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The Becoming of the BodyContemporary Women's Writing in French

The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Amaleena Damlé

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Following a long tradition of objectification, twentieth-century French feminism has often sought to liberate the female body from the confines of patriarchal logos and to inscribe its rhythms in ... More

Contemporary Encounters with Ancient Metaphysics

Contemporary Encounters with Ancient Metaphysics

Abraham Jacob Greenstine and Ryan J. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474412094
eISBN:
9781474434966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412094.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume is the world’s first exploration of a series of encounters between ancient philosophical texts and contemporary continental metaphysics. The ancient texts under consideration originated ... More

Continental Realism and Its Discontents

Continental Realism and Its Discontents

Marie-Eve Morin (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474421140
eISBN:
9781474438674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421140.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A new realist movement in continental philosophy has emerged to challenge philosophical approaches and traditions ranging from transcendental and speculative idealism to phenomenology and ... More

The Contingency of NecessityReason and God as Matters of Fact

The Contingency of Necessity: Reason and God as Matters of Fact

Tyler Tritten

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474428194
eISBN:
9781474438643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428194.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book shows how all necessity – logical, mathematical, physical, transcendental or metaphysical - is consequent. It argues that reason and God, although necessary with respect to essence, are, ... More

Deleuze and the Animal

Deleuze and the Animal

Colin Gardner and Patricia MacCormack (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474422734
eISBN:
9781474434959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422734.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Human-animal studies and the age of the anthropocene are prevalent across many disciplines at this time and this book is among the first to explore the usefulness of Deleuze for extensions and ... More

Deleuze and the Naming of GodPost-Secularism and the Future of Immanence

Deleuze and the Naming of God: Post-Secularism and the Future of Immanence

Daniel Colucciello Barber

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748686360
eISBN:
9780748697144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686360.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Deleuze’s philosophy of immanence, because it vigorously rejects every appeal to the beyond, is often presumed to be indifferent to the concerns of religion. This book argues against such a ... More

The Deleuze-Lucretius Encounter

The Deleuze-Lucretius Encounter

Ryan J. Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474416535
eISBN:
9781474430449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416535.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explores how Deleuze's thought was shaped by Lucretian atomism — a formative but often-ignored influence from ancient philosophy. More than any other 20th-century philosopher, Gilles ... 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

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

Garcian MeditationsThe Dialectics of Persistence in Form and Object

Garcian Meditations: The Dialectics of Persistence in Form and Object

Jon Cogburn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415910
eISBN:
9781474434942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Tristan Garcia holds that what makes something some thing is its resistance to reductionism, the attempt to explain it in terms of its constituents and relations to other things. For Garcia, ... 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

Gilles Deleuze's Transcendental EmpiricismFrom Tradition to Difference

Gilles Deleuze's Transcendental Empiricism: From Tradition to Difference

Marc Rölli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414883
eISBN:
9781474426985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414883.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Subjectivity is itself an event that philosophy has tried to situate in an evanescent present as a dominating self-awareness equipped with common sense. But Deleuze insists that it requires a ... 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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Lyotard and the Inhuman ConditionReflections on Nihilism, Information and Art

Lyotard and the Inhuman Condition: Reflections on Nihilism, Information and Art

Ashley Woodward

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697243
eISBN:
9781474418669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697243.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book offers an incisive argument for the contemporary importance of Lyotard in light of posthuman trends. Jean-Francois Lyotard was one of the leading French philosophers of his generation, ... 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

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

The Psychoanalysis of SenseDeleuze and the Lacanian School

The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Guillaume Collett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Guillaume Collett questions to what extent we can locate Deleuze within the Lacanian School during the late-1960s, prior to Guattari. In so doing, he offers a new, integrated reading of Deleuze’s The ... 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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