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  1. Walter Benjamin's Philosophy

    Destruction and Experience

    Edited by Andrew Benjamin, Peter Osborne

    Series: Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

    This collection explores, in Adorno's description, `philosophy directed against philosophy'. The essays cover all aspects of Benjamin's writings, from his early work in the philosophy of art and language, through to the concept of history. The experience of time and the destruction of false...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Very Little ... Almost Nothing

    Death, Philosophy and Literature, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Critchley

    Series: Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

    Very Little ... Almost Nothing puts the question of the meaning of life back at the centre of intellectual debate. Its central concern is how we can find a meaning to human finitude without recourse to anything that transcends that finitude. A profound but secular meditation on the theme of death,...

    Published May 20th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Very Little...Almost Nothing

    Death, Philosophy, Literature

    By Simon Critchley

    Series: Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

    The 'death of man', the 'end of history' and even philosophy are strong and troubling currents running through contemporary debates. Yet since Nietzsche's heralding of the 'death of god', philosophy has been unable to explain the question of finitude.Very Little...Almost Nothing goes to the heart...

    Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Critique of Violence

    Between Poststructuralism and Critical Theory

    By Beatrice Hanssen

    Series: Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

    Critique of Violence is a highly original and lucid investigation of the heated controversy between poststructuralism and critical theory. Leading theorist Beatrice Hanssen uses Walter Benjamin's essay 'Critique of Violence' as a guide to analyse the contentious debate, shifting the emphasis from...

    Published August 3rd 2000 by Routledge

  5. Interrupting Derrida

    By Geoffrey Bennington

    Series: Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

    One of the most significant contemporary thinkers in continental philosophy, Jacques Derrida’s work continues to attract heated commentary among philosophers, literary critics, social and cultural theorists, architects and artists. This major new work by world renowned Derrida scholar and...

    Published April 20th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Relating Narratives

    Storytelling and Selfhood

    By Adriana Cavarero

    Series: Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

    Relating Narratives is a major new work by the philosopher and feminist thinker Adriana Cavarero. First published in Italian to widespread acclaim, Relating Narratives is a fascinating and challenging new account of the relationship between selfhood and narration. Drawing a diverse array of...

    Published February 17th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Kant Trouble

    Obscurities of the Enlightened

    By Diane Morgan

    Series: Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

    Kant Trouble offers a highly original and incisive reading of some of the lesser known aspects of Kantian thought. Throughout Morgan challenges the widely held view of Kant as the exponent of concrete and rigid rationality and argues that his airtight 'architectonic' mode of reasoning overlooks...

    Published February 10th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy and Tragedy

    Edited by Simon Sparks, Miguel de Beistegui

    Series: Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

    From Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Poetics to Nietzsche's The Birth of Tragedy, the theme of tragedy has been subject to radically conflicting philosophical interpretations. Despite being at the heart of philosophical debate from Ancient Greece to the Nineteenth Century, however, tragedy has yet...

    Published December 16th 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Hypocritical Imagination

    Between Kant and Levinas

    By John Llewellyn

    Series: Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

    For philosophers such as Kant, the imagination is the starting point for all thought. For others, such as Wittgenstein, what is important is only how the word 'imagination' is used. In spite of the attention the imagination has received from major philosophers, remarkably little has been written...

    Published September 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  10. Essays on Otherness

    By Jean Laplanche

    Edited by John Fletcher

    Series: Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

    Since the death of Jacques Lacan, Jean Laplanche is now considered to be one of the worlds foremost psychoanalytic thinkers. In spite of the influence of his work over the last thirty years, remarkably little has been available in English. Essays On Otherness presents for the first time in English...

    Published December 10th 1998 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Kant Trouble: Obscurities of the Enlightened
    By Diane Morgan
    To Be Published November 1st 2014

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