Reading List

Carol Anderson
White Rage: The unspoken truth of our racial divide (2016)
Hannah Arendt
Totalitarianism (1951)
The Human Condition (1958)
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil (1963)
Responsibility and Judgement [collection of essays from mid-1960s] (2003)
On Violence (1970)
Alaa Al Aswany
On the State of Egypt (2011)
Alain Badiou
Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil (2001)
Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism (2003)
Being and Event (2005)
Bertold Brecht
Life of Galileo (1943)
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Between the World and Me (2015)
Giorgio Agamben
State of Exception (2005)
Albert Camus
The Myth of Sysyphus and other essays, trans. Justin O’Brien (1955)
The Rebel (1956)
Jacques Derrida
Without Alibi (2002)
Writing and Difference (1978)
W.E.B Du Bois
The Souls of Black Folk (1903)
Umberto Eco
Travels in Hyperreality (1973)
The Role of the Reader: Exploration in the Semiotics of Texts (1979)
The Aesthetics of Chaosmos: The Middle Ages of James Joyce (1982)
Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages (1959, 1986)
The Limits of Interpretation (1990)
Interpretation and overinterpretation with Richard Rorty, Jonathan Culler, Christine Brooke-Rose, ed. Stefan Collini (1992)
How to Travel with a Salmon (1992)
Misreadings (1993)
Six Walks in the Fictional Woods (1993)
The Island of the Day Before (1994)
Turning Back the Clock: Hot Wars and Media Populism (2006)
Michel Foucault
Madness & Civilzation (1965)
Nolen Gertz
The Philosophy of War and Exile (2014)
Michael A. Gomez
Black Crescent: The experience and legacy of African Muslims in the Americas (2005)
The Poems of Catallus, trans. Peter Green (2005)
Ibram X. Kendi
Stamped from the Beginning: The definitive history of racist ideas in America (2016)
Natasha Lightfoot
Troubling Freedom (2015)
On the Nature of Things, trans. by Frank O. Copley (1977)
Thomas Merton
Zen and the Birds of Appetite (1968)
Jan Patočka
Plato and Europe, trans. Petr Lom (2002)
Avital Ronell
Stupidity (2002)
Richard Rorty
Philosophy and Social Hope (1999)
Jean-Paul Sartre
No Exit and three other plays (1946)
Dylan Thomas
Quite Early One Morning (1954)
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Lectures & Conversations on Aesthetics, Psychology and Religious Belief, ed. Cyril Barrett (1966)
Paul Virilio
Ground Zero (2002)
War and Cinema: The logistics of perception (1989)
Cornel West
Keeping Faith (1993)
Democracy Matters: Winning the fight against imperialism (2004)
Slavoj Žižek
Interrogating the Real
First as Tragedy, Then as Farce
On Belief
The Sublime Object of Ideology
The Monstrosity of Christ
Less than Nothing
Mapping Ideology
The Parallax View
The Puppet and the Dwarf


Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter (1850)
Hermann Hesse
Siddhartha (1951)

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