Book releases related to critical theory and philosophy from July, 2014.
In this excerpt from Robert Pfaller’s “On the Pleasure Principle in Culture: Illusions Without Owners,” the author discusses the functioning of interpassivity and enjoyment.
“I cannot tell you how proud I am to be in contact with you. Your acts are well thought, and based on deep insights into how oppressive power works, how it has to rely on a hidden obscene agenda, violating its own rules.”
An excerpt from “Jeffrey Sachs: The Strange Case of Dr. Shock and Mr. Aid,” by Japhy Wilson.
New releases from Michel Foucault, Henri Lefebvre and more!
An excerpt from “Willing Slaves of Capital” by Frederic Lordon.
Flusser, Derrida, Laclau, Massumi and more!
The English translation of Peter Sloterdijk’s book “Globes” will be released this October, according to MIT Press.
Published in March, 2014, “Zizek’s Jokes” is a small book that claims to have captured the entirety of Slavoj Zizek’s published jokes in English, variations and all. Some of the jokes provide hilarious insight into Hegelian dialectics, Lacanian psychoanalysis or ideology. Others are just funny.