Anthropology books: Philosophy and Theory

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Noah’s Arkive Noah’s Arkive Jeffrey J. Cohen and Julian Yates 2023 Spring
A timely rethinking of the archetypal story of Noah, the great flood, and who was left behind as the waters rose
Operational Images: From the Visual to the Invisual Operational Images From the Visual to the Invisual Jussi Parikka 2023 Spring
An in-depth look into the transformation of visual culture and digital aesthetics
Debates in the Digital Humanities 2023 Debates in the Digital Humanities 2023 Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein, Editors 2023 Spring
A cutting-edge view of the digital humanities at a time of global pandemic, catastrophe, and uncertainty
Nonhuman Humanitarians: Animal Interventions in Global Politics Nonhuman Humanitarians Animal Interventions in Global Politics Benjamin Meiches 2023 Spring
Examining the appearance of nonhuman animals laboring alongside humans in humanitarian operations
Rough Metaphysics: The Speculative Thought and Mediumship of Jane Roberts Rough Metaphysics The Speculative Thought and Mediumship of Jane Roberts Peter Skafish 2023 Spring
A powerful case for why anthropology should study outsiders of thought and their speculative ideas
Making Sense in Common: A Reading of Whitehead in Times of Collapse Making Sense in Common A Reading of Whitehead in Times of Collapse Isabelle Stengers 2023 Spring
A leading philosopher seeks to recover “common sense” as a meeting place to reconcile science and philosophy
The Lichen Museum The Lichen Museum A. Laurie Palmer 2023 Spring
A radical proposal for how a tiny organism can transform our understanding of human relations
Webbed Connectivities: The Imperial Sociology of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Webbed Connectivities The Imperial Sociology of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Vrushali Patil 2022 Fall
Constructing a new approach for centering empire in productions of racialized, gendered, and sexualized difference
Endlings: Fables for the Anthropocene Endlings Fables for the Anthropocene Lydia Pyne 2023 Spring
Amid the historical decimation of species around the globe, a new way into the language of loss
Rescue Me: On Dogs and Their Humans Rescue Me On Dogs and Their Humans Margret Grebowicz 2023 Spring
What exactly is it we want from dogs today?
On Posthuman War: Computation and Military Violence On Posthuman War Computation and Military Violence Mike Hill 2022 Spring
Tracing war’s expansion beyond the battlefield to the concept of the human being itself
On the Wandering Paths On the Wandering Paths Sylvain Tesson 2022 Spring
A walking journey through France’s vast interior becomes a meditation on both personal recovery and the role of history in the present—more than 425,000 copies sold in France
Plant Life: The Entangled Politics of Afforestation Plant Life The Entangled Politics of Afforestation Rosetta S. Elkin 2022 Spring
How afforestation reveals the often-concealed politics between humans and plants
The Life Worth Living: Disability, Pain, and Morality The Life Worth Living Disability, Pain, and Morality Joel Michael Reynolds 2022 Spring
A philosophical challenge to the ableist conflation of disability and pain
The Cyclist and His Shadow: A Memoir The Cyclist and His Shadow A Memoir Olivier Haralambon 2022 Spring
A philosopher and former racing cyclist examines how competitive riders lose their sense of self as they pursue perfect motion and mastery over pain
Side Affects: On Being Trans and Feeling Bad Side Affects On Being Trans and Feeling Bad Hil Malatino 2022 Spring
How the “bad feelings” of trans experience inform trans survival and flourishing
Animal Revolution Animal Revolution Ron Broglio 2022 Spring
Why our failure to consider the power of animals is to our deep detriment
A Guerrilla Guide to Refusal A Guerrilla Guide to Refusal Andrew Culp 2022 Spring
A field guide to a nonfascist life at the end of the world as we know it
Media and the Affective Life of Slavery Media and the Affective Life of Slavery Allison Page 2022 Spring
How media shapes our actions and feelings about race
Insecurity Insecurity Richard Grusin, Editor 2022 Spring
Investigating insecurity as the predominant logic of life in the present moment
Art and Posthumanism: Essays, Encounters, Conversations Art and Posthumanism Essays, Encounters, Conversations Cary Wolfe 2021 Fall
A sustained engagement between contemporary art and philosophy relating to our place in, and responsibility to, the nonhuman world
The Big No The Big No Kennan Ferguson, Editor 2021 Fall
What it means to celebrate the potential and the power of no
Only a Black Athlete Can Save Us Now Only a Black Athlete Can Save Us Now 2022 Spring
A call to arms exploring the protest movements of 2020 as they reverberated through the athletic world
Care Ethics in the Age of Precarity Care Ethics in the Age of Precarity Maurice Hamington and Michael Flower, Editors 2021 Fall
How care can resist the stifling force of the neoliberal paradigm
An Essay for Ezra: Racial Terror in America An Essay for Ezra Racial Terror in America Grant Farred 2021 Fall
An intensely personal, and philosophical, account of why white America’s racial unconscious is not so unconscious
Calamity Theory: Three Critiques of Existential Risk Calamity Theory Three Critiques of Existential Risk Joshua Schuster and Derek Woods 2021 Fall
What are the implications of how we talk about apocalypse?
Remembering Our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea Remembering Our Intimacies Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio 2021 Fall
Recovering Kānaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) relationality and belonging in the land, memory, and body of Native Hawai’i
Our Grateful Dead: Stories of Those Left Behind Our Grateful Dead Stories of Those Left Behind Vinciane Despret 2021 Fall
An award-winning exploration of the presence of the dead in the lives of the living
The Three Sustainabilities: Energy, Economy, Time The Three Sustainabilities Energy, Economy, Time Allan Stoekl 2021 Fall
Bringing the word sustainability back from the brink of cliché—to a substantive, truly sustainable future
The Dance of the Arabian Babbler: Birth of an Ethological Theory The Dance of the Arabian Babbler Birth of an Ethological Theory Vinciane Despret 2021 Spring
A groundbreaking reflection on the process by which one arrives at an ethological theory