Robert Bernasconi, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy, joins me for episode 23 of the Digital Dialogue to discuss his inaugural lecture at Penn State entitled “Nature, Culture, Race: A Phenomenological Perspective on Critical Philosophy of Race.”
In the episode we touch on issues related to the critical philosophy of race, phenomenology, the Philosophy Department at Penn State and the recent publication of Emmanuel Faye’s book on Heidegger.
Digital Dialogue 23 with Robert Bernasconi: Philosophy and Race
Articles related to Bernasconi’s inaugural lecture:
- The UNESCO statements on Race from The Race Question in Modern Science: Race and Science, New York: Columbia University Press, 1961.
- Alain Locke’s “The Concept of Race as Applied to Social Culture” reprinted in The Idea of Race, edited by Robert Bernasconi and Tommy L. Lott.
- Culture and Ethnology by Robert H. Lowie, New York, 1917.
Recent articles in popular press related to Faye’s book, Heidegger: The Introduction of Nazism into Philosophy in Light of the Unpublished Seminars of 1933-1935.
- New York Times review by Patricia Cohen: An Ethical Question: Does a Nazi Deserve a Place Among Philosophers
- The Chronicle Review article by Carlin Romano: Heil Heidegger!
- Slate.com article by Ron Rosenbaum about Arendt and Heidegger: The Evil of Banality: Troubling new revelations about Arendt and Heidegger.
- The New Republic article by Damon Linker: Why Read Heidegger.
Scholarly Texts on Heidegger by Christopher Long:
- “Art’s Fateful Hour: Benjamin, Heidegger, Art and Politics,” New German Critique 83 (2001): 89-115. Full text available in pdf here.
- “Between Reification and Mystification: Rethinking the Economy of Principles“, co-authored with Richard Lee, published in Telos 120 (2001): 92-112.
- “The Ontological Reappropriation of Phronesis,” Continental Philosophy Review 35, 1 (2002): 35-60.
Scholarly Books on Heidegger by Robert Bernasconi:
- Heidegger in Question: The Art of Existing, Humanities Books, 1996.
- The Question of Language in Heidegger’s History of Being, Humanity Books, 1985.