Category Archives: Friedrich Nietzsche

Genealogy and Political Theory, 29 September 2017, Amsterdam

Workshop: Genealogy and Political Theory, 29 September 2017, 10.00 hrs. – 17.00 hrs. Campus Roeterseiland, building J/K, room B22 (Valckenierstraat 65-67, 1018 XE Amsterdam) In recent years, there has been a proliferation of works of and on genealogy by political theorists and historians … Continue reading

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Books received – Evangelou, Gratton, Girard, Webster, Shakespeare?

Some books received in recompense for review work for Palgrave and Bloomsbury – King Edward III, Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi, Girard’s Violence and the Sacred, Peter Gratton’s Speculative Realism and Angelos Evangelou’s Philosophizing Madness from Nietzsche to Derrida. Although … Continue reading

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Gary Shapiro, Nietzsche’s Earth: Great Events, Great Politics reviewed at NDPR

Gary Shapiro, Nietzsche’s Earth: Great Events, Great Politics is reviewed at NDPR by Gabriel Zamosc. This book offers a valuable and provocative contribution to the growing literature on Nietzsche’s political philosophy. It invites us to understand Nietzsche’s politics as consisting … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Nietzsche, Garrick’s Temple, September 2nd 2017

Shakespeare and Nietzsche, Garrick’s Temple, September 2nd 2017 On Saturday September 2, 2017 Shakespeare at the Temple -symposium returns to Garrick’s Temple with a fourth event, this time on Shakespeare and Nietzsche with talks by Katie Brennan, Paul Kottman, Bjorn Quiring, Tracy Strong … Continue reading

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A long overdue translation of Ernst Jünger’s Der Arbeiter – forthcoming in November 2017

A long overdue translation of Ernst Jünger’s Der Arbeiter as The Worker: Dominion and Form is forthcoming in November 2017, edited by Laurence Paul Hemming and translated by Hemming and Bogdan Costea. Written in 1932, just before the fall of … Continue reading

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NDPR reviews – Foucault/Derrida, Heidegger on Nietzsche and Nail’s Theory of the Border

Three interesting reviews at NDPR Olivia Custer, Penelope Deutscher, and Samir Haddad (eds.), Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics by Christopher Penfield – here Thomas Nail, Theory of the Border by Avery Kolers – here Martin Heidegger, … Continue reading

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On the appearance of books in a series

This post probably speaks to a collector’s instinct in me, or something else, but I really dislike the way that publishers mess with the design of books in a series. It is especially annoying when the books are released in sequence, … Continue reading

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Top 10 works of fiction by philosophers

Esther Leslie has an interesting piece in The Guardian on fictions by philosophers. Benjamin, Goethe, Marx, Nietzsche et. al. Just one woman in the list. Leslie is one of the translators of Walter Benjamin’s The Storyteller, just out with Verso.

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Nietzsche & Critical Social Theory – Affirmation, Animosity, Ambiguity, San Diego, 28-29 Jan 2017

Nietzsche & Critical Social Theory – Affirmation, Animosity, Ambiguity, San Diego, 28-29 Jan 2017. Douglas Kellner is giving the keynote address.

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Genius of the Modern World – BBC documentaries on Marx and Nietzsche

Genius of the Modern World – BBC documentaries on Marx and Nietzsche, presented by Bettany Hughes.

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