Category Archives: Martin Heidegger

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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Hubert Dreyfus (1929-2017)

I heard the news yesterday that Hubert Dreyfus had died at the age of 87. While it was shared on social media, it took a while for an official notification. Dreyfus’s Twitter account simply said ‘Reports of my demise are … 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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Books received – review work for Polity and Sage

A pile of recent books received in recompense for review work, and a couple of others sent by Polity from their Key Contemporary Thinkers series.

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The Early Foucault – beginning work on a possible book

When I was in Australia early last year I bumped into Mark Kelly on the University of Melbourne campus. We had a conversation about the work each of us was doing on Foucault, and I said that after I’d finished … Continue reading

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Eugen Fink, Play as Symbol of the World and Other Writings review at NDPR

My review of Eugen Fink, Play as Symbol of the World and Other Writings has been published at Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Eugen Fink (1905-1975) is not sufficiently well known in the Anglophone world, in part because of the lack … 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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Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual

New issue of Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual available – free to download.

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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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