Tom Eyers is an associate professor of philosophy at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He received his Ph.D. from the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University, London. He holds BA and Mphil. degrees from the University of Cambridge. His first book, ‘Lacan and the Concept of the Real’, was published with Palgrave Macmillan in 2012. His second, ‘Post-Rationalism: Psychoanalysis, Epistemology and Marxism in Postwar France’, first appeared with Bloomsbury in 2013, and then in a paperback edition in 2015. His third book, ‘Speculative Formalism: Literature, Theory, and the Critical Present’, is forthcoming with Northwestern University Press in 2016. He serves as an Assistant Editor of the journal boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture’.