Reading Sophocles' Oedipus the King
Edited by Mark R. Anspach
Translation of the play by Wm. Blake Tyrrell with facing Greek text
"Groundbreaking readings of Oedipus by Jean-Pierre Vernant, Michel Foucault, and René Girard... A superb compilation."
—Neni Panourgiá, Columbia University
The Tangled Loops of Violence, Myth, and Madness
by Mark R. Anspach
From the peacemaking rituals of pre-state societies to the paradoxical structure of consciousness, Vengeance in Reverse takes the reader on an intellectual roller-coaster ride that begins with the problem of how to deceive violence and ends with the riddle of how one can deceive oneself.
Toward a Theory of Enlightened Doomsaying
by Jean-Pierre Dupuy
Translated by M.B. DeBevoise and Mark R. Anspach
"Dupuy sketches the way forward: utter clarity about the doom that awaits us, thereby forestalling its realization."
—Former California Governor Jerry Brown
Empirical Research on Imitation and the Mimetic Theory of Culture and Religion
Edited and with an introduction by Scott R. Garrels
Contributions by Mark Anspach, Paul Dumouchel, Jean-Pierre Dupuy, Vittorio Gallese, William Hurlbut, Melvin Konner, Ann Cale Kruger, Andrew Meltzoff, Jean-Michel Oughourlian