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Philosophy and LoveFrom Plato to Popular Culture

Philosophy and Love: From Plato to Popular Culture

Linnell Secomb

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623679
eISBN:
9780748671854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623679.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book introduces historical and contemporary philosophical reflections on love. It brings together philosophy with cultural analysis to provide an account of conventional theories of love as well ... More

Philosophy of International Law

Philosophy of International Law

Anthony Carty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622559
eISBN:
9780748652525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622559.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book offers an internal critique of the discipline of international law while showing the necessary place for philosophy within it. By reintroducing philosophy into the heart of the study of ... More

The Philosophy of John Duns Scotus

The Philosophy of John Duns Scotus

Antonie Vos

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624621
eISBN:
9780748652372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624621.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

John Duns Scotus was arguably one of the most significant philosopher theologians of the middle ages, and has often been overlooked. This book serves to recover his rightful place in the history of ... More

Philosophy Outside-InA Critique of Academic Reason

Philosophy Outside-In: A Critique of Academic Reason

Christopher Norris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748684557
eISBN:
9780748695188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684557.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book raises some very basic questions about the way that analytic philosophy has been going over the past quarter-century and more. It does so partly by way of direct engagement with various ... More

Philosophy, Animality and the Life Sciences

Philosophy, Animality and the Life Sciences

Wahida Khandker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748676774
eISBN:
9781474406468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676774.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In line with ‘Continental’ approaches to critical animal studies, this book aims to uncover the philosophical and historical progression of concepts of animal and organic life, in order to understand ... More

The Political Thought of Jacques RancièreCreating Equality

The Political Thought of Jacques Rancière: Creating Equality

Todd May

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635320
eISBN:
9780748671922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635320.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is devoted entirely to the thought of Jacques Rancière. It focuses on his central political idea that a democratic politics emerges from the presupposition of equality. The book examines ... More

Politics of the GiftExchanges in Poststructuralism

Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Gerald Moore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Politics of the Gift stages a series of dialogues between major 20th-century figures to show how the concept of the gift serves as a driving thematic and problematic of recent French thought. Through ... More

Postcolonial AgencyCritique and Constructivism

Postcolonial Agency: Critique and Constructivism

Simone Bignall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639434
eISBN:
9780748671878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639434.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book opens up a new direction for postcolonial studies by creating concepts of agency, resistance and transformation that allow positive roles for desire and difference in the development of ... 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

Pursuing the GoodEthics and Metaphysics in Plato's Republic

Pursuing the Good: Ethics and Metaphysics in Plato's Republic

Douglas Cairns and Fritz-Gregor Herrmann

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628117
eISBN:
9780748652488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628117.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book brings together contributions from Plato scholars from Britain, Europe and North America on a closely defined topic central to Plato's thought and to Ancient Philosophy: Plato's Form of the ... More

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