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Magun Artemy

Associate Professor, Department of Problems of Interdisciplinary Synthesis in the Field of Social Sciences and Humanities, Head of the Smolny Collegium, PhD in Political Science (The University of Michigan)

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Political philosophy
  • Democratic Theory
  • Philosophy of History
  • Aesthetics
  • Theory and history of revolution
  • Contemporary Russian politics
  • Higher Education in Russia
  • Sociology of Social Movements
  • The Negative Revolution. In: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
  • Politics of the One. Edited by A. Magun. In: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
  • Edinstvo i Odinochestvo (Unity and Solitude). Recommended by UMO in Liberal Arts and Humanities as a teaching material. Moscow: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2011 [in Russian].
  • La révolution négative. La déconstruction du sujet politique. In: Harmattan, 2009 [in French].
  • Otrizatelnaya revoliuziia (The negative revolution). Saint-Petersburg: The European University at Saint-Petersburg Publishers, 2008.
Selected articles in scholarly journals and edited volumes
  • Karl Marx and Hannah Arendt on the Jewish Question. In: Continental Philosophy Review, 2012.
  • Negativity (dis-)embodied. Th. Adorno and Ph. Lacoue-Labarthe on Mimesis. In: New German Critique, 2012.
  • Communisme qui est, communisme à venir, in: L’idée du communisme, ed. S. Zizek, A. Badiou. In: Lignes, 2011.
  • Perestroika kak konservativnaya revoliuzia (Perestroika as a conservative revolution). In: Neprikosnovennyi Zapas. 2010:6 [in Russian].
  • Otrizatelnaya revoliuzia Andreya Platonova (Andrey Platonov’s Negative Revolution). In: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie. 2010. No.106. P.56-88 [in Russian].
  • "Une danse à deux", in: Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe. La césure d’impossible. In: Lignes. 2010. P.373-386 [in French].
  • "Kant on the French Revolution: the Role of Terror in the Construction of the Subject." In: Terror, Terrorism, States and Societies, ed. S. Das and Rada Ivekovic. In: Women Unlimited. New Delhi, 2010. P.3-23.
  • Marx's Theory of Time and the Present Historical Moment, Rethinking Marxism. In: A Journal of Economics, Culture & Society, 2010. Vol.22. P.90-109.
  • The birth of terrorism out of the spirit of Enlightenment: the subject of Enlightenment and the terrorist sensorium. In: Law and Evil. Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis. NY, Milton Park: Routledge. 2010. P.148-168.
  • What is an orientation in history? Openness and subjectivity. In: Telos, 2009. No.147, Р.121–48.
  • Politicheskaya teologiya Karla Marxa i Hanny Arendt. In: Vestnik SPBGU, 2009. Seria 6. No.1. P.42-52 [in Russian].
  • Le terrorisme contemporain et ses conditions philosophiques. Le sensorium des Lumières. In: Rue Descartes, 2009. No.62. P.47-54 [in French].
  • The Double Bind. The Ambivalent Treatment of Tragic Passions in Hannah Arendt’s Theory of Revolution. History of Political Thought, 2007. No.4. P.719-746.
  • The Post-Communist Revolution in Russia and the Genesis of Representative Democracy. Redescriptions. In: Yearbook of Political Thought and Conceptual History, 2007. Vol. 11. P.61-78.
  • Imperializatsia. Poniatie imperii i sovremennyi mir (“The imperialization. The concept of empire and the contemporary world”). In: Polis, 2007. No.2, P.63-80.
  • La révolution négative. La chute du communisme en Russie et le concept de révolution ("The negative revolution. The fall of communism in Russia and the concept of revolution"). In: Les Temps Modernes. Paris, 2006 (September-October). No.640. P.163-189.
  • La rivoluzione post-communista in Russia e la genesi della democrazia rappresentativa. In: Scienza e Politica. Bologna, 2005. No.32. P.55-68.
  • Chto znachit orientirovatsia v istorii ("What does it mean: to orient oneself in history?"). In: Kosmopolis. Moscow 2004(2005). No.4(10). P.201-219.
  • Poniatie i opyt revoliuzii (The concept and the experience of revolution). In: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie. 2003. No.64. P.54-79.
  • The Work of Leisure: The Figure of Empty Time in the Poetics of Hölderlin and Mandelshtam. In: Modern Language Notes, 2003 (December). Vol.118. No.5.
  • "Carl Schmitt kak diagnost politicheskogo krizisa sovremennosti" (Carl Schmitt as the diagnost of the contemporary political crisis). In: Polis. Moscow, 2003. No2. P.112-123.
  • "Le danger du pouvoir ou le pouvoir du danger. L’aspect historique de la volonté de puissance chez Nietzsche" (The danger of power and the power of danger. The historical aspect of the will to power in Nietzsche). In: Lignes, 2002 (February). P.233-249.
  • "Poniatie suzhdenia v filosofii Khanny Arendt" ("The notion of judgment in the philosophy of Hannah Arendt"). In: Voprosy Filosofii. Moscow, 1998. No.11. P.102-115.
Editorial work; translation
  • Keti Chukhrov,  Byt’ i Ispolnyat’ (To be and to perform), European University Press, editor, 2011
  • Editor of a series, “Aesthetics and Politics”, European University Press, 2011
  • Jacques Rancière, Razdelyaia Chuvstvennoe (Sharing the sensible), European University Press, 2007
  • Quentin Skinner, Svoboda do Liberalizma (Freedom before Liberalism), European University Press, translator, 2007
  • Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, invited editor, issues 63, 69, 2003-2004
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