Category Archives: Friedrich Nietzsche

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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Books received – Nietzsche, Sloterdijk, Han, Saramago, Shakespeare, Couture, Dardot and Laval

A mix of books recently received. Nietzsche’s Le livre du philosophe, Sloterdijk’s Stress and Freedom, Han’s The Transparency Society and The Burnout Society, Saramago’s The Notebook, the Penguin Macbeth, Jean-Pierre Couture’s book on Sloterdijk (which I endorsed), and Dardot and Laval’s The … Continue reading

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Books received – Duménil and Lévy, Massumi, Nietzsche, Clark, Shakespeare, Comité d’action santé, Langlois

A pile of recently acquired books – Dumenil and Levy’s The Crisis of Neoliberalism, Brian Massumi’s Ontopower, Friedrich Nietzsche’s Writing from the Early Notebooks, Timothy Clark, Ecocriticism on the Edge, the Penguin edition of Shakespeare’s Richard II, Comité d’action santé, … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault, Brown, Golder, Ashgate, etc.

A pile of recently bought, earned or complimentary books: Foucault’s The Punitive Society, Wendy Brown’s Undoing the Demos, Ben Golder’s Foucault and the Politics of Rights, four books in recompense for review work for Ashgate, and recent issues of Theory, Culture & Society and Transactions … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy – available to pre-order

Not out until February 2016, and not yet on the Verso site, but Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy is listed on PenguinRandomHouse and at a certain online store. David Fernbach did the translation, and I edited the text, compiled the notes and wrote an … Continue reading

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