Frank Ruda

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Senior Lecturer in Philosophy

Profile

Profile

Dr. phil. habil. Frank Ruda obtained a M.A. (in philosophy and German literature) from the Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany, a PhD in philosophy from the University of Potsdam, Germany, and received his venia legendi for (Habilitation in) philosophy from the Free University of Berlin. He has taught in a number of philosophy programs in Germany and gave over 100 lectures at international universities, academic and art institutions throughout the world.  

He is also visiting professor at the institute of philosophy at the Slovenian Scientific Research Center in Ljubljana, member of the board of the German Society for Aesthetics (http://www.dgae.de/), member of the editorial board of Insolubilia (book series), and (together with Agon Hamza) co-editor in chief of the journal Crisis and Critique: http://crisiscritique.org/

For some of his texts, see: https://dundee.academia.edu/FrankRuda.

Research

Research Interests

Areas of Specialization

20th Century European, esp. French Philosophy, German Idealism (esp. Kant and Hegel), Descartes, Political Thought (esp. Marx[ism] and Post-Marxism), Psychoanalysis (esp. Freud and Lacan and consequences), Aesthetics and Media Philosophy (esp. Film and Literature), Philosophy of Culture

Areas of Competence

Ancient Philosophy, esp. Plato, History of Modern (Rationalist) Philosophy, Issues in Phenomenology, Contemporary Pragmatism

Publications

Publications

Books

Edited Journals

  • Crisis and Critique: May 1968: An Event (?) and its Repercussions, Vol. 6, Issue 1, 2018, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2018 (forthcoming).
  • Crisis and Critique: Philosophy and Science, Vol. 5, Issue 1, 2018, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2018 [http://www.crisiscritique.org/].
  • Crisis and Critique: 100 Years of the October Revolution, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2017, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017 [http://www.crisiscritique.org/].
  • Crisis and Critique: Hegel(‘s) Today, Vol. 1, Issue 4, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017 [http://www.crisiscritique.org/].
  • Idealism, Art, Politics, and Ideology, Special issue of “Stasis”, vol. 4, No. 2, Moscow 2017.
  • Crisis and Critique: Critique of Political Economy, Vol. 3, Issue 3, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2016. [http://www.crisiscritique.org/]
  • Crisis and Critique: Stalin. What does the Name stand for?, Vol. 3, Issue 1, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Prishtina: 2016. [http://www.crisiscritique.org/]
  • Crisis and Critique: Reading Capital and For Marx: 50 Years After”, Vol. 2, Issue 2, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Prishtina: 2015. [http://www.crisiscritique.org/]
  • Crisis and Critique: “Politics and Religion Today”, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Prishtina: 2015 [http://www.crisiscritique.org/].
  • Crisis and Critique: “Critique Today”, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Prishtina: 2014. [http://www.crisiscritique.org/]
  • Science and Thought. Special International Issue of Filozofski Vestnik, ed. by Frank Ruda and Jan Völker, Ljubljana 2012.
  • Schwerpunkt: Reflexivität in den Künsten. Zeitschrift für Ästhetik und Allgemeine Kunstwissenschaft, ed. by Frank Ruda, Georg W. Bertram and Simone Mahrenholz, Hamburg 2010.

Translated Books

  • Zupančič, Alenka, Der Geist der Komödie: The Odd One In. (Morale Provisoire # 5), ed. and trans. with Jan Völker, Berlin: Merve 2014.
  • Badiou, Alain: Die Kommunistische Hypothese. (Morale Provisoire #2), ed. and trans. with Jan Völker, Berlin: Merve 2011.
  • Badiou, Alain: Ist Politik denkbar? (Morale provisoire #1), ed. and trans. with Jan Völker, Berlin: Merve 2010.
  • Rancière, Jacques: Ist Kunst widerständig?, ed. and trans. with Jan Völker, Berlin: Merve 2008.
  • Badiou, Alain: Dritter Entwurf eines Manifests für den Affirmationismus, ed. and trans. with Jan Völker, Berlin: Merve 2007.

Edited Books

  • Generische Formen in den Künsten, ed. by Frank Ruda, Kirsten Maar and Jan Völker, München: Fink 2017
  • Slavoj Žižek and Dialectical Materialism, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, London: Palgrave 2015.
  • Art and Contemporaneity, ed. by Frank Ruda and Jan Völker, Zürich: diaphanes 2015.
  • Catherine Malabou, Die Ontologie des Unfalls. (Morale Provisoire # 3), ed. by Frank Ruda and Jan Völker, Berlin: Merve 2011.
  • Beyond Potentialities? Politics between the Possible and the Impossible, ed. by Frank Ruda, Mark Potocnik and Jan Völker, Berlin: diaphanes 2011.

Book Chapters 

2019

“Kafka’s Proof: The Impossibility to Live” (forthcoming).

“Hegel’s Immanence of Truths”, in: Badiou and the German Tradition, ed. by Jan Völker, London: Bloomsbury 2019.

2018

"How Can Something Be Present and yet not Exist?", in: Latency and the Possible, ed  by Vittoria Borso, Lorenz Engell and Christiane Voss (forthcoming).

“Interview with Frank Ruda: Diktatur des Proletariats / Fatalismus” [Dictatorship of the Proletariat and Fatalism], in: lointain, Journal (forthcoming).

“A Marx in / Marxist Hell. Review of William Clare Roberts’ Marx’s Inferno“, in: Constellations. An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory (forthcoming).

“In Pessimism More than Pessimism. A Reply to My Critics”, in: Provocations. The Journal (forthcoming).

“Introduction: May 68“ (with Agon Hamza) in: Crisis and Critique: May 1968: An Event (?) and its Repercussions, Vol. 6, Issue 1, 2018, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2018 (forthcoming).

(translation of) Bini Adamczak, “1789, 1917, May 68”, in: Crisis and Critique: May 1968: An Event (?) and its Repercussions, Vol. 6, Issue 1, 2018, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2018 (forthcoming)..

“Lust-ig. Schuster’s Theory of Pleasure. Review of Aaron Schuster’s The Trouble with “, in: Parrhesia. A Journal of Critical Philosophy (forthcoming).

“Menkes Gegenstoß” [Menke’s Counter-Thrust], in: Negativität: Kunst, Recht Politik, ed. by Thomas Khurana, Francesca Raimondi, Juliane Rebentisch, and Dirk Setton, Berlin: Suhrkamp 2018 (forthcoming).

 “I, the Revolution speak. Lenin’s Speculative (Hegelian) Style” in: From Marx to Hegel and Back: Capitalism, Critique, and Utopia, ed. by Victoria Fareld and Hannes Kuch, London: Bloomsbury 2018 (forthcoming).

“An Interview with Catherine Malabou: Toward Epigenetic Philosophy” (with Agon Hamza), in: Crisis and Critique: Philosophy and Science, Vol. 5, issue 1, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2018, 434-447.

“Introduction: Philosophy and Science” (with Agon Hamza), in: Crisis and Critique: Philosophy and Science, Vol. 5, issue 1, ed. together with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2018, 4-9.

2017

“The Belated Actuality of Lenin: Interview with Slavoj Žižek” (with Agon Hamza), in: Crisis and Critique: 100 Years of the October Revolution, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2017, ed. together with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017, 428-448.

“Interviews with Kevin B. Anderson, Michael Hardt, Esther Leslie, Christoph Menke, ymm+cö, Sophie Wahnich“ (with Agon Hamza) Crisis and Critique: 100 Years of the October Revolution, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2017, ed. together with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017, 450-496.

„Courage”, in: Filozofski vestnik: Utopias and Alternatives. Thinking Differently / Thinking Something Different, ed. by Jelica Sumic Riha, Ljubljana 2017, 105-120.

“Generisch, Spekulativ”, in: Generische Formen, ed. by Kirsten Maar, Frank Ruda, and Jan Völker, München: Fink 2017, 30-45.

“Love-Life”, in: Can Philosophy Love?, ed. by Todd McGowan and Cindy Zeiher, London / New York: Rowman & Littlefield 2017, 105-118.

"Hegel, Resistance and Method", in: Hegel and Resistance. History, Politics and Dialectics, ed. Rebecca Comay / Bart Zantvoort, London / New York: Bloomsbury 2017, 15-34.

“Introduction” (together with Agon Hamza), in: Crisis and Critique: 100 Years of the October Revolution, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2017, ed. together with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017, 4-11.

(translation of): Jean-Luc Nancy, “Lenin and Electricity“, in: Crisis and Critique: 100 Years of the October Revolution, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2017, ed. together with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017, 356-361.

(translation of): Li Dazhao, “The Victory of Bolshevism“, in: Crisis and Critique: 100 Years of the October Revolution, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2017, ed. together with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017, 242-247.

(translation of) Alain Badiou, "On the Russian October Revolution of 1917", Crisis and Critique: 100 Years of the October Revolution, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2017, ed. together with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017, 12-23.

(translation of) Christoph Menke, "The Possibility of Revolution", Crisis and Critique: 100 Years of the October Revolution, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2017, ed. together with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017.

“Hegels Mutter: Vom Übergang in den Geist” [Hegel’s Mother: Of the Transition into Spirit], in: Übergänge, ed. by Sage Anderson / Sebastian Edinger / Jakob C. Heller / Emanuel John, Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2017, 85-108.

“Mut zur Angst!“ [Courage  to be Anxious!], in Agora24. Das philosophische Wirtschaftsmagazin: Wa(h)re Angst, 04/2017, S. 24-29.

“Heute, 1917” [Today, 1917], in: Theater der Zeit, Nov. 2017, Heft Nr. 4, 11-13.

"Philosophy and Courage" in: Problemi International, vol.1, no. 1, 2017, 33-54.

"Einfach nicht einfach" (Interview), [Simply not simple] in: agora42. Das philosophische Wirtschaftsmagazin, 03/2017, 56-65.

“The Beginning of Spirit as We Know It: Hegel's Mother", in: Logos. Russian Journal of Philosophy and the Humanities, Vol. 1, 2, 2017, 91-115.

(translation of) Alain Badiou, "Hegel's Master and Slave", in: Crisis and Critique: Hegel(‘s) Today, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2017, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017, 34-47.

"On Meta-Stasis", in: Badiou and the State, ed. by Dominik Finkelde, Baden-Baden: Nomos 2017, 21-33.

"First as Tragedy, then as Tragedy.", in: The Final Countdown: Europe, Refugees and the Left (NSK State Pavilion, 57th Venice Biennale), ed. by Jela Krecic, Ljubljana 2017,129-143.

“Mut zurzeit” [Courage Today], in: Zeitschrift für Medien-und Kulturforschung, 8 / 1 / 2017, ed. by Lorenz Engell and Bernhard Siegert, Weimar 2017, 12-28.

“Hegel, Rabble, and Consequences”, in: The Cambridge Guide to Hegel's Philosophy of Right, ed. by David James, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2017, 160-176.

“Interview with Fredric Jameson: Hegel, Ideology, Contradiction” (with Agon Hamza), in: Crisis and Critique: Hegel(‘s) Today, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2017, ed. with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017, 497-505.

“Introduction” (with Agon Hamza), in: Crisis and Critique: Hegel(‘s) Today, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2017, ed. with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2017, 5-11.

“First as ‘Politics’, then as ‘Art’”, in: Art, Politics, and Ideology, Special issue of Stasis, vol. 4. No.2, St. Petersburg 2017, ed. by Frank Ruda, 8-40.

2016

“The Beginning of Spirit as We Know It” (Russian Translation), in: Logos, Vol. 26, #2: Neues Leben des Deutschen Idealismus, Moscow 2016, 107-132.

“Como  Agir Como Se Nao Se Fosse Livre: Uma defesa contemporânea do fatalismo”, in: Sinal de Menos, Ano 8, no. 12, vol.1, 2016,  228-255 (Portuguese Translation of: “How to Act as if One Were Not Free. A Contemporary Defense of Fatalism”).

"On Fatalism. An Interview" (with Hong Kong Review of Books): https://hkrbooks.com/2016/09/13/hkrb-interviews-frank-ruda/.

Introduction“ (with Agon Hamza) Crisis and Critique: Critique of Political Economy, Vol. 3, issue 3, 16-11-2016, Pristina: 2016, 4-7.

"Interview with Moishe Postone: That Capital has Limits does not mean that it will collapse" (with Agon Hamza), in: Crisis and Critique: Critique of Political Economy, Vol. 3, issue 3, 16-11-2016, 500-517.

“Wer denkt asozial? Von Aristoteles zu Hobbes” [Who thinks asocial? From Aristotle to Hobbes], in: Das soziale Band, ed. by Thomas Bedorf / Herman Steffen, Berlin: Campus 2016, 143-163.

“Jameson and Method. On Comic Utopianism”, in: Fredric Jameson: American Utopia, ed. by Slavoj Žižek, London / New York: Verso 2016, 183-210.

(Translation of) Domenico Losurdo, “Stalin and Hitler: Twin Brothers or Mortal Enemies?”, in: Crisis and Critique: Stalin. What does the Name stand for?, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 2016, with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2016, 32-47.

„Introduction“ (with Agon Hamza) Crisis and Critique: Stalin. What does the Name stand for?, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 2016, with Agon Hamza, Pristina: 2016, 4-8.

2015

"Predstavljajte si, da ni monarha" [What is to be Done With the Hegelian Monarch] (Slovenian), in: Problemi 5-6/2015, 151-176.

“Introduction” (with Agon Hamza), Crisis and Critique: Reading Capital and For Marx: 50 Years Later, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 2015, 4-7.

“Interview With Pierre Macherey” (with Agon Hamza), in: Crisis and Critique: Reading Capital and For Marx: 50 Years Later, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 2015, 296-305.   

“Dialectical Materialism and the Dangers of Aristotelianism”, in: Slavoj Žižek and Dialectical Materialism, ed. by Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza, London: Palgrave 2015, 147-162.

“Dawn of the Dead, Dawn of the Mad. Politik der Untoten” [Politics of the Undead] (with Mark Potocnik), in: Suspensionen: Zur Epistemologie des Untoten, ed. by Carolin Blumenberg, Alexandra Heimes, Erica Weitzmann, Sophie Witt, Munich: Fink 2015,233-246.

“The Immanence of Truths: Badiou with Hegel”, in: Hegel and Badiou: Infinity, Dialectics, Subjectivity, ed. by Antonio Calcagno and Jim Vernon, London: Lexington Books 2015, 105-122.

“Das Unmögliche erinnern. Für eine meta-kritische Anamnesis des Kommunismus” [Recalling the Impossible. For a meta-critical anamnesis of communism], in: Die Idee des Kommunismus, Bd. 3, ed. by Slavoj Žižek, Berlin: Laika 2015, 137-165.

“Die Eumeniden schlafen, aber... Rächende und strafende Gerechtigkeit bei Hegel” [The Eumenides sleep, but… Avenging and Punishing Justice in Hegel], in: Affekt und Urteil, ed. by Michael Lüthy, Berlin: transcript 2015, 93-106.

“O obratu pogleda. Intervju s Frankom Ruda” [„On Turning the Gaze. An Interview with Frank Ruda“], in: 3buna, Special issue: Šouvinizem. July 2015, on: http://www.3buna.si/souvinizem/#oobratu.

"For a Platonism of the Not-All”, in: Repeating Žižek, ed. by Agon Hamza, Durham: Duke University Press 2015, 43-57.

“We are All Hot Girls in a Mental Asylum. The 'Hollywood Left' and Contemporary Democracy”, in: Art and Contemporaneity, ed. by Frank Ruda und Jan Völker, Berlin: diaphanes 2015, 59-76.

“What is to be Judged? On Infinitely Infinite Judgments and Their Consequences”, in: Žižek and Law, ed.by Laurent de Sutter, London / New York: Routledge 2015, 153-173.

“Introduction”, in: Crisis and Critique, Vol. 2. Issue1, 2015 (with Agon Hamza), 5-10.

2014

"Dichtung und Wirklichkeit. Dreieinhalb Paradigmen" [Poetry and Reality. Three and a Half Paradigms], in: Kunst und Wirklichkeit, ed. by Michael Lüthy, Berlin: transcript 2014, 47-64.

“Kdo misli reduktivno? Kapitalistčne živali” [Who Thinks Reductively? Capitalism’s Animals], in: Filozofski Vestnik, XXXV, 1/2014, ed. by Jelica Šumič-Riha, Ljubljana 2014, 7-30.

“Die Geburt der Komödie aus dem Geist der Komödie” [The Birth of Comedy From the Spirit of Comedy] (with Jan Völker), in: Zupančič, Alenka, Der Geist der Komödie. The Odd One In. Morale Provisoire # 5, ed. and translated together with Jan Völker, Berlin: Merve 2014 258-264.

“Recht ohne Recht. Hegel als Theoretiker universaler Empörung” [Right Without Right. Hegel as Theorist of Universal Indignation], in: Zur Architektonik praktischer Vernunft –Hegel in Transformation, ed. by Hartmut Rosa and Klaus Vieweg, Berlin: Duncker & Humblot 2014, 47-64.

“How to Think What One Cannot Think? Inaesthetics of the Flesh”, in: Aesthetics of the Flesh, ed. By Felix Ensslin, Berlin: Sternberg Press 2014, 303-320.

“Introduction”, in: Crisis and Critique, Vol. 1. No. 3, 2014 (with Agon Hamza), 4-11.

“How to Act as if One Were Not Free. A Contemporary Defense of Fatalism”, in: Crisis and Critique, Vol. 1. No. 3, 2014, 174-199.

“Kakšna je tvoja dialektika? Badioujeva in Žižkova predelava negacije” [What is your Dialectic? Badiou and Žižek on Negation], in: Problemi, Ljubljana, Vol. 3, No. 14 /14, 107-142.

“Gelungene Kommunikation” [Functioning Communication], in: Texte zur Kunst, Berlin, June 2014, 24. Jahrgang, Heft 94, 108-113.

“Idealism without Idealism. Badiou's Materialist Renaissance”, in: Angelaki. The Journal for Theoretical Humanities, London: Taylor & Francis 2014, 85-98.

“Entlassen. Remarks on Hegel, Sacrifice, and Liberation”, in: Crisis and Critique. Special Issue, ed. by Acheronta Movebo, 111-128.

"Conditioning Communism: Badiou, Plato and Philosophy as Meta-Critical Anamnesis", in: Badiou and the Political Condition, ed. by Marios Constantinou, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press 2014, 56-75.

"The Indignant of the Earth", in: Crisis and Critique, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2014, 67-88.

2013

“The Necessary Critique of Divine Violence” (with Jan Völker), in: Agamben and the Coming Politics: Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives, ed. by Tom Frost, London / New York: Routledge 2013, 75-96.

“Père-Versionen des Passiven” [Père-Versions of the Passive], in: Theorien der Passivität, ed. by Kathrin Busch and Helmut Draxler, Munich: Fink 2013, 258-275.

“Heglove prve beside” [Hegel's First Words] (Slovene Translation), in: Problemi, Ljubljana, 2013, 29-82.

"Was ist eine geschichtliche Sequenz? Zur philosophischen Analyse von Prozessen der Veränderung" [What is a Historical Sequence? On the Philosophical Analysis of Processes of Change], Können wir der Geschichte entkommen?, ed. by Christian Schmidt, Frankfurt (Main) / New York: Campus 2013, 219-240.

“Die Notwendigkeit des unmöglichen Ganzen: Brechts ‘Jahrhunderttext’”(with Eva Marlene Heubach) [The Necessity of the Impossible Whole: Brecht's ‘Text of the Century’], Fatzer Jahrbücher, 2013, 18-33.

“Remembering the Impossible. For A Meta-Critical Anamnesis of Communism”, in: The Idea of Communism 2: The New York Conference, ed. Slavoj Žižek, London / New York: Verso 2013, 137-165.

“An Army of Me. Review of ‘Badiou and Philosophy’”, in: Notre Dame Philosophical Review, on: http://ndpr.nd.edu/recent-reviews/.

“Thinking Politics Concretely: Negation, Affirmation and the Dialectics of Dialectics and Non-Dialectics”, in: Thinking - Resisting - Reading the Political, ed. by Stephen Packard et. al., Zurich: diaphanes 2013, 137-154.

2012

“Iz gozda na plan” [Out of the Woods], in: Filozofski vestnik, , Vol. XXXIII, No. 2/2012,Ljubljana2012, 169-190.

“Antworten zur Philosophie A. Badious” [Answers on the Philosophy of A. Badiou], in: Information Philosophie, 2012.

“The Speculative Family, or: Critique of the Critical Critique of Critique”, in: Science and Thought. Filozofski Vestnik, Vol. XXXIII, No. 2, Ljubljana 2012, 53-76.

“How to Do Things With Faith? A Review of Simon Crichtley's Faith of the Faithless”, http://marxandphilosophy.org.uk/reviewofbooks/reviews/2012/593.

“Remembering, Repeating, Working Through Marx: Badiou and Žižek and the Re-Actualizations of Marxism”, in: Revue Internationale de Philosophie, 3-2012, Vol. 66, No. 261, Brussels: 2012, 293-320.

“Die Spekulative Familie” [The Speculative Family], in: Texte zur Kunst, Berlin, Juni 2012, 22. Jahrgang, Heft 86, 172-176.

“A Politics of Aesthetic Indetermination: An Interview of Jacques Rancière” (with Jan Völker), in: Everything is in Everything. Jacques Rancière Between Intellectual Emancipation and Aesthetic Education, ed. by Jason E. Smith / Annette Weisser, Zurich: JRP Ringier Kunstverlag 2012, 10-33.

2011

“The Event of Language as Force of Life: Agamben's Linguistic Vitalism” (with Lorenzo Chiesa), Angelaki. The Journal for Theoretical Humanities, London / New York: Verso 2011, 163-180 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0969725X.2011.621233 ].

“Was tun mit der Wissenschaft?”[What should we do with science?) (with Jan Völker), in: Catherine Malabou, Die Ontologie des Unfalls (Morale Provisoire # 3), Berlin: Merve 2011, 97-104.

(Translation) Maximilien Robespierre, “Entwurf einer Erklärung der Rechte” [Sketch of a Declaration of Rights], in: Die Revolution der Menschenrechte: Grundlegende Texte zu einem neuen Begriff des Politischen, ed. by Francesca Raimondi and Christoph Menke, Frankfurt / Main: Suhrkamp 2011.

(Translation) Etienne Balibar, “Bürger-Subjekt. Antwort auf die Frage Jean-Luc Nancys: Wer kommt nach dem Subjekt?” [Citizen-Subject. Answer to Jean-Luc Nancy’s Question: Who Comes After the Subject)], in: Die Revolution der Menschenrechte: Grundlegende Texte zu einem neuen Begriff des Politischen, ed. by Francesca Raimondi and Christoph Menke, Frankfurt / Main: Suhrkamp 2011.

“Wie sich im Scheitern orientieren?” [How to orient oneself in failure?] (with Jan Völker), in: Alain Badiou, Die Kommunistische Hypothese, (Morale provisoire #2), Berlin: Merve 2011, 175-185.

“Thèses sur une morale provisoire communiste” [Thesis on a Communist morale provisoire] (with Jan Völker), in: L’idée du Communisme 2., ed. by Alain Badiou and Slavoj Žižek, Paris 2011: Lignes, 215-237.

“Back to the Factory. A Plea for a Renewal of Concrete Analysis of Concrete Situations”, in: Beyond Potentialities? Politics between the Possible and the Impossible, ed. by Frank Ruda,Mark Potocnik and Jan Völker, Berlin: diaphanes 2011, 39-54.

2010

“Radikale Reflexion – Phänomenologie der Kunst bei Merleau-Ponty” [Radical Reflection – Phenomenology of Art in Merleau-Ponty], in: (eds.)Zeitschrift für Ästhetik und allgemeine Kunstwissenschaft, Heft 55, 2 Jahrgang, 2010, ed. by Maria Moog-Grünewald and Joseph Früchtl, Hamburg: Meiner, 275-287.

“Was ist das Reale des zeitgenössischen Realismus? Canetti, Jameson, Badiou” [What is the Real of Contemporary Realism? Canetti, Jameson, Badiou], in: Realismus in den Künsten der Gegenwart, ed. by Dirk Linck, Michael Lüthy, Brigitte Obermayr, and Martin Vöhler, Berlin: Diaphanes 2010, 159-174.

"Was es heißt, ein Marxist in der Philosophie zu sein?" [What does it mean to be a Marxist in Philosophy?] (with Jan Völker), in: Badiou, Alain: Ist Politik denkbar? (Morale provisoire #1), Berlin: Merve 2010: 135-165.

“Lenin und das Glück” [Lenin and Happiness], in: Happy Days: Lebenswissen nach Cavell, ed. by Kathrin Thiele andKatrin Trüstedt, München: Fink 2010, 100-106.

"Proletarischer Aristokratismus und das Gattungswesen Mensch. Marx mit Badiou" [Proletarian Aristocratism and the Human Species Being. Marx with Badiou] in: Der sich selbst entfremdete und wiedergefundene Marx, ed. by Helmut Lethen, Falko Schmieder, and Birte Löschenkohl, München: Fink 2010, 277-292.

2009

“Zmoremo, torej moramo” [We can, so we must], in: Filozofski Vestnik, Ljubljana, Vol. XXX, No. 3 / 2009, 61-74.

“Humanism Reconsidered, or: Life living Life”, in: Filozosfki Vestnik, Ljubljana, Vol. XXX, No. 2, 2009, 175-197. [http://filozofskivestnikonline.com/index.php/journal/article/viewFile/79/94]

“Verhältnislos. Zur Kompossibilität von Politik und Kunst” [Without Relation. On the Compossibility of Politics and Art] (with Jan Völker), in: Inästhetik Nr.2, ed. by TobiasHuber and Marcus Steinweg, Berlin: diaphanes 2009, 113-120.

“Politique de l'indétermination estéthique” [Politics of Aesthetic Indetermination] (with Jacques Rancière and Jan Völker), in: Jacques Rancière: Politique de l'esthétique, ed. by , Jérôme Gâme,Aliocha Wald Lasowski, Paris: Archives Contemporaines 2009, 157-175.

“Was ist ein Marxist? Lenins Wiederherstellung der Wahrheit des Namens” [What is a Marxist? Lenin’s Reconstitution of the Truth of the Name], in: Namen.Benennung, Verehrung, Wirkung (1850-1930), ed. by Tatjana Petzer, Sylvia Sasse, Franziska Thun-Hohenstein andSandro Zanetti: Berlin: Kadmos 2009, 225-242.

2008

“Alles verpöbelt sich zusehends! Namenlosigkeit und generische Inklusion” [Everything is visibly becoming mobized! Namelessness and Generic Inclusion], in: Soziale Systeme 14 (2008), Hb. 2, ed. by Sina Farzin, Sven Opitz, Urs Stäheli, Stuttgart: Lucius & Lucius 2008, 210-228.

“Von der Treue als subtraktiver Institution” [Of Fidelity as Subtractive Institution], in: Ereignis und Institution. Anknüpfungen an Alain Badiou, ed. by Gernot Kamecke, andHenning Teschke, Tübingen: Narr 2008, 69-96.

“Nachwort” [Afterword] (with Jan Völker), in: Rancière, Jacques: Ist Kunst widerständig?, Berlin: Merve 2008, 91-109.

2007

“Wir müssen das affirmative Begehren hüten” [We have to protectthe affirmative desire] (with Alain Badiou and Jan Völker), in: Badiou, Alain: Dritter Entwurf eines Manifests für den Affirmationismus, Berlin: Merve 2007, 37-54.

“Namenlosigkeit, von nichts zu Nichts oder Vom Pöbel zum Proletariat” [Namelessness, from nothing to Nothing or from the Rabble to the Proletariat], in: Latenz.40 Annäherungen an einen Begriff, ed. by Stefanie Diekmannand Thomas Khurana, Berlin: Kadmos 2007, 158-163.

Smaller Works

Entries on: “Communism”, “Factory / Worker”, “Nature”, “Prescription”, “Saturation”, “Subtraction”, in: The Badiou Dictionary, ed. by Steve Corcoran, Edinburgh 2015: Edinburgh University Press.

Entry on: “Alain Badiou”, in: Oxford Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, ed. by Michael Kelly, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2014.

“Philosophieren heißt leben zu lernen. Rezension zu A. Sell”, in: DZPhil 62 (2014) 1, 164-171.

Entries on: “Thomas Hobbes: Naturzustand”, “René Descartes: Genius Malignum”, “Immanuel Kant: Volk von Teufeln”in: Gedankenexperimente, ed. by Georg W. Bertram, Stuttgart 2012: Reclam.

Review: “Heideggerscher Vitalismus” [Heideggerian Vitalism. Review of Three Books by G. Agamben], Rezension zu G. Agamben, in: DZPhil 59 (2011) 3, 18-23.

“Unvereinbarkeit macht Dinge klar” [Irreconcilability Clarifies] (Interview with Jan Völker), in: Formate der Unsicherheit, ed. by Goethe Institut, Munich 2011, 9-11.

(Translation) Alain Badiou, “Das Reale dieses Krisenspektakels” [The Real of This Crisis Spectacle], in: TAZ, 13.11.2008.

“Ideology” (with Lars Bullmann), in: Encyclopedia of Social Theory, ed. by Austin Harrington, Barbara L. Marshall and Hans-Peter Müller, New York 2006: Verso, 264-267