This book engages with the question of making sense of seeing in today’s technologically dominated world. It does so by exploring the notion of the ‘hypermodern’, a term which is used to capture the drive in contemporary culture to achieve ever greater speed and efficiency. View details
What is narrative? What is distinctive about the great literary narratives? In virtue of what is a narrative fictional or non-fictional? In this important new book Peter Lamarque, one of the leading philosophers of literature at work today, explores these and related questions to bring new clarity and insight to debates about narrative in philosophy, critical theory, and narratology. View details
This book explores how religious activists understand, interpret and practically engage with neoliberal globalization and present their proposals and practices to promote, reform or resist neoliberal globalization.View details
This book challenges the conceptual and practical effectiveness of resistance to achieve social and political change, and considers an alternative framework that goes beyond a desire to resist sovereign power, but offers political movements that expand individual and collective capabilities.View details
This volume draws together cutting edge research from the social sciences to find ways of overcoming the unconscious prejusice that is present in our everyday decisions, a phenomenon coined by the philosopher Miranda Fricker as 'epistemic injustice'. View details
This volume challenges the prima facie that conspiracy theories are irrational beliefs, and presents fresh perspectives from the philosophical community on what is becoming an issue of increasing relevance in our time. View details
This book offers a rare example of this kind of work, bringing together experts from political science, philosophy, law, and economics whose contributions combine empirical analysis with normative and institutional proposals.
Fernanda Frizzo Bragato, Lewis R. Gordon
This volume presents timely commentaries on issues relating to Africa and Latin America, demonstrating the value of intercultural dialogue amongst voices from the Global South on decoloniality, cultural rights and politics.View details
Stefanie Haeffele, Abigail R. Hall, Adam Millsap
The chapters in this manuscript explore, through applications to issues within the United States and internationally, contemporary issues in public policy through the theoretical framework of knowledge problems and market process economics. View details
Featuring original interviews with three of the most important theorists of the 21st century, this volume clarifies the relationship between contemporary French philosophy and poetry. The interviews demonstrate how Rancière, Milner, and Badiou are all in conversation with one another on various points. View details
This book explores how these new forms of interactive governance are working in practice and analyses their role and impact on public policy making in different policy areas and in different countries.
Kivy makes an invaluable contribution to the field of philosophy of literature and raises questions of a philosophical nature about the novel that will be of interest both to the professional philosopher and to the general reader.View details
Sarah LaChance Adams, Christopher M. Davidson, Caroline R. Lundquist
Our amorous and erotic experiences do not simply bring us pleasure; they shape our very identities, our ways of relating to ourselves, each other and our shared world. This volume reflects on some of our most prevalent assumptions relating to identity, the body, monogamy, libido, sexual identity, seduction, fidelity, orgasm, and more.The book covers common conflicts and confusions and includes work by established scholars and innovative new thinkers. Philosophically challenging but highly readable, the volume is ideal for a wide range of courses on love and sex, including those taught in philosophy and gender studies.
Kimberley Peters, Philip Steinberg, Elaine Stratford
This book examines the politics of the many spaces on Earth which defy the simplistic characterisation of land as a surface of fixed points with stable features which can be categorised and controlled. View details