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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Reading the Classics of Western Philosophy

List below and survey here. The queston asked is how many of these have you read. And the whole of these books, not some, not an abbreviated form. I’m claiming 18 of these, and bits, sometimes substantial, of others. Never read any Sidgwick, Moore, … Continue reading

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Why is Lefebvre sometimes Lefèbvre?

I’ve just seen this again – where does the spelling Lefèbvre for Henri Lefebvre come from? I have all but three of his books in French, and it’s not on them. His biographer Rémi Hess doesn’t use it. Lefebvre himself … Continue reading

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