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Critical Theory



link to catalog page, The Test Drive Author: Avital Ronell
Pub Date: November 2007

A philosophical and cultural analysis of the motivation for and ubiquity of testing   learn more...

link to catalog page, Eight Women Philosophers

Eight Women Philosophers

Theory, Politics, and Feminism

Author: Jane Duran
Pub Date: November 2006

A unique examination of women philosophers in the Western tradition, from the medieval period to the twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page LEVINAS, Humanism of the Other Author: Emmanuel Levinas
Pub Date: 2006

This work, a philosophical reaction to prevailing nihilism in the 1960's is urgent reading today when a new sort of nihilism, parading in the very garments of humanism, threatens to engulf our civilization. ---- A key text in Levinas’ work, introduces the concept of the humanity of each human being as only understood and discovered through understanding the humanity of others first   learn more...

Race and the Foundations of Knowledge

Cultural Amnesia in the Academy

Author: Edited by Joseph Young and Jana Evans Braziel
Pub Date: June 2006

The hidden impact of race on modern ideals   learn more...

link to catalog page, Democracy, Inc.

Democracy, Inc.

The Press and Law in the Corporate Rationalization of the Public Sphere

Author: David S. Allen
Pub Date: June 2005

How the infiltration of corporate values damages public discourse   learn more...

link to catalog page RONELL, Crack Wars

Crack Wars

Literature Addiction Mania

Author: Avital Ronell
Pub Date: March 2004

Using culturally acceptable addictions such as romance novels and gasoline, Ronell uncovers why "there is no culture without drug culture"   learn more...

link to catalog page MENON, Recovering Subversion

Recovering Subversion

Feminist Politics beyond the Law

Author: Nivedita Menon
Pub Date: August 2004

A feminist analysis of Indian issues that goes past rights to get to justice   learn more...

link to catalog page LEVINAS, Unforeseen History Author: Emmanuel Levinas
Pub Date: January 2004

Collection of essays providing an entry into Levians’ work.   learn more...

link to catalog page, Passing for Spain

Passing for Spain

Cervantes and the Fictions of Identity

Author: Barbara Fuchs
Pub Date: January 2003

Cervantes challenges the state’s attempt to categorize its subjects   learn more...

link to catalog page GUMBRECHT, The Powers of Philology

The Powers of Philology

Dynamics of Textual Scholarship

Author: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht
Pub Date: June 2003

A stimulating arguement for the return to the traditional focus of Philology   learn more...

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