Category Archives: Jean-Paul Sartre

Marc Crépon, The Thought of Death and the Memory of War – reviewed at NDPR

Marc Crépon, The Thought of Death and the Memory of War is reviewed at NDPR. I didn’t know about this translation before, but it sounds important and interesting: The first English translation of one of the foremost voices of contemporary moral and … Continue reading

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State, Power, Freedom: European Political Theory – outline for teaching next year

One of the things I was looking forward to, now back in a Politics department, was to teach some political theory. So, this is the outline of a planned module for either final year undergraduates or MA students. It revolves … Continue reading

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Books received

Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth (really wanted this to re-read Sartre’s preface); Michael Mack’s How Literature Changes the Way we Think; Judith Butler and Athena Athanasiou’s Disposession; David Chandler’s Freedom vs Necessity in International Relations; an old New Left … Continue reading

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Books received

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Books received

Mainly as recompense for review work, a good mix of old and new books, including Esposito’s Terms of the Political, Beatrice Hanssen’s Critique of Violence, Brad Evans, Liberal Terror, and a number of books by Sartre.

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Jean-Paul Sartre’s blog

The New Yorker has some passages from Sartre’s blog.

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Mark Poster (1941-2012)

Mark Poster, intellectual historian of French thought and theorist of media and information, died yesterday. I never met him or heard him speak, but he was important to me through his writings. Perhaps best known for his work on Baudrillard, Sartre, … Continue reading

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