Susan Buck-Morss

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Susan Buck-Morss is a philosopher and cultural historian. She is a Professor of Political Science at CUNY Graduate Center, New York[1]. She graduated from Yale University, and received Ph.D. in European Intellectual History from Georgetown University (1975) with her Dissertation "Theodor W. Adorno and the Genesis of Critical Theory". A longtime professor at Cornell University's Department of Government, Buck-Morss was also a member of Cornell's graduate fields in Comparative Literature, History of Art, German Studies, and the School of Architecture, Art, and City and Regional Planning. She is on the editorial boards of several journals and has been an invited lecturer at dozens of universities worldwide. Her numerous international awards and fellowships include a Getty Scholar grant and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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  • editor, Theodor W. Adorno, Gesammelte Schriften, vol. 9: Soziologische Schriften II., Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1975. Republished as CD (Berlin: Digitale Bibliothek, 2003). [2] (German)
  • The Dialectics of Seeing: Walter Benjamin and the Arcades Project, MIT Press, 1989; 1991. (English)
    • Dialektik des Sehens - Walter Benjamin und das Passagen-Werk, trans. Joachim Schulte, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1993; 2000. [3] (German)
    • Dialéctica de la mirada: Walter Benjamin y la dialéctica de los pasajes, Madrid: Visor, 1995. (Spanish)
    • Dialética do olhar: Walter Benjamin e o projeto das passagens, trans. Ana Luiza Andrade, Belo Horizonte: UFMG, 2002. (Brazilian Portuguese)
    • Seoul, 2005. (Korean)
    • Η διαλεκτική της όρασης: Ο Βάλτερ Μπένγιαμιν και το Σχέδιο Eργασίας περί Στοών, Crete University Press, trans. Αθανασάκης Μανόλης, 2009. [4] (Greek)
    • Görmenin Diyalektiği: Walter Benjamin ve Pasajlar Projesi, trans. Ferit Burak Aydar, Istanbul: Metis, 2010. [5] (Turkish)
  • Dreamworld and Catastrophe: The Passing of Mass Utopia in East and West, MIT Press, 2000; 2002. (English)
    • Rüya Âlemi ve Felaket: Doğu'da ve Batı'da. Kitlesel Ütopyanın Tarihe Karışması, trans. Tuncay Birkan, Istanbul: Metis, 2004. [6] (Turkish)
    • Mundo soñado y catástrofe: la desaparición de la utopía de masas del Este y Oeste, Madrid: A. Machado libros, 2005. (Spanish)
    • Belgrade: Belgrade Circle, 2005. (Serbian)
    • 夢の世界とカタストロフィ――東西における大衆ユートピアの消滅, trans. Norio Horie (堀江則雄), Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten Publishers (岩波書店), 2008. [7] (Japanese)
  • Thinking Past Terror: Islamism and Critical Theory on the Left, Verso, 2003; new ed., upd., 2006. (English)
    • Athens, 2003. (Greek)
    • חשיבה מעבר לטרור: על איסלמיזם ותיאוריה ביקורתית בשמאל, Resling Press, Israel, 2004. [8] (Hebrew)
    • テロルを考える――イスラム主義と批判理論, trans. Murayama Toshikatsu (村山敏勝), Tokyo: Misuzu Shobo (みすず書房), 2005. [9] (Japanese)
  • Walter Benjamin, escritor revolucionario, trans. Mariano Lópex Seoane, Buenos Aires: Interzona, 2006. Collection of six essays on Benjamin. [10] (Spanish)
  • Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009. The book offers a fundamental reinterpretation of Hegel's master-slave dialectic by linking it to the influence of the Haitian Revolution. Buck-Morss discusses this book in a talk entitled "From Hegel and Haiti to Universal History", 2009. (English)
    • Hegel y Haití: La dialéctica amo-esclavo, una interpretación revolucionaria, Buenos Aires: Grupo editorial Norma, 2005. (Spanish)
    • Hegel et Haïti, trans. Noémie Séguol, Paris: Lignes, 2006. [11] (French)
    • Hegel und Haiti - Für eine neue Universalgeschichte, trans. Laurent Faasch-Ibrahim, Berlin: Suhrkamp, 2011. [12] (German)
    • Hegel, Haiti ve Evrensel Tarih, trans. Erkal Ünal, Istanbul: Metis, 2012. [13] (Turkish)
    • Hegel, Haiti i historia uniwersalna, trans. Katarzyna Bojarska, Warsaw: Krytyka Polityczna, 2014. [14] (Polish)

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