Theory and Philosophy

Speech Begins after Death Speech Begins after Death Michel Foucault 2016 Fall
An interview with Michel Foucault on the problems and pleasures of writing
Archaeology of Algorithmic Artefacts Archaeology of Algorithmic Artefacts David Link 2016 Spring
Unearthing the cumulus of transient technologies that underlie the fabric of contemporary society
How Noise Matters to Finance How Noise Matters to Finance N. Adriana Knouf 2016 Spring
The stock market is the background of how we begin to deal with the complex imbrication of humans, machines, and noise
What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions? What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions? Vinciane Despret 2016 Spring
A provocative challenge to the marginalization of “humanlike” aspects of animal life
The Language of Nature: Reassessing the Mathematization of Natural Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century The Language of Nature Reassessing the Mathematization of Natural Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century Geoffrey Gorham, Benjamin Hill, Edward Slowik and C. Kenneth Waters, Editors 2016 Spring
Reassessing how the integration of mathematics and natural philosophy contributed to the scientific revolution
Dark Deleuze Dark Deleuze Andrew Culp 2016 Spring
Rekindling Deleuze’s opposition to what is intolerable about this world
On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects Gilbert Simondon 2016 Spring
A groundbreaking study on the universe of technical objects by one of France’s most important thinkers of the second half of the twentieth century.
What Gender Is, What Gender Does What Gender Is, What Gender Does Judith Roof 2016 Spring
A truly new conceptualization of “genders”
Manifestly Haraway Manifestly Haraway Donna J. Haraway 2016 Spring
Breaking down the binaries: two manifestos and a conversation on dogs and cyborgs, the implosion of technology, and human and nonhuman beings
Inanimation: Theories of Inorganic Life Inanimation Theories of Inorganic Life David Wills 2016 Spring
An exuberantly original perspective on what it means to be “alive”
A Love of UIQ A Love of UIQ Félix Guattari 2016 Spring
An exciting attempt by one of France’s best-known thinkers wherein he explores his thought through cinematic narrative.
Neofinalism Neofinalism Raymond Ruyer 2016 Spring
The masterwork of an influential French philosopher, available in English for the first time
Desert Dreamers Desert Dreamers Barbara Glowczewski 2016 Spring
An ethnographic adventure exploring the Warlpiri and their cultural practices of “the dreaming” in relation to their societal laws, ritual art, and connection with the cosmos
Elemental Ecocriticism: Thinking with Earth, Air, Water, and Fire Elemental Ecocriticism Thinking with Earth, Air, Water, and Fire Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Lowell Duckert, Editors 2015 Fall
Brings to ecotheory and the environmental humanities the challenges and possibilities offered by thinking in elemental terms
The Different Modes of Existence The Different Modes of Existence Etienne Souriau 2015 Fall
Exploring the aesthetic depths of the various modes of existence by one of France’s most heralded but forgotten thinkers of existential pluralism