Category Archives: Martin Heidegger

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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Stuart Elden, Speaking Against Number (EUP 2006) now available at reduced price

My 2006 book Speaking Against Number: Heidegger, Language and the Politics of Calculation is now available at reduced price from Edinburgh University Press. It was only ever published in hardback, and previously available only at a very high price. It’s … Continue reading

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Andrew J. Mitchell, The Fourfold: Reading the Late Heidegger reviewed at NDPR

Andrew J. Mitchell, The Fourfold: Reading the Late Heidegger is reviewed at NDPR by Gary Aylesworth. Heidegger’s later thought is a thinking of things, so argues Andrew J. Mitchell in The Fourfold. Heidegger understands these things in terms of what he … 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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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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