Theory and Philosophy

Uproarious: How Feminists and Other Subversive Comics Speak Truth Uproarious How Feminists and Other Subversive Comics Speak Truth Cynthia Willett and Julie Willett 2019 Fall
A radical new approach to humor, where traditional targets become its agents
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
Spoiler Alert: A Critical Guide Spoiler Alert A Critical Guide Aaron Jaffe 2020 Spring
All of this information at our fingertips—and we might not need any of it
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
When Time Warps: The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence When Time Warps The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence Megan Burke 2019 Fall
An inquiry into the phenomenology of “woman” based in the relationship between lived time and sexual violence
Medical Technics Medical Technics Don Ihde 2020 Spring
A personal account of the aging body and advanced technologies by a preeminent philosopher of technology
Archives of Infamy: Foucault on State Power in the Lives of Ordinary Citizens Archives of Infamy Foucault on State Power in the Lives of Ordinary Citizens Nancy Luxon, Editor 2019 Spring
Expanding the insights of Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault’s Disorderly Families into policing, public order, (in)justice, and daily life
Beyond the Meme: Development and Structure in Cultural Evolution Beyond the Meme Development and Structure in Cultural Evolution Alan C. Love and William C. Wimsatt, Editors 2019 Spring
Interdisciplinary perspectives on cultural evolution that reject meme theory in favor of a complex understanding of dynamic change over time
Philosophy of New Music Philosophy of New Music Theodor W. Adorno Robert Hullot-Kentor, Editor 2019 Fall
An indispensable key to Adorno’s influential oeuvre—now in paperback
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
Theory for the World to Come: Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Theory for the World to Come Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2019 Spring
Can social theories forge new paths into an uncertain future?
Edges of the State Edges of the State John Protevi 2019 Fall
Using philosophical and scientific work to engage the perennial question of human nature