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This is a rather inelegant list of things I’ve published. Books, journal articles and then book chapters. At some point I’ll update it with book reviews and press articles (e.g. pieces in the Independent, The Conversation, New Statesman, etc.)

Authored Books
1. Dan Taylor (2021) Spinoza and the Politics of Freedom, Edinburgh University Press, 292pp, ISBN 9781474478397

2. (As) J.D. Taylor (2016), Island Story: Journeys Through Unfamiliar Britain, Repeater Books, 288pp, ISBN 9781910924211

3. (As) J.D. Taylor (2013), Negative Capitalism: Cynicism in the Neoliberal Era, Zero Books, 174pp, ISBN 9781780992600

Journal Articles
1. “Militant Conversion in a Prison of the Mind: Malcolm X and Spinoza on Domination and Freedom”, Contemporary Political Theory, forthcoming.

2. “On Damaged and Regenerating Life: Spinoza and Mentalities of Climate Catastrophe”, Crisis and Critique 8.1 (2021), pp. 476-501, ISSN 2311-5475.

3. “Death, a Surreptitious Friendship: Mortality and the Impossibility of Dying in Bataille and Blanchot”, Angelaki 25.6 (2020), pp. 3-18, ISSN: Print: 0969-725X, Online: 1469-2899

4. “The Reasonable Republic? Statecraft, Affects and the Highest Good in Spinoza’s Late Tractatus Politicus”, History of European Ideas, 45.5 (2019), pp. 645-660, ISSN: 0191-6599.

5. “Affects of Resistance: Indignation, Emulation, Fellowship”, Pli, 30 (2019), pp. 23-48, ISBN 1897646283.

6. “The Party’s Over? The Angry Brigade, the Counterculture, and the British New Left, 1967-72”, The Historical Journal (2015), 58.3, pp. 877-900, ISSN: 0018-246X (Print), 1469-5103 (Online).

Book Chapters
1. “Climate Anxiety, Fatalism and the Capacity to Act” in New Interdisciplinary Perspectives On and Beyond Autonomy, ed. Oliver Davis and Chris Watkin (New York; London: Routledge, 2022) [open access]

2. “Do we still not know what a body can do? Breaking down the Productive Body” in The Body Productive: Rethinking Capitalism, Work and the Body, ed. Steffan Blayney, Savannah Whaley and Joey Hornsby (London: Bloomsbury, 2022)

3. “Not that serious? The investigation and trial of the Angry Brigade”, in Evan Smith and Matthew Worley (eds.), Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956. Vol. II, (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017), pp. 30-47, ISBN: 1-5261-1365-1, 978-1-5261-1365-8.

4. “The Paper Bag Compromise? Hiding the problem of drug dependency in The Wire’s Hamsterdam”, in Arin Keeble and Ivan Stacy (eds.), The Wire and America’s Dark Corners: Critical Essays (Jefferson: McFarland, 2015), pp. 95-113, ISBN: 978-0-7864-7918-4

5. “‘We hate humans!’: Problems reading the riots within a history of working-class violence”, in Sophie Fuggle and Tom Henri (eds.) Return to the Streets (London: Pavement, 2015), pp. 97-112, ISBN: 0-9571470-5-8, 9780957147058

Articles in the Press


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