Category: Philosophy

Book Review: “Philosophy and Criticism in Latin America” by Mabel Moraña

“Mabel Moraña’s extensive commentaries on cultural emancipation in Latin America are a notable contribution to scholarship on that region’s sociocultural development. … From José Carlos Mariátegui, Enrique Dussel, Bolívar Echeverría, and Roger Bartra to global thinkers such as Michel Foucault, Walter Benjamin, and Pierre Bourdieu, Moraña takes her readers on a tour-de-force voyage through significant landscapes of thought that have...

Cambria Press New Book! Author Q&A Session on The Avant-Garde Imperative: The Visionary Quest for a New Language

Cambria Press is pleased to present the following Q&A session with Professor Willard Bohn on his recently published book, The Avant-Garde Imperative:  The Visionary Quest for a New Language. Question: Why did you decide to write this book? Willard Bohn: The first half of the twentieth century witnessed an unbelievable amount of creative activity in literature and the arts. More...

AAS 2013 Book Highlights: Outstanding Reviews for Cambria Press Titles!

In addition to the titles in the Cambria Sinophone World Series, the following titles in Asian Studies are being highlighted for the 2013 Asian Studies Association (AAS) annual conference in San Diego (click on links for more details): Sacred Display: Divine and Magical Female Figures of Eurasia by Miriam Robbins Dexter and Victor H. Mair (Winner of the the Sarasvati...

AAS 2013 Highlight: Cambria Sinophone World Series (Editor: Victor H. Mair)

Cambria Press  will be showcasing five new books for the Cambria Sinophone World Series headed by Professor Victor H. Mair at the 2013 Asian Studies Association (AAS) annual conference in San Diego next week! These new books, which were published by Cambria Press between August 2012  and January 2013, are: Rethinking Chineseness: Translational Sinophone Identities in the Nanyang Literary World...

Cambria Sinophone World Series New Book! Read Q&A for The Classic of Changes in Cultural Context

Cambria Press is proud to announce that the first book in the Cambria Sinophone World Series by Victor Mair is now available. Cambria Press is pleased to present the following Q&A session with Dr. Scott Davis on his newly published book, The Classic of Changes in Cultural Context: A Textual Archaeology of the Yi jing. Below is the Q&A session...

NEW PUBLICATION: Albert Camus’s Philosophy of Communication is now available!

Cambria Press is pleased to announce that Albert Camus’s Philosophy of Communication: Making Sense in an Age of Absurdity (www.cambriapress.com/books/9781604977912.cfm) by  Brent C. Sleasman is now available. In this first book-length study of Camus to situate his work within the study of communication ethics and philosophy of communication, Brent C. Sleasman helps readers reinterpret Camus’ work for the twenty-first century....

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