Scholars in Residence

Spring 2015: Frédéric Neyrat

Frédéric Neyrat is a French philosopher who works on the philosophy of politics, the theory of images, and psychoanalysis. His recent work includes books on Heidegger (L’indemne. Heidegger et la destruction du monde, 2008), eco-politics, immuno-politics and catastrophism (Biopolitique des castastrophes, 2008), Antonin Artaud (Instructions pour une prise d’âmes: Artaud et l’envoûtement occidental, 2009), capitalism and ecopolitics (Clinamen: Flux, absolu et loi spirale, 2011), terrorism (Terrorisme: Un concept piégé, 2011), Jean-Luc Nancy (Le communisme existentiel de Jean-Luc Nancy, 2013), and a manifesto for philosophy (Atopies, forthcoming 2014). He is also the author of several essays on ecopolitics and the Anthropocene and is a member of the editorial board at Multitudes.

Activities

Course:
Cinema and Ecology (English 457)
Undergraduate Seminar

Course:
Life, Technology, & the Outside: New French Theory (English 795)
Graduate Seminar