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Engaging with key texts of the romantic period, the book outlines a wide-reaching project to re-imagine the middle as a constitutive principle. Sng argues that Romanticism dislodges such terms as medium, moderation, and mediation from serving as mere self-evident tools.
This book launches the partisan counter-archive, highlighting the symbolic power of artistic works that echo and envision partisan legacy and rupture.
This monograph uses deconstruction—a philosophical movement originated by Jacques Derrida—to read the most authoritative book in Judaism: the Talmud. Examining deconstruction in comparison with Kant’s and Hegel’s philosophies, the volume argues that the movement opens an innovative debate on Jewish Law.
Claude Lefort, one of the most prominent political philosophers of the twentieth century, reads Dante’s Monarchia, showing the surprising relevance of this radical fourteenth-century treatise that defends the necessity of universal monarchy and its independence from the Church for modern political theory.
Released only 17 years after the author’s assassination, Pasolini’s Petrolio faced bitter controversies, which did not help its understanding. Exploring the entanglements of political and economic power of those years, the novel’s aesthetics has inspired biopolitical reflections and contemporary queer aesthetics.
Réalités pseudonymes explores the question of reality through the lens of the proper name and its referential mechanisms in French literature and arts at the turn of the twenty-first century, at a time when societies are shifting from analogue to digital modalities of mediation.
Is justice only achievable by means of bureaucratization or might it first arrive with the end of bureaucracy? Bureaucratic Fanatics shows how this ever more contentious question in contemporary politics belongs to the political-theological underpinnings of bureaucratization itself.
Arcades Materials is a series of three pamphlets inspired by the German-Jewish Marxist philosopher Walter Benjamin’s unfinished Arcades Project, a mammoth work centred on the shopping arcades of nineteenth-century Paris.
Niemand wartet gern. Doch wer entscheidet, ob und wie wir warten? Angespannt oder resigniert, geduldig oder zuversichtlich? Schätzen wir Dinge mehr, auf die wir lange gewartet haben? Die Bilder und Texte dieses Buches vermitteln eine Fülle von Ideen und Einblicken.
What’s in a prefix? How to read a prefix as short as ‘re-’? Does ‘re-’ really signify? Can it point into a specific direction? Can it reverse? Can it become the shibboleth of a ‘postcritical’ reboot?
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