Category Archives: Peter Sloterdijk

Books received – Gilot, Boehringer and Lorenzini, Debrix, Chimisso, Merleau-Ponty, Sloterdijk, Stratford, Johnston and Sidaway

A pile of recently received books, many in recompense for review work. The Chimisso and Merleau-Ponty are for the Foucault and Canguilhem projects; but also second-hand copies of Françoise Gilot’s biography Life with Picasso, and Boehringer and Lorenzini’s collection on … Continue reading

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Early Modern Literary Geographies conference – audio recording of my Hamlet talk

I’ve just got home from California after a couple of fascinating days at the Early Modern Literary Geographies conference. This was held in the Huntington Library in San Marino, a superb venue set in glorious grounds. The conference was very useful for … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Anthropocene – Video of debate with Peter Sloterdijk and Bernard Stiegler

Welcome to the Anthropocene – Video of debate with Peter Sloterdijk and Bernard Stiegler (via Philippe Theophanidis) We no longer live in the Holocene. Welcome to the Anthropocene! For the first time in history it is not nature but man … Continue reading

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Books received – Dodds and Nuttall, Farge, Sloterdijk

Four books received in recompense for review work for Polity – Peter Sloterdijk’s Selected Exaggerations, Klaus Dodds and Mark Nuttall’s The Scramble for the Poles, and two older translations by Arlette Farge.

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11 Critical Theory books that came out in May 2016

Another roundup of recently published books at Critical Theory – including my own Foucault’s Last Decade, but also recent books by Rancière, Bidet, Weeks, Sloterdijk, Badiou….

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Peter Sloterdijk, Spheres III: Foams – forthcoming in September 2016

The third and final volume of Peter Sloterdijk’s Spheres, Foams, is forthcoming in September 2016 from Semiotext(e). Foams completes Peter Sloterdijk’s celebrated Spheres trilogy: his 2,500-page “grand narrative” retelling of the history of humanity, as related through the anthropological concept of the “Sphere.” For … Continue reading

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Peter Sloterdijk, Not Saved: Essays after Heidegger – forthcoming in late 2016 from Polity

Not Saved: Essays after Heidegger, translation by Ian Alexander Moore and Christopher Turner, Cambridge, Polity Press, forthcoming November 2016.

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Peter Sloterdijk, Critique of Cynical Reason reissued by Verso

Peter Sloterdijk’s first major work Critique of Cynical Reason, translated by Michael Eldred, has been reissued by Verso. When it was first published in West Germany, this book provoked both critical acclaim and widespread consternation, especially among the 1960s generation whose … Continue reading

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Academic Books of 2015 – my top twenty

The vast majority of academic reading in 2015 was related to Foucault, with a lot of Shakespeare work along the way. Many of these were published some time ago. These were the twenty books published in 2015 I read and most … Continue reading

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Books received – Nietzsche, Sloterdijk, Han, Saramago, Shakespeare, Couture, Dardot and Laval

A mix of books recently received. Nietzsche’s Le livre du philosophe, Sloterdijk’s Stress and Freedom, Han’s The Transparency Society and The Burnout Society, Saramago’s The Notebook, the Penguin Macbeth, Jean-Pierre Couture’s book on Sloterdijk (which I endorsed), and Dardot and Laval’s The … Continue reading

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