Philosophy

 
 
Reiner Schürmann - Lecture - Vol. 12 – Luther – The Origin of Modern Self-Consciousness
2023
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First of 29 volumes of Reiner Schürmann's so far unpublished lecture notes on the history of western thought, this publication traces the rise of self-consciousness in its modern form and function, with Luther as the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.
Swamps and the New Imagination - On the Future of Cohabitation in Art, Architecture and Philosophy
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
An exploration of the "swampy" zone between the human and the other forms of life that make up his ecosystem and his environment, at the intersection of art, architecture and philosophy, in the perspective of a posthumanist ecology.
Reiner Schürmann - Heidegger\'s De(con)struction of Metaphysics
2022
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
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
forthcoming
The Place of the Symbolic brings together Reiner Schürmann's essays on the nexus between art and politics.
Reiner Schürmann - Lire Marx
2022
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.
Emmanuel Alloa - Le contemporain, l\'intempestif et l\'imminent - Petits arrangements avec une époque
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A reflection on our present, through a series of portraits of contemporary artists.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
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.
Sven Lütticken - Objections - Forms of Abstraction, Volume 1
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
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.
Dialogical Imaginations - Aisthesis as Social Perception and New Ideas of Humanism
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
A transdisciplinary reevaluation of the dialogical character of humanism.
Andrea Pinotti - Culture visuelle - Images, regards, dispositifs, médias
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
forthcoming
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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 Antipolitical series).
Brian Massumi - Pensée en acte - Vingt propositions pour la recherche-création
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
20 proposals for the intersection of artistic practice and research in academic milieu.
Intersubjectivity - Vol. 3 – Relative Intimacies
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Technology, intimacy and alternative intersubjectivities.
François Piron - Ce que Sylvère Lotringer n\'écrivait pas
2022
French edition
Paraguay Press
A book of interviews with Sylvère Lotringer.
Reiner Schürmann - Modern Philosophies of the Will
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
Through Kant, Nietzsche, and Heidegger, this seminar traces the development of the relation between the will and the law as self-given.
Reiner Schürmann - Le principe d\'anarchie - Heidegger et la question de l\'agir
2022
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
The relation between being and acting and the principle of anarchy in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger.
Rodrigo Karmy Bolton - The Future is Inherited - Fragments of a Chile in Revolt
2022
English edition
Errant Bodies - Doormats
A collection of articles and essays around the Chilean popular rebellion initiated in 2019.
Benjamin Lavigne - Le Petit Surhomme des jeux vidéo et la gamification du monde - Éthique de la manipulation par l’interactivité ludique
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The Nietzschean notion of superman and the very real effects of the virtual, the networks, the digital image and the video game in human interrelationships: a striking essay resulting from the posthumously defended thesis of Benjamin Lavigne (1981-2020), which draws up a singular, committed and rigorous critic of the technological foundations of contemporary society.
Enfermements
2022
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
Various approaches (historical, philosophical, psychoanalytical, but also artistic) on the experience of confinement, from incarceration to sanitary lockdown.
Klima - Worlding with the virtual
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Klima
Composed in collaboration with the Fabbula research group, this issue deals with the question of the virtual and its interweaving with the real. It begins by referring to the notion of "worlding", initiated by Donna Haraway.
Nakai Masakazu - Introduction à l\'esthétique
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
The first translation into French of a work by the Japanese philosopher, this book, based on photography and cinema, in dialogue with Cassirer, Heidegger, Marx and the authors of the Frankfurt School, proposes an aesthetic of resistance and rebound that is inseparable from the body and the struggles it involves.
Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An essay by the distinguished philosopher and theorist of art and media on the current evolution and possible future of museum collections practices and strategies.
Lionel Ruffel - The Contemporary Condition - I Can’t Sleep
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
An attempt to feel and investigate the quality of time, with references to Jonathan Crary, Paul B. Preciado, Charles Baudelaire, and Walter Benjamin.
Anne-Françoise Schmid - Topographie discrète - Scénario pour un texte sans dimensions
2021
French edition
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
The meeting between the artist and the philosopher, working together to create a common space.
Hybrid Ecologies
2021
English edition
Diaphanes
A series of interdisciplinary contributions around the political and social dimensions of ecology and its implications in the humanities and social sciences, artistic practices and design.
Jean-Pierre Zarader - Hugo Santiago - La rage de filmer
2021
French edition
ARTDERIEN
An essay on the Argentine director Hugo Santiago that questions the very definition of cinema.
Michel Surya - Principes pour une littérature qui empeste - Matériologies V
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The fifth and final part of Michel Surya's Matériologies: literature and thought to the test of the pandemic virality.
Jean-Luc Nancy - Rencontre
2021
French edition
Diaphanes
A dialogue between the philosopher and the art historian around the encounter.
Diaphanes - Punk Philology
2021
texts in English and French
Diaphanes
Diaphanes - Diaphanes (magazine)
A punk philology (with Simon Critchley, Emanuele Coccia, Dennis Cooper, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Kim Gordon, Donatien Grau, Richard Hell, Paul McCarthy...).
Bernard Stiegler - Philosophies singulières - Conversation avec Michaël Crevoisier
2021
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem and Bernard Stiegler talk about what links them to philosophy.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger - Jeu de construction pour une théorie des médias - suivi de Usages d\'une théorie marxiste des médias
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Medias/Theories
First French translation of a seminal text of media theory, which this edition contextualizes, notably through the debate it provoked with Baudrillard.
Marina Seretti - Endormis - Le sommeil profond et ses métaphores dans l\'art de la Renaissance
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
A critical and nuanced overview of the figures of the sleeping in the art and thought of the Renaissance, a source of inspiration for artists—Mantegna, Dürer, Brughel, Michelangelo or Tintoretto—as well as theologians, doctors and philosophers (from Aristotle to Zwingli, via Augustine and Montaigne), beyond the negative definition and the traditional condemnation of inactivity and unconciousness.
Sylvère Lotringer - I Was more American than the Americans - Sylvère Lotringer in conversation with Donatien Grau
2021
English edition
Diaphanes
Sylvère Lotringer traces his career and intellectual path through conversations with Donatien Grau.
Sylvère Lotringer - J\'étais plus américain que les Américains - Sylvère Lotringer en conversation avec Donatien Grau
2021
French edition
Diaphanes
Sylvère Lotringer traces his career and intellectual path through conversations with Donatien Grau.
Le Comportement des Choses
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
A polyphonic investigation that reveals the potential of fictional and philosophical suggestion of the animation of things, questioning the persistence of forms of animism within the project of modernity, in the horizon of a questioning of the anthropocentric foundations of the Western culture.
The Faculty of Sensing - Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An artistic and scholarly inquiry into the  work of Anton Wilhelm Amo (c. 1700–after 1753), an outstanding philosopher of the early eighteenth-century Enlightenment, the first African to earn a doctorate in a European university.
Reiner Schürmann - Reading Marx - On Transcendental Materialism
2021
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
Schürmann's lecture on Marx emphasizes the philosophical axis of the German theoretician's work and reads it as a transcendental materialism.
White Rabbit Dream - La Violence
2021
French edition
White Rabbit Dream
White Rabbit Prod - White Rabbit Dream
The 4th issue of the transversal and transgressive magazine, between contemporary art, comics, graphic arts, philosophy and politics.
Myr Muratet - Silent Blocks
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Nouveau Palais
Silent Blocks considers two point of views on the Covid-19 pandemic and the way it is dealt by Western countries during the lockdowns of spring 2020. First, Myr Muratet's photographs in a silent Paris. Then, the thoughts of Canadian science journalist David Cayley, based on the work of philosopher Ivan Illich.
Louis Marin - Événements de contemporanéité et autres écrits sur l\'art au XXe siècle
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The collection of writings on art by the French philosopher, historian, semiologist and art critic Louis Marin (1931-1992).
Soldes
2021
French edition
Soldes Almanac
An illustrated almanac on arts, science, and society, dedicated to the wise men and the fools.
Graham Harman - Artful Objects - Graham Harman on Art and the Business of Speculative Realism
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Can objects be traumatized? How does the commercial value of an art object relate to its aesthetic qualities? How do objects interact? These are some of the questions addressed by Graham Harman, the originator of object-oriented philosophy and a central figure of the Speculative Realism school of thought in contemporary philosophy.
Wu Yi - The Sea as Mirror - Essayings in and against Philosophy as History
2021
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
The deep political and moral ambiguity attributed to the maritimeelement in Western philosophical and literary imaginaries.
Brian Alkire - The Last Mask - Hamann\'s Theater of the Grotesque
2021
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
A philological and theoretical rereading of the late work of Johann Georg Hamann (1730-1788).
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