Philosophy, Literature, and Politics

Edited by Leonidas Donskis, ISM University of Management and Economics, Lithuania, and J.D. Mininger, Vytautas Magnus University

Wojciech Chojna, Temple University

In Roman Ingarden’s Philosophy of Literature Wojciech Chojna makes Ingarden’s philosophy of literature more consistent with Husserl’s phenomenology and more immune to both absolutism and relativism. The latter is overcome not through falling back on essentialism but from within itself.
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313
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004357129
E-ISBN: 
9789004357181
Publication date: 
November 2017
€49,00
$57.00

Edited by Brynnar Swenson, Butler University

In Literature and the Encounter with Immanence Brynnar Swenson collects nine original essays that approach the relationship between literature and immanence through methodologies grounded in the philosophy of Spinoza.
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298
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004311923
E-ISBN: 
9789004311930
Publication date: 
June 2017
€49,00
$57.00

Scott DeShong, Quinebaug Valley Community College

In Encountering Ability, Scott DeShong considers the philosophical and political implications of how ability and its correlative, disability, come into being in thought, culture, and literature, revealing how the discourse of ability unsettles the very foundations of discourse and ability.
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294
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004323216
E-ISBN: 
9789004326538
Publication date: 
July 2016
€59,00
$71.00

Raymond Angelo Belliotti, State University of New York at Fredonia

The trial of Dmitri Karamazov embodies Dostoevsky’s general legal and moral philosophy. This book explains and critically analyses such notions as the rule of law, the adversary system of adjudication, the principle of universal moral responsibility, the plausibility of unconditional love, and...
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293
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004325418
E-ISBN: 
9789004325425
Publication date: 
August 2016
€69,00
$83.00

Alejandro Bárcenas, Texas State University

In Machiavelli’s Art of Politics Alejandro Bárcenas offers a reexamination of Niccolò Machiavelli’s political thought in order to propose a concise and historically accurate portrayal of his ideas and intellectual context.
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280
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004298002
E-ISBN: 
9789004298026
Publication date: 
June 2015
€47,00
$59.00

Edited by Hanna Meretoja, University of Tampere, Saija Isomaa, University of Tampere, Pirjo Lyytikäinen, University of Helsinki, and Kristina Malmio, University of Helsinki

While scholars frequently discuss different types of value separately, this book approaches values of literature in the plural. It shows how and why the ethical, aesthetic, cognitive, affective, social, historical, and existential values of literature should be explored in connection with each...
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278
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042039230
E-ISBN: 
9789401212052
Publication date: 
March 2015
€51,00
$70.00

Bartholomew Ryan

This book argues that a radical political gesture can be found in Søren Kierkegaard’s writings. The chapters navigate an interdisciplinary landscape by placing Kierkegaard’s passionate thought in conversation with the writings of Georg Lukács, Carl Schmitt, Walter Benjamin and Theodor Adorno. At...
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269
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038134
Publication date: 
January 2014
€67,00
$82.00

Edited by Jakob Lothe and Jeremy Hawthorn

While Plato recommended expelling poets from the ideal society, W. H. Auden famously declared that poetry makes nothing happen. The 19 contributions to the present book avoid such polarized views and, responding in different ways to the “ethical turn” in narrative theory, explore the varied ways...
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Volume: 
267
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037281
Publication date: 
January 2013
€90,00
$112.00

Giorgio A. Pinton

In September of 1701, events transpired in Naples that, through frequent retellings, became popularly known as “the conspiracy of the Prince of Macchia.” Rapidly gaining fame, this apparently anonymous narrative was soon incorporated by different historians in their history of the transition...
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Volume: 
260
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042036437
Publication date: 
January 2013
€96,00
$118.00

Raymond Angelo Belliotti

This book is an interdisciplinary work that weaves literary interpretation, legal theory, and philosophical doctrine about sex and love into a coherent mosaic in the context of two of Shakespeare’s plays: The Merchant of Venice and Measure for Measure. In the process, the work advances literary...
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Volume: 
256
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035980
Publication date: 
January 2012
€32,00
$40.00

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