Category Archives: Simon Critchley

Simon Critchley Summer Seminar: Levinas – Ethics, Politics and the Problem of Violence

Continental Philosophy has news of Simon Critchley’s summer seminar on ‘Levinas – Ethics, Politics and the Problem of Violence’, to be held in Tilburg July 20-27, 2013. Full details here.

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Simon Critchley interview

At Figure/Ground (via Graham Harman). Some interesting discussion of universities, teaching, research, assessment as well as politics and his own writing.

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The Anarchist Turn – Simon Critchley

The Butler videos I linked to earlier are part of a wider conference. Below is Simon Critchley’s introduction, which around 4 minutes in raises the question of anarchist geographers/ies and calls for ‘new maps’.   More videos from this conference … Continue reading

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Simon Critchley interview

Interview with Simon Critchley here (via Verso blog). Among many other topics (love, death, Occupy, literature) one thing it reveals is that he is co-writing a book on Hamlet with his wife. What’s the Hamlet book about, if you don’t … Continue reading

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Simon Critchley – The Faith of the Faithless and reading

via the Verso blog, an interview with Simon Critchley which mentions Obama and the Occupy movement, and a list of some of the books that inspired his latest book, The Faith of the Faithless.

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Simon Critchley interview

Interesting interview with Simon Critchley here. It covers his new book Faith of the Faithless and a range of other questions, political, theological and philosophical.

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Critchley on Hamlet in London

Thanks to Rory Rowan for letting me know that Simon Critchley will be speaking about Hamlet in London on 29th November. Details here. (there is a video of his talk on this play – not sure if it is same … Continue reading

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Critchley on Hamlet

Thomas posted this as a comment to an earlier post, but since many people read this in ways where comments don’t show up, I’m reposting here, and have embedded the video below. You can see Critchley’s lecture on Hamlet at … Continue reading

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Critchley on Shakespeare

Simon Critchley is leading a summer school on Shakespeare and Philosophy in Tilburg next year. It’s for graduate students and you can find details here (via Continental Philosophy bulletin board). Critchley’s own lectures will focus on Hamlet – but discussions look … Continue reading

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Histories of Violence

That Massumi lecture is part of a series, including pieces by Bauman and Chomsky, which is itself part of a wider project run by Brad Evans at University of Leeds on ‘Histories of Violence’. The project has a website here, though … Continue reading

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