Books that I published as Sponsoring Editor at University of California Press


Richard Abel, The Ciné Goes to Town: French Cinema 1896-1914

Richard Abel, The Red Rooster Scare: Making Cinema American, 1900-1910

Alexander Alberro and Patricia Norvell, eds. Recording Conceptual Art

Georgios Anagnostopoulos, Aristotle on Goals and Exactness of Ethics

Steven E. Aschheim, The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany 1890-1990

Christoph Asendorf, Batteries of Life: On the History of Things and their Perception in the Nineteenth Century

John E. Atwell, Schopenhauer on the Character of the World: The Metaphysics of Will

Reyner Banham, A Critic Writes: Essays, ed. Mary Banham, Paul Barker, Sutherland Lyall, Cedric Price

Charles Barr, Ealing Studios (co-publication)

Janet Bergstrom, ed. Endless Night: Cinema and Psychoanalysis: Parallel Histories

Ermanno Bencivenga, My Kantian Ways

Ermanno Bencivenga, A Theory of Language and Mind

Matthew Bernstein, Walter Wanger: Hollywood Independent

Paul Betts, The Authority of Everyday Objects: A Cultural History of West German Industrial Design

Ernst Bloch, Heritage of Our Times (co-publication)

Cinzia Sartini Blum, The Other Modernism: F.T. Marinetti’s Futurist Fiction of Power

Randolph Bourne, The Radical Will: Selected Writings 1911-1918, ed. Olaf Hansen

Royal S. Brown, Undertones and Overtones: Reading Film Music

Alan Brudner, The Unity of the Common Law: Studies in Hegelian Jursiprudence

Peter Brunette, Roberto Rossellini (paperback reprint)

Luis Buñuel, An Unspeakable Betrayal: Selected Writings

Victor Burgin, Some Cities (co-publication)

Victor Burgin, In/Different Spaces: Place and Memory in Visual Culture

Barton Byg, Landscapes of Resistance: The German Films of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub

J. Baird Callicott, Earth’s Insights: A Multicultural Survey of Ecological Ethics from the Mediterranean Basin to the Australian Outback

Robert L. Carringer, The Magnificent Amberson: A Reconstruction

Edward S. Casey, The Fate of Place: A Philosophical History

Peter Caws, Yorick’s World: Science and the Knowing Subject

Blaise Cendrars, Hollywood: Mecca of the Movies

Leo Charney and Vanessa Schwartz, eds. Cinema and the Invention of Modern Life

Margaret Cohen, Profane Illumination: Walter Benjamin and the Paris of Surrealist Revolution

Arthur Collins, Possible Experience: Understanding Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason

Christoph Cox, Nietzsche: Naturalism and Interpretation

Arthur Danto, Playing with the Edge: The Photographic Achievement of Robert Mapplethorpe

Arthur Danto, Philosophizing Art: Selected Essays

Arthur Danto, The Body/Body Problem: Selected Essays

Arthur Danto, Connections to the World: The Basic Concepts of Philosophy

Dan Diner, Beyond the Conceivable: Studies on Germany, Nazism, and the Holocaust

Arthur Wesley Dow, Composition: A Series of Exercises in Art Structure for the Use of Students and Teachers (paperback reprint)

Jeffrey Edwards, Substance. Force, and the Possibility of Knowledge: On Kant’s Philosophy of Material Nature

Rainer Forst, Contexts of Justice: Political Philosophy beyond Liberalism and Communitarianism

Anne Friedberg, Window Shopping: Cinema and the Postmodern

Gunter Gebauer and Christoph Wulf, Mimesis: Culture, Art, Society

Peter Goodrich, Oedipus Lex: Psychoanalysis, History, Law

Paul Gootenberg, Imagining Development: Economic Ideas in Peru’s “Fictitious Prosperity” of Guano, 1840-1880

David Ray Griffin, Unsnarling the World-Knot: Consciousness, Freedom, and the Mind-Body Problem

Philippe Hamon, Expositions: Literature and Architecture in Nineteenth-Century France

Beatrice Hanssen, Walter Benjamin’s Other History: Of Stone’s Animals, Human Beings, and Angels

George W. Harris, Dignity and Vulnerability: Strength and Quality of Character

George W. Harris, Agent-Centered Morality: An Aristotelian Alternative to Kantian Internalism

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Lectures on Natural Right and Political Science

Anthony Heilbut, Exiled in Paradise: German Refugee Artists and Intellectuals in America from the 1930s to the Present (paperback reprint)


Sumiko Higashi, Cecil B. DeMille and American Culture: The Silent Era


David Heyd, Genethics: Moral Issues in the Creation of People


Hitchcock on Hitchcock: Selected Writings and Interviews, ed. Sidney Gottlieb


Steve W. Horst, Symbols, Computation, and Intentionality: A Critique of the Computational Theory of Mind


Play It Again, Sam: Retakes on Remakes, ed. Andrew Horton and Stuart Y. McDougal


Diane Jacobs, Christmas in July: The Life and Art of Preston Sturges


Arthur Jacobson and Bernhard Schlink, eds. Weimar: A Jurisprudence of Crisis


Anselm Jappe, Guy Debord


Martin Jay, The Dialectical Imagination: A History of the Frankfurt School and the Institute of Social Research. 1923-1950


Martin Jay, Downcast Eyes: The Denigration of Vision in Twentieth-Century French Thought


Dalia Judovitz, Unpacking Duchamp: Art in Transit


Andreas Killen, Berlin Electropolis: Shock, Nerves, and German Modernity


Marsha Kinder, Blood Cinema: The Reconstruction of National Identity in Spain


Theodore Kisiel, The Genesis of Heidegger’s Being and Time


Sarah Kozloff, Overhearing Film Dialogue


Klaus Kreimeier, The UFA Story: A History of Germany’s Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945 (paperback reprint)


Lea Jacobs, The Wages of Sin: Censorship and the Fallen Woman Film, 1928-1942


Leonard Leff, Hitchcock and Selznick: The Rich and Strange Collaboration of Alfred Hitchcock and David. O. Selznick in Hollywood


Helmut Lethen, Cool Conduct: The Culture of Distance in Weimar Germany


David Michael Levin, ed. Modernity and the Hegemony of Vision


David Michael Levin, The Philosopher’s Gaze: Modernity in the Shadow of Enlightenment


Alphonso Lingis, Abuses


Alphonso Lingis, Dangerous Emotions


Karl Löwith, Nietzsche’s Philosophy of the Eternal Recurrence of the Same


Scott McDonald, ed. Screen Writings: Scripts and Texts by Independent Filmmakers


Scott McDonald, ed. A Critical Cinema 2


Scott McDonald, ed. A Critical Cinema 3


The Letters of Heinrich and Thomas Mann, ed. Hans Wysling

Gina Marchetti, Romance and the “Yellow Peril’: Race, Sex, and Discursive Strategies in Hollywood Fiction


Joseph Margolis, The Flux of History and the Flux of Science


Joseph Margolis, Interpretation Radical but not Unruly: The New Puzzle of the Arts and History


Joseph Margolis, Historied Thought, Constructed World: A Conceptual Primer for the Turn of the Millennium


Gareth B. Matthews, ed. The Augustinian Tradition


Alida Metcalf, Family and Frontier in Colonial Brazil: Santana de Parnaíba 1580-1822


Henri Michaux, Darkness Moves: An Anthology, 1927-1984


Gavriel Moses, The Nickel was for the Movies: Film in the Novel from Pirandello to Puig

Elliott Neaman, A Dubious Past: Ernst Jünger and the Politics of Literature after Nazism


Gabriella Oldham, First Cut: Conversations with Film Editors


Dorothea Olkowski, Gilles Deleuze and the Ruin of Representation


Craig Owens, Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture


Anson Rabinbach, The Human Motor: Energy, Fatigue, and the Origins of Modernity


Anson Rabinbach, In the Shadow of Catastrophe: German Intellectuals between Apocalypse and Catastrophe


William Rehg, Insight and Solidarity: The Discourse Ethics of Jürgen Habermas


Mark Reid, Redefining Black Film


Robert Riskin, Six Screenplays


Tom Rockmore, Cognition: An Introduction to Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit


Tom Rockmore, Before and After Hegel

Tom Rockmore, On Heidegger’s Nazism and Philosophy


David D. Roberts, Nothing But History: Reconstruction and Extremity after Metaphysics


D.N. Rodowick, The Crisis of Political Modernism: Criticism and Ideology in Contemporary Film Theory (paperback reprint)


Amelie Rorty, ed. Essays on Aristotle’s Rhetoric


Jonathan Rosenbaum, Movies as Politics


Jonathan Rosenbaum, Moving Places: A Life at the Movies (paperback reprint)


Jonathan Rosenbaum, Placing Movies


Michel Rosenfeld, Just Interpretations: Law between Ethics and Politics


David Rothenberg, Hand’s End: Technology and the Limits of Nature


Richard Schacht, ed. Nietzsche, Genealogy, Morality: Essays on Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morals


William Scheuerman, ed. The Rule of Law Under Siege: Selected Essays of Franz L. Neumann and Otto Kirchheimer


Kristofer Schipper, The Taoist Body


Wolfgang Schivelbusch, In a Cold Crater: Cultural and Intellectual Life in Berlin, 1945-1948


James Schmidt, ed. What is Enlightenment? Eighteenth-Century Answers and Twentieth-Century Questions


Arthur Schnitzler, The Road into the Open


Alan Schrift, ed. Why Nietzsche Still?


Jeanne Schroeder, The Vestal and the Fasces: Hegel, Lacan, Proerty, and the Feminine


Dennis Sepper, Descartes’s Imagination: Proportion, Images, and the Activity of Thinking


Azade Seyhan, Representation and Its Discontents: The Critical Legacy of German Romanticism


Gary Shapiro, Earthwards: Robert Smithson and Art after Babel


Scott Spector, Prague Territories: National Conflict and Cultural Innovation in Franz Kafka’s Fin de Siècle


Preston Sturges, Four More Screenplays


Preston Sturges, Three More Screenplays


Karl Toepfer, Empire of Ecstasy: Nudity and Movement in German Body Culture, 1910-1935


Jan Tschichold, The New Typography


Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike, Black African Cinema


Zaragosa Vargas, Proletarians of the North: A History of Mexican Industrial Workers in Detroit and the Midwest, 1917-1933


Maurizio Viano, A Certain Realism: Making Use of Pasolini’s Film Theory and Practice


Janet Ward. Weimar Surfaces: Urban Visual Culture in 1920s Germany


Georgia Warnke, Legitimate Differences: Interpretation in the Abortion Controversy and Other Public Debates


Maureen Turim, The Films of Nagisa Oshima: Images of a Japanese Iconoclast


Katharina von Ankum, ed. Women in the Metropolis: Gender and Modernity in Weimar Culture


Bernd Widdig, Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany


Billy Wilder, Sunset Boulevard


Billy Wilder, Stalag 17


Billy Wilder, The Lost Weekend


Robert Williams, Hegel’s Ethics of Recognition


Richard Wolin, Walter Benjamin: An Aesthetic of Redemption (paperback reprint)


Michael Zimmerman, Contesting Earth’s Future: Radical Ecology and Postmodernity