The Passions

The Passions

Author: Robert C. Solomon

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 0872202267

Category: Philosophy

Page: 324

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An abridged reprint of the Doubleday edition of 1976, with new preface and conclusion by the author.
Downcast Eyes
Language: en
Pages: 632
Authors: Martin Jay
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Long considered "the noblest of the senses," vision has increasingly come under critical scrutiny by a wide range of thinkers who question its dominance in Western culture. These critics of vision, especially prominent in twentieth-century France, have challenged its allegedly superior capacity to provide access to the world. They have
Trials
Language: en
Pages: 151
Authors: William Robert
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

What does it mean to be called human? How does this nomination affect or effect what it means to be called divine? This book responds to these related questions in intertwined explorations of the passionate trials-examinations, tests, and ordeals-of Antigone and Jesus. Impelled by her love of the impossible, Antigone
Absolute Recoil
Language: en
Pages: 444
Authors: Slavoj Zizek
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-07 - Publisher: Verso Books

Philosophical materialism in all its forms – from scientific naturalism to Deleuzian New Materialism – has failed to meet the key theoretical and political challenges of the modern world. This is the burden of philosopher Slavoj Žižek’s argument in this pathbreaking and eclectic new work. Recent history has seen developments
Written Into the Void
Language: en
Pages: 177
Authors: Peter Eisenman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

This volume gathers a selection of architect Peter Eisenman's later writings. In these texts, he undertakes a variety of tasks, including theoretical analyses, close readings of his own works, and innovative assessments of the designs and writings of other architects and critics.
Maria Maddalena De' Pazzi
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Saint Maria Maddalena De' Pazzi
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Paulist Press

In one of the only English translations available, here are the mystical visions of Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi (1566-1606), whose mystical works are a fascinating meditation on the nature and purpose of language.