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  1. Review: Bataille and Caillois: Communication and Chance. [REVIEW]John Lechte - 2005 - Thesis Eleven 83 (1):90-103.
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  2. Reviews:The Sublime Object of Ideology; Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan Through Popular Culture. [REVIEW]John Lechte - 1993 - Thesis Eleven 34 (1):191-196.
    Reviews : Slavoj Žižek, The Sublime Object of Ideology ; Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan Through Popular Culture.
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  3. And Is This All There Is? — Postmodern Melancholia?John Lechte - 1991 - Thesis Eleven 29 (1):105-110.
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    Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers: From Structuralism to Postmodernity.John Lechte (ed.) - 1994 - 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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    Paris Or The Beach: On Components Of Australian Intellectual Culture.John Lechte - 1993 - Thesis Eleven 35 (1):101-111.
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  6. Complexity and Exchange Relations.John Lechte - 2002 - Thesis Eleven 71 (1):93-105.
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  7. Obituary Michel Foucault: Thinker, Historian, Scholar.John Lechte - 1984 - Thesis Eleven 9 (1):176-176.
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  8. Review Essay : Encountering French Philosophy.John Lechte - 1982 - Thesis Eleven 5 (1):298-310.
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    Thinking the (Ecstatic) Essential: Heidegger After Bataille.John Lechte - 1998 - 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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    Julia Kristeva: Live Theory.John Lechte - 2004 - 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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    `To Gaze, To See; To See: Perchance To Look...': On Vision, Surrealism and Other French Insights.John Lechte - 1999 - Thesis Eleven 58 (1):106-118.
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    Kristeva and Holbein, Artist of Melancholy.John Lechte - 1990 - British Journal of Aesthetics 30 (4):342-350.
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    Rethinking Arendt’s Theory of Necessity: Humanness as ‘Way of Life’, Or: The Ordinary as Extraordinary.John Lechte - 2018 - Theory, Culture and Society 35 (1):3-22.
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    Book Review: Montesquieu and the Discovery of the SocialSingerBrian C.J.Montesquieu and the Discovery of the Social. [REVIEW]John Lechte - 2016 - Thesis Eleven 133 (1):133-136.
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    Book Review: Alain Badiou: Key Concepts, Jacques Rancière: Key Concepts. [REVIEW]John Lechte - 2014 - Thesis Eleven 122 (1):116-119.
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    The Vicissitudes of 'Democracy to Come': Political Community, Khôra, the Human.John Lechte - 2011 - 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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    Humans and Animals.John Lechte - 2017 - Philosophy Today 61 (3):655-678.
    This article is a further philosophical engagement with the human-animal relation. The argument presented is that neither animals nor humans can be reduced to a biological essence characterised as ‘bare life,’ but live according to the call of a way of life. Heidegger’s thinking on the polis in terms of the animal-human relation is addressed in order to show how he reduces animality to a biological sub-stratum, while the human becomes the privileged bearer of the word. Heidegger’s deep-seated humanism is (...)
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    The Photographic Image: The Face of Sydney and August Sander’s Typologies.John Lechte - 2013 - Philosophy of Photography 4 (2):191-204.
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    Heterology, Transcendence and the Sacred: On Bataille and Levinas.John Lechte - 2018 - Theory, Culture and Society 35 (4-5):93-113.
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    Time After Theory : The Cinema Image and Subjectivity.John Lechte - unknown
    Examines the concept of analytical and synthetic processes in cinema. Distinction between analytic and synthetic processes; Implications of analytic and synthetic processes for cinema; Doubts about cinema being analytical or synthetic.
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    The Beauty of Bourdieu'.John Lechte - 2004 - In Jeff Browitt & Brian Nelson (eds.), Practising Theory: Pierre Bourdieu and the Field of Cultural Production. University of Delaware Press. pp. 65--73.
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  22. Conference Report: The Spirit of Postmodernism ; Rethinking Critical Theory ; Maurice Blanchot.Gordon Finlayson, Michael Reid & John Lechte - 1993 - Radical Philosophy 64.
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    Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers: From Structuralism to Post-Humanism.John Lechte - 2007 - Routledge.
    This revised second edition from our bestselling _Key Guides_ includes brand new entries on some of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth- and twenty-first century: Zizek, Bergson, Husserl, Heidegger, Butler and Haraway. With a new introduction by the author, sections on phenomenology and the post-human, full cross-referencing and up-to-date guides to major primary and secondary texts, this is an essential resource to contemporary critical thought for undergraduates and the interested reader.
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  24. Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers: From Structuralism to Postmodernity.John Lechte (ed.) - 2006 - 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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    Genealogy and Ontology of the Western Image and its Digital Future.John Lechte - 2011 - New York: Routledge.
    Genealogy and ontology (paradigms) -- The image in photography and cinema and its digital future.
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  26. Humans and Animals in Advance.John Lechte - forthcoming - Philosophy Today.
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  27. The Who and the What of Writing in the Electronic Age.John Lechte - 1999 - Oxford Literary Review 21 (1):135-160.
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