Étienne Balibar


Étienne Balibar is Professor Emeritus of moral and political philosophy at Université de Paris X – Nanterre and Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine. He has published widely in the area of Marxist philosophy and moral and political philosophy in general. His many works include Lire le Capital (with Louis Althusser, Pierre Macherey, Jacques Rancière, Roger Establet, and F. Maspero) (1965);Spinoza et la politique (1985); Nous, citoyens d’Europe? Les frontières, l’État, le peuple(2001); Politics and the Other Scene (2002); L’Europe, l’Amérique, la Guerre. Réflexions sur la mediationeuropéenne (2003);  Europe, Constitution, Frontière (2005). His two seminars at Columbia for Fall 2012 are entitled "Foucault Inventeur du Structor" and “Humanism, Anti-Humanism, and the Question of Philosophical Anthropology”.