Category: Book Reviews

Amy Allen, Critique on the Couch

Amy Allen, Critique on the Couch: Why Critical Theory Needs Psychoanalysis. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020; 280 pages. ISBN: 978-0231198615. Reviewed by Kathy Kiloh, OCAD University. In Critique on the Couch: Why...

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Pauline Harmange, I Hate Men

Pauline Harmange, I Hate Men. Natasha Lehrer tr. London: Fourth Estate, 2020; 96 pages. ISBN: 978-0008457587. Reviewed by Tiffany Gordon, Dalhousie University. Pauline Harmange’s I Hate Men is a satirical analysis of the deep...

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Susan Bredlau, The Other in Perception

Susan Bredlau, The Other in Perception: A Phenomenological Account of Our Experience of Other Persons. New York: State University of New York Press, 2018; 126 pages. ISBN: 978-1438471730. Reviewed by Alexandra Morrison, Michigan...

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Ian James, The Technique of Thought

Ian James, The Technique of Thought: Nancy, Laruelle, Malabou and Stiegler after Naturalism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019; 247 pages. ISBN: 978-1517904302. Reviewed by Patrick Gamez, Missouri University of...

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