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  • The Pursuit of Existentialism

    From Sartre and De Beauvoir to Zizek and Badiou, 1st Edition

    By Jones Irwin

    The Pursuit of Existentialism explores how existentialism has survived and how its key themes and concerns remain integral to continental philosophy today. The Pursuit of Existentialism places the creation of existentialism - in the work of Sartre, Camus and Beauvoir - in its historical context,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Radical Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Uri Gordon, Ruth Kinna

    Successive waves of global protest since 1999 have encouraged leading contemporary political theorists to argue that politics has fundamentally changed in the last twenty years, with a new type of politics gaining momentum over elite, representative institutions. The new politics is frequently…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Populism and Passions

    Democratic Legitimacy after Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Cossarini, Fernando Vallespín

    There is a consensus that right, and left-wing populism is on the rise on both sides of the Atlantic, from Donald Trump in the United States, to Spain’s leftist Podemos. These may utilize different kinds of populist mobilizations but the fact remains that elite and mass opinion is fuelling a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Contemporary Hermeneutics

    Hermeneutics as Method, Philosophy and Critique, 1st Edition

    By Josef Bleicher

    Hermeneutics can loosely be defined as the theory or philosophy of the interpretation of menaing. It is a central topic in the philosophy of the social sciences, the philosophy of art and language and in literary criticism. This book, first published in 1980, gives a detailed overview and analysis…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Gilles Deleuze and the Theater of Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Constantin V. Boundas, Dorothea Olkowski

    This collection, first published in 1994, contains thirteen critical essays by established scholars from the fields of philosophy, literary criticism, feminist theory, politics, and sociology, and a new essay by Deleuze himself. That the contributors are from a variety of fields indicates the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Hermeneutic Philosophy and the Sociology of Art

    An Approach to Some of the Epistemological Problems of the Sociology of Knowledge and the Sociology of Art and Literature, 1st Edition

    By Janet Wolff

    This book, first published in 1975, is an examination of the theoretical foundation of the sociology of art and literature and an in-depth study in the sociology of knowledge. In discussing and clarifying some of the important philosophical issues in this field, the constant underlying reference is…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Postmodernism

    Philosophy and the Arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugh J. Silverman

    This book, first published in 1990, addresses the broad cultural phenomenon that is postmodernism. The first part of the book raises some general theoretical questions about postmodernism – its language and its politics, for example. The second section attends to particular ‘sites’, namely the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Jacques Derrida

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Maclachlan

    This collection of essays on Jacques Derrida, first published in 2004, spans nearly thirty years of critical thinking about Derrida's work. The articles selected here have never previously been collected, yet they are significant contributions that illuminate difficult and important aspects of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Zarathustra Contra Zarathustra

    The Tragic Buffoon, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Cauchi

    This study, first published in 1998, makes a lively and welcome contribution to the critical analysis of Nietzsche’s seminal classic This Spoke Zarathustra. Through a close textual reading of the neglected and ill-understood part four of the text, the author seeks to show that Nietzsche’s project…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • The Lucid Vigil

    Deconstruction, Desire and the Politics of Critique, 1st Edition

    By Stella Gaon

    Stella Gaon provides the first fully philosophical account of the critical nature of deconstruction, and she does so by turning in an original way to psychoanalysis. Drawing on close readings of Freud and Laplanche, Gaon argues that Derridean deconstruction is driven by a normative investment in…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Political Theory

  • Zarathustra's Last Supper

    Nietzche's Eight Higher Men, 1st Edition

    By Weaver Santaniello

    This book, first published in 2005, explores the historical contextualization of Nietzsche’s thought, focusing on his controversial Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The fourth part of Nietzsche’s Zarathustra consists of Zarathustra’s encounter with eight ‘higher men’ whom Zarathustra meets in succession on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Power, Politics, and Adult Educational Administration

    The Case of a Liberal Arts Institution, 1st Edition

    By John Kokolus

    This book seeks to draw out the impacts of power, politics, and critical theory on the growth of adult learning in a small liberal arts college setting. Using critical theory as an analytical tool to investigate questions around budgeting, academic quality, and student access, this volume shows how…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24
    Routledge

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