Category Archives: Immanuel Kant

Which philosopher would fare best in a present-day university?

Which philosopher would fare best in a present-day university? – a discussion in The Guardian by Lloyd Strickland. If you know Lloyd’s work – which I do – then the answer is not surprising…

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Data visualising Kant’s vocabulary – Valerio Pellegrini

Data visualising Kant’s vocabulary – a design project by Valerio Pellegrini’s in his Master in Communication Design at Politecnico di Milano. Here’s a brief description and one sample image, but there are several different types. The tool stems from a … Continue reading

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Alix Cohen (ed.), Kant’s Lectures on Anthropology – reviewed at NDPR

Alix Cohen (ed.), Kant’s Lectures on Anthropology: A Critical Guide is reviewed at NDPR. Here’s the publisher description. Kant’s lectures on anthropology, which formed the basis of his Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View (1798), contain many observations on human … Continue reading

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Foucault on Kant’s ‘What is Enlightenment?’ – a mini bibliography

Foucault discussed Kant’s essay ‘What is Enlightenment?’ in various places. DE = Dits et écrits; EW = Essential Works; PT = The Politics of Truth lecture of 27 May 1978, published as “Qu’est-ce que la critique? (Critique et Aufklärung)”, Bulletin … Continue reading

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Talking about Publishing, Urban Territory, and lots else

I was involved in three events this week. The first was the most wide-ranging – a filmed conversation with Babette Babich at Fordham University, that ranged from contemporary territorial issues to Kant, Leibniz, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault and Lefebvre; Greek geography to … Continue reading

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Kant and the Concept of Race reviewed at NDPR

Jon M. Mikkelsen (ed., tr.), Kant and the Concept of Race: Late Eighteenth-Century Writings, SUNY Press, 2013 – reviewed by John Zammito at NDPR.

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The twenty-five most important academic books to me from 2013

Not ordered, not comprehensive, and I’m sure I’ve forgotten some – and of course there are those I’ve not yet read or am unaware of… These are all academic books published in 2013, not drawn from all the books I … Continue reading

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Concept of World from Kant to Derrida – open access preview

Thanks to dmfant for the alert to this open access preview of Sean Gaston’s very useful book The Concept of World from Kant to Derrida.

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The Daily Habits of Highly Productive Philosophers: Nietzsche, Marx & Kant

At Open Culture – drawing together descriptions of the work habits of Nietzsche, Marx and Kant.

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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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