Towards Better Democracy

Good words, well written, better the world. Good literature betters the world immeasurably.

Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers: John Lechte 2nd ed 2007


Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers: John Lechte 2nd ed 200

Early Structuralism

Gaston Bachelard

The Poetics of Space Foreword by Mark Z. Danielewski Introduction by Richard Kearney Translated by Maria Jolas

Mikhail Bakhtin

The dialogic imagination: Four essays Edited by Michael Holquist. Translated by Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist

Art and Answerability Early Philosophical Essays Edited by Michael Holquist and Vadim Liapunov; translated by Vadim Liapunov and Kenneth Brostrom

ikhail Bakhtin: The Duvakin Interviews, 1973 Dmitry Sporov, Slav N Gratchev and Margarita Marinova

Martin Heidegger

Being and Time
Introduction to Metaphysics Trans Gregory Fried and Richard Polt
Basic Writings: Martin HeideggerDavid Farrell Krell

Edmund Husserl

Humanism of the Other Translated by Nidra Poller. Introduction Richard A. Cohen
Outside the Subject Trans Michael B. Sith
ToThe Other: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Emmanuel LevinasAdriaan Pe

Maurice Merleau-Ponty

Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s Basic Writings, ed. Thomas Baldwin,
Phenomenology of Perception, trans. Colin Smith,
The Phenomenological Philosophy of Maurice Merleau-Ponty Herbert Spiegelberg

Structuralism

 Émile Benveniste

Problems in General Linguistics Trabs Mary Elizabeth Meek
Dictionary of Indo-European Concepts and Society Trans. Elizabeth Palmer
Key Theories of  Émile Benveniste Narullah Mambrol

Piere Bourdieu

Noam Chomsky

Optimism over Despair: On Capitalism, Empire, and Social Change Noam Chomsky and C.J. Polychroniou

On LanguageNoam Chomsky and Mitsou Ron
The Chomsky Reader

Georges Dumézil

Gods of the Ancient Northmen  
Loki
The Destiny of a King

GeGérard Genette

Essays in Aesthetics Trans by Dorrit Cohn
he Aesthetic Relation Trans G. M. Goshgarian

The Work of Art: Immanence and TranscendenceTrans G. M. Goshgarian

Roman Jakobson

Fundamentals of Language Trans Morris Hall
The Sound Shape of Language Trans Linda Waugh
Roman Jakobson: Life, Language and Art, Richard Bradford

 Jacques Lacan

The Lacanian Subject: Between Language and Jouissance Bruce Fink

Claude Lévi-Strauss

Look, Listen, Read
Tristes Tropiques
Myth and Meaning

Christian Metz

The Imaginary Signifier Psychoanalysis and the CinemaTrans Celia Britton, et a

Film Language: A Semiotics of the Cinema, Trans. Michael Taylor
Christian Mertz and Film Theory Nasrullah Mambrol

Post-Structuralist Thought

Jacques Derrida

The Preparation of the Novel Trans by Kate Briggs
Writing and Difference Trans Ala  Bass
Of Grammatology Trans Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Michel Foucault

Madness and Civilization Trans  Richard Howard
Discipline and PunishTrans Alan Sheridan
The Hermeneutics of the SubjectTrams Trans Raymond Burchell

Semiotics

Raymond Barthes

Mythologies Trans. Annette Lavers
Criticism and Truth Trans Katrine Pilcher Keunemer
Incidents and Bringing Out Trans Richard Howard

Umberto Eco

On Literature Ttrans. Martin McLaughlin
Experiences in Translation Trans  Alastair McEwen
Serendipities: Language and LunacyTtrans. William Weaver

Louis Hjelmslev

Prolegomena to a Theory of Language Trans Francis J. Whitfield
Language: An Introduction Trans Francis J. Whitfield
The Semiotic Hierarchy Sémir Badir

Charles Sanders Peirce

Peirce on Signs: Writings on Semiotic by Charles Sanders Peirce Ed James Hoopes
Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce, Volumes I and II: Principles of Philosophy and Elements of Logic Ed Charles Hartshorne
Reasoning and the Logic of Things:  The Cambridge Conferences Lectures of 1898 Ed Kenneth Laine Ketner

Ferdinand de Saussure

Course in General Linguistics Ttrans Roy Harris
Reading Saussure : A Critical Commentary on the Cours de Linguistique Generale  Roy Harris
The Cambridge Companion to Saussure Carol Sanders

Second-Generation Feminism 

Judith Butler

The Psychic life of power: Theories in Subjection
Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence
Frames of War: When Is Life Grievable?

Luce Irigaray

Je, tu, nous: Toward a Culture of Difference Trans. Alison Martin

Between East and West: from Singularity to Community Ttrans. Stephen Pluhácek
An Ethics of Sexual Difference Trans. Carolyn Burke and Gillian C. Gill

Michèle  Le Doeuff

he Sex of Knowing Trans. Kathryn Hamer and Lorraine Code
The Philosophical Imaginary Trans. Colin Gordon
MichèleLe Doeuff: Operative Philosophy and Imaginary Practice, Ed Max Deutscher

Post-Marxism

Giorgio Agamben

State of Exception  Trans. Kevin Attell
The Open: Man and Animal Trans. Kevin Attell
Means without End: Notes on Politics Trans. Vincenzo Binetti and Cesare Casarino,

Theodor Adorno

Metaphysics: Concept and Problems  Trans. Edmund Jephcott
The Adorno Reader Ed Brian O’Connor
Aesthetic Theory Trans. Robert Hullot-Kentor

Hanna Arendt

The Life of the Min
The Human Condition
The Portable Hannah Arendt

Alain Badiou

Being and Event Trams Oliver Feltham
Briefings on Existence: A Short Treatise on Transitory Ontology  Trans Norman Madarasz –Metapolitics Trans Jason Barker

Jürgen Habermas

The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into Category of Bourgeois Society Trans. Thomas Burger
On the Logic of the Social SciencesTtrans. Shierry W. Nicholsenm and Jerry StarkThe Philosophical Discourse of Modernity Trans by Frederick G. Lawrence

Slavoj Žižek

The Parallax View
The Universal Exception
Interrogating the Real

Modernity

Walter Benjamin

lluminations, Trans. Harry Zohn
Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings
One Way Street and Other Writings Trans. Edmund Jephcott and Kingsley Shorter

Maurice Blanchot

A Voice from ElsewhereTrans Charlotte Mandell
The Book to Come trans. Charlotte Mandell
The Blanchot Reader  Ed Michael Holland

Frederick Nietzsche
On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo Trans. Walter Kaufmann
Human All Too Human.Ttrans. R.J. Hollingdale
The Nietzsche Reader Ed. Keith Ansell Pearson and Duncan LargeJames JoyceThe Dead

Ulysses, The Corrected Text
Finnegans Wake

Phillipe Sollers

Writing and the Experience of Limits Trans. Philip Barnard with David Hayman
A Strange Solitude Trans. Richard Howard, New York: GroveThe Novels of Philippe Sollers: Narrative and the Visual Malcolm Charles Pollard

Post-modernity

Jean Baudrillard

The Intelligence of Evil or the Lucidity Pact Trans. Chris Turner
The System of Objects Trans. James Benedict
Passwords Trans. Chris Turner, London and New York: Verso

Magruerite Duras

Outside: Selected Writings Ttrans. Arthur Goldhammer
No More  Ttrans. Richard Howard
The North China Lover Trans. Leigh Hafrey

Franz Kafka

The Castle Trans. Mark Harman
The Metamorphosis Trans Stanley Corngold
The Trial Trans Breon Mitchell

Jean-François Lyotard

The Postmodern Condition  trans. Geoffrey Bennington and Brian Massumi
The Differend: Phrases in DisputeTrans. George van den Abbeele
Lyotard, Literature and the Trauma of the Differend Dylan Sawyer

The Post-Humam

Donna Haraway

Primate Visions: Gender, Race and Nature in the World of Modern Science
Crystals, Fabrics, and Fields: Metaphors that Shape Embryos
The Haraway Reader

Humberto Maturana

Autopoiesis and Cognition
Biology of language: epistemology of reality G.A. Miller and Elizabeth Lenneberg, eds, Humberto Maturana and Francisco Varela’s Contribution to Media Ecology: Autopoiesis, The Santiago School of Cognition, and Enactive Cognitive Science Ronan Hallowel
l
The Cognitive Theories of Maturana and Varela John Mingers

Michel Serres

Genesis Trans. Geneviève James and James Nielson
The Natural Contract Trans. Elizabeth McArthur and William Paulson
The Troubadour of Knowledge Trans. Shiela Faria Glaser and William Paulsen,

Paul Virilio

Speed and Politics: An Essay on Dromology Ttrans. Mark Polizzotti
The Aesthetics of Disappearance Trans by Phil Beitchman
The Lost Dimension Trans. Daniel Moshenberg

Vitalist-Inspired Thought

Georges Bataille

The Unfinished System of Nonknowledge Trans. Stuart Kendall and Michelle Kendall
Theory of Religion Trans. Robert Hurley
The Accursed Share Trans. Robert Hurley

Henri Bergson

Duration and Simultaneity Trans. Leon Jacobson
Mind-Energy Trans. H. Wildon Carr
Time and Free Wil Trans. F.L. Pogson

Gille Deleuze

Two Regimes of Madness  Trans Ames Hodges and Mike Taorina
Empiricism and Subjectivity: An Essay on Hume’s Theory of
Human Nature, Trans. Constantin V. Boundas
Pure Immanence: Essays on a Life Ttrans. Anne Boymen

Sigmund Freud

Complete Works of Sigmund Freud Trans.  James Strachey,
A ySigmund Freud Reader Ed Peter Gay
Sigmund Freud: Life, Work and Theories Alina BradfordThe Analytic Freud: Philosophy and Psychoanalysis Ed Michael Levine

Julia Kristeva

Intimate Revolt: The Powers and Limits of Psychoanalysis Trans. Jeanine Herman
New Maladies of the Soul Trans. Ross Guberman
Nations Without Nationalism Trans. Leon S. Roudiez

Malcolm D B Munro
Friday 24 January, 2020

Filed under: art

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: