Robert Hurley is a highly regarded translator and thinker, responsible for translating some of the most seminal texts of the late twentieth century in philosophy and religion. His translations include Foucault’s History of Sexuality Vol. 1, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, Pierre Clastres’ Society Against the State, and several texts by Georges Bataille, including Theory of Religion. Hurley’s translation of the Invisible Committee’s Now will be published by Semiotext(e) in November.
Ontology is the philosophical study of the nature of being, becoming, existence, or reality, as well as the basic categories of being and their relations.
This talk is sponsored by the Catharine Gould Chism Fund for the Humanities and the Arts; Religious Studies; Gender and Queer Studies; and French Studies.