Agamben’s The Open: Man and Animal; The whole book is said to be about an hour read, so try to get as far as you can. Good stuff happens toward the end. We will discuss the whole book.
Clarifying the Unique & Its Self-Creation: An Introduction to Stirner’s Critics, by Jason McQuinn
For anybody who’s interested in reading a more contemporary critique of Stirner, here is a pamphlet against Stirner and individualism written by some anarchists recently. might be a nice addendum to this week’s piece:
Another potential supplement for this week’s reading, this one much shorter and with a far better grasp of Stirner than the pamphlet above. Check it out if you’ve already read the intro to Critics and are looking for something to ponder before tonight’s conversation.
The Revolution of Fungal Life will be the main focus and the other is a supplementary text.
This whole first part of Fragment of A Voyage to New Orleans (1855), by Elisee Reclus, which is under the title Fragment of a Voyage to Louisiana on TheAnarchistLibrary.org.
The first part is a text called Putting Freedom on the Map: The Life and Work of Elisee Reclus, by John Clark, and is optional.
3/7 Update: Alternatively, the translator has sent us a longer revised version of the full text