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    Jacob Taubes and the Turn to Paul

    series Perspectives in Continental Philosophy
    In recent decades Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou, and Slavoj Žižek have shown the centrality of Paul to western political and philosophical thought and made the Apostle a central figure in left-wing discourses far removed from traditional theological circles. Yet the recovery of Paul beyond Christian theology owes a great deal to the writings of the Jewish rabbi and philosopher Jacob Taubes (1923 ... Read more

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  • Adapt!

    On a New Political Imperative

    Translated by Adam Hocker ...
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  • Resounding Events

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    Winner, David Easton Award for Political Theory, 2023In Resounding Events, one of the world’s preeminent political theorists reflects on a career as an academic hailing from the working class. From youthful experiences of McCarthyism, to the resurgence of white evangelicalism, to the advent of aspirational fascism and the acceleration of the Anthropocene, Connolly traces a career spent ... Read more

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    The Popular Philosophy of Narrative

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  • Cruising the Library

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    Cruising the Library offers a highly innovative analysis of the history of sexuality and categories of sexual perversion through a critical examination of the Library of Congress and its cataloging practices. Taking the publication of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick’s Epistemologies of the Closet as emblematic of the Library’s inability to account for sexual difference, Melissa Adler embarks upon a detailed ... Read more

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  • Thinking with Balibar

    A Lexicon of Conceptual Practice

    series Idiom: Inventing Writing Theory
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  • The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    The Essential Early Essays

    series American Philosophy
    Early essays from the sociologist, displaying the beginnings of his views on politics, society, and Black Americans’ status in the United States.This volume assembles essential essays?some published only posthumously, others obscure, another only recently translated?by W. E. B. Du Bois from 1894 to early 1906. They show the first formulations of some of his most famous ideas, namely, “the veil,” ... Read more

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  • Theory for Beginners

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    Since its inception in the 1970s, the Philosophy for Children movement (P4C) has affirmed children’s literature as important philosophical work. Theory, meanwhile, has invested in children’s classics, especially Lewis Carroll’s Alice books, and has also developed a literature for beginners that resembles children’s literature in significant ways. Offering a novel take on this phenomenon, Theory ... Read more

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  • The Livable and the Unlivable

    The unlivable is the most extreme point of human suffering and injustice. But what is it exactly? How do we define the unlivable? And what can we do to prevent and repair it? These are the intriguing questions Judith Butler and Frédéric Worms discuss in a captivating dialogue situated at the crossroads of contemporary life and politics. Here, Judith Butler criticizes the norms that make life ... Read more

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  • Colonizing Christianity

    Greek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade

    series Orthodox Christianity and Contemporary Thought
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  • Cold War Reckonings

    Authoritarianism and the Genres of Decolonization

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  • Derrida, Supplements

    Translated by Anne O'Byrne ...
    When Jean-Luc Nancy first encountered the work of Jacques Derrida in the 1960s, he knew he was hearing something new, a voice genuinely of its time. Thinking with and against each other over the course of their long friendship, the two thinkers reshaped the European intellectual landscape. Nancy’s writings on Derrida, collected in this volume, reflect on the elements of their shared concerns with ... Read more

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