Theory

Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman - Sex, or the Unbearable

Sex, or the Unbearable

Sex, or the Unbearable is a dialogue between Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman, two of our leading theorists of sexuality, politics, and culture. In juxtaposing sex and the unbearable they don't propose that sex is unbearable, only that it unleashes unbearable contradictions that we nonetheless struggle to bear.  read more »

Claire Fontaine - Human Strike Has Already Begun & Other Writings

HumanStrike

The term 'human strike' was forged to name a revolt against what is reactionary even – and above all – inside the revolt. It defines a type of strike that involves the whole of life and not only its professional side, that acknowledges exploitation in all domains and not only at work.  read more »

Nick Land - Fanged Noumena: Collected Writings 1987-2007

Fanged Noumena

Fanged Noumena brings together the writings of Nick Land for the first time. During the 1990s Land's unique philosophical work, variously described as 'rabid nihilism', 'mad black deleuzianism' and 'cybergothic', developed perhaps the only rigorous and culturally-engaged escape route out of the malaise of Continental Philosophy - a route which was implacably blocked by the academy.  read more »

Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari - Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia (Volume 1)

Anti-Oedipus

A major work in the development of critical theory in the late twentieth century, Anti-Oedipus is an essential text for feminists, literary theorists, social scientists, philosophers, and others interested in the problems of contemporary Western culture.  read more »

Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari - A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia (Volume 2)

1000 plateaus

The book tries to establish a system of political, psychological and semiotic descriptions, always as a mode of resistance to all kinds of fascism, and D & G take the conflation of those levels as a given. Not just in the world of theory but also in how you think, and that's why it's written in such a particularly dense way.  read more »

Contesting Nietzsche by Christa Davis Acampora

Contesting Nietzsche

In this groundbreaking work, Christa Davis Acampora offers a profound rethinking of Friedrich Nietzsche’s crucial notion of the agon.  read more »

How Not to Be Governed: Readings and Interpretations from a Critical Anarchist Left (Edited by James Martel and Jimmy Klausen)

how not to be governed

Contents:
1. Anarchist Methods and Political Theory by Jacqueline Stevens
2. An Anarchism That is not Anarchism: Notes toward a Critique of Anarchist Imperialism by George Ciccariello-Maher
3. Beside the State: Anarchist Strains in Cuban Revolutionary Thought by Katherine Gordy
4. Kant via Rancière: from Ethics to Anarchism by Todd May  read more »

Nietzsche's Return [Semiotext(e) Volume 3, Number 1, 1978]

Nietzsches Return

Contents:
Introduction. Free Nietzsche by James Leigh
Introduction 2. Gaiety, A Difficult Science by Roger McKeon
Nomad Thought by Gilles Deleuze
The Dancing Philosopher by Kenneth King
For the Birds by John Cage/Daniel Charles
Notes on the Return and Kapital by Jean-Francois Lyotard
The Dance of Signs by Sylvere Lotriger
Libidinal Nietzsche by Francois Fourquet  read more »

Schizo-Culture [Semiotext(e) Volume 3, Number 2, 1978]

Schizo-Culture

Contents:
The Eye of Power by Michel Foucault
Robert Wilson Interview
A Schizo and the Institution (a non-story) by Francois Peraldi
We All Can't Die in Bed by Guy Hocquenghem
Teenage Lobotomy by The Ramones
The Boston Declaration on Psychiatric Oppression
The Limits of Control by William Burroughs  read more »

Post-Anarchism: A Reader (edited by Duane Rousselle and Süreyyya Evren)

post-anarchism reader

Post-anarchism has been of considerable importance in the discussions of radical intellectuals across the globe in the last decade. In its most popular form, it demonstrates a desire to blend the most promising aspects of traditional anarchist theory with developments in post-structuralist and post-modernist thought.  read more »

Max Stirner (edited by Saul Newman)

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Max Stirner was one of the most important and seminal thinkers of the mid-nineteenth century. He exposed the religiosity behind secular humanism and rationalism, and the domination of the individual behind liberal modes of politics. This edited collection explores Stirner's radical and contemporary importance as a political theorist.
Contents:  read more »

From Politics To Life: Ridding Anarchy Of The Leftist Millstone by Wolfi Landstreicher

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“The struggle of the left does not grow out of the desires, needs and dreams of the living individuals exploited, oppressed, dominated and dispossessed by this society. It is not the activity of people striving to reappropriate their own lives and seeking the tools necessary for doing so.  read more »

Armed Joy - Alfredo M. Bonanno

AJ

“‘Do it yourself.’ Don’t break up the global aspect of play by reducing it to roles. Defend your right to enjoy life. Obstruct capital’s death project. The latter can only enter the world of creativity and play by transforming who is playing into a “player’ the living creator into a dead person who cheats themselves into believing they are alive.”

1882 Distro  read more »

Anarchists Must Say What Only Anarchists Can Say - Monsieur Dupont

Anarchists Must Say What Only Anarchists Can Say

“It is not for anarchists to celebrate when `the people’ take over, anarchists ought not to be so amazed at examples of natural ingenuity and resilience, that is after all what they base all their principles on.  read more »

The Go'ing Insurrection

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[The text below is from the introduction. For discussion on this zine, visit the Sensei's Library page: http://senseis.xmp.net/?TheGoingInsurrection ]  read more »

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