Synopses & Reviews
Rhetorically charged debates over theory have divided humanities scholars for decades. D. N. Rodowick steps back from arguments pro and con to assess why theory has become such a deeply contested concept. Far from lobbying for a return to the "high theory" of the 1980s, he calls for dialogue on an ethically inflected philosophy of the humanities.
About the Author
?D. N. Rodowick is Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies and Director of Graduate Studies in Film and Visual Studies, Harvard University. His many books include The Afterimage of Gilles Deleuze's Film Philosophy (as editor) and Reading the Figural, or, Philosophy after the New Media.