myth of Evil

Phillip Cole

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622009
eISBN:
9780748671908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622009.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book explores a contradiction at the heart of modern thought about what it is to be human: the belief that human beings cannot commit a radically evil act purely for its own sake, and the ... More

Nancy and the Political

Nancy and the Political

Sanja Dejanovic (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748683178
eISBN:
9781474408684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683178.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Focussed around three core themes “capitalism, the metaphysics of democracy and aesthetics” these 11 essays emphasise the potential of Nancy's political thought, and collectively situate it within a ... More

Narrative and Becoming

Narrative and Becoming

Ridvan Askin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474414562
eISBN:
9781474426947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414562.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

What is narrative? Ridvan Askin answers this question by bringing together aesthetics, contemporary North American fiction, Gilles Deleuze, narrative theory and the recent speculative turn. Through ... More

Narrative, Identity and the Kierkegaardian Self

Narrative, Identity and the Kierkegaardian Self

John Lippitt and Patrick Stokes (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694433
eISBN:
9781474412452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694433.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Narrative accounts of selfhood have been an increasingly prominent feature of personal identity debates over the last three decades. Yet many questions remain about the precise content and limits of ... More

Nietzsche on Epistemology and MetaphysicsThe World in View

Nietzsche on Epistemology and Metaphysics: The World in View

Tsarina Doyle

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628070
eISBN:
9780748652594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628070.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Few philosophers are as widely read or as widely misunderstood as Nietzsche. This book sets out to show that a specifically Kantian-informed methodology lies at the heart of Nietzsche's approach to ... More

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