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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

Returning to RevolutionDeleuze, Guattari and Zapatismo

Returning to Revolution: Deleuze, Guattari and Zapatismo

Thomas Nail

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655861
eISBN:
9780748676651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655861.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

We are witnessing the return of political revolution. However, this is not a return to the classical forms of revolution: the capture of the state, the political representation of the party, the ... More

Saussure and his Interpreters

Saussure and his Interpreters

Roy Harris

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613083
eISBN:
9780748652334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613083.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book provides a reassessment of the reception of Saussure's ideas. That Saussure's work profoundly influenced developments in such diverse fields as linguistics, anthropology, psychology and ... More

Speaking Against NumberHeidegger, Language and the Politics of Calculation

Speaking Against Number: Heidegger, Language and the Politics of Calculation

Stuart Elden

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619818
eISBN:
9780748652518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619818.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Numbers and politics are inter-related at almost every level – be it the abstract geometry of understandings of territory, the explosion of population statistics and measures of economic standards, ... More

Unfinished WorldsHermeneutics, Aesthetics and Gadamer

Unfinished Worlds: Hermeneutics, Aesthetics and Gadamer

Nicholas Davey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748686223
eISBN:
9780748695263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686223.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Hans-Georg Gadamer’s poetics completely overturns the European aesthetic tradition. By concentrating on the experience of meaning, this book shows how Gadamer’s philosophical hermeneutics transforms ... More

The Universal (In the Realm of the Sensible)Beyond Continental Philosophy

The Universal (In the Realm of the Sensible): Beyond Continental Philosophy

Dorothea Olkowski

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625567
eISBN:
9780748652402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625567.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book proposes a radical, new philosophical system that moves from ontology to ethics. The author develops the concept of an ontological unconscious, a connection arising from our sensible ... More

Untimely AffectsGilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Nadine Boljkovac

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Untimely Affects offers an interweaving of Deleuzian philosophy and close film analysis to discern the potential of art in the face of global ongoing devastations. How does thought persist ... More

Women's Rights as Multicultural ClaimsReconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Monica Mookherjee

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book attempts to reconfigure feminism in a way that responds to cultural diversity. The book contends that a discourse of rights can be formulated and that this task is crucial to negotiating a ... More

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