Heidegger Was Really a Real Nazi
Is the philosopher’s complexity enough to excuse his overt anti-Semitism? A dive into the so-called ‘black notebooks’ from the 1930s is revealing.
· September 26, 2016
Wayne Koestenbaum’s Seriously Campy, Anti-Dandy, Big Gay Collection of Essays
The virtuoso of queer theory’s rhetorically playful and nuanced prose on AIDS, Lana Turner, and the ‘imminence of nothingness’
· August 15, 2013
The woman with the sharpest insight into the philosopher’s love for Heidegger had a parallel history
· May 30, 2013
A Philosopher of Small Things
A new book on ‘antiphilosophy’ revives interest in Lev Shestov, a seminal but largely forgotten thinker
· June 11, 2012
NYT Becomes Tablet for a Day
Your Sunday reading, Monday
· May 10, 2010
Kirsch, Heidegger, and Némirovsky, Oh My!
Forthcoming ‘Book Review’ has items of interest
· May 7, 2010
Content and Form
An unlikely musical tribute
By Alexander Gelfand · January 22, 2009
Hot for Teacher
Long after Hannah Arendt stopped being his “saucy wood nymph,” Martin Heidegger had absolute control of their heady correspondence.
· January 21, 2004