Friday, May 09, 2014

Omnivore on Contemporary French Philosophy


For the philosophy lovers, this edition of Bookforum's Omnivore is devoted completely to French philosophy and philosophers - Foucault, Ricoeur, Badiou, and Derrida seem to be most frequently mentioned in titles.

Of contemporary French philosophy

May 2 2014

  • Thomas Lemke (Frankfurt): New Materialisms: Foucault and the "Government of Things". 
  • Patrick Gamez (Notre Dame): Ricoeur and Foucault: Between Ontology and Critique. 
  • Erinn Gilson (North Florida): Ethics and the Ontology of Freedom: Problematization and Responsiveness in Foucault and Deleuze. 
  • From Filocracia: An Online Journal of Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies, Jeffrey L. Bartilet (PUP): Foucault, Discourse, and the Call for Reflexivity; and Prudencio M. Edralin and Leovino Ma Garcia (Santo Tomas): Ricoeur's Existential Phenomenology
  • From the Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy, Matthew R. McLennan (Ottawa): Heidegger without Man? The Ontological Basis of Lyotard’s Later Antihumanism. 
  • Sophie Klimis (SLU-Brussels): From Modernity to Neoliberalism: What Human Subject? 
  • Anthony Paul Smith reviews Anti-Badiou: On the Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy by Francois Laruelle. 
  • Anti-Revolutionary Republicanism: Knox Peden on Claude Lefort’s Machiavelli
  • Jeffrey A. Bell reviews Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism, Volume One: The Outcome of Contemporary French Philosophy by Adrian Johnston. 
  • The first chapter from Revolutionary Ideas: An Intellectual History of the French Revolution from The Rights of Man to Robespierre by Jonathan Israel. 
  • Ian James reviews Philosophy and Non-Philosophy by Francois Laruelle. 
  • Ronjaunee Chatterjee on Alain Badiou in Southern California: A politics of the impossible. 
  • Olivia Harrison reviews Living Together: Jacques Derrida’s Communities of Violence and Peace by Elisabeth Weber.
  • Jan Mieszkowski reviews The Death Penalty, Volume I: The Seminars of Jacques Derrida
  • You can download A Derrida Dictionary by Niall Lucy (2004).
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