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Hume's ScepticismPyrrhonian and Academic

Hume's Scepticism: Pyrrhonian and Academic

Peter S. Fosl

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451123
eISBN:
9781474476928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451123.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

David Hume (1711–76) is commonly acknowledged to be the most important philosopher of the English language, and scepticism is commonly understood to be central to Hume’s thought. What, however, ... More

Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

Barbara Glowczewski

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450300
eISBN:
9781474476911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450300.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

‘Radical alterity is not about exotism and exclusion but about imagination of how to weave different worlds in respect of their singularities always in becoming, how to recreate outsideness in our ... More

Archaeology of Empire in Achaemenid Egypt

Archaeology of Empire in Achaemenid Egypt

Henry Colburn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452366
eISBN:
9781474476454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452366.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book is the first study of the material culture of Egypt during the period of Achaemenid Persian rule (ca. 526-404 B.C., also known as the ‘27th Dynasty’). Previous studies have characterised ... More

Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Hugh Epstein

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first book-length study of connections between these two major authors, this book reads the highly descriptive impressionist fiction of Hardy and Conrad together in the light of a shared ... More

Imagined StatesLaw and Literature in Nigeria, 1900-66

Imagined States: Law and Literature in Nigeria, 1900-66

Katherine Isobel Baxter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420839
eISBN:
9781474476478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420839.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Imagined States examines the significance of the law in colonial and postcolonial fiction from and about Nigeria between 1900 and 1966. The book argues that in the discrete period of the final ... More

A Monument to Medieval Syrian Book CultureThe Library of Ibn 'Abd al-Hadi

A Monument to Medieval Syrian Book Culture: The Library of Ibn 'Abd al-Hadi

Konrad Hirschler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451567
eISBN:
9781474476836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451567.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the late medieval period, manuscripts galore circulated in Middle Eastern libraries. Yet, very few book collections have come down to us as such or have left a documentary trail. This book ... More

Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Lisa S. Starks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430067
eISBN:
9781474476973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430067.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ovid was a multifaceted icon of lovesickness, endless change, libertinism, emotional torment and violence in early modern England. This collection uses adaptation studies in connection with other ... More

Performing Ethics Through Film StyleLevinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Performing Ethics Through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Edward Lamberti

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Emmanuel Levinas’s ethical philosophy has had a significant influence on film theory in recent years. This book proposes a relationship between Levinasian ethics and film style. It argues that films ... More

Space in Modern Egyptian Fiction

Space in Modern Egyptian Fiction

Yasmine Ramadan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474427647
eISBN:
9781474476775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427647.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In 1960s Egypt a group of writers exploded onto the literary scene, transforming the aesthetic landscape. Space in Modern Egyptian Fiction argues that this literary generation presents a marked shift ... More

Aristotle on the Matter of FormA Feminist Metaphysics of Generation

Aristotle on the Matter of Form: A Feminist Metaphysics of Generation

Adriel M. Trott

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455220
eISBN:
9781474476874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455220.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book argues that nature even in generation in Aristotle should be understood on an emergent model that sees a unity in the four causes. The model of artifice divides form from matter, where ... More

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