Category Archives: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy – available to pre-order

Not out until February 2016, and not yet on the Verso site, but Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy is listed on PenguinRandomHouse and at a certain online store. David Fernbach did the translation, and I edited the text, compiled the notes and wrote an … Continue reading

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Editing Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy – doing his endnotes properly

Over the last few weeks I’ve been editing the translation of Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy for Verso. Despite a very fine translation by David Fernbach, this has still taken some work. First there are the linguistic complications of a three-way language dialogue – … Continue reading

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Books received – Derrida/Roudinesco, Nichols, Brennan, Neocleous, Shell, Society and Space

In all that packaging were four books from Stanford University Press in recompense for review work – Derrida/Roudinesco, For What Tomorrow… ; Timothy Brennan, Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel and the Colonies; Robert Nichols, The World of Freedom: Heidegger, Foucault, and the … Continue reading

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New issue of Radical Philosophy, including discussion of the politics of translation

A new issue of Radical Philosophy is out, including a very interesting discussion of the politics of translation. The specific case is Hegel, and the new Terry Pinkard translation of the Phenomenology of Spirit, but the issues raised go beyond this … Continue reading

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Books received (2 of 4)

Henry Reynolds, The Law of the Land (a gift from Jean Hillier – a good starting point for the issue of indigenous land rights in Australia, read on the plane home) Nikos Papastergiadis, Ambient Perspectives Nikos Papastergiadis, Cornelius Castoriadis – this and the … Continue reading

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Books received (1 of 4)

As I’ve been away for eight weeks, there was a small mountain of post waiting me in the office. This is the first of four posts listing what arrived. a new copy of Heidegger’s Basic Writings. My old copy is falling … Continue reading

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The Structure of Hegel’s Logic – in visual form

An interactive visualisation of the structure of Hegel’s Logic. Thanks to Sebastian Budgen for the link.

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Books received

Timothy Mitchell’s Carbon Democracy (this keeps coming up in conversations and papers); a fascinating-looking new book on The Concept of World from Kant to Derrida; William Connolly’s new The Fragility of Things; a biography of Hegel; and the two volumes … Continue reading

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Interview with Iain Hamilton Grant

Interview with Iain Hamilton Grant at the After Nature blog, which touches on art, his books on nature and idealism, Hegel, and his forthcoming work.

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Hegel, Our Untimely Contemporary – conference with Slavoj Žižek

May 10-12, 2013, The Birkbeck Institute, London – full details here (via Verso blog) Hegel is the ultimate bête noire of the last two centuries of philosophy:proponents of Lebensphilosophie, existentialists from Kierkegaard onwards, materialists, historicists, analytic philosophers and empiricists, Marxists, … Continue reading

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