Marc LaFountain reviews a new collection of Bataille's writings and considers the philosopher's thoughts on prayer in a system and practice of atheology.
Linda Brigham hypercontextualizes contemporary philosophy.
For Daniel Punday, Bernard Siegert's historical materialism - a difficult synthesis of historical, literary, and institutional analysis - falls somewhere between Derrida and Foucault. But see also the review in ebr by historian Richard John, who considers Siegert in the line of Walter Ong, Elizabeth Eisenstein, and Harold Innis.
Joseph Tabbi and Gregory Ulmer discuss what intellectual work will be like in the new electracy.
Joseph Tabbi reads both the book and the hypertext version of Strickland's True North.
An overview of Gregory Ulmer's thought by Victor Vitanza.