Philosophy

 
 
Emmanuel Alloa - Le contemporain, l\'intempestif et l\'imminent - Petits arrangements avec une époque
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A reflection on our present, through a series of portraits of contemporary artists.
Reiner Schürmann - Lecture - Vol. 12 – Luther – The Origin of Modern Self-Consciousness
2024
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
forthcoming
First of 29 volumes of Reiner Schürmann's so far unpublished lecture notes on the history of western thought, this publication traces the rise of self-consciousness in its modern form and function, with Luther as the central figure of Schürmann's study.
Makis Solomos - Pour une écologie de la musique et du son - Le vivant, le mental et le social dans la musique, les arts sonores et les artivismes d\'aujourd\'hui
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An exploration of the ecologies of music and sound, from an ecosophical and emancipatory perspective.
Reiner Schürmann - Heidegger\'s De(con)struction of Metaphysics
2024
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
forthcoming
The Heideggerien deconstruction of metaphysics by Reiner Schürmann.
Reiner Schürmann - The Place of the Symbolic - Essays on Art and Politics
2024
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
forthcoming
The Place of the Symbolic brings together Reiner Schürmann's essays on the nexus between art and politics.
Dialogical Imaginations - Aisthesis as Social Perception and New Ideas of Humanism
2024
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
A transdisciplinary reevaluation of the dialogical character of humanism.
Reiner Schürmann - Lire Marx
2024
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
forthcoming
Schürmann's lecture on Marx emphasizes the philosophical axis of the German theoretician's work and reads it as a transcendental materialism.
Uno Kuniichi - Artaud pensée et corps
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
Jean-Paul Martinon - Visual Cultures as World-Forming
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Visual Cultures as…
forthcoming
How does the world—and the world of visual culture in particular—creates itself in a creative act that knows no economic return.
Achim Szepanski - In the Delirium of Simulation - Baudrillard Revisted
2024
English edition
Mille Plateaux
forthcoming
A serious diagnosis of the current form of capital, a profound excavation and presentation of the most important and helpful ideas that Jean Baudrillard published: from the unravelling of western philosophy, to a redefining of marxist theories of economics and capital, to a shift in critical theory that complies with quantum theory. 
Jean-Luc Nancy - Sexpositions
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
A series of exchanges relating to questions of gender, sexual difference and sexualities, enabling not only a rereading of Jean-Luc Nancy's corpus and its developments through the prism of what Nancy has called sexistence, but also the reinscription of the elaboration of this concept in a web of biographical elements and, hence, an exploration of the philosopher's actual sexistence.
Reiner Schürmann - Ways of Releasement - Writings on God, Eckhart, and Zen
2024
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
forthcoming
A collection of early texts by Reiner Schürmann, on religion, Zen, language, Eckhart and Heidegger.
Chantal Guillaume - Fourier ou l\'utopie en réel
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
forthcoming
Charles Fourier or utopia as reality.
Matthieu Renault - Maîtres et esclaves - Archives du Laboratoire d\'analyse des Mythologiques de la modernité
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Second reading
forthcoming
An experimental fictional ("post-apocalyptic") anthropology of philosophy, focusing on the dialectic of master and slave, itself understood as myth.
Luvah - Chanson
2024
French edition
Luvah
The transdisciplinary journal continues its return around the theme of the chanson.
Ants walk two ways
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
Villa Arson
A collective publication resulting from a research project led by Sophie Orlando and Katrin Ströbel that takes as its starting point the way in which current geopolitical, economic and social changes induce a renewal and adjustment of artistic strategies, by investing, in an intersectional perspective, contextual thinking and feminist, queer and postcolonial thinking in an artistic and conceptual way.
Ana Vujanović - Toward a Transindividual Self
2024
English edition
Archive Books
Toward a Transindividual Self examines the process of performing the self, distinctive for the formation of the self in Western neoliberal societies in the 21st century. It approaches the self from a transdisciplinary angle where political and cultural anthropology, performance studies, and dramaturgy intersect.
François Salmeron - Itinérances écologiques - Art, éthique et environnement
2024
French edition
Caza d'Oro
A critical and ethical reflection on contemporary art and ecology, based on long-term research into the work of some twenty international artists committed to environmental issues.
Vanessa Theodoropoulou - Le Monde en situation - La révolte sensible de l\'Internationale situationniste
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
An in-depth historical study of the artistic and political project of the Situationist International (1952-1972).
Sites du film - Le cinéma et ses parages
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Perceptions
Cinema as a method of investigating the visible and a journey into the theoretical thinking of images.
Chus Martínez - The Complex Answer - On Art as a Nonbinary Intelligence
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The Complex Answer presents the reader with a selection of texts—from 2010 to 2021—that introduce an exercise in how a practice of art and exhibition making has been influenced by philosophical thinking.
Robert Linhart - The Sugar and the Hunger
2023
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
currently out of stock
The first English language translation of Robert Linhart's The Sugar and the Hunger, originally published in 1980. Includes afterword by Luiz Renato Martins, and other materials.
Imaginaires technologiques
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
Some insights into the imaginaries that inhabit techno-scientific realities, transforming our relationship with the world, closing or opening up the future.
Vues & données (entretiens)
2023
French edition
Mix
Interviews with artists and researchers on the issues of catch and data.
Fabien Vallos - Vues & données (essai)
2023
French edition
Mix
A reflection on the notions of catch and data.
Mieke Bal - Concepts itinérants - Comment se déplacer dans les sciences humaines
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
Attempting to bridge the gap between specialised scholarship in the humanistic disciplines and an interdisciplinary project of cultural analysis, Mieke Bal has written an intellectual travel guide that charts the course "beyond" cultural studies.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Les femmes selon Charles Fourier
2023
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Charles Fourier review
Charles Fourier and the origins of feminism.
Roberto Barbanti - Les sonorités du monde - De l\'écologie sonore à l\'écosophie sonore
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A vast research on the notion of acoustic and sound ecology and its transition to a new sound ecosophy, integrating the multidimensionality of listening to propose to hear differently.
Maria Muhle - Devenir invisible
2023
bilingual edition (German / French)
Nouveau Palais
At a time when refugees in Europe are caught between a "return" policy and the rise of far right governments, this book combines photography and philosophy to examine the representation of refugees.
Sébastien Miravete - Bergson structuraliste - L\'aube d\'une autre anthropologie structurale et cognitive
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Drama
What does Bergson bring to the history of the concept of "structure" even before the advent of structuralism? Why is his approach still relevant today? Sébastien Miravete proposes a rereading of Bergsonian philosophy to show how it outlines an other structuralist metaphysics, which can inspire all 21st century thought.
Herman Parret - La délicatesse des sens
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – esthétique:critique
A collection of three new aesthetic essays, between the visual arts and literature, by Belgian philosopher and semiotician Herman Parret: a reflection on the "delicacy" in the various fields of sensoriality (the visible, the sound, the taste and the tactile)—a most suggestive reading for the construction or the development of a sensitive semiotics.
Diaphanes - Matrices porteuses
2023
texts in English and French
Diaphanes
Diaphanes - Diaphanes (magazine)
Diaphanes #11 explores practices of human and non-human substitution, plays with the myths and visions of motherhood and procreation, gathers artistic and theoretical positions on reproduction and communication, gender and genus, addressing and conception.
Jean-Luc Nancy - Thinking With - Jean-Luc Nancy
2023
texts in English, German, French
Diaphanes - TransPositions
A collection of about thirty texts to resume the passionate conversation that Jean-Luc Nancy was engaged in throughout his life, with philosophers and artists from all over the world.
Louis Ucciani - Avant-garde et contre culture
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
Three perspectives (philosophical, sociological and artist's word) on the meaning of the avant-garde, and its relationship to the counter-culture.
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun - Codes, races, climat, habitudes - Implications sociales de la numérisation
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
New media theorist Wendy Hui Kyong Chun exposes her original conception of programming and code, alerts us to the racialization bias, homophily and eugenic tendencies that govern our interactions on platforms, and analyzes the need to call upon the humanities and social sciences in the development of algorithmic models for predicting the evolutions and impacts of climate change.
Thierry de Duve - Hommes, encore un effort… - Anthropogenèse, christianisme, sexuation
2023
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
In this essay, Thierry de Duve leaves the aesthetics and history of the art to approach, under the religious prism, two anthropological questions that the mutation of the symbolic order in progress makes pressing: the difference of the sexes and the future of the politics of emancipation.
Soldes
2023
French edition
Soldes Almanac
An illustrated almanac on arts, science, and society, dedicated to the wise men and the fools.
Biomorphisme - Approches sensibles et conceptuelles des formes du vivant
2023
French edition
Naima
A collective and transdisciplinary publication to address the question of the forms of the living in its scientific, philosophical, artistic and aesthetic dimension, engaging a systematic reflection on our relation to the living and to its forms, and on their theoretical and practical significance with regard to the current world.
Traces de guerre
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Perceptions
An multidisciplinary approach of the war by its traces.
Luvah - Rapports de force
2023
French edition
Luvah
The return issue of Luvah journal, after a long absence, on the theme of power relations.
Alexis de Tocqueville - Viaggio in America - Stati Uniti e Canada 1831-32
2023
Italian edition
Humboldt Books - Atlas
Tocqueville's travel notes, enriched by a photo essay by Ramak Fazel.
Georges Didi-Huberman - Movements of Air - The Photographs from Étienne-Jules Marey’s Wind Tunnels
2023
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
The book "Movements of Air" reprints the breathtaking pictures of Étienne-Jules Marey, that he took between 1899 and 1901 during his scientific experiments with moving air and smoke, and complements them with two essays of Georges Didi-Huberman and Laurent Mannoni. 
Sven Lütticken - Objections - Forms of Abstraction, Volume 1
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Forms of Abstraction engages with abstraction not as a formal option in art, or as an airy theoretical speculation, but as an operational force that has redesigned our world, and continues to do so.
Adrien Abline - Décomptes
2023
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
An epistemology of multiple forms of counted time in contemporary artistic productions, between art, sociology, history and philosophy.
Philippe Roy - Appuis - Essai sur la liberté
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Second reading
An conceptual attempt to think differently about freedom in its acts.
An Activist Neuroaesthetics Reader
2022
English edition
Archive Books
currently out of stock
A manifesto for an activist neuroaesthetics, to make the processes of digital dominion and governmentalization—which are becoming more and more prominent in late-stage cognitive capitalism (or neural capitalism)—opaque, visible, and known (contributions by Franco Bifo Berardi, Yann Moulier Boutang, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Warren Neidich, Slavoj Žižek...).
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Expérimentations fouriéristes – États-Unis, XIXe siècle
2022
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Charles Fourier review
The diffusion and applications of Fourierist thought in the United States during the 19th century.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The current ecological crisis brings about a new relational landscape: an unprecedented collapse of distances creates interspecies promiscuities and a crisis of the human scale. In Inclusions, Nicolas Bourriaud proposes that artists are the anthropologists of this new era.
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