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General Theory of Victims FRANÇOIS LARUELLE University of Paris X Translated by Alex Dubilet & Jessie Hock ‘General Theory of Victims demonstrates the force and rigour of Laruelle’s most recent thinking. He has created something genuinely original: an ethical theory untied from worldly subject positions and identities, transforming the understanding of the victim in our political and intellectual culture and offering a radically new conception of justice.’ Ian James, University of Cambridge The most accessible expression of François Laruelle’s nonphilosophical, or ‘non-standard’, thought, General Theory of Victims forges a new role for contemporary philosophers and intellectuals by rethinking their relation to victims 216 x 138 mm / 192 pages / 2015 978-0-7456-7960-0 hb £50.00, €73.90, $64.95 978-0-7456-7961-7 pb £14.99, €21.90, $19.95 ebook available

Intellectuals and Power The Insurrection of the Victim FRANÇOIS LARUELLE Translated by Anthony Paul Smith ‘Laruelle’s major theoretical operation, that is, his uniquely original mode of non-philosophic ‘reconceptualization,’ is put to use with regard to the figure of the intellectual, and philosopher or non-philosopher, in the frame of a new and very different genealogy involving the Victim. The outcome is nothing less than a conceptual tour de force.’ Kenneth Surin, Duke University In this important new book, François Laruelle examines the role of intellectuals in contemporary society, specifically with regards to criminal justice. Drawing on his theory of ‘non-philosophy’, he shows how we can submit the theorizing of intellectuals to the scrutiny of the everyday suffering of the victims of crime. 216 x 138 mm / 184 pages / 2014 978-0-7456-6840-6 hb £50.00, €73.90, $64.95 978-0-7456-6841-3 pb £14.99, €21.90, $19.95 ebook available

Laruelle A Stranger Thought ANTHONY PAUL SMITH La Salle University, Philadelphia François Laruelle’s ‘non-philosophy’ represents a bold attempt to rethink how philosophy is practised. There is a growing interest in Laruelle’s work in the Englishspeaking world, and this book provides a lucid introduction to his thought. It will be essential reading for students and scholars interested in contemporary French philosophy. SERIES: Key Contemporary Thinkers 229 x 152 mm / 230 pages / April 2016 UK / June 2016 US 978-0-7456-7122-2 hb £55.00 €79.90, $69.95 978-0-7456-7123-9 pb £16.99, €24.90, $24.95 ebook available

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The Problem of Evil DANIEL SPEAK Loyola Marymount University ‘This book will be a great resource for anyone interested in the compatibility of God and evil – from true believer to die-hard atheist.’ Dean Zimmerman, Rutgers University SERIES: Key Concepts in Philosophy 216 x 138mm / 160 pages / 2014 978-0-7456-6406-4 hb £50.00 , €73.90 , $64.95 978-0-7456-6407-1 pb £15.99 , €23.90 , $22.95 ebook available

Virtue HEATHER BATTALY California State University, Fullerton ‘An extremely impressive introduction to the concept of virtue. It addresses both moral virtue and intellectual virtue. And it provides an excellent overview of the key thinkers and scholarly literature on these topics.’ Jason Baehr, Loyola Marymount University ‘This is a very attractive and accessible introduction to the philosophy of the virtues, both ethical and epistemological.’ Michael Slote, University of Miami SERIES: Key Concepts in Philosophy 216 x 138mm / 208 pages / 2014 978-0-7456-4953-5 hb £45.00 , €65.90 , $59.95 978-0-7456-4954-2 pb £15.99 , €23.90 , $22.95 ebook available

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