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Adam Smith and RousseauEthics, Politics, Economics

Adam Smith and Rousseau: Ethics, Politics, Economics

Maria Pia Paganelli, Dennis C. Rasmussen, and Craig Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422857
eISBN:
9781474445115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422857.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith are two of the foremost thinkers of the European Enlightenment, thinkers who made seminal contributions to moral and political philosophy and who shaped some of ... More

Agamben and Radical Politics

Agamben and Radical Politics

Daniel McLoughlin (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402637
eISBN:
9781474422390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402637.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Giorgio Agamben’s analysis of sovereignty was profoundly influential for critical theory as it grappled with issues of security and state violence in the wake of September 11 2001. Yet his work was ... More

Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Adam Kotsko and Carlo Salzani (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423632
eISBN:
9781474438520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423632.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

One of the greatest challenges Agamben presents to his readers is the vast and often bewildering range of sources he draws upon in his work. This volume is a one-stop reference for clarifying ... More

Contemporary Political Movements and the Thought of Jacques RancièreEquality in Action

Contemporary Political Movements and the Thought of Jacques Rancière: Equality in Action

Todd May

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639823
eISBN:
9780748671724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639823.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows how democratic progressive politics can happen and how it is happening in very different arenas. The author takes an intensive look at a range of contemporary political movements and ... 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

Deleuze and Anarchism

Deleuze and Anarchism

Chantelle Gray van Heerden and Aragorn Eloff (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474439077
eISBN:
9781474465151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439077.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Both the philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari, and anarchism, have gained more academic interest over the past decades. Many authors have also recognised an anarchist sensibility in Deleuze and ... More

Deleuze and Politics

Deleuze and Politics

Ian Buchanan and Nicholas Thoburn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632879
eISBN:
9780748652549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632879.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Deleuze was intensely aware of the need for philosophy to take an active part in shaping and critiquing the world. Philosophy, as he saw it, engages in politics by inventing new concepts and using ... More

Deleuze and Sex

Deleuze and Sex

Frida Beckman (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642618
eISBN:
9780748671755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642618.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

For Deleuze, sexuality is a force that can capture as well as liberate life. Its flows tend to be repressed and contained in specific forms while at the same time they retain revolutionary potential. ... More

Deleuze and Space

Deleuze and Space

Ian Buchanan and Gregg Lambert (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618743
eISBN:
9780748671762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618743.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Gilles Deleuze was arguably the twentieth century's most spatial philosopher – not only did he contribute a plethora of new concepts to engage space, space was his very means of doing philosophy. He ... More

Derrida and Hospitality Theory and Practice

Derrida and Hospitality Theory and Practice

Judith Still

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640270
eISBN:
9780748671786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640270.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is a full-length study of hospitality in the writings of Jacques Derrida. Hospitality is critically important in Derrida's writings, and his insights in this have been influential across a ... More

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