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The Idea of Commercial Society in the Scottish Enlightenment

The Idea of Commercial Society in the Scottish Enlightenment

Christopher J. Berry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748645329
eISBN:
9780748693788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645329.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book examines the writings of the Scottish Enlightenment, focusing on their conception of a commercial society. This focus captures both what the Scottish Enlightenment is now best known for as ... More

The Idea of Continental Philosophy

The Idea of Continental Philosophy

Simon Glendinning

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624706
eISBN:
9780748671885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624706.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The idea of Continental Philosophy has never been properly explained in philosophical terms. This book attempts finally to succeed where others have failed, although not by giving an account of its ... More

Immanence - Deleuze and Philosophy

Immanence - Deleuze and Philosophy

Miguel de Beistegui

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638307
eISBN:
9780748671816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638307.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book identifies the original impetus and the driving force behind Deleuze's philosophy as a whole and the many concepts it creates. It seeks to extract the inner consistency of Deleuze's thought ... More

Immanence and the Vertigo of PhilosophyFrom Kant to Deleuze

Immanence and the Vertigo of Philosophy: From Kant to Deleuze

Christian Kerslake

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635900
eISBN:
9780748671823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635900.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

One of the terminological constants in the philosophical work of Gilles Deleuze is the word ‘immanence’, and it has therefore become a foothold for those wishing to understand exactly what ‘Deleuzian ... More

The Inner Life of a Rational AgentIn Defence of Philosophical Behaviourism

The Inner Life of a Rational Agent: In Defence of Philosophical Behaviourism

Rowland Stout

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623433
eISBN:
9780748652501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623433.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book provides an up-to-date version of behaviourism, although not a form of behaviourism that denies the existence of consciousness, free will, rationality, etc., nor aims to reduce these to ... More

InterpassivityThe Aesthetics of Delegated Enjoyment

Interpassivity: The Aesthetics of Delegated Enjoyment

Robert Pfaller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474422925
eISBN:
9781474434997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422925.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Interpassivity is a widespread, but mostly unacknowledged form of cultural behavior. It consists in letting others (other people, or animals, machines etc.) not work, but consume in one’s place. When ... More

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

The Invention of a PeopleHeidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

Janae Sholtz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685356
eISBN:
9781474412445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685356.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Invention of a People explores the residual relation between Heidegger’s thought and Deleuze’s novelty. Contextualising the problematic of a people-to-come within a larger political and ... More

Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought

Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought

Birgit Schippers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640898
eISBN:
9780748671830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640898.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Julia Kristeva's writings on the female subject and on feminist politics continue to trouble many of her readers; as yet, there exists no unified response to her ideas in contemporary feminism. Julia ... More

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

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