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About Agon Hamza and Frank Ruda

Agon Hamza, Ph.D. in philosophy, is the author of Reading Marx (Polity, 2018; with Frank Ruda and Slavoj Žižek), Althusser and Pasolini: Philosophy, Marxism, and Film (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), and From Myth to Symptom: The Case of Kosovo (Kolektivi Materializmi Dialektik, 2013; with Slavoj Žižek). In addition, he is the editor of Althusser and Theology: Religion, Politics and Philosophy (Brill, 2016) and Repeating Žižek (Duke University Press, 2015), as well as coeditor, with Frank Ruda, of Slavoj Žižek and Dialectical Materialism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). He is founder and co-editor (with Frank Ruda) of the international philosophy journal Crisis and Critique. Frank Ruda is a senior lecturer in philosophy at the University of Dundee, UK. His most recent publications include Reading Marx (with Slavoj Žižek and Agon Hamza, Polity 2018), The Dash – the Other Side of Absolute Knowing (with Rebecca Comay, MIT Press, 2018) and Abolishing Freedom. A Plea for a Contemporary Use of Fatalism (Nebraska UP 2016). With Agon Hamza, he is the co-editor of the journal Crisis and Critique.
Latest Posts | By Agon Hamza and Frank Ruda
The R-Files 4.0: Osip Mandelstam’s Poetry & Violence
7 months ago

The R-Files 4.0: Osip Mandelstam’s Poetry & Violence

“R-Files” (short for “Review-Files”) is a new monthly feature of The Philosophical Salon. Under this heading, philosophers Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza look at what is happening in the world …
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The R-Files 2.0: Aspects of Right-Wing Extremism & Pandemic! 2: Chronicles of a Time Lost
10 months ago

The R-Files 2.0: Aspects of Right-Wing Extremism & Pandemic! 2: Chronicles of a Time Lost

“The R-Files” (short for “The Review Files”) is a new monthly feature of The Philosophical Salon. Under this heading, philosophers Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza take a look at what …
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The R-Files 1.0: On Eclipse of Reason & Elements of the Philosophy of Right
11 months ago

The R-Files 1.0: On Eclipse of Reason & Elements of the Philosophy of Right

“The R-Files” (short for “The Review Files”) is a new monthly feature of The Philosophical Salon. Under this heading, philosophers Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza take a look at what …
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Eleven Theses on…
3 years ago

Eleven Theses on…

With this text we want to salute an absolutely arbitrary event in the life of one of the most important thinkers in today’s world. The event is his 70th birthday. …
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