Index of Book Reviews

 

Symposium publishes 20-40 book reviews annually, in all areas of Continental philosophy and some history of philosophy. As of 2010, all our book reviews are available on this site.

Persons interested in reviewing a book are invited to consult our list of books received. For further information, please contact our book review editor, Devin Zane Shaw ().

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Review Author / Auteur du compte rendu
Author / Auteur
Title / Titre
Publisher / Éditeur
Year / Année
Lewis, ClayHaddad, SamirDerrida and the Inheritance of DemocracyIndiana UP2013
Laberge, YvesTanke, Joseph et Colin McQuillan (dirs.)The Bloomsbury Anthology of AestheticsBloomsbury Academic2012
Frost, TomWhyte, JessicaCatastrophe and Redemption: The Political Thought of Giorgio AgambenSUNY2013
Marshall, J.A.F.McGrath, S.J.The Dark Ground of Spirit: Schelling and the UnconsciousRoutledge2012
Lauzon, JeanFradet, Pierre AlexandreDerrida-Bergson. Sur l’immédiatetéHermann2014
Pirovolakis, EftichisMaggini, GolfoToward a Hermeneutics of the Technical World: From Heidegger to Contemporary TechnosciencePatakis Publications2010
Gratton, PeterJohnston, AdrianProlegomena to Any Future MaterialismNorthwestern UP2013
Joldersma, ClarenceSeverson, EricLevinas’s Philosophy of Time: Gift, Responsibility, Diachrony, HopeDuquesne UP2013
Kennel, MaxwellMarion, Jean-LucGivenness and HermeneuticsMarquette UP2013
Wood, MatthewRicoeur, PaulBeing, Essence and Substance in Plato and AristotlePolity2013
Madelrieux, StéphaneBabich, BabetteLa fin de la pensée? Philosophie analytique contre philosophie continentaleL’Harmattan2012
McLennan, Matthew R.Negri, AntonioThe Winter is Over: Writings on Transformation Denied, 1989-1995Semiotext(e)2013
McLennan, Matthew R.Lyotard, Jean-FrançoisDiscourse, FigureUniversity of Minnesota2011
O'Rourke, JonathanCrowell, StevenNormativity and Phenomenology in Husserl and HeideggerCambridge UP2013
Gandon, SébastienHalimi, BriceLe Nécessaire et l’universel. Analyse et critique de leur corrélation.Vrin2013
Bouton, ChristopheThibodeau, MartinHegel et la tragédie grecquePresses Universitaires de Rennes2011
Fairfield, PaulMadison, Gary B.On Suffering: Philosophical Reflections on What It Means To Be HumanMcMaster Innovation2013
McMahon, LauraMarratto, Scott L.The Intercorporeal Self: Merleau-Ponty on SubjectivitySUNY2012
Haladyn, Julian JasonKelly, MichaelA Hunger for Aesthetics: Enacting the Demands of ArtColumbia UP2012
Calcagno, AntonioPerone, UgoFilosofia e spazio pubblicoil Mulino2012
Laberge, YvesMullarkey, John et Beth Lord (dirs)The Continuum Companion to Continental PhilosophyContinuum2009
Thibodeau, MartinLaitinen, Arto et Constantin Sandis (dirs)Hegel on ActionPalgrave Macmillan2010
Ford, Thomas H.Meillassoux, QuentinThe Number and the Siren: A Decipherment of Mallarmé's Coup de DésUrbanomic2012
McLennan, Matthew R.Guattari, Félix and Suely RolnikMolecular Revolution in BrazilSemiotext(e)2008
Karkov, NikolayLazzarato, MaurizioThe Making of Indebted ManSemiotext(e)2012
Kennel, MaxwellVattimo, Gianni and Santiago ZabalaHermeneutic Communism: From Heidegger to MarxColumbia UP2011
Kennel, MaxwellBadiou, AlainThe Communist HypothesisVerso2010
Kennel, MaxwellGroys, BorisThe Communist PostscriptVerso2009
Smyth, BryanThompson, Michael J. (ed.)Georg Lukács Reconsidered: Critical Essays in Politics, Philosophy and AestheticsContinuum2011
Smyth, BryanBewes, Timothy and Timothy Hall (eds)Georg Lukács: The Fundamental Dissonance of Existence. Aesthetics, Politics, LiteratureContinuum2011
Laberge, YvesGoebel, Rolf J. (ed.)A Companion to the Works of Walter BenjaminCamden House2009
Ciurria, MichelleEnns, DianeThe Violence of VictimhoodPennsylvania State UP2012
Harman, JasonWatkin, ChristopherDifficult Atheism: Post-Theological Thinking in Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy, and Quentin MeillassouxEdinburgh UP2011
Calcagno, AntonioGonzález Di Pierro, EduardoDe la persona a la historia. Antropología fenomenológica y filosofia de la historia en Edith SteinDríada2004
Walker, Rachel LoewenMarrati, PaolaGilles Deleuze: Cinema and PhilosophyJohns Hopkins UP2008
Landry, AaronMitscherling, JeffThe Image of a Second Sun: Plato on Poetry, Rhetoric and the Techne of MimesisHumanity Books2009
Karkov, Nikolay Pignarre, Philippe and Isabelle StengerCapitalist Sorcery: Breaking the SpellPalgrave Macmillan2011
Parker, Emily Anne and Kristin Rodierde Beauvoir, SimoneThe Second SexKnopf2010
Sych, StevenWortham, Simon MorganThe Derrida DictionaryContinuum2010
Sari, YaseminRaffoul, FrançoisThe Origins of ResponsibilityIndiana UP2010
Shaw, Devin ZaneAbensour, MiguelDemocracy Against the State: Marx and the Machiavellian MomentPolity2011
Holloway, TravisCrépon, Marc and Bernard StieglerDe la démocratie participative: Fondements et limitesMille et une nuits2007
Carastathis, AnnaMcWhorter, LadelleRacism and Sexual Oppression in Anglo-America: A GenealogyIndiana UP2009
Boublil, ElodieKristensen, StefanParole et Subjectivité. Merleau-Ponty et la phénoménologie de l’expressionGeorg Olms2010
Kennel, Maxwell Guattari, FélixSoft Subversions: Texts and Interviews 1977-1985Semiotext(e)2009
Colony, TracyBoddice, Rob (ed.)Anthropocentrism: Humans, Animals, EnvironmentsBrill2011
Shaw, Devin ZaneStiegler, BernardFor a New Critique of Political EconomyCambridge UP2010
Gray, Kevin W.Brunkhorst, Hauke HabermasReclam2006
Gray, Kevin W.Finlayson, Gordon JamesHabermas: A Very Short IntroductionOxford UP2005
Gray, Kevin W.Iser, Mattias and David StreckerJürgen Habermas: zur EinführungJunius2010
Balay, JoeCarbone, MauroAn Unprecedented Deformation: Marcel Proust and the Sensible IdeasSUNY2010
Proulx, JeremyShaw, Devin ZaneFreedom and Nature in Schelling’s Philosophy of ArtContinuum2010
Sych, StevenCarlisle, ClareKierkegaard’s Fear and Trembling: A Reader’s GuideContinuum2010
Harman, JasonNancy, Jean-LucGod, Justice, Love, Beauty: Four Little DialoguesFordham UP2011
Boundas, Constantin V.Lefebvre, AlexandreThe Image of Law: Deleuze, Bergson, SpinozaStanford2008
Melançon, JérômeLe Baut, HervéPrésence de Merleau-PontyL'Harmattan2010
Sharp, HasanaMack, MichaelSpinoza and the Specters of Modernity: The Hidden Enlightenment of Diversity from Spinoza to FreudContinuum2010
Gaulin, MorganRedding, PaulContinental Idealism: Leibniz to NietzscheRoutledge2009
Smyth, BryanToadvine, TedMerleau-Ponty’s Philosophy of NatureNorthwestern UP2009
Kennel, MaxwellStiegler, BernardActing OutStanford UP2009
Phillips, Janet M.Protevi, JohnJohn Protevi, Political Affect: Connecting the Social and the SomaticU of Minnesota P2009
Baltzer-Jaray, KimberlyRollinger, Robin D.Austrian Phenomenology: Brentano, Husserl, Meinong, and Others on Mind and ObjectOntos2008
Rodier, Kristin AnneRavaisson, FélixOf HabitContinuum2008
Serban, Claudia-CristinaMarion, Jean-LucCertitudes négativesGrasset2010
Mudde, AnnaFordham, FinnI Do, I Undo, I Redo: The Textual Genesis of Modernist Selves York UP2010
Appelbaum, DavidO'Byrne, AnneNatality and FinitudeIndiana UP2010
Gratton, PeterNancy, Jean-LucThe Truth of DemocracyFordham UP2010
Glass, JordanCohen, Richard A.Levinasian Meditations: Ethics, Philosophy, and ReligionDuquesne UP2010
Manganaro, PatriziaAles Bello, AngelaEdith Stein o dell’armonia. Esistenza, Pensiero, FedeStudium2009
Boundas, Constantin V.de Sutter, LaurentDeleuze. La pratique du droitMichalon2009
Kennedy, Robert W.M.Kearney, RichardAnatheism: Returning to God after GodColumbia UP2010
Singleton, Bronwyn Oliver, KellyAnimal Lessons: How They Teach Us to Be HumanColumbia UP2009
Kennedy, Robert W.M.Guarino, Thomas G.Vattimo and TheologyContinuum2009
Glass, JordanStauffer, Jill and Betina Bergo (eds)Nietzsche and Levinas: “After the Death of a Certain God”Columbia UP2009
Tkach, DavidPettigrew, David and François Raffoul (eds)French Interpretations of Heidegger: An Exceptional ReceptionSUNY2008
Zabala, SantiagoDavey, Nicholas Unquiet Understanding: Gadamer’s Philosophical HermeneuticsSUNY2006
Glass, JordanHaase, UllrichStarting with NietzscheContinuum2008
Melançon, JérômeMayzaud, YvesPersonne, communauté et monade chez Husserl. Contribution à l’étude des fondements de la phénoménologie politique. L'Harmattan2010
Staehler, TanjaAllen, SarahThe Philosophical Sense of Transcendence: Levinas and Plato on Loving Beyond BeingDuquesne UP2009
Provencher, MartinDesroches, DominicExpressions éthiques de l’intériorité. Éthique et distance dans la pensée de KierkegaardPUL2008
Allen, SarahStaehler, TanjaPlato and Levinas: The Ambiguous Out-Side of EthicsRoutledge2010
Short, Jonathande la Durantaye, LelandGiorgio Agamben: A Critical IntroductionStanford UP2009
Short, JonathanMills, CatherineThe Philosophy of AgambenMcGill/Queen’s UP2008
Goldstein, MartinDiprose, Rosalyn and Jack Reynolds (eds) Merleau-Ponty: Key ConceptsAcumen2008
Gratton, PeterHarman, GrahamPrince of Networks: Bruno Latour and Metaphysicsre-press2009
Mitscherling, JeffAles Bello, AngelaThe Divine in Husserl and Other ExplorationsSpringer2009
Skibra, DanielVisker, RudiThe Inhuman Condition: Looking for Difference After Levinas and HeideggerDuquesne UP2008
Desroches, DominicGrosos, PhilippeL'ironie du réel à la lumière du romantisme allemandL’Âge d’Homme2009
Calcagno, AntonioBorden Sharkey, SarahThine Own Self: Individuality in Edith Stein’s Later WritingsCatholic U of America 2010
Landry, Aaron JamesHyland, DrewPlato and the Question of BeautyIndiana UP2008
Gratton, PeterMalabou, CatherinePlasticity at the Dusk of Writing: Dialectic, Destruction, DeconstructionColumbia UP2010
Carriere, CatherineShang, Ge LingLiberation as Affirmation: The Religiosity of Zhuangzi and NietzscheSUNY2007
Ziser, MichaelBuchanan, BrettOnto-Ethologies: The Animal Environments of Uexküll, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, and DeleuzeSUNY2008
Gray, Kevin W.Sherman, DavidSartre and Adorno: The Dialectics of SubjectivitySUNY2007
Mudde, AnnaEnns, DianeSpeaking of Freedom: Philosophy, Politics, and the Struggle for LiberationStanford UP2007
Landry, Aaron JamesFabbri, LorenzoThe Domestication of Derrida: Rorty, Pragmatism and DeconstructionContinuum2008
Calcagno, AntonioAles Bello, Angela and Anna Maria Pezzella (eds)Edith Stein: Comunità e mondo della vita—Società Diritto Religione [Edith Stein: Community and the Lifeworld—Society, Law, Religion]Lateran UP2008
Lee, RobynKangas, David J.Kierkegaard’s Instant: On BeginningsIndiana UP2007
Weinkauf, DavidSembara, RichardRephrasing Heidegger: A Companion to Being and TimeU of Ottawa P2007
Gamez, PatrickKompridis, NikolasCritique and Disclosure: Critical Theory between Past and FutureMIT2006
Rodger, Charles P.Hegel, G.W.F.Lectures on Logic: Berlin 1831Indiana UP2008
Skibra, DanielStapleford, ScottKant’s Transcendental Arguments: Disciplining Pure ReasonContinuum2008
Desroches, DominicClair, AndréKierkegaard et Lequier : lectures croiséesCerf2008
Otabé, MartinBasque, TaniaÉtude sur la phénoménologie de Heidegger : l’être et le phénomèneL'Harmattan2008
Maloney, CathyMalka, SalomonEmmanuel Levinas: His Life and LegacyDuquesne UP2006
Vizeau, BrentBadiou, AlainBriefings on Existence: A Short Treatise on Transitory OntologySUNY2006
Czank, JamesDove, CraigNietzsche's Ethical Theory: Mind, Self and ResponsibilityContinuum2008
Proulx, JeremyFreydberg, BernhardSchelling's Dialogical Freedom Essay: Provocative Philosophy Then and NowSUNY2008
Antonioli, ManolaGiroux, Dalie, René Lemieux et Pierre-Luc Chénier (dirs)Contr'hommage pour Gilles DeleuzePUL2009
Ewegen, Shane M.Lacoue-Labarthe, PhilippeHeidegger and the Politics of PoetryChicago UP2007
Lussier, MartinStivale, Charles J.Gilles Deleuze's ABCs: The Folds of FriendshipsJohns Hopkins UP2008
Cappucci, JohnPress, Gerald A.Plato: A Guide for the PerplexedContinuum2007
Rodger, Charles P.Hegel, G.W.F.Lectures on the History of Philosophy 1825–26, Volume I: Introduction and Oriental PhilosophyOxford UP2009
Tanke, Joseph J.Taylor, ChloëThe Culture of Confession from Augustine to Foucault: A Genealogy of the “Confessing Animal”Routledge2009
Clark, LorraineEagleton, TerryTrouble with Strangers: A Study of EthicsWiley-Blackwell2009
Gamsby, PatrickKennedy, GregAn Ontology of Trash: The Disposable and its Problematic NatureSUNY2007