First of 29 volumes of Reiner Schürmann's so far unpublished lecture notes on the history of western thought, this publication traces the rise of self-consciousness in its modern form and function, with Luther as the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.
Four texts about the sky by Margaret Cavendish (1623-1673), English aristocrat, writer, philosopher and scientist whose salon was home to Descartes, Hobbes and Gassendi, precursor of feminism and author of one of the first works of science fiction.
An examination of the relationship between coloniality, raciality, and
global capital through a black feminist poethical framework, inspired by Octavia E. Butler's
sci-fi novel Kindred (first volume in the On the
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A collective and transdisciplinary study of the representation of plants and their powers to reflect on the question of animation, cinema and, more broadly, image, in the Anthropocene era and in the context of the "vegetal turn" at work in the human sciences as well as in contemporary art.
This publication extends an exhibition program that examines the environmental
challenges facing the art world and its institutions, drawing on the
concept of “destructive plasticity” theorized by philosopher Catherine
The ultra-blackness manifesto: a Deleuzian reading of the philosophical and socio-political stakes of the current electronic music scene (publication marking the reactivation of the influential label Mille Plateaux, with texts by an ensemble of international musicians, artists and theorists: Frédéric Neyrat, Achim Szepanski, Holger Schulze, Gerriet K. Sharma, Bernd Herzogenrath, Corry Shores, Marcus Schmickler, Thomas Brinkmann, Thomas Köner...).
The pleonectic comes from a neologism that means: have-more. The challenge of this major book by Mehdi Belhaj Kacem is to identify the ontological principle from which to question the afflictions in which our world is struggling.
In this course, Reiner Schürmann develops the idea of a distinctive
Medieval Renaissance, connected with the rediscovery of Aristotle. His
analysis is drawn from readings of St. Thomas Aquinas, William of Ockham
and Meister Eckhart's works.
This volume of Reiner Schürmann's lectures unpacks Nietzsche's ambivalence towards Kant, in particular positioning Nietzsche's claim to have brought an end to German idealism against the backdrop of the Kantian transcendental-critical tradition.