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Simon Critchley

A philosopher and lecturer in Philosophy at the New School for Social Research in New York, he has published more than twenty books covering a variety of areas including history of philosophy, political theory, religion, ethics, and aesthetics, in addition to monographs on the philosophers Emmanuel Levinas, Jacques Derrida and Martin Heidegger. Among his essays recently published in Spanish are Apuntes sobre el suicidio (Alpha Decay, 2016 – in English, Notes on Suicide, Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2001) in which he reflects on prejudices about suicide, and En qué pensamos cuando pensamos en fútbol (Sexto Piso, 2018 – in English, What We Think about When We Think about Football, Profile Books, 2017), a provocative essay in which he approaches the phenomenon of football from the standpoint of philosophy.

Update: 8 November 2018


Has participated in

Dialogue between Simon Critchley and Jordi Puntí

Why Do We Think about Football?