Department of French and Romance Philology  







Etienne Balibar



Visiting Professor (Fall 2016)

Moral and political philosophy
515 Philosophy Hall

Etienne Balibar is Professor Emeritus of moral and political philosophy at Université de Paris X – Nanterre and Professor Emeritus of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine. He also holds a part time Anniversary Chair in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University, London. He has published widely in the areas of epistemology, 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); Citoyen Sujet et autres essais d’anthropologie philosophique (2011) ; Violence and Civility. On the Limits of Political Philosophy (2015). His two seminars at Columbia for Fall 2016 are entitled "Lacan avant 1968” and “Towards a New Critique of Political Economy”.

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