Category Archives: Jacques Derrida

Peter Gratton reviews Stiegler & Technics; Derrida’s The Death Penalty; and Johnston on Materialism

Peter Gratton has been busy with reviews recently… A review of Christina Howells and Gerald Moore (eds.), Stiegler and Technics at NDPR A review article at Berfrois on Derrida’s The Death Penalty, Vol. 1  And a review article in Symposium on Adrian Johnston’s Prolegomena to Any Future … Continue reading

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Books received – Derrida, Stiegler, Comay, Taubes, Azoulay & Ophir, Serres

A number of books from Stanford University Press in recompense for review work.

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David Farrell Krell on reading, translating and citing

A note in one of David Farrell Krell’s books: I will cite Derrida’s texts throughout the book by a code letter (here, G), with the page numbers of the French and English editions. I have not used the available translations … 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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Peggy Kamuf interviewed on Jacques Derrida’s Death Penalty Seminars

At the Los Angeles Review of Books, translator Peggy Kamuf is interviewed about Jacques Derrida’s The Death Penalty Volume I. This is a companion piece to the review by Jan Mieszkowski I linked to a few days ago.

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Derrida, The Death Penalty reviewed in LARB

Derrida’s The Death Penalty Volume I is reviewed in the Los Angeles Review of Books by Jan Mieszkowski. Thanks to those who sent me the link to this.

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Derrida Seminar Translation Project – details of published and forthcoming French and English volumes

The Derrida Seminar Project has lots of information on the books in both French and English. Four volumes have been published so far in French: 1. Séminaire: La Béte et le souverain volume I (2001-2002), edited by Michel Lisse, Marie-Louise Mallet, … Continue reading

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The Life Penalty: Foucault, Derrida, Bamber – abstract for a possible conference

I have been asked if I’d be interested in speaking at a planned conference on ‘Cruel and Unusual Punishments’, which sounds intriguing, although somewhat outside of my usual research interests. At the moment it is not at all clear that … Continue reading

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Martin McQuillan – Friends with Benefits: Shakespeare, Marx and Derrida – audio recording

Martin McQuillan – Friends with Benefits: Shakespeare, Marx and Derrida – audio recording. The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed … Continue reading

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Works of twentieth-century theory that exist in new or revised translations – further examples wanted

As I said I would last week, I’m preparing a detailed post on why we need a new translation of Foucault’s Surveiller et punir, and was thinking of other major works of twentieth-century theory that exist in more than one translation. There … Continue reading

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