Philosophy of Religion

The Imagination In Spinoza – The Moral Good Between Prophecy And The Amor Dei Intellectualis, Part 1 (Caterina De Gaetano)

The following is the first of a two-part series. The entire article appears in Issue 22.1 of the Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory. Spinoza’s Tractatus Theologico-Politicus is a book in which the author’s mature ideas about the epistemological capacities of the human being are used to propose a configuration of political roles, religious power, and general […]

Gender Studies

Body Erotic – John Boswell’s History Of Eurochristian Sexuality And The Case For Transcendental Somatics, Part 2 (Kieryn Wurts)

The following is the second of a three-part series. The first can be found here. Social constructionist theory developed as an answer to essentialist theories of sexuality and sought to demonstrate the variety and complexity of approaches to sex, reproduction, love gender, and marriage have been throughout human history. Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality series […]


The Semiotics of the Unconscious in Gilles Deleuze and Roland Barthes, Part 1 (Roger Green)

The following is the first of a two-part series. In his preface to Deleuze and Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus, Michel Foucault asks the authors’ forgiveness for describing their book as the first book of ethics written in France in a long time.  As the chair of philosophy at the newly founded Centre Expérimental de Vincennes (University of […]