Michael Naas

Michael Naas is Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University in Chicago. His books include The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments: Jacques Derrida's Final Seminar and Miracle and Machine: Jacques Derrida and the Two Sources of Religion, Science, and the Media (both Fordham).

 

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  1. Deconstructing the Death Penalty
    This volume represents the first collection of essays devoted exclusively to Jacques Derrida's Death Penalty Seminars, conducted from 1999-2001. The volume includes essays from a range of scholars working in philosophy, law,... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 2018
    Hardback | £103.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  2. Deconstructing the Death Penalty
    This volume represents the first collection of essays devoted exclusively to Jacques Derrida's Death Penalty Seminars, conducted from 1999 to 2001. The volume includes essays from a range of scholars working in philosophy, law,... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 2018
    EPUB | £32.00
  3. Plato and the Invention of Life

    Plato and the Invention of Life

    By Michael Naas

    Fordham University Press

    Beginning with a reading of Plato’s Statesman, this work interrogates the relationship between life and being in Plato’s thought. It argues that in his later dialogues Plato discovers—or invents—a form of true or real... Learn More
    Published: 3rd April 2018
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £24.99
    EPUB | £30.00
  4. Eco-Deconstruction
    Eco-Deconstruction marks a new approach to the degradation of the natural environment, including habitat loss, species extinction, and climate change. While the work of French philosopher Jacques Derrida (1930–2004), with its... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2018
    Hardback | £103.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  5. Eco-Deconstruction
    Eco-Deconstruction marks a new approach to the degradation of the natural environment, including habitat loss, species extinction, and climate change. While the work of French philosopher Jacques Derrida (1930–2004), with its... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2018
    PDF | £30.00
  6. Eco-Deconstruction
    Eco-Deconstruction marks a new approach to the degradation of the natural environment, including habitat loss, species extinction, and climate change. While the work of French philosopher Jacques Derrida (1930–2004), with its... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2018
    EPUB | £30.00
  7. The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments
    The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments follows the remarkable itinerary of Jacques Derrida’s final seminar, The Beast and the Sovereign (2001-2003), as the explicit themes of the seminar, namely, sovereignty and the... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2014
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £18.99
    EPUB | £22.00
    PDF | £22.00
  8. For Strasbourg

    For Strasbourg

    Conversations of Friendship and Philosophy

    Written by Jacques Derrida, Edited and translated by Pascale-Anne Brault and Michael Naas

    Fordham University Press

    For Strasbourg consists of a series of essays and interviews by French philosopher and literary theorist Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) about the city of Strasbourg and the philosophical friendships he developed there over a forty... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2014
    Hardback | £54.00
    Paperback | £12.99
    EPUB | £15.00
    PDF | £15.00
  9. Miracle and Machine
    Miracle & Machine is an introduction to the work of Jacques Derrida by means of a detailed reading of his 1994-5 essay “Faith and Knowledge,” Derrida’s most important work on the nature of religion in general and on the... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2012
    Hardback | £112.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  10. Athens, Still Remains
    Athens, Still Remains is an extended commentary on a series of photographs of contemporary Athens by the French photographer Jean-François Bonhomme. But in Derrida’s hands commentary always has a way of unfolding or, better,... Learn More
    Published: 13th October 2010
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  11. The Truth of Democracy

    The Truth of Democracy

    Written by Jean-Luc Nancy, Translated by Pascale-Anne Brault and Michael Naas

    Series Just Ideas

    Fordham University Press

    The initial provocation for The Truth of Democracy was the fortieth anniversary of May ’68 and the recent criticism (some by French President Nicolas Sarkozy himself) leveled against the ideals and actors at the center of this... Learn More
    Published: 12th June 2010
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  12. Derrida From Now On
    Written in the wake of Jacques Derrida's death in 2004, Derrida From Now On attempts both to do justice to the memory of Derrida and to demonstrate the continuing significance of his work for contemporary philosophy and literary... Learn More
    Published: 17th November 2008
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £33.00
    EPUB | £37.00
    PDF | £37.00
  13. Noli me tangere
    Christian parables have retained their force well beyond the sphere of religion; indeed, they share with much of modern literature their status as a form of address: “Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.” There is no message... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2008
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £23.99