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Hegel or Spinoza

Hegel or Spinoza

Pierre Macherey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677405
eISBN:
9781452947570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677405.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents an English-language translation of the modern classic Hegel ou Spinoza. Published in French in 1979, it has been widely influential, particularly in the work of the philosophers ... More

HumanesisSound and Technological Posthumanism

Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

David Cecchetto

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

With the recent emergence of copious scholarship that considers the discursive life of the term “human,” posthumanism has become a timely interdisciplinary discourse. This study is a critical ... More

HumAnimalRace, Law, Language

HumAnimal: Race, Law, Language

Kalpana Rahita Seshadri

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677887
eISBN:
9781452948249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677887.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book explores the experience of dehumanization as the privation of speech. Taking up the figure of silence as the space between human and animal, it traces the potential for an alternate ... More

Improper LifeTechnology and Biopolitics from Heidegger to Agamben

Improper Life: Technology and Biopolitics from Heidegger to Agamben

Timothy C. Campbell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674640
eISBN:
9781452946696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674640.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Has biopolitics actually become thanatopolitics, a field of study obsessed with death? Is there something about the nature of biopolitical thought today that makes it impossible to deploy ... More

In Motion, At RestThe Event of the Athletic Body

In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body

Grant Farred

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650231
eISBN:
9781452946115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650231.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Using the work of Alain Badiou, Gilles Deleuze and Jacques Derrida, “In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body,” explores three events in sport: Ron Artest in basketball and Eric Cantona and ... More

In Search of a New Image of ThoughtGilles Deleuze and Philosophical Expressionism

In Search of a New Image of Thought: Gilles Deleuze and Philosophical Expressionism

Gregg Lambert

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678020
eISBN:
9781452948058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678020.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book demonstrates that since the publication of Proust and Signs in 1964 Gilles Deleuze’s search for a new means of philosophical expression became a central theme of all his oeuvre, including ... More

InanimationTheories of Inorganic Life

Inanimation: Theories of Inorganic Life

David Wills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698820
eISBN:
9781452954301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698820.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Inanimation is the third volume in a series of attempts to analyze the technology of the human. Following Prosthesis (1995), where our attachment to “external” objects was traced back to a necessity ... More

The Intellective SpaceThinking beyond Cognition

The Intellective Space: Thinking beyond Cognition

Laurent Dubreuil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694808
eISBN:
9781452950822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694808.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The Intellective Space explores the nature and limits of thought. It celebrates the poetic virtues of language and the creative imperfections of our animal minds while pleading for a renewal of the ... More

Junkware

Junkware

Thierry Bardini

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667505
eISBN:
9781452946580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667505.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Are we made of junk? This book believes we are. Examining an array of cybernetic structures from genetic codes to communication networks, it explores the idea that most of culture and nature, ... More

Language, Madness, and DesireOn Literature

Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature

Jean-François Bert and Mathieu Potte-Bonneville (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693238
eISBN:
9781452950815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693238.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

As a transformative thinker of the twentieth century, whose work spanned all branches of the humanities, Michel Foucault had a complex and profound relationship with literature. And yet this critical ... More

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