John William Pearson Phillips

 

Selected Publication History

 

“Aristotle’s Abduction: The Institution of Frontiers.” The Oxford Literary Review.  14 (1992) 171 - 95.   Eds.  Geoff Bennington and Barry Stocker.

“The Enigma in Question:  Ethics After Heidegger,” Postmodern Surroundings. Ed. Steven Earnshaw. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1994. 203-13.

“The Subject of the Other.” Critical Studies. 8 (1997) 29 - 42.

Technê’s Other Eye: Concerning an Art with no Effects.” Art, Criticism, Theory. 4 (1998) 51 - 64.

“As If ... The Postmodern Psyche and the Borderline Case,” Postmodern Subjects, Postmodern Texts. Ed. Steven Earnshaw. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1995.

“Just Sentences: The Incalculable in Postmodern Justice” Just Postmodernism.  Ed. Steven Earnshaw. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1997.

“The Fissure of Authority: Violence and the Acquisition of Knowledge,” Reading Melanie Klein. Ed. Lyndsey Stonebridge and John Phillips. London: Routledge, 1998.

Reading Melanie Klein. Eds. John Phillips and Lyndsey Stonebridge. London: Routledge, 1998.

“Lagging Behind: Postcoloniality, Theory and the Future,” Travel Writing and Empire. Ed. Steven Clark. London: Zed, 1999.

“Singapore Soil: A Completely Different Organization of Space,” Urban Space and Representation. Ed. Maria Balshaw and Liam Kennedy. London: Pluto Press, 1999.

Contested Knowledge: A Guide to Critical Theory. London: Zed, 2000.

“Poststructuralism and Deconstruction,” in Chapter 321 “Critical Theory,” Ed. Steven Connor. Annotated Bibliography for English Studies. Lisse: Swets and Zeitlinger, May 1997.  Updated 2000 & 2001.

“Deconstruction in Terms.”  Some Versions of Différance: A Workshop on Deconstruction. Ed. John Whelan-Bridge. Singapore: Centre for Advanced Studies, 2001.

“Idea for a Universal History with a Virtual Purpose—the world wide will.”  Approaching a New Millennium: Lessons from the Past - Prospects for the Future. Proceedings of the 7th Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas.  Ed. Daniel Apollon, Odd-Bjorn Fure and Lars Svåsand. Bergen: HIT, 2000.

“Cockpits, Coffins, and the Camera Obscura: Sighted Weapons and Modernist Opacity.” Co-Author Ryan Bishop. boundary 2 vol. 29, no. 2 (Summer 2002).

“Manufacturing Emergencies,” Co-Author Ryan Bishop. Theory Culture and Society, 19 4, Fall 2002. 620-625.

Postcolonial Urbanism: Southeast Asian Cities and Global Processes.  Ed. (with Ryan Bishop and Wei-Wei Yeo) New York: Routledge, 2003.

“The Curious Logic of the Hinge.” Co-Author Ryan Bishop. Body and Society (special issue, ed. John Armitage) Vol 9 No. 4, December 2003. 1-21.

Beyond Description: Space Historicity Singapore. Ed. (with Ryan Bishop and Wei-Wei Yeo) London: Routledge, 2004. 

“British Soil: Repeat, Multiply, Address,” Constructing British Identities: Texts, Sub-Texts, and Contexts, ed. Andrew Benjamin and Robbie B. H. Goh. New York: Peter Lang, 2002.

“Torn Pieces: A New Aesthetics of Trash,” in Postmodern Singapore, ed. William Lim. Singapore: Select, 2002.

“Wanderings: The Space of Writing and the Ineluctable World of the Future,” Collection Frontières: The Geopolitics of Globalization and Southeast Asia/Europe Relations. Ed. Jean-Claude Redonnet and Srilata Ravi. Paris: Sorbonnes, 2003.

“William Lim: The Evolution of an Alternative.” Introduction to Alternative (Post)Modernity: An Asian Perspective. William Lim. Singapore: Select, 2003.

“The Slow and the Blind.” Co-Author Ryan Bishop. Culture and Organization Volume 10, Number 1 March 2004, 61 - 75

“Martin Heidegger.” Twentieth Century European Cultural Theorists. Ed. Paul Hanson. Columbia Ca: DLB, 2004.

“Jacques Derrida,” The Encyclopedia of Social theory. 2 Vols. Ed. George Ritzer. London: Sage, 2004.

“Beyond Description: Singapore Space Historicity” Introduction to Beyond Description: Space Historicity Singapore. Edited by Ryan Bishop, John Phillips and Wei-Wei Yeo.  London: Routledge, 2004.

“Urban New Archiving,” in Beyond Description: Space Historicity Singapore. Edited Ryan Bishop, John Phillips and Wei-Wei Yeo.  London: Routledge, 2004.

Diasporic Communities and Identity Politics: Containing the Political” (with Ryan Bishop) in Asian Diasporas: Cultures, Identities, Representations. Ed. Robbie B.H. Goh and Shawn Wong. Hong Kong: HKUP, 2004.

“The Future of the Past: Archiving Singapore” in Urban Memory: History and Oblivion in the Modern City. Ed. Mark Crinson. London: Routledge, 2004.

“Review Essay on Paradigms of Reading and Close Reading.” European Journal of English Studies Volume 8 Number 1 April 2004.

“Kraft og Klassifikation: Frugter af Hegels Logik.” Kulture og Klasse 99 33. Argang Nr. 1 (2005) 59-85. (Translation into Danish of an article on G. W. F. Hegel and Jacques Derrida for the Danish Journal).

“Failures: The Deconstruction of the Teaching Body.” Parallax, 40, July-September 2006. 27-42.

John Phillips with Mike Featherstone, Couze Venn and Ryan Bishop, eds. Theory Culture and Society, Vol. 23, nos. 2 and 3 (March-May 2006), special issue on Problematizing Global Knowledge.

“Logic of Knowledge,” “Agencement/Assemblage,” “Deconstruction,” Theory Culture and Society, Vol. 23, nos. 2 and 3 (March-May 2006), special issue on Problematizing Global Knowledge. 97-101, 108-111, 194-195.

“Language,” “The Knowledge Apparatus,” “Ignorance,” and “Violence.” With Ryan Bishop. Theory Culture and Society, Vol. 23, nos. 2 and 3 (March-May 2006), special issue on Problematizing Global Knowledge. 51-59, 186-191, 180-183, 377-387.

John Phillips with Ryan Bishop and Greg Clancey, eds. Just Targets. Special Issue of Cultural Politics, Vol. 2, no. 1 March 2006. “Introduction,” 5-28.

“Targeting the City,” Interventions in Under Fire 2: The Organization and Representation of Violence. Ed. Jordan Crandall. Rotterdam: Witte de With, 2005.

“Commentary on William Lim’s Urban Theory” in Asian Ethical Urbanism by William Lim. Singapore: World Scientific, 2005.

“Blake’s Question (from the Orient).” The Reception of Blake in the Orient. Ed. Steve Clark and Masashi Suzuki. London: Continuum, 2006. 288-300.

“To Execute a Clinamen.” Figures of Bloom: The Salt Companion to Harold Bloom. Ed. Graham Allen and Roy Sellars. Cambridge: Salt, 2006.

 “Baudrillard and the Evil Genius,” with Ryan bishop, in Baudrillard Now, ed. Ryan Bishop, London: Polity, 2009, 28-46.

“What is a Tank?” with Ryan Bishop, in Baudrillard Now, ed. Ryan Bishop, London: Polity, 2009, 136-153.

“Baudrillard and Humanity’s End,” in Baudrillard Now, ed. Ryan Bishop, London: Polity, 159-171.

“Room for Play in Asian Design: Preformation, Information, Alteration.” Asian Design Culture. Ed. William Lim. Singapore: AA Asia, 2009, 68-79.

 “Force and Classification: the Fruits of Hegel’s Logic.” Glossing Glas. Ed. Roy Sellars and Per Hansen. Nebraska University Press (contract signed and book in press).

“Shakespeare and the Question of Intercultural Performance.” Shakespeare in Asia: Contemporary Performance. Ed. Dennis Kennedy and Yong Li Lan. Cambridge: CUP, 2010.

Modernist Avant-Garde Aesthetics and Contemporary Military Technology: Technicities of Perception. (Co-authored with Ryan Bishop). Edinburgh: EUP, 2010.

 

 

Some Book Covers

 

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From left to right:

Reading Melanie Klein. Ed. John Phillips and Lyndsey Stonebridge. London: Routledge, 1998.

Contested Knowledge: A Guide to Critical Theory. London: Zed, 2000.

Postcolonial Urbanism: Southeast Asian Cities and Global Processes.  Ed. Ryan Bishop, John Phillips and Wei-Wei Yeo. New York: Routledge, 2003.

Beyond Description: Space Historicity Singapore. Ed. Ryan Bishop, John Phillips and Wei-Wei Yeo. London: Routledge, 2004. 

Problematizing Global Knowledge.  Ed. Mike Featherstone, Couze Venn, Ryan Bishop and John Phillips. Theory Culture and Society, Vol. 23, nos. 2 and 3 (March-May 2006).

Modernist Avant-Garde Aesthetics and Contemporary Military Technology. (Co-authored with Ryan Bishop). Edinburgh: EUP, 2010.

 

 

 

 

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