Quentin Meillassoux - described as the fastest-rising French philosopher since Derrida - is one of the most exciting philosophers writing today. Perfect for philosophers just starting with Meillassoux, this dictionary defines all of the major terms of his work, prefaced by an introduction that argues for the importance of this new figure on the Continental philosophy scene
Peter Gratton is associate professor of Philosophy at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. He has published numerous articles in political, Continental, and intercultural philosophy and is the author of The State of Sovereignty: Lessons from the Political Fictions of Modernity (SUNY Press, 2012). He is the co-editor of the influential interdisciplinary journal Society and Space (Environmental Planning D), executive board member of the International Association for Philosophy and Literature, and books editor of Derrida Today. Peter has also edited two works: Traversing the Imaginary (Northwestern University Press, 2007), co-edited with John Mannousakis, and Jean-Luc Nancy and Plural Thinking: Expositions of World, Politics, Art, and Sense (SUNY Press, 2012), co-edited with Marie-Eve Morin. Paul J. Ennis is a writer based in Dublin. He completed his PhD in Philosophy at University College Dublin in 2011. He is the author of Continental Realism (Zero Books, 2011) and the founding editor of the journal Speculations: Journal of Speculative Realism.