Category Archives: Jacques Derrida

David Farrell Krell, Phantoms of the Other: Four Generations of Derrida’s Geschlecht reviewed at NDPR

David Farrell Krell, Phantoms of the Other: Four Generations of Derrida’s Geschlecht reviewed at Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews by N. Gabriel Martin. My own review of this great book is forthcoming with Derrida Today.

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Books received 4 – various: Meillassoux, Trawny, Eco, Butler, Krell, Naas, Funambulist papers, journals

And everything else that was in the pile of post as I returned from the US. Umberto Eco’s How to Write a Thesis; Quentin Meillassoux’s Science Fiction and Extro-Science Fiction; Peter Trawny’s Freedom to Fail: Heidegger’s Anarchy; The Funambulist Papers Volume 2 (in which … Continue reading

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Jacques Derrida’s early essay on Shakespeare’s idea of Kingship – ‘Quite unintelligible’

This page of an assignment by Jacques Derrida on Shakespeare is quite wonderful. He would have been 19-20 years old, while in a khâgne class – post-school, pre-university. While the teacher’s comment that some of this is ‘quite unintelligible’ is very funny; … Continue reading

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Jacques Derrida, Les arts de l’espace: Ecrits et interventions sur l’architecture

Jacques Derrida, Les arts de l’espace: Ecrits et interventions sur l’architecture.  Après Penser à ne pas voir qui réunissait les principaux textes de Jacques Derrida sur le dessin, la peinture et la photographie, voici l’ensemble de s’es réflexions sur l’architecture. … Continue reading

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Books received – GIA, Derrida, Vora, Lorimer, le Doeuff, Braver, Transactions

  Publications by the Groupe Information Asiles and Groupe Information Santé; Derrida’s Cinders, Vora’s Life Support, Lorimer’s Wildlife in the Anthropocene, le Doeuff’s Hipparchia’s Choice; Braver’s Heidegger; and the new issue of Transactions. The UMP books and the Braver are … Continue reading

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David Farrell Krell, Phantoms of the Other: Four Generations of Derrida’s Geschlecht – published and review forthcoming

David Farrell Krell, Phantoms of the Other: Four Generations of Derrida’s Geschlecht has recently been published. Features a reconstruction of an unfinished text by Jacques Derrida from his most penetrating series of readings of Heidegger’s philosophy. During the 1980s Jacques Derrida … Continue reading

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Princeton University Library Acquires Jacques Derrida’s Personal Library

Princeton University Library Acquires Jacques Derrida’s Personal Library – news story here. The Princeton University Library is very pleased to announce the acquisition of the personal working library of Jacques Derrida… Derrida’s library, consisting of about 13,800 published books and … Continue reading

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Jennifer Bates and Richard Wilson (eds.), Shakespeare and Continental Philosophy

This looks an interesting collection – Jennifer Bates and Richard Wilson (eds.), Shakespeare and Continental Philosophy. This collection of 15 essays by celebrated authors in Shakespeare studies and in continental philosophy develops different aspects of the interface between continental thinking … Continue reading

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Critical Theory’s 10 books that came out in October

Some good ones here – Sloterdijk, Rancière, Naas, Vogl and more…

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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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