Edited Journal Issues


  • Italian Biopolitical Theory and Beyond: Genealogy, Psychoanalysis, Biology, special issue of Paragraph, Volume 39, Issue 1, Edinburgh University Press, 2016 [with B. Nedoh and M. Piasentier], 125 pp.
  • Lacan and Philosophy: The New Generation, special issue of JEP European Journal of Psychoanalysis, number 32, 2012, 336 pp. [republished in expanded version in book format by Re.press, 2014]
  • Italian Thought Today: Bio-economy, Human Nature, Christianity, special issue of Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, Volume 16, number 3, 2011, 180 pp. [republished in book format by Routledge, 2014]
  • Spinoza: Desire and PowerPli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy Volume 14 (2003) [with J. Rubin], 205 pp.
  • Foucault: Madness/Sexuality/BiopoliticsPli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy Volume 13 (2002) [with J. Rubin and A. Toscano], 204 pp. 


Articles in Journals


 

  • "Lacan with Kafka: All-Knowledge, Enjoyment, and the Big Other", in Crisis and Critique, Vol. 6, Issue 1, 2019
  • "Notes on Revolution and the Southern Question: Gramsci with Lenin", in Stasis, vol. 6, issue 2, 2019
  • "Obsession: The Desire of Tantalus", in Vestigia. Journal of the International Network of Psychotherapeutic Practice, Volume 1, Number 2, 2018, pp. 213-247
  • "Superpolitically Apolitical. On Agamben's The Use of Bodies", in Journal of Italian Philosophy, volume 1, 2018, pp. 22-26 [Italian translation in Il Rasoio di Occam / Micromega]
  • “Lenin and the State of the Revolution”, in Crisis and Critique, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 2017, pp. 106-131
  • “The Absence of the Sexual Relationship: A Transcendental Invariant of the Species?”, in Paragraph, 2016, Volume 39, Issue 1, 2016, pp. 82-92
  • “Psychoanalysis, Religion, Love”, in Crisis and Critique, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 56-71
  • “The First Gram of Jouissance”, in The Comparatist, volume 39, 2015, pp. 6-21
  • “The Body of Structural Dialectic: Badiou, Lacan, and the ‘Human Animal’”, in Indigo, Vol. 8, Spring-Summer 2013, pp. 116-127 [reprinted in Badiou Studies, vol. 3, no 1, 2014, pp. 1-23]
  • “Christianity or Communism? Žižek’s Marxian Hegelianism and Hegelian Marxism”, in Revue internationale de philosophie, 3-2012 / volume 66 / no. 261, pp. 399-420 [with a reply by Žižek]
  • “Wounds of Testimony and Martyrs of the Unconscious: Lacan and Pasolini Contra the Discourse of Freedom”, in JEP European Journal of Psychoanalysis, no. 32, 2012, pp. 245-285
  • "Editorial Introduction: Towards a New Philosophical-Psychoanalytic Materialism and Realism", in JEP European Journal of Psychoanalysis, no. 32, 2012, pp. 9-27
  • “Of (Post)socialist Animals and Plants: Lysenko with Platonov” (with O. Timofeeva), in Umbr(a), Techonology, 2012, pp. 115-127
  • “Of Bastard Man and Evil Woman, or, The Horror of Sex. On Antichrist”, in Film-Philosophy, vol. 16, no. 1 (2012)  [Russian translation in Lacanalia, 2016]
  • “Umano, inumano e umanesimo nella 'Critica della ragion dialettica' di Sartre”, in aut aut, 353 (2012), pp. 135-151
  • “The Bio-Theo-Politics of Birth”, in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, volume 16, number 3 (2011), pp. 100-115 [Slovenian translation in Problemi, 5-6, 2011]
  • “The Event of Language as Form of Life: Agamben’s Linguistic Vitalism” (with F. Ruda), in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, volume 16, number 3 (2011), pp. 163-180
  • “Editorial Introduction: Biopolitics in Early Twenty-First-Century Italian Theory”, in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, volume 16, number 3 (2011), pp. 1-6
  • “Hyperstructuralism’s Necessity of Contingency. On Jean-Claude Milner”, in S, volume 3 (2010) [Slovenian translation in Problemi, 1-2, 2011]
  • “The World of Desire: Lacan Between Psychoanalytic Theory and Evolutionary Biology’”, in Filozofski Vestnik, international edition (2009), pp. 83-112 [reprinted in Yearbook of Comparative Literature, Volume 55, 2009]
  • “Lacancı Hakikatin Marksist Maddecilik Olarak Olası Ele Alınış Biçimini Önceleyen Düşünceler”, in MonoKL 6-7 (2009), pp. 536-551
  • “Topology of Fear”, in Subjectivity: International Journal of Critical Psychology, vol. 24 (2008), pp. 298-313
  • “The Gift of Grace: on Dogville”, in Film-Philosophy, Volume 12, No 1, ed. B. Noys (2008), pp. 1-22
  • “Giorgio Agamben-ui Francesco-pa-jeok jon-jae-ron”, in Jawum and Mowum 2008, pp. 476-499
  • “Agape and the Anonymous Religion of Atheism”, in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 12/1 (2007) [with A. Toscano], pp. 113-126
  • Le Ressort de l’Amour: Lacan’s Theory of Love in His Reading of Plato’s Symposium”, in “Encounters with Ancient Thought”, Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 11/3, ed. J. Sellars (2006), pp. 61-81 [Russian translation in New Literary Observer, 2011]
  • “Count-as-One, Forming-into-One, Unary Trait, S1: Number in Badiou and Lacan”, in Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, Vol 2, No 1 (2006), pp. 68-93
  • “Lacan with Lars von Trier: Tragic Transgression and Symbolic Reinscription”, in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 11/2, (2006), pp. 49-62
  • “The Subject of the Imaginary (other)”, in Journal for Lacanian Studies, 3.1. (2005), pp. 1-34
  • “Ethics and Capital: Ex Nihilo”, in Umbr(a) (2005), pp. 9-25 [with A. Toscano]
  • “Lucid Unreason: Foucault with Artaud”, in Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy 13 (2002), pp. 26-65
  • “Il dolore di Artaud”, in aut aut, 304 (2001), pp. 121-143
  • “La lucida sragione: Artaud e Foucault”, in aut aut, 285-286 (1998), pp. 211-240 


Chapters in Books


  • "Insomnia@Work: Between Postworkerism and Psychoanalysis", in A. Penzin (ed.), Post-Multitudes: Concepts, Politics and Culture (Bloomsbury, 2019)
  • “Obsessional Desire”, in C. Owens (ed.), Reading Seminars IV and V (Routledge, 2019)
  • “Author, Subject, Structure: Lacan contra Foucault”, in N. Bou Ali & R. Goel, Lacan contra Foucault (Bloomsbury, 2018), pp. 55-80
  • “Lacan with Evo-Devo?”, in J. Goldbach and J. A. Godley (eds.), Inheritance in Psychoanalysis (SUNY Press, 2018), pp. 44-56
  • “The State of Communism: Badiou, Lenin, Stalin”, in D. Finkelde (ed.), Badiou and the State (Nomos Verlag, 2017), pp. 127-150
  • “Exalted Obscenity and the Lawyer of God: Lacan and Deleuze on the Baroque”, in B. Nedoh and A. Zevnik (eds.), Another Deleuze, Another Lacan: Clinic, Politics, Philosophy (Edinburgh University Press, 2017), pp. 141-162 [Slovenian translation in Problemi, 5-6, 2016]
  • Jouissance in Lacan’s Seminar XX: Prolegomena to a New Reading”, in M. De Beistegui (ed.), The Care of Life (Rowman and Littlefield, 2014), pp. 295-307 [Slovenian translation in Problemi, 5-6, 2015]
  • “Pasolini e l'aborto: tra biopolitica e tanatopolitica”, in Corpus XXX: Pasolini, ed. D. Messina (Clueb, 2012), pp. 80-95 [Serbian translation in Filozofski Magazin, 2015]
  • “Ernesto Laclau, rivoluzionario borghese”, in Democrazia radicale e populismo, ed. M. Baldassari and D. Melegari (Ombre Corte, 2012), pp. 227-237
  • “Christianisme ou communisme? L’hégélianisme marxien et le marxisme hégélien de Žižek”, in Autour de Slavoj Žižek: Psychanalyse, Marxisme, Idéalisme Allemand [Actuel Marx Confrontation series], ed. R. Moati (Presses Universitaires de France, 2010), pp. 44-67
  • “Notes Towards a Manifesto for Metacritical Realism”, in Beyond Potentialities? Politics Between the Possible and the Impossible, eds. M. Potocnik, F. Ruda & J. Volker (Diaphanes, 2011), pp. 23-37
  • “A Theatre of Subtractive Extinction: Bene Without Deleuze”, in Deleuze and Performance [Deleuze Connections series], ed. L. Cull (Edinburgh University Press, 2009), pp. 71-88 [Italian translation in Mimesis, 2, 2012]
  • “Giorgio Agamben’s Franciscan Ontology”, in The Italian Difference: Between Nihilism and Biopolitics, eds L. Chiesa & A. Toscano (Re.press 2009), pp. 149-163 [Slovenian translation in Problemi, 3/4 (2008)]
  • “Introduction”, in The Italian Difference: Between Nihilism and Biopolitics, eds L. Chiesa & A. Toscano (Re.press 2009), pp. 1-10 [with A. Toscano]
  • “Of Teaching and the University Discourse”, in Psychoanalytic Practice and State Regulation, ed. I. Parker and S. Revelli (Karnac Books, 2008), pp. 74-85
  • “Pasolini, Badiou, Žižek en de erfenis van de christelijke naastenliefde”, in Liberticide: Kritische reflecties op het Neoliberalisme, eds. T. Bakker and R. Brouwer (Uitgeverij IJzer Utrecht, 2008), pp. 205-224
  • “Pasolini and the Ugliness of Bodies”, in In Corpore: Bodies in Post-Unification Italy, ed. L. Polezzi and C. Ross (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2007), pp. 208-227
  • Entry on Jacques Lacan, in New Makers of Modern Culture, ed. J. Wintle (Routledge, 2006)
  • Entry on Alain Badiou, in New Makers of Modern Culture, ed. J. Wintle (Routledge, 2006)
  • “Lacan with Artaud: j’ouïs-sensjouis-sansjouis-sens”, in Lacan: The Silent Partners, ed. S. Žižek (Verso, 2006), pp. 336-364 [Spanish translation in Lacan: Los interlocutores mudos (Akal, 2013)] [Russian translation in Lacanalia, 2018]
  • “Pasolini, Badiou, Žižek und das Erbe der christlichen Liebe”, in Wieder Religion? Christentum im zeitgenössischen kritischen Denken (Lacan, Zizek, Badiou u.a.), ed. M. de Kesel and D. Hoens (Turia + Kant, 2006), pp. 107-126 [English version in HTVNews, vol.60 (2005); Ukrainian translation in Prostory (2013)]
  • “Nota del curatore”, in S. Žižek, America Oggi: Abu Ghraib e altre oscenità del potere (Ombre Corte, 2005), pp. 7-11
  • “Tutto quello che avreste sempre voluto sapere su Hitchcock e non avete mai osato (non) chiedere a Žižek”, in S. Žižek, Dello sguardo e altri oggetti. Saggi su cinema e psicoanalisi (Campanotto, 2004), pp. 7-22 [with D. Cantone]
  • “Nota dei curatori”, in S. Žižek, Il soggetto scabroso – Trattato di ontologia politica (Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2003), pp. x-xiii [with D. Cantone] 


Translated Articles


  • G. Agamben, ‘Laughter and the Kingdom’, in I. Illich, Early Essays (edited by S. Sanjay) (Penn State University Press, 2018)
  • A. Negri, ‘Rereading Pashukanis. Discussion Notes’, in Stasis, Volume 5, Number 2, 2017
  • R. Esposito, ‘Persons and Things’, in Paragraph (2016), Volume 39, Issue 1, 2016
  • G. Agamben, ‘Angels’, in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, volume 16, number 3 (2011), pp. 117-123
  • R. Esposito, ‘Politics and Human Nature’, in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, volume 16, number 3 (2011), pp. 77-84
  • P. Virno, ‘And So On, to Infinity: Logic and Anthropology’, in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, volume 16, number 3 (2011), pp. 63-76
  • A. Negri, ‘The Italian Difference’, in The Italian Difference: Between Nihilism and Biopolitics, eds. L. Chiesa & A. Toscano (Re.press 2009), pp. 13-23
  • G. Vattimo, ‘Nihilism as Emancipation’, in The Italian Difference: Between Nihilism and Biopolitics, eds. L. Chiesa & A. Toscano (Re.press 2009), pp. 31-35
  • R. Esposito, ‘Community and Nihilism’, in The Italian Difference: Between Nihilism and Biopolitics, eds. L. Chiesa & A. Toscano (Re.press 2009), pp. 37-53
  • P. A. Rovatti, ‘Foucault Docet: Response to Negri’s The Italian Difference’, in The Italian Difference: Between Nihilism and Biopolitics, eds. L. Chiesa & A. Toscano (Re.press 2009), pp. 25-29
  • J. Lacan, “Aristotle’s Dream”, in Angelaki, 11/3 (2006), pp. 83-85
  • A. Badiou, “Love what you will never believe twice”, in Positions, vol. 14, pp. 649-658 (2005)
  • J. Copjec, “Il soggetto ortopsichico: teoria cinematografica e ricezione di Lacan” (Campanotto, 2004), pp. 213-249
  • C. Dumoulié, “Spinoza, or, The Power of Desire”, in Pli 14 (2003), pp. 44-52
  • P. A. Rovatti, “Astride a Low Wall: Notes on Philosophy and Madness”, in Pli 13 (2002), pp. 13-25
  • M. Foucault, “Preface to the Italian edition of La volonté de savoir”, in Pli 13 (2002), pp. 11-12
  • A. Artaud, “Alienazione e magia nera. Dossier di Artaud le Mômo”, in aut aut, 285-286 (1998), pp. 204-210