Category Archives: Martin Heidegger

Jacques Derrida, Geschlecht III: Sex, Race, Nation, Humanity – University of Chicago Press, July 2020

Jacques Derrida, Geschlecht III: Sex, Race, Nation, Humanity – University of Chicago Press, July 2020. Speaking of Derrida, his text Geschlecht III, first published in French in 2018, edited by Geoffrey Bennington, Katie Chenoweth, and Rodrigo Therezo has now been translated by Katie … Continue reading

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Faut-il brûler… Sade, Dumézil, Heidegger, Kafka – a question on the use of a trope [updated]

I had previously thought that the use of the expression ‘Faut-il brûler… ?’ – ‘must we burn.. ?’ someone or something was due to Simone de Beauvoir. Her text Faut-il brûler Sade? first appeared in Les temps modernes in 1951 and 1952, and … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 32: Unable to finish a manuscript during lockdown

While these are strange and disruptive times, as much as I’m able, I’m trying to make progress on this book manuscript. I’d intended to submit it to Polity by the end of April, but that unfortunately wasn’t possible. I can … Continue reading

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Terrains and Territories – Stuart Elden and Nico Buitendag discussion at Undisciplined

Terrains and Territories – Stuart Elden and Nico Buitendag discussion at Undisciplined Many thanks to Nico for this invitation, and for a wide-ranging discussion that touches on nearly everything I’ve worked on. This is part of a series of discussions … Continue reading

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Books received – Bataille, Eliade, Ballvé, de Waelhens

Mainly books by Bataille, but also a volume of Mircea Eliade’s journals, the first book in French on Heidegger, originally published in 1942, and Teo Ballvé’s The Frontier Effect: State Formation and Violence in Colombia. Teo kindly sent a copy of his … Continue reading

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Books received – Eribon & Lévi-Strauss, Heidegger, Dumézil, Bataille

A few things, some ordered before the lockdown began and some since, that will keep me busy for a while. While I have the Heidegger book in German and English, this was an early French translation, and important in terms … Continue reading

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Books received – Merleau-Ponty, Lacan, Althusser, Nicolaysen, Heidegger, Foucault, TCS, Lefebvre, Scammell, Avellaneda and Vega

A mixed pile of books to come back to in the office. They include – Maurice Merleau-Ponty, L’union de l’âme et du corps chez Malebranche, Biran et Bergson – a course Foucault attended Jacques Lacan, My Teaching Two recent translations of … Continue reading

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Martin Heidegger, The Question Concerning the Thing, Rowman & Littlefield, 2018 – reviewed at NDPR

Martin Heidegger, The Question Concerning the Thing, Rowman & Littlefield, 2018 – also reviewed at NDPR by Hakhamanesh Zangeneh. This is a new translation of material which had appeared in English in 1967 but had long been out of print. … Continue reading

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Richard Polt, Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties reviewed at NDPR by Thomas Sheehan

Also at NDPR, Thomas Sheehan reviews Richard Polt’s Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties. In the Anglophone world, few if any know the Heidegger of the 1930s better than Richard Polt. His co-translation of three Heidegger courses … Continue reading

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Books received – Lacan, Edkins, Koopman, Farred, Knowles

  Jacques Lacan, L’éthique de la psychanalyse (newly in the Points series); Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty; Colin Koopman, How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person; Grant Farred, Entre Nous: Between the World Cup and Me and Adam Knowles, Heidegger’s Fascist Affinities: … Continue reading

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