Category Archives: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Hegel’s Political Philosophy

Thom Brook’s book Hegel’s Political Philosophy: A Systematic Introduction is online. A second edition is forthcoming (via The Brooks blog). Advertisements

Posted in Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel | Leave a comment

Reading the Classics of Western Philosophy

List below and survey here. The queston asked is how many of these have you read. And the whole of these books, not some, not an abbreviated form. I’m claiming 18 of these, and bits, sometimes substantial, of others. Never read any Sidgwick, Moore, … Continue reading

Posted in Baruch Spinoza, Books, Friedrich Nietzsche, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Graham Harman, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Jean-Paul Sartre, John Locke, Karl Marx, Martin Heidegger, René Descartes, Thomas Hobbes, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Difficult Books

Publishers Weekly has a list of ten of the most difficult books to read. Heidegger and Hegel make the list, but it is dominated by fiction. Worth it, for me at least, because it links to the original list and discussion … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Martin Heidegger | Leave a comment

Hemming on Heidegger and Marx

Laurence Paul Hemming, Heidegger and Marx: A Productive Dialogue over the Language of Humanism, forthcoming with Northwestern University Press in early 2013. I was one of the readers of the ms. and it’s a terrific study. Here’s the blurb – the … Continue reading

Posted in Friedrich Nietzsche, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Karl Marx, Kostas Axelos, Martin Heidegger | Leave a comment

Žižek’s suggested books on Hegel

Before, after or alongside reading Slavoj Žižek book on Hegel, these are the books he suggests we read on Hegel. And the picture chosen to illustrate the Verso post brought back some old childhood memories…

Posted in Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Slavoj Zizek | Leave a comment

Slavoj Žižek interview in The Guardian

Here. Too much information at times. Also disappointing that he avoids talking about his new book, especially when he has made the claim that he is tired of the jokes and wants his Hegel book to be the serious focus. See … Continue reading

Posted in Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Slavoj Zizek | 1 Comment

Slavoj Žižek interview on Less Than Nothing

Brief interview on the publication of Less Than Nothing  – and excerpt from the book – via the Verso blog.

Posted in Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Slavoj Zizek | Leave a comment

Now only 1056 pages – Žižek’s Hegel book

Graham Harman on the latest details of Žižek’s Hegel book. You can find the table of contents of Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism here. The Verso page is here.

Posted in Books, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Graham Harman, Slavoj Zizek | Leave a comment

Macherey, Hegel or Spinoza – panel discussion

The discussion of Pierre Macherey, Hegel or Spinoza at the Association of American Geographers included Keith Woodward, Susan Ruddick, Stuart Elden, Vinay Gidwani, and Warren Montag. You can find the audio recording here. I’ve posted the following before, but you can read a … Continue reading

Posted in Baruch Spinoza, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Pierre Macherey | 2 Comments

New York talks

Off to New York, probably my favourite city. Three talks over the next few days… 24-25 February 2012 – “The Geopolitics of King Lear: Territory, Land, Earth”, Anachronic Shakespeare conference, Poetics and Theory program, New York University 27 February 2012 … Continue reading

Posted in Baruch Spinoza, Conferences, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Gottfried Leibniz, Pierre Macherey, William Shakespeare | Leave a comment