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  1. John Lechte (2012/2011). Genealogy and Ontology of the Western Image and its Digital Future. Routledge.
    Genealogy and ontology (paradigms) -- The image in photography and cinema and its digital future.
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  2. John Lechte (2011). The Vicissitudes of 'Democracy to Come': Political Community, Khôra, the Human. Derrida Today 4 (2):215-232.
    After beginning by situating the author's (possible) relation to Derrida's expression, ‘democracy to come’, the article proceeds from the position that Derrida's phrase is to be understood as part of a political intervention. Indeed, the inseparability of democracy and deconstruction confirms this. After setting out some of the pertinent features of ‘democracy to come’ – seen, in part, in the General Will – the notion of political community in the thought of Hannah Arendt is brought into question, if not deconstructed. (...)
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  3. John Lechte (2008). Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers: From Structuralism to Post-Humanism. Routledge.
    This revised second edition of our bestselling Key Guide includes brand new entries on some of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth and twenty-first ...
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  4. John Lechte (2005). Bataille and Caillois: Communication and Chance. Thesis Eleven 83:90.
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  5. John Lechte (2005). Book Review: Bataille and Caillois: Communication and Chance. [REVIEW] Thesis Eleven 83 (1):90-103.
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  6. John Lechte (2004). Julia Kristeva: Live Theory. Continuum.
    This innovative introductory text not only clearly explains Kristeva's most difficult ideas, but also provides new insights into her work.
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  7. John Lechte (2004). The Beauty of Bourdieu'. In Jeff Browitt & Brian Nelson (eds.), Practising Theory: Pierre Bourdieu and the Field of Cultural Production. University of Delaware Press. 65--73.
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  8. John Lechte (2002). Complexity and Exchange Relations. Thesis Eleven 71 (1):93-105.
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  9. John Lechte (1999). `To Gaze, To See; To See: Perchance To Look...': On Vision, Surrealism and Other French Insights. Thesis Eleven 58 (1):106-118.
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  10. John Lechte (1998). Thinking the (Ecstatic) Essential: Heidegger After Bataille. Thesis Eleven 52 (1):35-52.
    The thought of Heidegger and Bataille has rarely been placed in proximity. However, the notion of the `ecstatic' unconsciously draws them together. Its fundamental ramifications in each thinker's oeuvre should prompt serious reflection, particularly in the age of calculation and cybernetics. The non-utilitarian aspects of the gift, exchange, sacrifice and the sacred also bring the two thinkers closer to each other in a challenge to the dominance of what Bataille calls the `restricted economy' of balanced accounts and equilibrium at all (...)
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  11. John Lechte (ed.) (1994). Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers: From Structuralism to Postmodernity. Routledge.
    Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers surveys the most important figures who have influenced post-war thought. The reader is guided through structuralism, semiotics, post-Marxism and Annales history, on to modernity and postmodernity. With its comprehensive biographical and bibliographical information, this book provides a vital reference work of the last fifty years.
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  12. John Lechte (1993). Review Articles : Paris or the Beach: On Components of Australian Intellectual Culture. Thesis Eleven 35 (1):101-111.
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  13. John Lechte (1993). Reviews : Slavoj Žižek, The Sublime Object of Ideology (Verso, 1989); Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan Through Popular Culture (MIT Press, 1991). [REVIEW] Thesis Eleven 34 (1):191-196.
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  14. John Lechte (1991). Review Articles : And Is This All There Is? — Postmodern Melancholia? Thesis Eleven 29 (1):105-110.
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  15. John Lechte (1990). Kristeva and Holbein, Artist of Melancholy. British Journal of Aesthetics 30 (4):342-350.
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  16. John Lechte (1984). Obituary Michel Foucault: Thinker, Historian, Scholar. Thesis Eleven 9 (1):176-176.
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  17. John Lechte (1982). Review Essay : Encountering French Philosophy. Thesis Eleven 5 (1):298-310.
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