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Why Mortality Makes Us Free
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Dying for Time
Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, and Vladimir Nabokov transformed the art of the novel in order to convey the experience of time. Nevertheless, their works have been read as expressions of a desire to transcend time-whether through an epiphany of me...
Radical Atheism presents a profound new reading of the influential French philosopher Jacques Derrida. Against the prevalent notion that there was an ethical or religious "turn" in Derrida's thinking, Hagglund argues that a radical athei...
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A splendid primer in the importance of authentic freedom. -- Yanis Varoufakis, former Greek minister of finance and author of Adults in the Room Stringent, lucid, and urgent in its appeal for a politics equal to the prospect of climate disaster, This Life is both an argument and a summons. -- avid Bromwich, Sterling Professor at Yale University and author of Moral Imagination This is a rare piece of work, the product of great intellectual strength and moral fortitude. Hagglund is a genuine moralist for our times -- Simon Critchley, author of Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us
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Martin Hagglund is Professor of Comparative Literature and Humanities at Yale University, and a member of the Society of Fellows at Harvard University. His first book in English, Radical Atheism (2008), was the subject of a conference at Cornell, a colloquium at Oxford, and a 250-page special issue of The New Centennial Review titled Living On: Of Martin Hagglund. His most recent book, Dying for Time: Proust, Woolf, Nabokov (2012), was hailed by the Los Angeles Review of Books as a "revolutionary" achievement. In 2018, he received a Guggenheim fellowship. He lives in New York City.