Category Archives: Jacques Derrida

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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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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Peter Gratton’s lectures from his New Derrida course

At his Philosophy in a Time of Error blog, Peter Gratton is sharing the lectures from his New Derrida course – lecture one (introduction) and lecture two (‘The Animal’). [Update: Lecture three is here]. I won’t continually link to new lectures as they go … Continue reading

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Jacques Derrida, Heidegger: The Question of Being and History reviewed at NDPR

Jacques Derrida’s 1964-65 seminar, Heidegger: The Question of Being and History, is reviewed at NDPR by Rodolphe Gasché.

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Books received – Cisney & Morar, Gautam, Ramachandran, Derrida, Burnham, Fink, Greenblatt, Lecavalier

Mainly from Chicago in recompense for review work, along with two second-hand books (Burnham for teaching, Greenblatt for the Shakespeare project), Jesse Lecavalier, The Rule of Logistics, sent by the publisher, and Eugen Fink, Play as Symbol of the World, to … Continue reading

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Derrida’s Seminars: Writing Before Writing Before the Letter

Derrida’s Seminars: Writing Before Writing Before the Letter – 3am Magazine After beginning with the end, we have ended up at the beginning. The newest of Jacques Derrida’s seminars is the oldest yet published, Heidegger: The Question of Being & … Continue reading

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