SPEP 2022

Welcome to Northwestern University Press’s virtual exhibit for the SPEP 2022 conference! Browse extraordinary new books below, order desk or exam copies, or contact our acquisitions department regarding a project.

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*Offer ends at 12:00 AM on January 1, 2023. This promotion is only available on the Northwestern University Press website. Limit ten copies per customer.

Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy

Gadamer’s Hermeneutics

Robert J. Dostal

The Possibility of Philosophy

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Keith Whitmoyer, Claude Lefort, Stéphanie Ménasé

Knowing by Heart

Anthony J. Steinbock

Cognition and Work

Max Scheler, Zachary Davis

Original Forgiveness

Nicolas de Warren

Laughing and Crying

Helmuth Plessner, James Spencer Churchill, Marjorie Grene, Jay Bernstein

On Emotional Presentation

Alexius Meinong, John J. Drummond

Force, Drive, Desire

Rudolf Bernet, Sarah Allen

The Sensible World and the World of Expression

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Bryan Smyth

The Michel Henry Reader

Scott Davidson, Frédéric Seyler, Leonard Lawlor, Joseph Rivera, George Faithful, Scott Davidson, Michael Tweed, Peter T Connor, Karl Hefty, erre Adler, Justin Boyd, Crina Gschwandtner, Jeffery L Kosky, Michel Henry

Watsuji on Nature

David W. Johnson

Lived Time

Eugène Minkowski, Nancy Metzel, Dan Zahavi

Political Anthropology

Helmuth Plessner, Nils F. Schott, Heike Delitz, Robert Seyfert, Joachim Fischer

A Process Model

Eugene Gendlin, Robert A. Parker

Saying What We Mean

Eugene Gendlin, Edward S. Casey, Donata Schoeller

Feminist Experiences

Johanna Oksala

The Fourfold

Andrew J. Mitchell, Anthony J. Steinbock


Michel Henry

Institution and Passivity

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Leonard Lawlor, Heath Massey, Claude Lefort

The Merleau-Ponty Reader

Leonard Lawlor, Ted Toadvine


Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Dominique Seglard, Robert Vallier

Sense and Non-Sense

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Hubert L. Dreyfus, Patricia Allen Dreyfus

In Praise of Philosophy and Other Essays

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, John Wild, James M. Edie, John O'Neill

The Primacy of Perception

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, William Cobb, James M. Edie


Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Richard C. McCleary

The Visible and the Invisible

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Alphonso Lingis

New and Notable

So What, or How to Make Films with Words

Alexander García Düttmann

Embracing the Void

Richard Boothby

Kant's Worldview

Rudolf A. Makkreel

Hegel’s Anthropology

Allegra de Laurentiis

Hegel's Energy

Michael Marder

Thinking the US South

Shannon Sullivan, Linda Martin Alcoff, Shiloh Whitney, Lucius T. Outlaw, Mariana Ortega, Michael J. Monahan, Ladelle McWhorter, Lindsey Stewart, Devonya N. Havis, Kim Q. Hall, Arnold Farr

Algorithmic Desire

Matthew Flisfeder

The Desire of Psychoanalysis

Gabriel Tupinambá, Slavoj Žižek

A Search for Clarity

Jean-Claude Milner, Ed Pluth

Creolizing the Nation

Kris F. Sealey

50 Concepts for a Critical Phenomenology

Gail Weiss, Gayle Salamon, Ann V. Murphy, Duane Davis, Lisa Guenther, Lewis R. Gordon, John D. Caputo, Kris Sealey, Mark Ralkowski, Natalie Cisneros, Kyle Whyte, Robert McRuer, George Yancy, Patricia Hill Collins, Rosalyn Diprose, Eduardo Mendieta, Alia Al-Saji, Charles W. Mills, Tamsin Kimoto, Debra Bergoffen, Shannon M. Mussett, Diane Perpich, Donald A. Landes, Ted Toadvine, Helen A. Fielding, Megan Burke, Mariana Ortega, David Morris, Moira Gatens, Shiloh Whitney, Scott Marratto, Jenny Slatman, William McBride, Elena Ruiz, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emily S. Lee, Lanei M. Rodemeyer, Joel Michael Reynolds, Shannon Sullivan, Jennifer McWeeny, Jack Reynolds, Linda Martin Alcoff, Lauren Guilmette, Sid Hansen, Axelle Karera, David Haekwon Kim, Keith Whitmoyer, Perry Zurn, Nancy J. Holland, Dorthea Olkowski, Talia Mae Bettcher, Kelly Oliver, Andrea Pitts, Cynthia Willett

Citizen of the World

Phillip Luke Sinitiere, Gary Murrell, David Levering Lewis, Gerald Horne, Robert W. Williams, Bettina Aptheker, Alys Eve Weinbaum, Lauren Louise Anderson, Erik S McDuffie, Bill V. Mullen, Derek Catsam, Toru Shinoda, Yuichiro Onishi

New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition

Keisha N. Blain, Christopher Cameron, Ashley D. Farmer, Michael O. West, Celeste Day Moore, Reena Goldthree, Brandon R. Byrd, Judith Weisenfeld, David Weinfeld, LeRhonda S. Manigault-Bryant, Pero Gaglo Dagbovie, Guy Emerson Mount, Ibram X. Kendi, Robin D. G. Kelley, Gregory Childs, Russell Rickford, Christopher Bonner

The Worker

Ernst Jünger, Laurence Paul Hemming, Bogdan Costea

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Read the introduction of Knowing by Heart: Loving as Participation and Critique by Anthony J. Steinbock.

Read the introduction of The Politics of Black Joy: Zora Neale Hurston and Neo-Abolitionism by Lindsey Stewart.

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