Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Short Summer Reading List

For any students of political theory who might catch this, here's a short summer reading list. Amazon url's are in parentheses. I also have online url's for some of the classics. No particular order of preference.


1. Jean Baudrillard, Selected Writings.

2. Michel Foucault, A History of Sexuality, vol 1. (

3. Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, Empire (

4. Anthony Appiah, Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,

5. Carol Smart, Law, Crime, and Sexuality: Essays in Feminism, (

6. Slavoj Zizek, Living in the End Times, (

7. Karl Marx, The Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844, online at

8. Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince, online at

9. Shakespeare, Hamlet, online at,+Hamlet&printsec=frontcover&source=bn&hl=en&ei=Eez9S5TuG4H88Aamh9jYDQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CDcQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q&f=falseFriedrich

10. Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra,

11. hooks, Killing Rage: Ending Racism (

12. bell hooks, Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery,

13. Plato, Republic, Books XIII and IX, online at

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