Category: Structuralism


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Balkan as Metaphor: Between Globalization and Fragmentation (The MIT Press)

By: Bjelic, Dusan I.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MIT Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2269637

ISBN: 0262524481

Condition: Very Good

Faint edge wear. 2005 Trade Paperback. Pioneering essays on the idea of the Balkan as a body of knowledge and a cultural metaphor.Balkan. Somewhere between a tragedy and a myth, a place and a condition, the term is perhaps best understood as a metaphor. It has been used and abused in academia by proponents of opposing political views. Multiculturalism has appropriated it, as have postmodernism and postcommunism. It is used pejoratively to refer to excessive specialization and nostalgically to refer to Europe's lost people?its wild warriors and passionate geniuses. This book explores the idea o... View more info

From Symbolism To Structuralism: Levi-Strauss in a Literary Tradition

By: Boon, James A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper: 1973

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2291663

ISBN: 0061317365

Condition: Very Good

1st printing. Ink name on endpaper. 1973 Trade Paperback. Examines the 19th century Symbolists through the lens of the Structuralism of Levi-Strauss. View more info

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Of Grammatology

By: Derrida, Jacques; Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Hopkins University Press: 1977

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2287873

ISBN: 0801818796

Condition: Very Good

2nd printing. Spine creased. 1977 Trade Paperback. Jacques Derrida's revolutionary theories about deconstruction, phenomenology, psychoanalysis, and structuralism, first voiced in the 1960s, forever changed the face of European and American criticism. The ideas in De la grammatologie sparked lively debates in intellectual circles that included students of literature, philosophy, and the humanities, inspiring these students to ask questions of their disciplines that had previously been considered improper. Thirty years later, the immense influence of Derrida's work is still igniting controversy... View more info

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Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics

By: Dreyfus, Hubert L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2279266

ISBN: 0226163121

Condition: Very Good

Second edition. Faint edge wear. 1983 Trade Paperback. To demonstrate the sense in which Foucault's work is beyond structuralism and hermeneutics, the authors unfold a careful, analytical exposition of his oeuvre. They argue that during the of Foucault's work became a sustained and largely successful effort to develop a new method—interpretative analytics—capable fo explaining both the logic of structuralism's claim to be an objective science and the apparent validity of the hermeneutical counterclaim that the human sciences can proceed only by understanding the deepest meaning of the subj... View more info

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By: Ehrmann, Jacques

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Anchor: 1970

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2287192

ISBN: 0385060564

Condition: Very Good

1st printing. Light crease to spine. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. Includes essays by Levi-Strauss, Lacan, and many other noteworthy structuralists. View more info

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Michel Foucault

By: Eribon, Didier

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvard: 1991

Seller ID: 2265666

ISBN: 0674572874

Condition: Very Good

Ink underlining to first 30 pages only. Light edge wear to jacket. 1991 Hard Cover. At the time of his death in 1984, at the age of fifty-eight, Michel Foucault was widely regarded as one of the most powerful minds of this century. Hailed by distinguished historians and lionized on his frequent visits to America, he continues to provoke lively debate. The nature and merits of his accomplishments remain tangled in controversy. Rejecting traditional liberal and Marxist dreams of solidarity, Foucault became the very model of the modern intellectual, replacing Sartre as the figure of the eminent P... View more info

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Superstructuralism: The Philosophy of Structuralism and Post-structuralism

By: Harland, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1987

Seller ID: 2195164

Condition: Good

Ink and highlighting throughout, pages lightly toned. 1987 Trade Paperback. In Superstructuralism, Harland coins the term to cover the whole field of Structuralists, Semioticians, Althusserian Marxists, Foucaultians, and poststructuralists -- Derrida, Kristeva, Barthes, Deleuze, Guattari, Foucault and Baudrillard included -- in spite of the differences among them. View more info

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The Cambridge Introduction to Jacques Derrida

By: Hill, Leslie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277945

ISBN: 0521682819

Condition: Near Fine

First edition. An exceptional copy. 2007 Trade Paperback. Few thinkers of the latter half of the twentieth century have so profoundly and radically transformed our understanding of writing and literature as Jacques Derrida (1930-2004). Derridian deconstruction remains one of the most powerful intellectual movements of the present century, and Derrida's own innovative writings on literature and philosophy are crucially relevant for any understanding of the future of literature and literary criticism today. Derrida's own manner of writing is complex and challenging and has often been misrepresen... View more info

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By: Taylor, Mark P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201453

ISBN: 0226791386

Condition: Very Good

First paperback printing. Spine faintly creased. 1987 Trade Paperback. xxxiv, 371 pp. Readers familiar with Mark C. Taylor's previous writing will immediately recognize Altarity as a remarkable synthetic project. This work combines the analytic depth and detail of Taylor's earlier studies of Kierkegaard and Hegel with the philosophical and theological scope of his highly acclaimed Erring. In Altarity, Taylor develops a genealogy of otherness and difference that is based on the principle of creative juxtaposition. Rather than relying on a historical or chronological survey of crucial mome... View more info

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The Final Foucault

By: [Foucault]; Bernauer, James; Rasmussen, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MIT: 1988

Seller ID: 1964944

ISBN: 0262521326

Condition: Good

Minor ink underlining. 1988 Trade Paperback. Michel Foucault left a rich legacy of ideas and approaches, many of which still await exposition and analysis. The Final Foucault is devoted to his last published (and some as yet unpublished) work and includes a translation of one of his last interviews, a comprehensive bibliography of his publications, and a biographical chronology.Foucault was still working on his history of sexuality when he died in 1984, but his main concern remained, as throughout his career, a deeper understanding of the nature of truth. View more info