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Jack Reynolds

Jack Reynolds is Senior Lecturer in the Philosophy Department at La Trobe University, and has written four books: Chronopathologies: The Politics of Time in Deleuze, Derrida, Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology (Lexington Books, 2011), Analytic Versus Continental: Arguments on the Methods and Value of Philosophy (Acumen, 2010, with James Chase), Merleau-Ponty and Derrida: Intertwining Embodiment and Alterity (Ohio, 2004), and Understanding Existentialism (Acumen, 2006). He has also co-edited four collections: Continuum Companion to Existentialism (Continuum, 2011), Postanalytic and Metacontinental: Crossing Philosophical Divides (Continuum, 2010), Merleau-Ponty: Key Concepts (Acumen, 2008), and Understanding Derrida (Continuum, 2004). He is currently doing research on inter-subjectivity and the perception of others, drawing on the phenomenological tradition as well as findings in developmental psychology and the cognitive sciences.

Jack Reynolds reviews 'Friedrich Nietzsche: A Philosophical Biography' by Julian Young

April 2011, no. 330 24 March 2011
If any book market is nearing saturation, it must be the Nietzsche one, yet new titles keep appearing. Julian Young’s biography, Nietzsche: A Philosophical Biography, is unusual, given the author’s academic repute as a Nietzsche scholar. Young acutely surveys Nietzsche’s life, while offering erudite accounts of his philosophy. As Young observes in explaining Nietzsche’s own self-referentia ... (read more)