• The Contest of Faculties: the Work of Christopher Norris, Gregynog Hall, University of Wales, September 16-18, 2005



  • Edited Works:
    • Jacques Derrida.  4 Vols.  Ed. Norris and David Roden.  London: Sage, 2002.

    • The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Twentieth-Century Historical, Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives.  Vol. 9.  Ed. Norris and Christa Knellwolf.  Cambridge: CUP, 2001.

    • William Empson: the Critical Achievement.  Ed. Norris and Nigel Mapp.  Cambridge: CUP, 1993.

    • Music and the Politics of Culture.  London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1989.

    • Post-Structuralist Readings of English Poetry.  Ed. Norris and Richard Machin.  Cambridge: CUP, 1987.

    • Inside the Myth: George Orwell - Views from the Left.  London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1984.

    • Shostakovich: the Man and his Music.  London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1982.

  • Selected Individual Works:
    • Re-Thinking the Cogito: Naturalism, Rationalism and the Venture of Thought.  London: Continuum, 2010.
    • Language, Logic and Epistemology: a Modal-Realist Approach.  London: Palgrave, 2004.
    • Philosophy of Language and the Challenge to Scientific Reason.  London: Routledge, 2004.
    • Truth Matters: Realism, Anti-Realism and Response-Dependence.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2002.

    • Hilary Putnam: Realism, Reason, and the Uses of Uncertainty.  Manchester: Manchester UP, 2002.

    • Deconstruction versus Postmodernism: Critical Theory and the Claim of Reason (volume of essays translated into Polish by Artur Przbyslawski).  Krakow: Universitas, 2001.

    • Minding the Gap: Epistemology and Philosophy of Science in the Two Traditions.  Amherst, Mass.: U of Massachusetts P, 2000.

    • Deconstruction and the Unfinished Project of Modernity.  London: Athlone; New York: Routledge, 2000.

    • Quantum Theory and the Flight from Realism: Philosophical Responses to Quantum Mechanics.  London: Routledge, 2000.

    • New Idols of the Cave: on the Limits of Anti-Realism.  Manchester: Manchester UP; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.

    • Resources of Realism: Prospects for 'Post-Analytic' Philosophy.  London: Macmillan; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.

    • Against Relativism: Philosophy of Science, Deconstruction and Critical Theory.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1997.

    • Reclaiming Truth: Contribution to a Critique of Cultural Relativism.  London: Lawrence & Wishart; Durham, N.C.: Duke UP, 1996.

    • Truth and the Ethics of Criticism.  Manchester: Manchester UP, 1994.

    • The Truth About Postmodernism.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1993.

    • Uncritical Theory: Postmodernism, Intellectuals and the Gulf War.  London: Lawrence & Wishart; Amherst, Mass.: U of Massachusetts P, 1992.  Spanish trans.: Teoria acritica: postmodernismo, intelectuales y la Guerra del Golfo. Madrid: Editorial Catedra, 1997.

    • Spinoza and the Origins of Modern Critical Theory.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1990.

    • What's Wrong with Postmodernism: Critical Theory and the Ends of Philosophy.  London: Harvester; Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1990. Spanish trans.: Que le occure a la postmodernidad? Madrid: Editorial Tecnos, 1999.

    • What Is Deconstruction?  By Norris and Andrew Benjamin.  London: Academy Editions, 1989.  German trans.: Was ist Dekonstruktion?  Zürich and Munich: Artemis Verlag, 1990.

    • "Philosophy as Not Just Another 'Kind of Writing': Derrida and the Claim of Reason."  Redrawing the Lines: Analytic Philosophy, Deconstruction and Literary Theory.  Ed. Reed Way Dasenbrock.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1989.  189-203.

    • Deconstruction and the Interests of Theory.  London: Pinter Publishers; Norman, Okl.: Oklahoma UP, 1988. Second Edn., Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1992.

    • Derrida.  London: Fontana; Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, 1987.  Translated into Japanese (Tokyo: Shoten, 1995) and Korean (Seoul: Sigongsa, 1999).

    • Paul de Man: Deconstruction and the Critique of Aesthetic Ideology.  London: Routledge, 1988.

    • The Contest of Faculties: Philosophy and Theory after Deconstruction.  London: Methuen, 1985.

    • The Deconstructive Turn: Essays in the Rhetoric of Philosophy.  London: Methuen, 1983.

    • Deconstruction: Theory and Practice.  London: Methuen, 1982.  Second edition, revised and expanded, London: Routledge, 1991.  Translated into Japanese (Tokyo: Keisoshobo, 1985); Hebrew (Tel Aviv, 1985); Korean (Seoul: Jindong Publishers, 1986); second Korean translation, expanded and revised with critical commentary (Seoul: Hanshin Publishers, 1995); Serbo-Croat (Belgrade: Nolit, 1991); Arabic (Ladikiar [Syria]: Dar al Hiwar, 1994); Chinese (Taiwan: Camel Publishers, 1995).

    • William Empson and the Philosophy of Literary Criticism.  London: Athlone, 1978.


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