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Affirming DivergenceDeleuze's Reading of Leibniz

Affirming Divergence: Deleuze's Reading of Leibniz

Alex Tissandier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417747
eISBN:
9781474449748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417747.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Leibniz is a constant, but often overlooked, presence in Deleuze’s philosophy. This book explains three key moments in Deleuze’s philosophical development through the lens of his engagement with ... More

Animal WorldsFilm, Philosophy and Time

Animal Worlds: Film, Philosophy and Time

Laura McMahon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474446389
eISBN:
9781474464710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446389.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on a recent wave of international art cinema, Animal Worlds offers the first sustained analysis of the relations between cinematic time and animal life. Through an aesthetic of extended ... More

Animal WritingStorytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Animal Writing: Storytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Danielle Sands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439039
eISBN:
9781474476881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439039.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Reading contemporary fiction and philosophy alongside each other, Animal Writingproposes a thinking of and with animals which brings together critical and affective approaches. Aspiring to a critical ... More

Arabic in Modern Hebrew TextsThe Stylistics of Exophonic Writing

Arabic in Modern Hebrew Texts: The Stylistics of Exophonic Writing

Mohamed Ahmed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444439
eISBN:
9781474476713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444439.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In the late 1950s, Iraqi Jews were either forced or chose to leave Iraq for Israel. Finding it impossible to continue writing in Arabic in Israel, many Iraqi Jewish novelists faced the literary ... More

Arabs in the Early Islamic EmpireExploring al-Azd Tribal Identity

Arabs in the Early Islamic Empire: Exploring al-Azd Tribal Identity

Brian Ulrich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474436793
eISBN:
9781474464857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436793.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Examining a single broad tribal identity - al-Azd - from pre-Islamic Arabia through the Umayyad and into the early Abbasid era, this book notes the ways it was continually refashioned over that time. ... 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

Architectural MaterialismsNonhuman Creativity

Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Maria Voyatzaki (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420570
eISBN:
9781474453905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420570.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book gathers 14 voices from a diverse group of architects, designers, performing artists, film makers, media theorists, philosophers, mathematicians and programmers. By transversally crossing ... 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

Armenia and AzerbaijanAnatomy of a Rivalry

Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Laurence Broers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict is the longest-running dispute in Eurasia. This study looks beyond tabloid tropes of ‘frozen conflict’ or ‘Russian land-grab’, to unpack both unresolved territorial ... More

Art, Allegory and the Rise of Shi'ism in Iran, 1487-1565

Art, Allegory and the Rise of Shi'ism in Iran, 1487-1565

Chad Kia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450386
eISBN:
9781474464864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450386.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Some of the world’s most exquisite medieval paintings, from late fifteenth-century Herat and the early Safavid workshops, illustrate well-known episodes of popular romances––like Leyla & Majnun––that ... More

Artmaking in the Age of Global CapitalismVisual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Jan Bryant

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

What strategies are visual artists and filmmakers using to criticise the social and economic conditions shaping our particular historical moment? This question is answered by considering the methods ... More

Blood in the StreetsHistories of Violence in Italian Crime Cinema

Blood in the Streets: Histories of Violence in Italian Crime Cinema

Austin Fisher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474411721
eISBN:
9781474464727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411721.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Blood in the Streets investigates the various ways in which 1970s Italian crime films were embedded in their immediate cultural and political contexts. The book analyses the emergence, proliferation ... More

Buying your Self on the InternetWrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

Buying your Self on the Internet: Wrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

Andelka M. Phillips

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474422598
eISBN:
9781474476485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422598.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The personal genomics industry (aka direct-to-consumer genetic testing) has created a market for genetic tests as consumer services. This has taken genetic testing out of the clinic and into people’s ... More

Celluloid SingaporeCinema, Performance and the National

Celluloid Singapore: Cinema, Performance and the National

Edna Lim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474402880
eISBN:
9781474444613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402880.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Celluloid Singapore is not about Singapore cinema per se, or Singapore, but both. It is a ground-breaking study of the three major periods in Singapore cinema’s fragmented history – the golden age ... More

Close-UpGreat Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Murray Pomerance and Kyle Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This two-volume set presents detailed interpretations of singular performances by several of the most compelling actors in cinema history, asking in many different and complementary ways what makes ... More

Commemorating PeterlooViolence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Commemorating Peterloo: Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Michael Demson and Regina Hewitt (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474428569
eISBN:
9781474465007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428569.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Two hundred years after the massacre of peaceful protestors who had gathered in St Peter's Field, Manchester, to hear 'Orator' Henry Hunt speak for Parliamentary Reform, this volume brings together ... More

Contemporary Scottish Poetry and the Natural WorldBurnside, Jamie, Robertson and White

Contemporary Scottish Poetry and the Natural World: Burnside, Jamie, Robertson and White

Monika Szuba

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450607
eISBN:
9781474477093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Contemporary Scottish Writers and the Natural World examines the work of four Scottish poets – John Burnside, Kathleen Jamie, Robin Robertson and Kenneth White – in the light of philosophical ... More

The Contemporary WesternAn American Genre Post 9/11

The Contemporary Western: An American Genre Post 9/11

John White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474427920
eISBN:
9781474464765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427920.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The September 11th attacks in 2001 and the subsequent ‘War on Terror’ have had a profound effect on American cinema, and the contemporary Western reflects this situation. This book explores the ... More

Critiquing Sovereign ViolenceLaw, Biopolitics, Bio-Juridicalism

Critiquing Sovereign Violence: Law, Biopolitics, Bio-Juridicalism

Gavin Rae

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474445283
eISBN:
9781474465144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445283.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Sovereign violence is a dominant issue in contemporary political theory and has attracted much attention from proponents of critical theory, biopolitics, post-structuralism, and deconstruction. While ... More

Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Melissa Dickson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443647
eISBN:
9781474477055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443647.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Aladdin, Sinbad, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Scheherazade winding out her intricate tales to win her nightly stay of execution: the stories of the Arabian Nights are a familiar and much-loved ... More

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