Category Archives: Immanuel Kant

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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Kant, Natural Science reviewed at NDPR

Immanuel Kant, Natural Science, edited by Eric Watkins, is reviewed at NDPR. This is the volume that contains the Rink edition of Kant’s lectures on physical geography. This review says nothing about that part of the volume, instead pointing to the … Continue reading

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Two NDPR reviews of books on Kant

Helga Varden reviews the collection Kant’s Political Theory, edited by Elizabeth Ellis; Jill Vance Buroker reviews Daniel N. Robinson, How is Nature Possible? Kant’s Project in the First Critique. The second is one of the most critical reviews I’ve seen in a … Continue reading

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Kant’s Geographies – review of Natural Science

My review of the Natural Science volume of Kant’s writings has now been published at the Berfrois website.

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