Book Sale: Philosophy

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2022 annual meeting of the College Art Association. Books on sale, info on University of Minnesota Press, and more.

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Architecture and Objects Architecture and Objects Graham Harman 2022 Spring
Thinking through object-oriented ontology—and the work of architects such as Rem Koolhaas and Zaha Hadid—to explore new concepts of the relationship between form and function
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
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
What If?: Twenty-Two Scenarios in Search of Images What If? Twenty-Two Scenarios in Search of Images Vilém Flusser 2022 Spring
An imagination of possibilities, of miscalculations, of futures off-kilter
Animal Revolution Animal Revolution Ron Broglio 2022 Spring
Why our failure to consider the power of animals is to our deep detriment
Technics Improvised: Activating Touch in Global Media Art Technics Improvised Activating Touch in Global Media Art Timothy Murray 2022 Spring
Seeing new media art as an entry point for better understanding of technology and worldmaking futures
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 World Is Gone: Philosophy in Light of the Pandemic The World Is Gone Philosophy in Light of the Pandemic Gregg Lambert 2022 Spring
Exploring the existential implications of the Covid-19 crisis through meditations
Scale Theory: A Nondisciplinary Inquiry Scale Theory A Nondisciplinary Inquiry Joshua DiCaglio 2021 Fall
A pioneering call for a new understanding of scale across the humanities
Young-Girls in Echoland: #Theorizing Tiqqun Young-Girls in Echoland #Theorizing Tiqqun Heather Warren-Crow and Andrea Jonsson 2022 Spring
Who’s worse, the Young-Girl or the Man-Child?
Art and Cosmotechnics Art and Cosmotechnics Yuk Hui 2020 Spring
In light of current discourses on AI and robotics, what do the various experiences of art contribute to the rethinking of technology today?
The Lesser Existences: Étienne Souriau, an Aesthetics for the Virtual The Lesser Existences Étienne Souriau, an Aesthetics for the Virtual David Lapoujade 2021 Spring
On the complex aesthetics and ontology at work in Étienne Souriau’s unique oeuvre
Curiosity and Power: The Politics of Inquiry Curiosity and Power The Politics of Inquiry Perry Zurn 2021 Spring
A trailblazing exploration of the political stakes of curiosity
Clang Clang Jacques Derrida 2020 Fall
A new translation of Derrida’s groundbreaking juxtaposition of Hegel and Genet, forcing two incompatible discourses into dialogue with each other
Practicing the Good: Desire and Boredom in Soviet Socialism Practicing the Good Desire and Boredom in Soviet Socialism Keti Chukhrov 2020 Spring
A philosophical consideration of Soviet Socialism that reveals the hidden desire for capitalism in contemporary anticapitalist discourse and theory
Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information Gilbert Simondon 2020 Spring
A long-awaited translation on the philosophical relation between technology, the individual, and milieu of the living
Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information, Volume II: Volume II: Supplemental Texts Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information, Volume II Volume II: Supplemental Texts Gilbert Simondon 2020 Spring
Unique access to archival material of a major thinker, including presentations, early drafts, and a thorough introduction to the history of the philosophical notion of the individual
Curiosity Studies: A New Ecology of Knowledge Curiosity Studies A New Ecology of Knowledge Perry Zurn and Arjun Shankar, Editors 2020 Spring
The first English-language collection to establish curiosity studies as a unique field
Curating as Ethics Curating as Ethics Jean-Paul Martinon 2020 Spring
A new ethics for the global practice of curating
Design Technics: Archaeologies of Architectural Practice Design Technics Archaeologies of Architectural Practice Zeynep Çelik Alexander and John May, Editors 2019 Fall
Leading scholars historicize and theorize technology’s role in architectural design
Afrotopia Afrotopia Felwine Sarr 2019 Fall
A vibrant meditation and poetic call for an African utopian philosophy of self-reinvention for the twenty-first century
Aesthesis and Perceptronium: On the Entanglement of Sensation, Cognition, and Matter Aesthesis and Perceptronium On the Entanglement of Sensation, Cognition, and Matter Alexander Wilson 2019 Fall
A new speculative ontology of aesthetics
Bleak Joys: Aesthetics of Ecology and Impossibility Bleak Joys Aesthetics of Ecology and Impossibility Matthew Fuller and Olga Goriunova 2019 Fall
A philosophical and cultural distillation of the bleak joys in today’s ambivalent ecologies and patterns of life
Discourse, Figure Discourse, Figure Jean-François Lyotard 2020 Spring
Lyotard’s earliest major work, available in English for the first time
An Ecotopian Lexicon An Ecotopian Lexicon Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Brent Ryan Bellamy, Editors 2019 Fall
Presents thirty novel terms that do not yet exist in English to envision ways of responding to the environmental challenges of our generation
Medical Technics Medical Technics Don Ihde 2020 Spring
A personal account of the aging body and advanced technologies by a preeminent philosopher of technology
Architectures of the Unforeseen: Essays in the Occurrent Arts Architectures of the Unforeseen Essays in the Occurrent Arts Brian Massumi 2019 Spring
A beautifully written study of three pioneering artists, entwining their work and our understanding of creativity
Anti-Electra: The Radical Totem of the Girl Anti-Electra The Radical Totem of the Girl Elisabeth von Samsonow 2019 Spring
A close examination of the relationship between media, art, and the “Electra complex”
Against Aesthetic Exceptionalism Against Aesthetic Exceptionalism Arne De Boever 2019 Fall
Reconsiders exceptionalism between aesthetics and politics
Design, Nature, and Revolution: Toward a Critical Ecology Design, Nature, and Revolution Toward a Critical Ecology Tomás Maldonado 2019 Spring
Zoological Surrealism: The Nonhuman Cinema of Jean Painlevé Zoological Surrealism The Nonhuman Cinema of Jean Painlevé James Leo Cahill 2019 Spring
An archive-based, in-depth analysis of the surreal nature and science movies of the pioneering French filmmaker Jean Painlevé
The Tomb of the Artisan God: On Plato’s Timaeus The Tomb of the Artisan God On Plato’s Timaeus Serge Margel 2019 Spring
A far-reaching reinterpretation of Plato’s Timaeus and its engagement with time, eternity, body, and soul that in its original French edition profoundly influenced Derrida
DIA-LOGOS: Ramon Llull's Method of Thought and Artistic Practice DIA-LOGOS Ramon Llull's Method of Thought and Artistic Practice Amador Vega, Peter Weibel and Siegfried Zielinski, Editors 2018 Fall
The life and work of the outstanding Catalan-Majorcan philosopher, logician, and mystic Ramon Llull continues to fascinate thinkers, artists, and scholars worldwide
The Alphonso Lingis Reader The Alphonso Lingis Reader Alphonso Lingis Tom Sparrow, Editor 2018 Fall
A selection of the writings of Alphonso Lingis, showcasing a unique blend of travelogue, cultural anthropology, and philosophy
Elements of a Philosophy of Technology: On the Evolutionary History of Culture Elements of a Philosophy of Technology On the Evolutionary History of Culture Ernst Kapp 2018 Fall
The first philosophy of technology, constructing humans as technological and technology as an underpinning of all culture
Outsider Theory: Intellectual Histories of Unorthodox Ideas Outsider Theory Intellectual Histories of Unorthodox Ideas Jonathan P. Eburne 2018 Fall
A vital and timely reminder that modern life owes as much to outlandish thinking as to dominant ideologies
99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value: A Postcapitalist Manifesto 99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value A Postcapitalist Manifesto Brian Massumi 2018 Fall
A speculative exploration of value, emphasizing practical experimentation in its future forms
Survival of the Fireflies Survival of the Fireflies Georges Didi-Huberman 2018 Fall
Seeking out the minor lights of friendship in a time of fascism
Language and Reality Language and Reality Vilém Flusser 2017 Fall
The first book by this astounding philosopher asserts that the universe, knowledge, truth, and reality are linguistic aspects
After Extinction After Extinction Richard Grusin, Editor 2018 Spring
A multidisciplinary exploration of extinction and what comes next
Movement, Action, Image, Montage: Sergei Eisenstein and the Cinema in Crisis Movement, Action, Image, Montage Sergei Eisenstein and the Cinema in Crisis Luka Arsenjuk 2018 Spring
A major new study of Sergei Eisenstein delivers fresh, in-depth analyses of the iconic filmmaker’s body of work
Brouhaha: Worlds of the Contemporary Brouhaha Worlds of the Contemporary Lionel Ruffel 2017 Spring
A rigorous inquiry into the question of the “contemporary” in an era of hypermediation and globalization
Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Heather Anne Swanson, Elaine Gan and Nils Bubandt, Editors 2017 Spring
Can humans and other species continue to inhabit the earth together?
Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World Hyperobjects Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World Timothy Morton 2013 Fall
The world as we know it has already come to an end

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