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Foucault at the Movies
Michel Foucault’s work on film, although not extensive, compellingly illustrates the power of bringing his unique vision to bear on the subject and... Les mer
The Incorporeal
Philosophy has inherited a powerful impulse to embrace either dualism or a reductive monism--either a radical separation of mind and body or the... Les mer
Democracy in What State?
"Is it meaningful to call oneself a democrat? And if so, how do you interpret the word?" In responding to this question, eight... Les mer
Uncreative Writing
Can techniques traditionally thought to be outside the scope of literature, including word processing, databasing, identity ciphering, and intensive... Les mer
Hatred and Forgiveness
Julia Kristeva refracts the impulse to hate (and our attempts to subvert, sublimate, and otherwise process it) through psychoanalysis and text,... Les mer
The Severed Head: Capital Visions
Informed by a provocative exhibition at the Louvre curated by the author, The Severed Head unpacks artistic representations of severed heads from the... Les mer
Rage and Time
While ancient civilizations worshipped strong, active emotions, modern societies trend more toward peaceful, democratic processes. We have largely... Les mer
Fate, Time, and Language
In 1962, the philosopher Richard Taylor used six commonly accepted presuppositions to imply that human beings have no control over the future. David... Les mer
Soul and Form
György Lukács was a Hungarian Marxist philosopher, writer, and literary critic who shaped mainstream European Communist thought. Soul and Form was... Les mer
Chaos, Territory, Art
Instead of treating art as a unique creation that requires reason and refined taste to appreciate, Elizabeth Grosz argues that art-especially... Les mer
Death Of A Discipline
Spivak demonstrates how critics interested in social justice should pay close attention to literary form and offers new interpretations of classics... Les mer
Antigone’s Claim
The celebrated author of Gender Trouble here redefines Antigone's legacy, recovering her revolutionary significance and liberating it for a... Les mer
Negotiations: 1972-1990
Part autobiography, part interview, and part essay, this text traces the intellectual journey of a man often acclaimed as one of the most important... Les mer