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Forthcoming Continental Philosophy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Negative Theology and Modern French Philosophy

    By Arthur Bradley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book provides a significant and insightful exploration of the so-called 'theological turn' in contemporary French thought. The philosopher Jacques Derrida speaks of a deeply ambiguous desire to 'save the name' of God in his work on negative theology, and this desire resonates in different ways...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Je, Tu, Nous

    Towards a Culture of Difference

    By Luce Irigaray

    Series: Routledge Classics

    A passionate celebrator of "sexual difference," Luce Irigaray was never simply after the social equality that her generation so publicly demanded. She was seeking more fundamentally a society that celebrated the differences between the genders and their coming together in a union without hierarchy....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Imaginary

    A Phenomenological Psychology of the Imagination

    By Jean-Paul Sartre

    Series: Routledge Classics

    A cornerstone of Sartre’s philosophy, The Imaginary was first published in 1940. Sartre had become acquainted with the philosophy of Edmund Husserl in Berlin and was fascinated by his idea of the 'intentionality of consciousness' as a key to the puzzle of existence. Against this background, The...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Bodies That Matter

    On the Discursive Limits of Sex

    By Judith Butler

    Series: Routledge Classics

    In Bodies That Matter, renowned theorist and philosopher Judith Butler argues that theories of gender need to return to the most material dimension of sex and sexuality: the body. Butler offers a brilliant reworking of the body, examining how the power of heterosexual hegemony forms the "matter" of...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Singularity and Transnational Poetics

    Edited by Birgit Mara Kaiser

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Over the past decade ‘singularity’ has been a prominent term in a broad range of fields, ranging from philosophy to literary and cultural studies to science and technology studies. This volume intervenes in this broad discussion of singularity and its various implications, proposing to explore the...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Michael A. Weinstein

    Action, Contemplation, Vitalism

    Edited by Robert L. Oprisko, Diane Rubenstein

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book explores the oeuvre of Michael Weinstein, one of the greatest political philosophers in contemporary American and continental thought. The essays are divided between inspirational pieces that illuminate the links between Weinstein and authors within the canon of political theory and...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport

    On Becoming an Elite Athlete

    By Kenneth Aggerholm

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    'Why don’t young athletes in sport just quit?’ Starting with this question and drawing on existential philosophy, phenomenology and hermeneutics, Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport seeks a deeper understanding of the experience of being a talented young sportsperson striving...

    To Be Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Biopolitics of Security

    A Political Analytic of Finitude

    By Michael Dillon

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    Taking its inspiration from Michel Foucault, this volume of essays integrates the analysis of security into the study of modern political and cultural theory. Explaining how both politics and security are differently problematised by changing accounts of time, the work shows how, during the course...

    To Be Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Spinoza, Right and Absolute Freedom

    By Stephen Connelly

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    Against jurisprudential reductions of Spinoza’s thinking to a kind of eccentric version of Hobbes, this book argues that Spinoza’s theory of natural right contains an important idea of absolute freedom, which would be inconceivable within Hobbes’ own schema. Spinoza famously thought that the...

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Birkbeck Law Press

  10. Hans-Georg Gadamer

    By Karl Simms

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Hans-Georg Gadamer’s theory of hermeneutics is one of the most important modern theories of reading, offering both a framework for understanding the practice and a method for its interpretation. In this clear and comprehensive guide to Gadamer’s thought, Karl Simms: presents an overview of his...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge