Category Archives: Martin Heidegger

Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: Philosophy, Politics, Anti-Semitism

Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: Philosophy, Politics, Anti-Semitism, Emory University, September 5-6, 2014 Speakers: Peter Trawny (Bergische Universität Gesamthochschule Wuppertal) Bettina Bergo (Université de Montréal) Robert Bernasconi (Pennsylvania State University) Martin Gessmann (Hochschule für Gestaltung, Offenbach am Main) Sander Gilman (Emory University) Peter E. … Continue reading

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A Conversation between Stuart Elden and Babette Babich – Fordham University video

A Conversation between Stuart Elden and Babette Babich A long discussion at the Fordham University television studios – ranges across my work and lots of topics, including territory today and historically, Lefebvre, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Shakespeare… Many thanks to Babette … Continue reading

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Richard Wolin on Heidegger’s Black Notebooks in the Jewish Review of Books

Richard Wolin on Heidegger’s Black Notebooks in the Jewish Review of Books. I’m not a great enthusiast for Wolin’s work – Heidegger’s Children was insulting to some major thinkers in its title alone – but this is generally thoughtful and goes … Continue reading

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The work of editing – adding references to translations II

In a previous post I said a bit about one of the tasks of editing a translation. I’ve now completed the Heidegger references I discussed in that previous post. The references to Hegel, Jaspers, Heraclitus, Homer, Lukács and Lenin took relatively … Continue reading

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Bambach reviews Heidegger’s 1933-34 seminars, Nature, History, State

Charles Bambach reviews Heidegger’s 1933-34 seminars, Nature, History, State – translated and edited by Gregory Fried and Richard Polt – at NDPR. The volume in question comprises student protocols of the seminars, plus interpretative essays by Robert Bernasconi, Peter Eli Gordon, … Continue reading

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The work of editing – adding references to translations

Over the past few weeks, around other things, I’ve been editing a translation of a book for a new press. I’ll post details of the book when the website is available. A lot of the work has been checking the … Continue reading

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Will Viney, Waste: A Philosophy of Things – forthcoming in July

Will Viney, Waste: A Philosophy of Things – out now in July with Bloomsbury. 35% discount with code GLR D3D. Will kindly gave me a proof copy. It provides a very interesting approach to the topic, including an intriguing reading of King Lear, substantial discussion of … Continue reading

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Thomas Meyer on Heidegger’s Black Notebooks

This is one of the better pieces I’ve read recently on Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’. In particular, it is good on how they fit within the structure of Heidegger’s thought as a whole, and especially his plans for posthumous publication. As … Continue reading

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Talking about Publishing, Urban Territory, and lots else

I was involved in three events this week. The first was the most wide-ranging – a filmed conversation with Babette Babich at Fordham University, that ranged from contemporary territorial issues to Kant, Leibniz, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault and Lefebvre; Greek geography to … Continue reading

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Hannah Arendt movie – trailer and a few thoughts

I finally watched the Hannah Arendt movie yesterday. In some parts it’s flawed – especially the flashback scenes to her time at Freiburg University, and the affair with Heidegger – but other parts are powerful and thoughtful. It mainly focuses … Continue reading

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