Book Reviews | Critique & Praxis

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Book Reviews

Maeve Cooke, Constellations, October 2023

Renée Heberle, Political TheoryDecember 2021

Ali Sadeghi, Theory, Culture & Society, August 18, 2021

Miguel de Beistegui, “Critique and Praxis is nothing short of a colossal achievement, which will be discussed for years to come,” British Journal of Sociology 72, no. 3 (June 2021): 846-851.

Seyla Benhabib, “On the unity and dissonance of Critique and Praxis,”   British Journal of Sociology 72, no. 3 (June 2021): 859-863.

Rebecca Elliot, “Critique and Praxis,” British Journal of Sociology 72, no. 3 (June 2021): 845.

Biodun Jeyifo, “An ‘illuminati’ and its acolytes: Critical theory in the text and in the world: Being a commentary on Bernard Harcourt’s Critique and Praxis,”  British Journal of Sociology 72, no. 3 (June 2021): 863-870.

Frieder Vogelmann, “Lonely and beyond truth? Two objections to Bernard Harcourt’s Critique and Praxis,”  British Journal of Sociology 72, no. 3 (June 2021): 852-859.

Benjamin P. Davis, “The Future of Critical Theory,” Culture, Theory and Critique, May 11, 2021

Colin Koopman, “Critique in Truth,” Foucault Studies, No. 30 (June 2021): 106-112

Eric Laursen, “Theorizing Politics as Endless Struggle,” History News Network, May 23, 2021

Eric Lauren, “Only Change is Permanent,” Fifth Estate, No. 409 (Summer 2021)

Jacob Collins, “Colliding Particles,” New Left Review, Vol. 127 (January-February 2021): 147-160

Misun Dokko, Social Epistemology Review, February 16, 2021

Daniele Lorenzini, Critical Inquiry, December 16, 2020

Michael Welton, CounterPunch, December 10, 2020

Michael Maidan, Marx & Philosophy Review of Books, December 5, 2020


Samuel Lee, Truthseeker, August 30, 2021

Kai Wortman, New Books Network, May 31, 2021

Ruben Verkoelen, “Confronting Theory and Praxis: An Interview with Bernard E. Harcourt,” Journal of the History of Ideas, February 3, 2021

American Philosophical Association Blog, “New Book Spotlight with H.L. Schmidt,” American Philosophical Association, January 15, 2021

Eve Glasberg, “A New Book Challenges Us to Turn Contemplation Into Action in This Time of Crisis,” Columbia News, October 5, 2020


The Polonsky Salon in Jerusalem with Professor Shai Lavi and Dr. Carmen Dege, March 2, 2021


Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Heyman Center, October 22, 2020:


Heyman Center: New Books in the Arts & Sciences, October 22, 2020:

American Political Science Association, September 10, 2020: