David Kishik
, author of The Manhattan Project: A Theory of a City (newly out in paperback from Stanford University Press) and Peter N. Miller, dean of Bard Graduate Center, discuss envisioning cities from the European Renaissance to the present, through the eyes of philosophers, writers, artists and antiquarians.

Click here to view Walter Benjamin’s New York, a class project undertaken by Professor Peter N. Miller and his students in 2001-2.

David Kishik is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies at Emerson College. He is the author of The Manhattan Project: A Theory of a City, which was just released in paperback by Stanford University Press. His previous books are The Power of Life: Agamben and the Coming Politics (Stanford, 2012) and Wittgenstein’s Form of Life (Continuum, 2008). He is also the co-translator of Giorgio Agamben’s Nudities and What Is an Apparatus.