‘Science of Logic’ by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

DOWNLOAD(.pdf & .epub) Most of the major schools of contemporary philosophy, from Marxism to Existentialism, are reactions to Hegelianism and all, if they are to be understood, require some understanding of Hegel’s Logic. From its first appearance in 1812, this work has been recognized by both admirers and detractors alike as being the absolute foundationContinue reading “‘Science of Logic’ by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel”

‘Écrits’ by Jacques Lacan

DOWNLOAD(.pdf & .epub) Brilliant and innovative, Jacques Lacan’s work lies at the epicenter of modern thought about otherness, subjectivity, sexual difference, the drives, the law, and enjoyment. This new translation of his complete works offers welcome, readable access to Lacan’s seminal thinking on diverse subjects touched upon over the course of his inimitable intellectual career.

‘Like A Thief In Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism’ by Slavoj Žižek

DOWNLOAD(.epub, .pdf) In recent years, techno-scientific progress has started to utterly transform our world – changing it almost beyond recognition. In this new work, philosopher Slavoj Žižek turns to look at the brave new world of Big Tech, revealing how, with each new wave of innovation, we find ourselves moving closer and closer to aContinue reading “‘Like A Thief In Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism’ by Slavoj Žižek”

‘Pocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy’ by Alain Badiou

DOWNLOAD(.pdf, .epub) Pocket Pantheon is an invitation to engage with the greats of postwar Western thought, such as Lacan, Sartre and Foucault, in the company of one of today’s leading political and philosophical minds. Alain Badiou draws on his encounters with this pantheon—his teachers, opponents and allies—to offer unique insights into both the authors and theirContinue reading “‘Pocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy’ by Alain Badiou”

‘Althusser & Pasolini: Philosophy, Marxism, and Film’ by Agon Hamza

DOWNLOAD(.pdf & .epub) Agon Hamza offers an in-depth analysis of the main thesis of Louis Althusser’s philosophical enterprise alongside a clear, engaging dissection of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s most important films. There is a philosophical, religious, and political relationship between Althusser’s philosophy and Pier Paolo Pasolini’s films.  Hamza teases out the points of contact, placing specificContinue reading “‘Althusser & Pasolini: Philosophy, Marxism, and Film’ by Agon Hamza”

‘What Is Philosophy?’ by Giorgio Agamben

DOWNLOAD In attempting to answer the question posed by this book’s title, Giorgio Agamben does not address the idea of philosophy itself. Rather, he turns to the apparently most insignificant of its components: the phonemes, letters, syllables, and words that come together to make up the phrases and ideas of philosophical discourse. A summa, ofContinue reading “‘What Is Philosophy?’ by Giorgio Agamben”

‘Freud, the Reluctant Philosopher’ by Alfred I. Tauber

DOWNLOAD(.pdf, .epub) Freud began university intending to study both medicine and philosophy. But he was ambivalent about philosophy, regarding it as metaphysical, too limited to the conscious mind, and ignorant of empirical knowledge. Yet his private correspondence and his writings on culture and history reveal that he never forsook his original philosophical ambitions. Indeed, whileContinue reading “‘Freud, the Reluctant Philosopher’ by Alfred I. Tauber”

Visiting Hegel at Dusk: A Conversation with Slavoj Žižek

DOWNLOAD This interview endeavors to understand Slavoj Žižek’s philosophical theses on dialectical materialism from the point of view of aleatory materialism. The contents of the interview are philosophically based, despite detours through varied topics such as politics, ecology, and communism. Throughout, Žižek asserts Hegel’s philosophical materialism, which has been overlooked by philosophers in general. ThroughContinue reading “Visiting Hegel at Dusk: A Conversation with Slavoj Žižek”

‘The Future of Hegel: Plasticity, Temporality and Dialectic’ by Catherine Malabou

DOWNLOAD(.pdf, .epub) This book is one of the most important recent books on Hegel, a philosopher who has had a crucial impact on the shape of continental philosophy. Published here in English, it includes a substantial preface by Jacques Derrida in which he explores the themes and conclusions of Malabou’s book. The Future of Hegel:Continue reading “‘The Future of Hegel: Plasticity, Temporality and Dialectic’ by Catherine Malabou”

‘Does the Woman Exist? From Freud’s Hysteric to Lacan’s Feminine’ by Paul Verhaeghe

DOWNLOAD(.pdf, .epub) This book describes how Freud attempted to chart hysteria, yet came to a standstill at the problem of woman and her desire, and of how Lacan continued along this road by creating new conceptual tools. The difficulties and upsets encountered by both men are examined. This lucid presentation of the dialectical process thatContinue reading “‘Does the Woman Exist? From Freud’s Hysteric to Lacan’s Feminine’ by Paul Verhaeghe”