Monthly Archives: January 2014

Heidegger’s Schwarze Hefte (Black Notebooks) publishing details

I’ve done a bit of hunting around for details of the publication of the Schwarze Hefte (Black Notebooks). They are due out in March 2014, and comprise Volumes 94-96 of the Gesamtausgabe. Their overall title is Überlegungen – considerations or observations. Volume … Continue reading

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More on Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ and anti-semitism

Another piece in Die Zeit, and an English discussion in Prospect by Jonathan Derbyshire. Thanks to Enowning and Peter Gratton for the links. This one is going to run and run…

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Some good titles here.

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“Medieval rules for sex in an easy to use flowchart”

“Medieval rules for sex in an easy to use flowchart created by James A Brundage as posted in the @TheAtlantic“, via @MedievalArchive. Having spent the day working on Foucault’s History of Sexuality, this is certainly appropriate.

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The Structure of Hegel’s Logic – in visual form

An interactive visualisation of the structure of Hegel’s Logic. Thanks to Sebastian Budgen for the link.

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Carlo Natali, Aristotle: His Life and School reviewed at NDPR

Carlo Natali, Aristotle: His Life and School, D. S. Hutchinson (ed.), Princeton University Press, 2013, reviewed by Michael J. Griffin at NDPR.

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Philippe Theophanidis on Foucault and the Problem of War

Some useful bibliographical pointers to places where Foucault discusses the question of war from Philippe Theophanidis, beginning from this 1981 quotation. Therefore, if you like, I never stop getting into the issue of law and rights without taking it as a … Continue reading

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“Interview with Stuart Elden” at Groundwork

Another interview with me, conducted by Jordan Skinner, has been published at the Groundwork site – a blog run by past and present students of the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University. It ranges widely across … Continue reading

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A review of Punk Sociology

Originally posted on This Sociological Life:
Sociology in the Anglophone world has been in the doldrums for some time. Since the heady days of poststructuralism and postmodernism, until very recently few advances had been made in theory or method. British…

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Thompson and Zizek (ed.) The Privatization of Hope: Ernst Bloch and the Future of Utopia

Interesting looking new collection just out with Duke University Press. The concept of hope is central to the work of the German philosopher Ernst Bloch (1885–1977), especially in his magnum opus, The Principle of Hope (1959). The “speculative materialism” that he first … Continue reading

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