Hobbes’s Maternal Legacy: An Essay on Original Dominion and Primogeniture in De Cive and Leviathan (under review)

▫ “‘…il n’est pas moins la victime par de sa proper souveraineté’: The Second Aspect of Victimhood in Bataille’s Reading of Sade” (under review)

▫ with Dagmar Kusá, “Czechoslovakia after 1989 through Arendt’s Eyes: From Pariahs to Strong Men” (under review)

“Les Trois Modes de domination et la Mère dans De Cive and Leviathan,” in Hobbes: droit de domination et droit de résistance (Vrin, forthcoming)

▫ “Fantasy and Counterfantasy in Hobbes and Butler on Vulnerability” (Philosophy Today forthcoming)

▫ Co-editor, with Dagmar Kusá, Demos vs. Polis? Essays on Civic Responsibility and Participation (Kritika & Kontext, 2019)

▫ “Demos, Polis, Versus,” in Demos vs. Polis? Essays on Civic Responsibility and Participation (Kritika & Kontext, 2019)   

▫ with Dagmar Kusá, “1989 in Czechoslovakia through Arendt’s Eyes: An Immodern Non-revolution,” Sociološki Pregled 53:3 (2019)

▫ “Thinking Descartes in Conjunction, with Merleau-Ponty: The Human Body, the Future, and Historicity,” Filozofia 74:2 (2019)

A Cartesian Rereading of Badiou’s Political Subjectivity,” Philosophy Today 63:1 (2019)

Fable, Method, and Imagination in Descartes (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

“Art and the Chief Use of Wisdom in Descartes,” in Proceedings of the PHILHIST ’16 / III. International Multitrack Conference
   on the History of Philosophy
(Dakam Publishing, 2016)

“Descartes,” in Peter Gratton and Marie-Eve Morin, eds., The Nancy Dictionary (Edinburgh University Press, 2015)

“Notes on the Imaginary Dialogue of Session 5,” Derridaseminars.org (2009)

“Categories of ‘Criminal’ and ‘Enemy’ in the System of Global Terrorism,” New Serbian Political Thought (2007)

“The Tensions between ‘Criminal’ and ‘Enemy’ as Categories for Globalized Terrorism,” International Journal of Applied Philosophy (Spring 2006)

“To Blanchot,” CTheory.net (March 13, 2003)


Yves Charles Zarka, Hobbes’s Metaphysical Decision: Conditions for Politics (under review)

Yves Charles Zarka, Hobbes and Modern Political Thought (Edinburgh University Press, 2016)

Yves Charles Zarka, “Politics and Fiction,” Philosophy Today (August 2013)


▫ Review of Prehistoric Myths in Modern Political Philosophy by Karl Widerquist and Grant S. McCall, Bulletin Hobbes 31 (2019)

▫ Review of Ego Sum: Corpus, Anima, Fabula by Jean-Luc Nancy, tr. Marie-Eve Morin, Derrida Today 12:1 (2019)

Review of Hobbes and the Artifice of Eternity by Christopher Scott McClure, Bulletin Hobbes 30, Archives de philosophie 81 (2018)

Review of Hobbes on Legal Authority and Political Obligation by Luciano Venezia, Bulletin Hobbes 29, Archives de philosophie 80 (2017)

Review of Cartesian Psychophysics and the Whole Nature of Man: On Descartes’s Passions of the Soul by Richard F. Hassing
  Philosophy Today 60:4 (2016)

Review of The Hardwick Library and Hobbes’s Early Intellectual Development by Richard Talaska, ed.
  Bulletin Hobbes 27, Archives de philosophie 78 (2015)

Review of Mortal Gods: Science, Politics, and the Humanist Ambitions of Thomas Hobbes by Ted H. Miller
  Bulletin Hobbes 25, Archives de philosophie 76 (2013)

Review of The Irony of Heidegger: An Essay by Andrew Haas, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal (Autumn 2008)

Review of Ellipsis: Of Poetry and the Experience of Language after Heidegger, Hölderlin, and Blanchot by William S. Allen
  Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal (Autumn 2007)

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