For our next book event we will be reading and discussing Thomas J. Lynch’s Apocalyptic Political Theology: Hegel, Taubes, Malabou. We have gathered a number of AUFS regulars and new faces to examine with Thomas the themes explored in his book. The book has recently been published in paperback and we encourage you to get … Continue reading Book Event Announcement: Thomas J. Lynch’s Apocalyptic Political Theology: Hegel, Taubes, Malabou
Catherine Malabou has rapidly elasticized possible futures for Continental Philosophy by reorienting our understanding of Hegelian thought around the notion of plasticity, “a capacity to receive form and a capacity to produce form.” In her recent short work Plasticity at the Dusk of Writing: Dialectic, Destruction, Deconstruction, Malabou considers writing as a scene of plasticity … Continue reading past dialectics and future destructions: Malabou’s plasticity
Le Monde has published an interview with Catherine Malabou. A highlight: Mais la question qui, aujourd’hui, habite Catherine Malabou avec le plus d’intensité est celle du féminisme. Sa réflexion prend sa source dans un constat radical. “La philosophie a orchestré l’impossibilité de la femme comme sujet.” Et il lui semble que le discours dominant du … Continue reading Malabou interview in Le Monde
A reader points out that the link to a review of Butler and Malabou’s dialogue on Hegel in my shared items is broken. Here is the correct link. If anyone knows details of a future translation, please inform the public in comments.
Below is a contribution from Nicola Rubczak of the University of Dundee, who has translated the “Introduction” to Catherine Malabou’s Changer de la différence. Le féminin et la question philosophique as part of her MA dissertation in philosophy. I asked her if we could make her translation of the introduction available to our readers given … Continue reading Draft Translation of the “Introduction” to Malabou’s Changer de la différence.
Catherine wanted me to pass along her sincere thanks to everyone who participated in the book event. She said that she is unable to offer a detailed response, but she is extremely pleased with it, and with the engagement with her work. Here is her comment: How can I thank you for this wonderful blog, … Continue reading Plasticity at the Dusk of Writing–Malabou Thanks
Having finished a dissertation chapter yesterday, I am rewarding myself by using Catherine Malabou’s What should we do with our brain? as my public transit reading for the next little bit. Having written extensively on Zizek’s Parallax View and soon having read this book, I believe that I’d be justified in claiming an AOC in … Continue reading Malabou nights, tangerine dreams
The thing I most feared during the process of completing this book was that no one would read it. That fear was followed closely by the worry that someone would read it. To have a group of people take the time (in a global pandemic no less) to engage, analyse and challenge my argument for … Continue reading How can you not hate the world? (even if it’s hard)–Apocalyptic Political Theology Book Event
This is a guest post by Joel Kuhlin, doctoral student at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University. The present response attempts to think with, rather than about, certain key-aspects of Thomas Lynch’s Apocalyptic Political Theology, from the perspective of a philologist. From a philological appreciation of Apocalyptic Political Theology, instead of a purely philosophical … Continue reading Toward a New Cosmological Fourfold and the Apocalyptic Grounding of Early Christian Theology–Apocalyptic Political Theology Book Event
This is a guest post by Alana M. Vincent, Associate Professor of Jewish Philosophy, Religion, and Imagination, University of Chester. On 18 June 2015, I woke up and went to work. On 3 November 2016, I woke up and went to work. On 28 October 2018, I woke up and went to work. On 2 … Continue reading On Getting Up and Going to Work– Apocalyptic Political Theology Book Event