Category Archives: Jacques Derrida

Figure/Ground interview with Leonard Lawlor

Figure/Ground interview with Leonard Lawlor – lots of good discussion of European philosophy, including Deleuze, Derrida, Foucault, Heidegger and Lyotard. Also some interesting comments about writing: What advice would you give to young graduate students and aspiring university professors? I … Continue reading

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My favourite academic books of 2017

  I don’t think I read as many new books this year as previous years, and the ‘to read’ piles get ever higher… But these are the academic books published in 2017 which I particularly liked: Update: the lists for … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault, Lacan, Heidegger, Custer, Deutscher & Haddad, Nieuwenhuis & Crouch

The most recent volume of Foucault’s lectures in English, Lacan’s Autre Ecrits, Heidegger’s Zollikoner Seminare, the edited collection on Foucault/Derrida: Fifty Years Later and Marijn Nieuwenhuis and David Crouch’s The Question of Space: Interrogating the Spatial Turn between Disciplines. The … Continue reading

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10 Critical Theory Books That Came Out in October (and Sept.)

10 Critical Theory Books That Came Out in October (and Sept.) at Critical-Theory – Heidegger’s Black Notebooks, Lacan, Bourdieu, Derrida and more.

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Jacques Derrida, The Death Penalty, Volume II reviewed at NDPR

Jacques Derrida, The Death Penalty, Volume II reviewed at NDPR by Deborah Goldgaber. Here’s the publisher’s description of this volume: In the first volume of his extraordinary analysis of the death penalty, Jacques Derrida began a journey toward an ambitious end: … Continue reading

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Books received – Derrida, Sartre and Quarmby

A few books received in recompense for review work for Routledge – some older works by Derrida and Sartre, King Leir – the anonymous play which precedes the one by Shakespeare with the similar title, and The Disguised Ruler in Shakespeare and … 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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Books received – Freud, Carceral Notebooks 12, Derrida, Latour, Eribon

Two volumes of the Penguin Freud library, issue 12 of the Carceral Notebooks; the most recently published Derrida seminar, Théorie et pratique; Bruno Latour’s Facing Gaia and a second-hand copy of Didier Eribon’s Michel Foucault et ses contemporains. The Latour was … Continue reading

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8 Critical Theory books from May 2017 – roundup

8 Critical Theory books from May 2017 – another useful roundup from critical-theory.com Agamben, Miéville, Hite, Derrida, Bernes, Kottman, Anderson, Werk

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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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