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The Cudgel and the Caress
The Cudgel and the Caress (March 2019)
Reflections on Cruelty and Tenderness
David Farrell Krell - Author

Offers philosophical and psychological reflections on cruelty and tenderness.

The Cudgel and the Caress explores the enduring significance of tenderness and cruelty in a range of works across philosophy, psychoanalysis, and literature. Divided into two parts, the book initially focuses on tenderness, with David Farrell Krell delivering original readings of Homer’s Iliad, Sophocles’s Antigone, and ...(Read More)
 
 
Ecstasy, Catastrophe
Ecstasy, Catastrophe (August 2015)
Heidegger from Being and Time to the Black Notebooks
David Farrell Krell - Author

Lectures on ecstatic temporality and on Heidegger’s political legacy.

In Ecstasy, Catastrophe, David Farrell Krell provides insight into two areas of Heidegger’s thought: his analysis of ecstatic temporality in Being and Time (1927)and his “political” remarks in the recently published Black Notebooks (1931–1941). The first part of Krell’s book focuses on Heidegger’s inter...(Read More)
 
 
Phantoms of the Other
Phantoms of the Other (March 2015)
Four Generations of Derrida's Geschlecht
David Farrell Krell - Author

Features a reconstruction of an unfinished text by Jacques Derrida from his most penetrating series of readings of Heidegger’s philosophy.
During the 1980s Jacques Derrida wrote and published three incisive essays under the title Geschlecht, a German word for “generation” and “sexuality.” These essays focused on the philosophy of Martin Heidegger, taking up the rarely discussed issue of sexual di...(Read More)
 
 
The Death of Empedocles
The Death of Empedocles (October 2008)
A Mourning-Play
Friedrich Holderlin - Author
David Farrell Krell - Translated with introduction, notes, and analysis by

The definitive scholarly edition and new translation of all three versions of Hölderlin’s poem, The Death of Empedocles, and his related theoretical essays.

On the eve of his final odes and hymns, Friedrich Hölderlin composed three versions of a dramatic poem on the suicide of the early Greek thinker, Empedocles of Acragas. This book offers the first complete translation of the three v...(Read More)
 
 
The Recalcitrant Art
The Recalcitrant Art (May 2000)
Diotima's Letters to Holderlin and Related Missives Edited and translated by Douglas F. Kenney and Sabine Menner-Bettscheid
David Farrell Krell - Author

Combines the techniques of fiction and nonfiction in order to tell the story of the love between Susette Gontard ("Diotima") and the poet Friedrich Hölderlin.

In this entirely unique approach to the life of Friedrich Hölderlin, The Recalcitrant Art combines the techniques of fiction and nonfiction as it examines the love between the poet and Susette Gontard (“Diotima”).
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Archeticture
Archeticture (October 1997)
Ecstasies of Space, Time, and the Human Body
David Farrell Krell - Author

Calls for rethinking architecture as a way of renegotiating our encounter with the world, taking into account the role of love and desire in all human making.

In this book, David Farrell Krell challenges contemporary and traditional theories of architecture with archeticture--spelling it new, by design. The thesis of the book is that the heart of the word architecture, the Greek root tec-, can be tr...(Read More)
 
 
Son of Spirit
Son of Spirit (January 1997)
A Novel
David Farrell Krell - Author

A historical novel, this is the beautifully told story of Louis Hegel, illegitimate son of the philosopher G.W.F. Hegel. Ultimately disowned by his father and forced to use his mother's name, Louis died in Indonesia, as Ludwig Fischer, at the age of 24--the bastard son of SPIRIT.

Son of Spirit is the story of a natural child of philosophy--the story of one of philosophy's bastards. Hegel's first son, Louis, known...(Read More)
 
 
Nietzsche
Nietzsche (July 1996)
A Novel
David Farrell Krell - Author

This historical-biographical novel fleshes out the facts of Nietzsche's life with fictional treatment. Using untraditional narrative techniques and interweaving medical reports, actual letters, and original new text, the novel takes the last years of Nietzsche's life, the years of insanity, as a frame for the entire life.

"A radical philosopher deserves a radical biography, and Krell has provided such a radical presenta...(Read More)
 
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