Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

  • Walter Benjamin's Philosophy

    Destruction and Experience

    Edited by Andrew Benjamin, Peter Osborne

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-10-25
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  • Very Little ... Almost Nothing

    Death, Philosophy and Literature, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Critchley

    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,…

    Paperback – 2004-05-20
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  • Critique of Violence

    Between Poststructuralism and Critical Theory

    By Beatrice Hanssen

    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…

    Paperback – 2000-08-03
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  • Interrupting Derrida

    By Geoffrey Bennington

    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…

    Paperback – 2000-04-20
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  • Relating Narratives

    Storytelling and Selfhood

    By Adriana Cavarero

    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…

    Paperback – 2000-02-17
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  • Kant Trouble

    Obscurities of the Enlightened

    By Diane Morgan

    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…

    Paperback – 2000-02-10
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  • Philosophy and Tragedy

    Edited by Simon Sparks, Miguel de Beistegui

    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…

    Paperback – 1999-12-16
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  • The Hypocritical Imagination

    Between Kant and Levinas

    By John Llewellyn

    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…

    Paperback – 1999-09-23
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  • Essays on Otherness

    By Jean Laplanche

    Edited by John Fletcher

    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…

    Paperback – 1998-12-10
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  • Hegel After Derrida

    Edited by Stuart Barnett

    Hegel After Derrida provides a much needed insight not only into the importance of Hegel and the importance of Derrida's work on Hegel, but also the very foundations of postmodern and deconstructionist thought. It will be essential reading for all those engaging with the work of Derrida and Hegel…

    Paperback – 1998-02-26
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  • Textures of Light

    Vision and Touch in Irigaray, Levinas and Merleau Ponty

    By Cathryn Vasseleu

    Textures of Light draws on the work of Luce Irigaray, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Emmanuel Levinas to present an outstanding and ground breaking study of the vital importance of light in Western thought. Since Plato's allegory of the cave, light and the role of sight have been accorded a unique…

    Paperback – 1998-02-05
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  • Blanchot

    Extreme Contemporary

    By Leslie Hill

    Blanchot provides a compelling insight into one of the key figures in the development of postmodern thought. Although Blanchot's work is characterised by a fragmentary and complex style, Leslie Hill introduces clearly and accessibly the key themes in his work. He shows how Blanchot questions the…

    Paperback – 1997-07-03
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  • On Jean-Luc Nancy

    The Sense of Philosophy

    Edited by Darren Sheppard, Simon Sparks, Colin Thomas

    This is the first book to consider the increasing importance of Jean-Luc Nancy's work, which has influenced key thinkers such as Jacques Derrida. All his major works have been translated into English, yet until now little has been made available on his place in contemporary philosophy.By showing…

    Paperback – 1997-06-26
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  • Deleuze and Philosophy

    The Difference Engineer

    Edited by Keith Ansell-Pearson, Keith Ansell Pearson

    The work of Gilles Deleuze has had an impact far beyond philosophy. He is among Foucault and Derrida as one of the most cited of all contemporary French thinkers. Never a student 'of' philosophy, Deleuze was always philosophical and many influential poststructuralist and postmodernist texts can…

    Paperback – 1997-06-12
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  • Retreating the Political

    By Phillippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Jean-Luc Nancy

    This collection of essays presents, for the first time in English, some of the key essays on the political by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe and Jean-Luc Nancy. Including several unpublished essays, Retreating the Political offers some highly original perspectives on the relationship between philosophy…

    Paperback – 1997-05-15
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  • Passion in Theory

    Conceptions of Freud and Lacan

    By Robin Ferrell

    Philosophy had either ignored or attacked psychoanalysis: such responses are neither warranted nor helpful. One hundred years after its inception, isn't it time to find out what psychoanalysis has to offer us? In Passion in Theory Robyn Ferrell does just that, and returns with some surprising…

    Paperback – 1996-11-28
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  • Body-and Image-Space

    Re-Reading Walter Benjamin

    By Sigrid Weigel

    The last decade has seen a new wave of interest in philosophical and theoretical circles in the writings of Walter Benjamin. In Body-and Image-Space Sigrid Weigel, one of Germany's leading feminist theorists and a renowned commentator on the work of Walter Benjamin, argues that the reception of his…

    Paperback – 1996-09-26
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  • Maurice Blanchot

    The Demand of Writing

    Edited by Carolyn Bailey Gill

    This timely collection of essays is the first to be written on the work of Maurice Blanchot in English. One of the finest writers of our time, Blanchot is a contemporary of Bataille and Levinas; his writing has influenced the likes of Derrida and Foucault. Eminent commentators featured here include…

    Paperback – 1996-09-05
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  • Emmanuel Levinas

    The Genealogy of Ethics

    By John Llewelyn

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1995-06-29
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  • Bataille

    Writing the Sacred

    Edited by Carolyn Bailey Gill

    Georges Bataille's powerful writings have fascinated many readers, enmeshed as they are with the themes of sex and death. His emotive discourse of excess, transgression, sacrifice, and the sacred has had a profound and notable influence on thinkers such as Foucault, Derrida and Kristeva. Bataille:…

    Paperback – 1994-12-15
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