Violence

Violence
Humans in Dark Times





Chosen as one of the 50 Best Spiritual Books of 2018 by "Spirituality & Practice"
Feb 19, 2019

New York Journal of Books
Dec 18, 2018

"If you wish to read the intellectualization of violence, Violence is a phenomenal anthology. . . . Brad Evans and Natasha Lennard, the interviewers and the 'authors' of the anthology, have done a remarkable job in bringing together perceptive and intelligent contributors from various fields to scout the reaches of violence. Their piercing questions brought out brilliant responses from the interviewees."—L. Ali Khan, New York Journal of Books


Left Anchor Podcast with Brad Evans, Part 2
Dec 18, 2018

In the second part of Left Anchor's interview with Brad Evans, they discuss the characteristics and functions of fascism, and how it may or may not apply to current political developments.
 


Left Anchor Podcast with Brad Evans
Dec 4, 2018

This is the first of a two-part interview with Brad Evans, a philosopher and critical theorist who specializes in violence at the University of Bath. They discuss the politics and the spectacle of violence, and how they have evolved under neoliberalism.


Spirituality & Practice Book Review

"In their introduction to this serious and highly ethical resource, editors Brad Evans and Natasha Lennard see themselves charting the legacies of war and suffering, challenging abuses of power in all their oppressive forms, and mustering sustained intellectual engagement to counter violence."—Spirituality & Practice Book Review 


The Los Angeles Review of Books

"The purpose of the work is to challenge humanity to create more meaningful solutions when it comes to these kinds of violence — or at least to name violence without inadvertently inciting even more anger. . . . passion roars through every chapter . . . This book delivers on what it promises, which is an achievement."—Alison Gately, The Los Angeles Review of Books
 


Kirkus Reviews

"Notable contemporary thinkers and creators give their individual perspectives in this compelling look at violence. . . . A provocative volume that challenges humanity to correct its runaway course toward an increasingly violent future by learning from its violent past."—Kirkus Reviews