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Benjamin, Andrew E.

Works: 160 works in 729 publications in 5 languages and 23,573 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, zxx, Other, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Composer, Collector, Contributor, Performer, Actor
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Most widely held works by Andrew E Benjamin
Present hope : philosophy, architecture, Judaism by Andrew Benjamin( )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Present Hope develops a fascinating philosophical understanding of the present, via discussions of the nature of historical time, the philosophy of history, memory, and the role of tragedy
Walter Benjamin and art( )

23 editions published between 1462 and 2006 in English and Thai and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of Walter Benjamin's book "The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction."
Architectural philosophy by Andrew Benjamin( )

22 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architectural Philosophy is the first book to outline a philosophical account of architecture and to establish the singularity of architectural practice and theory. This dazzling sequence of essays opens out the subject of architecture, touching on issues as wide ranging as the problem of memory and the dystopias of science fiction. Arguing for the indissolubility of form and function, Architectural Philosophy explores both the definition of the site and the possibility of alterity. The analysis of the nature of the present and the complex sructure of repetition allows for the possibility of j
Walter Benjamin and history by Andrew E Benjamin( )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Benjamin's collection of fragments, Theses on the Philosophy of History, play a determining role in how his thought is understood, as well as in the debate about the interplay between politics, history, and time. Walter Benjamin and History is the first volume to give access to the themes and problems raised by the Theses, providing valuable exegetical and historical work on the text. The essays collected here are all the work of noted Benjamin scholars, and pursue the themes central to the Theses
Of Jews and animals by Andrew E Benjamin( )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A philosophical concern with animals has played a central role within contemporary philosophical discussions since Peter Singer's work in the 1980s. However, recently within the field of Continental Philosophy the question of the animal has become an important area of academic inquiry. In addition, work on the figure of the Jew has for years been an area of scholarly investigation." "By developing his own conception of the 'figure' Andrew Benjamin has written an innovative and provocative study of the complex relationship between philosophy, the history of painting and their presentation of both Jews and animals. As Benjamin makes clear the 'Other' is never abstract. He underscores the means by which the ethical imperative, arising from the way the history of philosophy and the history of art are constructed, shows us how to respond to an already identified, even if unacknowledged, determinant other."--Jacket
Walter Benjamin and Romanticism by Andrew E Benjamin( )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judging Lyotard by Andrew Benjamin( )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his work The Postmodern Condition, Jean-Francois Lyotard is one of the leading figures in contemporary French philosophy. This is the first collection of articles to offer an estimation and critique of his work. While the various chapters deal with different aspects of Lyotard's writings, they are all concerned with the question of judgement. The importance to Lyotard of judgement, and how it is to be judged, is a recurrent theme throughout the entire range of his work. It is particularly evident in his continuing engagement with the work of Kant. Lyotard's own essay, Sensus Communis, which opens this volume, investigates through Kant the presuppositions of judgement. Other essays variously consider how in his writings Lyotard has rendered problematic existing forms of aesthetic, ethical, legal and political judgement. Judging Lyotard is an important collection that will re-introduce Lyotard to English-speaking audiences
Place, commonality and judgment : continental philosophy and the ancient Greeks by Andrew E Benjamin( )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an examination of topics in ancient philosophy through the lens of modern European thought. This book aims to underscore the relevance of Ancient Philosophy for contemporary debates in Continental Philosophy. It also presents scholarship in the field of modern European thought
Working with Walter Benjamin : recovering a political philosophy by Andrew Benjamin( )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a highly original approach to the writings of the twentieth-century German philosopher Walter Benjamin by one of his most distinguished readers. It develops the idea of 'working with' Benjamin, seeking both to read his corpus and to put it to work - to show how a reading of Benjamin can open up issues that may not themselves be immediately at stake in his texts. The defining elements in Benjamin's writings that the author isolates - history, experience, translation, technical reproducibility, and politics - are put to work; that is, their utility is established in engaging the works of others
Deconstruction : omnibus volume by Andreas Papadakis( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ook aandacht voor: Valerio Adami, Zoe Zenghelis, Mark Wigley, James Wines, Bernard Tschumi, Zaha Hadid, Coop Himmelblau, Morphosis, Elia Zenghelis, Behnisch & Partners, Hiromi Fuji, Peter Wilson, Arquitectonica, Stanley tigerman, Emilio Ambasz
Sparks will fly : Benjamin and Heidegger by Andrew Benjamin( )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite being contemporaries, Walter Benjamin and Martin Heidegger never directly engaged with one another. Yet, Hannah Arendt, who knew both men, pointed out common ground between the two. Both were concerned with the destruction of metaphysics, the development of a new way of reading and understanding literature and art, and the formulation of radical theories about time and history. On the other hand, their life trajectories and political commitments were radically different. In a 1930 letter, Benjamin told a friend that he had been reading Heidegger and that if the two were to engage with one another, “sparks will fly.” Acknowledging both their affinities and points of conflict, this volume stages that confrontation, focusing in particular on temporality, Romanticism, and politics in their work
Towards a relational ontology : philosophy's other possibility by Andrew E Benjamin( )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this original work of philosophy, Andrew Benjamin calls for a new understanding of relationality, one inaugurating a philosophical mode of thought that takes relations among people and events as primary, over and above conceptions of simple particularity or abstraction. Drawing on the work of Descartes, Kant, Fichte, Hegel, and Heidegger, Benjamin shows that a relational ontology has always been at work within the history of philosophy even though philosophy has been reluctant to affirm its presence. Arguing for what he calls "anoriginal" relationality, he demonstrates that the already present status of a relational ontology is philosophy’s other possibility. Touching on a range of topics including community, human-animal relations, and intimacy, Benjamin’s thoughtful and penetrating distillation of ancient, modern, and twentieth-century philosophical ideas, and his judicious attention to art and literature make this book a model for original philosophical thinking and writing
The Lyotard reader by Jean-François Lyotard( Book )

22 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and German and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lyotard Reader is a collection of Jean-Francois Lyotard's most important and significant papers to date. While they are all written from within philosophy, they seek to address subjects as wide-ranging as film, painting, psychoanlaysis, Judaism and politics. The originality of Lyotard's work means that it cannot be readily situated within any one philosophical tradition. Instead he returns philosophy itself to debates across a range of areas and, in so doing, redefines the philosophical enterprise
The Problems of modernity : Adorno and Benjamin by Andrew Benjamin( Book )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is Deconstruction? by Christopher Norris( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the application of deconstructionist theories and criticism to the visual arts, and considers its relation to Western metaphysics
Abjection, melancholia, and love : the work of Julia Kristeva by John Fletcher( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art, mimesis, and the avant-garde : aspects of a philosophy of difference by Andrew E Benjamin( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art, Mimesis and the Avant-Garde explores the relationship between art and philosophy. Andrew Benjamin argues for a reworking of the task of philosophy in terms of the centrality of ontology. It is in relation to this centrality, understood through the differences between modes of being, that art, mimesis, and the avant-garde come to be presented. A fundamental part of this book is the original interpretations of important contemporary painters and their themes: Lucian Freud's self-portraits, Francis Bacon's use of mirrors, R.B. Kitaj and Jewish identity, Anselm Kiefer and iconoclasm. Apart from painting, Benjamin considers architecture, literature, and the philosophical writings of Walter Benjamin and Descartes in elaborating the various aspects of ontological difference. Benjamin develops the theory of the avant-garde as a philosophical category rather than a historical marker, thus bringing the worlds of contemporary art criticism and contemporary philosophy closer together. -- Publisher description
Walter Benjamin's philosophy : destruction and experience by Walter Benjamin( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and French and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally part of the Warwick Studies in European Philosophy series from Routledge, this volume features contributions from Rodolphe Gasche, Howard Caygill, A.G. Duttman and others, and provides an authoritative collection
The plural event : Descartes, Hegel, Heidegger by Andrew E Benjamin( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin provides readings of key canonical texts in the history of philosophy, including works by Hegel and Heidegger. This book represents a thorough and original contribution to contemporary philosophy to date
Translation and the nature of philosophy : a new theory of words by Andrew E Benjamin( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This engrossing study, first published in 1989, explores the basic mutuality between philosophy and translation. By studying the conceptions of translation in Plato, Seneca, Davidson, Walter Benjamin and Freud, Andrew Benjamin reveals the interplay between the two disciplines not only in their relationship to language, but also at a deeper, cognitive level
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Present hope : philosophy, architecture, Judaism
Walter Benjamin and artArchitectural philosophyWalter Benjamin and historyOf Jews and animalsWalter Benjamin and RomanticismJudging LyotardPlace, commonality and judgment : continental philosophy and the ancient GreeksDeconstruction : omnibus volume
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