all ebooks in category: Deconstructionism History & Criticism (19)

The Philosopher's Touch: Sartre, Nietzsche, and Barthes at the Piano
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0231153945 | 176 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Renowned philosopher and prominent French critic François Noudelmann engages the musicality of Jean-Paul Sartre, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Roland Barthes, all of whom were amateur piano …

Love and War: How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance
English | ISBN: 0231168403 | 2014 | 240 pages | EPUB | 15 MB

Ideas of masculinity and femininity become sharply defined in war-reliant societies, resulting in a presumed enmity between men and women. This so-called "battle of the …

Deleuze and Guattari's Philosophy of Freedom: Freedom’s Refrains
2019 | ISBN: 0367077507 | English | 256 pages | PDF/EPUB | 3 MB/3 MB

This volume addresses the issue of freedom in the philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari. This is all the more challenging in that Deleuze-Guattari almost never …

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Modernity and Crisis in the Thought of Michel Foucault: The Totality of Reason
English | ISBN: 1138187755 | 2016 | 132 pages | PDF | 1260 KB

Few studies of Foucault have examined his thought from a sustained interdisciplinary perspective. Through the interpretative prism of the concept of the ‘Totality of Reason’, …

Wrestling with the Angel: Experiments in Symbolic Life
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0231161182, 0231161190 | 320 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Wrestling with the Angel is a meditation on contemporary political, legal, and social theory from a psychoanalytic perspective. It argues for the enabling function of …

What's These Worlds Coming To?
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0823263347, 0823263339 | 144 pages | PDF | 6 MB

Our contemporary challenge, according to Jean-Luc Nancy and Aurelien Barrau, is that a new world has stolen up on us. We no longer live in …

Plasticity at the Dusk of Writing: Dialectic, Destruction, Deconstruction (Repost)
English | 2009 | ISBN: 0231145241 | PDF | pages: 131 | 0.8 mb

A former student and collaborator of Jacques Derrida, Catherine Malabou has generated worldwide acclaim for her progressive rethinking of postmodern, Derridean critique. Building on her …

The New Space: Movement and Experience in Viennese Modern Architecture (repost)
English | ISBN: 0300218281 | 2016 | EPUB | 256 pages | 22 MB

Scholars have long stressed the problem of ornament and expression when considering Viennese modernism. By the first decade of the 20th century, however, the avant-garde …

Energy Dreams: Of Actuality
English | ISBN: 0231180594 | 2017 | 200 pages | EPUB | 2 MB

The question of energy is among the most vital for the future of humanity and the flourishing of life on this planet. Yet, only very …

Killing Times: The Temporal Technology of the Death Penalty
2019 | ISBN: 0823283496, 0823283526 | English | 288 pages | EPUB | 1 MB

Killing Times begins with the deceptively simple observation―made by Jacques Derrida in his seminars on the topic―that the death penalty mechanically interrupts mortal time by …