Kostas Axelos, The Game of the World, trans. Justin Clemens and Hellmut Munz – Edinburgh University Press, 2023 – now published. Congratulations to Justin and Hellmut for this major translation.
Kostas Axelos, The Game of the World, trans. Justin Clemens and Hellmut Munz – Edinburgh University Press, April 2023
[Update May 2023: the book is now published]
It’s great to see this excellent translation of an important book is nearly out. I’ve updated my bibliography of Axelos’s work in English. Only two other books are available in English – Alienation, Praxis, & Techne in the Thought of Karl Marx (out of print) and Introduction to a Future Way of Thought: On Marx and Heidegger (open access).
A philosophical treatment of play in the twentieth century
- Appeals to a potentially broad audience including those interested in thinking through globalisation today
- The magnum opus of an influential French-Greek intellectual whose contemporaries and influences include Derrida, Deleuze and Lefebvre
- Approaches philosophy in a systematic as well as fragmentary manner
- Anticipates the key term of contemporary Heideggerian scholarship (German Irre, French…
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