Category Archives: Martin Heidegger

Books received – Shakespeare and Heidegger

Some recently acquired books – various Shakespeare plays, a second-hand copy of John Julius Norwich’s Shakespeare’s Kings, and Guillaume Payen’s new biography Martin Heidegger: Catholicisme, révolution, nazisme, which I picked up in Paris.

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David Farrell Krell, Ecstasy, Catastrophe: Heidegger from Being and Time to the Black Notebooks reviewed at NDPR

David Farrell Krell’s Ecstasy, Catastrophe: Heidegger from Being and Time to the Black Notebooks is reviewed at NDPR. This latest book by the distinguished scholar, translator, and author David Farrell Krell is a compilation of three different texts. Part I presents … Continue reading

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Dominique Janicaud, Heidegger in France – forthcoming in October from Indiana University Press

Dominique Janicaud’s important book Heidegger in France is forthcoming in English translation in October from Indiana University Press, translated by François Raffoul and David Pettigrew. Dominique Janicaud claimed that every French intellectual movement—from existentialism to psychoanalysis—was influenced by Martin Heidegger. This … Continue reading

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Geographica Helvetica forum on Heidegger, critical geography and the ‘black notebooks’ – call for further contributions

The multi-lingual journal “Geographica Helvetica” (Swiss Journal of Geography), an open access journal, has recently launched a discussion forum on “Heidegger and critical geography”. In the discussion forum, contributors discuss the question how we should engage Heidegger’s thought after and … Continue reading

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First Volume of English translation of Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ to appear in 2016

The first volume of the English translation of Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ will appear in 2016 with Indiana University Press. Ponderings II–VI begins the much-anticipated English translation of Martin Heidegger’s “Black Notebooks.” In a series of small notebooks with black covers, Heidegger … Continue reading

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Figure/Ground interview with Günter Figal on his work and his recent resignation as president of the Heidegger society in the wake of the ‘Black Notebooks’

Figure/Ground interview with Günter Figal – discusses his work and his recent resignation as president of the Heidegger society in the wake of the ‘Black Notebooks’.

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Hannah Arendt’s marginalia to Heidegger’s Being and Time

Enowning shares the news from Bard College: The marginalia in Hannah Arendt copy of Being and Time. Just a few underlinings. More here. The disappointment, apart from the very few traces, is that this is of Being and Time in the Macquarrie and Robinson translation, … Continue reading

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Janae Sholtz, The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political – reviewed at NDPR

Janae Sholtz, The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political – reviewed at NDPR by Antonio Calcagno. The topic sounds interesting, and the review notes that Sholtz discusses Kostas Axelos’s work as a way of developing Heidegger’s … Continue reading

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Kostas Axelos, Introduction to a Future Way of Thought: On Marx and Heidegger – now available in print and open-access pdf

Kostas Axelos, Introduction to a Future Way of Thought: On Marx and Heidegger, translated by Kenneth Mills, and edited and introduced by Stuart Elden. I’ve just received hard-copies of this book. It is now available to buy in print from Amazon as well as … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy – available to pre-order

Not out until February 2016, and not yet on the Verso site, but Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy is listed on PenguinRandomHouse and at a certain online store. David Fernbach did the translation, and I edited the text, compiled the notes and wrote an … Continue reading

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