philosophy

 
 
Alexander García Düttmann - What is Contemporary Art?
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
The heart of the political-aesthetic debate.
Reiner Schürmann - Lecture - Vol. 12 – Luther – The Origin of Modern Self-Consciousness
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Transpositionen
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First of 29 volumes of Reiner Schürmann's so far unpublished lecture notes on the history of western thought, this publication traces the rise of self-consciousness in its modern form and function, with Luther as the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.
Gernot Böhme - Aisthétique - Pour une esthétique de l\'expérience sensible
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
forthcoming
Une science de l'expérience sensible prolongée par une théorie des atmosphères, aux origines de l'esthétique philosophique.
Maria Kakogianni - Ivre décor
2019
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
forthcoming
Six short stories by Maria Kakogianni, between literary fiction and philosophy.
Peter Szendy - Bendings - Four Variations on Anri Sala
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
Four essays by philosopher and musicologist Peter Szendy on Anri Sala's recent practice. Szendy emphasises the key role played by music and sound in Sala's sensorial installations.
Alexander García Düttmann - Qu\'est-ce que l\'art contemporain ?
2019
French edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
The heart of the political-aesthetic debate.
Daniel Birnbaum - Spacing Philosophy - Lyotard and the Idea of the Exhibition
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Daniel Birnbaum and Sven-Olov Wallenstein analyze the significance and logic of Lyotard's “Les Immatériaux” exhibition while contextualizing it in the history of exhibition practices, the philosophical tradition, and Lyotard's own work on aesthetics and phenomenology.
Oliver Marchart - Conflictual Aesthetics - Artistic Activism and the Public Sphere
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Oliver Marchart traces trajectories of artistic activism in theater, dance, performance, and public art, and investigates the political potential of urbanism, curating, and “biennials of resistance.”
Alenka Zupančič - Qu\'est-ce que le sexe ?
2019
French edition
Diaphanes - Transpositionen
Sexuality as a properly philosophical problem of psychoanalysis.
Reiner Schürmann - The Philosophy of Nietzsche
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Transpositionen
forthcoming
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.
Productive Universals – Specific Situations - Critical Engagements in Art, Architecture, and Urbanism
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The contemporary return to universal claims and concepts in the fields of art, architecture, and urbanism.
Pascal Mougin - Moderne / contemporain - Art et littérature des années 1960 à nos jours
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
An analysis of the relationship between art and literature over the last six decades.
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
2019
French edition
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
Les presses du réel – Literature – Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
The letters of Maurice Blanchot to François Dominique, which illuminate one of the last editorial projects of Blanchot; “Maurice Blanchot, writing and power”; an unpublished letter from Blanchot on the Cuban Revolution; the 68 years of Blanchot...
 Favorinos  d\'Arles - L\'Exil
2019
French edition
Mix
The first French edition of the text on exile by ancient philosopher Favorinos (circa 80-150).
Marco Assennato - La muse inquiétante - Architecture & société chez Manfredo Tafuri
2019
French edition
Mix
A genealogy of modern architectural culture through an analysis of the project both theoretical and practical of the Italian architect, historian and critic of architecture Manfredo Tafuri (1935-1994).
À l\'air libre dans la nuit fraîche et pensive
2019
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
Proposé par le collège des écrivains de la revue Lignes, À l'air libre dans la nuit fraîche et pensive est un livre à pensées multiples agencé comme un libre parlement d'écritures qui supplémentent la démocratie pour qu'elle se fasse un peu plus ouverte, un peu plus radicale et résolue, contre les idiots de la haine et les fous du pouvoir (textes de Philippe Beck, Véronique Bergen, Georges Didi-Huberman, Alain Jugnon, Serge Margel, Jean-Luc Nancy, Frédéric Neyrat, Christian Prigent, Frank Smith...).
Alain Jugnon - La Pensée à fleur du désastre (Beck, Curnier, Surya)
2019
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
An essay on Philippe Beck, Jean-Paul Curnier and Michel Surya.
Emmanuel Levinas - On Obliteration
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
One of Levinas' rare statements focusing on the fine arts.
Reiner Schürmann - Tomorrow the Manifold - Essays on Foucault, Anarchy, and the Singularization to Come
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Transpositionen
This collection assembles key essays of Reiner Schürmann centering on the concepts of anarchy and the singularization to come. Setting out from the question of the status of practical philosophy at the end of metaphysics, these texts track the crucial role of Schürmann's engagement with the work of Michel Foucault between 1983 and 1991.
Jacques Rancière - Le travail des images - Conversations avec Andrea Soto Calderón
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A conversation, accompanied by an introduction by Andrea Soto Calderón, to better understand the crucial role that images occupy in Jacques Rancière's work, and how images are the site of imaginative and reconfiguring operations.
Ludger Schwarte - Notes pour un art futur
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
Philosopher Ludger Schwarte presents a critical essay against the notion of contemporaneity in art and pleads for a renewed temporality: an art of futurity.
Erin Manning - Le geste mineur
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory – Miscellaneous
Dans ce livre vaste et pointu, Erin Manning élargit ses recherches concernant la politique du mouvement au concept de geste mineur.
Emmanuel Alloa - Le contemporain, l\'intempestif et l\'imminent - Petits arrangements avec une époque
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A reflection on our present, through a series of portraits of contemporary artists.
 Line Faden-Babin, Jakob Rachmanski &  Lucia Calfapietra - Kierkegaard and the Mermaid
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Once upon a time, in a coral palace at the bottom of the sea, hidden from human eyes, there lived a princess with a fish's tail. Her parents adored her, and she was engaged to the most tender and beautiful of all the mermen, and she could have been the happiest of all the mermaids. But the little princess was desperately unhappy… (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Le mythe de l\'abondance - Ressources, imaginaire, formes de vie
2018
French edition
CQFD
A reflection on the myth of abundance, at the intersection of philosophy, arts and letters, anthropology, political and natural sciences.