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  1. Affliction
    Affliction inaugurates a novel way of understanding the trajectories of health and disease in the context of poverty. Focusing on low-income neighborhoods in Delhi, it stitches together three different sets of issues. First,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2015
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  2. What's These Worlds Coming To?

    What's These Worlds Coming To?

    Written by Jean-Luc Nancy and Aurélien Barrau, Translated by Travis Holloway, Written by Flor Mechain, Foreword by David Pettigrew

    Series Forms of Living

    Fordham University Press

    Our contemporary challenge, according to Jean-Luc Nancy and Aurelien Barrau, is that a new world has stolen up on us. We no longer live in a world, but in worlds. We do not live in a universe anymore, but rather in a multiverse.... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 2014
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  3. Bruno Latour in Pieces
    Bruno Latour stirs things up. Latour began as a lover of science and technology, co-founder of actor-network theory, and philosopher of a modernity that had “never been modern.” In the meantime he is regarded not just as one... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2014
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  4. The Government of Life
    Foucault’s late work on biopolitics and governmentality has established him as the fundamental thinker of contemporary continental political thought and as a privileged source for our current understanding of neoliberalism and... Learn More
    Published: 5th April 2014
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  5. Figures of Medicine
    What does the infamous face transplant in France in 2005 share with the examination of “swollen faces” in Latin America in the 1930s? What does blood transfusion in Europe during the 17th century have in common with the discovery... Learn More
    Published: 25th February 2013
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  6. Being Brains
    Being Brains offers a critical exploration of one of the most influential and pervasive contemporary beliefs: “We are our brains.” Starting in the “Decade of the Brain” of the 1990s, “neurocentrism” became widespread... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 2017
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  7. Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ
    Around 1800, German romanticism developed a philosophy this study calls “Romantic organology.” Scientific and philosophical notions of biological function and speculative thought converged to form the discourse that Transplanting... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2016
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  8. Realizing the Witch
    Benjamin Christensen’s Häxan (The Witch, 1922) stands as a singular film within the history of cinema. Deftly weaving contemporary scientific analysis and powerfully staged historical scenes of satanic initiation, confession... Learn More
    Published: 2nd November 2015
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  9. Cytomegalovirus

    Cytomegalovirus

    A Hospitalization Diary

    Written by Hervé Guibert, Introduced by David Caron, Afterword by Todd Meyers, Translated by Clara Orban

    Series Forms of Living

    Fordham University Press

    By the time of his death, Herve Guibert had become a singular literary voice on the impact of AIDS in France. He was prolific. His oeuvre contained some twenty novels, including To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life and The Compassion... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2015
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  10. Science, Reason, Modernity
    Science, Reason, Modernity: Readings for an Anthropology of the Contemporary provides an introduction to a legacy of philosophical and social scientific thinking about sciences and their integral role in shaping modernities, a... Learn More
    Published: 21st April 2015
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  11. Wording the World
    The essays in this book explore the critical possibilities that have been opened by Veena Das’s work. Taking off from her writing on pain as a call for acknowledgment, several essays explore how social sciences render pain,... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2014
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  12. The Helmholtz Curves

    The Helmholtz Curves

    Tracing Lost Time

    Written by Henning Schmidgen, Translated by Nils F. Schott

    Series Forms of Living

    Fordham University Press

    This book reconstructs the emergence of the phenomenon of “lost time” by engaging with two of the most significant time experts of the nineteenth century: the German physiologist Hermann von Helmholtz and the French writer... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2014
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  13. The Ploy of Instinct
    It is paradoxical that instinct became a central term for late Victorian sexual sciences as they were elaborated in the medicalized spaces of confession and introspection, given that instinct had long been defined in its opposition... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2014
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  14. Figures of Medicine
    What does the infamous face transplant in France in 2005 share with the examination of “swollen faces” in Latin America in the 1930s? What does blood transfusion in Europe during the 17th century have in common with the discovery... Learn More
    Published: 25th February 2013
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  15. War in Worcester
    The South African government gave no quarter to young people who joined the struggle against the apartheid state; indeed, it targeted them. Security forces meted out cruel treatment to youth who rebelled, incarcerated even the... Learn More
    Published: 10th October 2012
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  16. Chagas Disease

    Chagas Disease

    History of a Continent's Scourge

    Written by François Delaporte, Translated by Arthur Goldhammer, Foreword by Todd Meyers

    Series Forms of Living

    Fordham University Press

    François Delaporte’s Chagas Disease chronicles Brazilian medicine’s encounter with a disease, an insect, and a history of discovery. Between 1909 and 1911, Carlos Chagas described an infection (pathogenic trypanosome), its... Learn More
    Published: 14th August 2012
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