Monthly Archives: September 2011

Shapiro on Foucault

Recording of an interview with Stephen Shapiro – co-author of new book How to Read Foucault’s Discipline and Punish – is available here. Interesting discussion of what Foucault is doing, and links to contemporary events and questions. The discussion of higher … Continue reading

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Harman and Morton in Continent

Online (open access) essays. Graham’s piece is a particularly good introduction to his work. Details here.

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Merrifield on Lefebvre in London

Reposted from crit-geog-forum. I’m speaking in Newcastle that night so will unfortunately miss it.  UCL Urban Laboratory/CITY Journal Annual Lecture with the support of Bartlett School of Planning Henri Lefebvre and Planetary Urbanization Lecture by Andy Merrifield 05 October 2011 Christopher … Continue reading

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Two Heidegger Reviews

NDPR has reviews of two new Heidegger translations – Introduction to Philosophy — Thinking and Poetizing and Country Path Conversations. In the first, Katherine Withy rightly notes the slender volume and its meager rewards – the English translation is less … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in New York

While in New York for the AAG, I’ll also be speaking at a Shakespeare conference at NYU. It’s organised by the people who put on a conference on Shakespeare and Philosophy earlier this year. More details when they are official, … Continue reading

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Schmitt in New York

Rory Rowan will be the fifth speaker in the ‘German Philosophy and Geography’ session, speaking on Carl Schmitt. He dropped me a line after yesterday’s post and we all welcomed it enthusiastically. As Rory well knows I think Schmitt is … Continue reading

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Sloterdijk Now endorsements

I mentioned the Sloterdijk Now endorsees before, but here are the actual endorsements: ‘A superb introduction to the most formidable (and fun) philosopher of our time. Indispensable.’ Sylvère Lotringer, Columbia University ‘Sloterdijk is finally coming to the fore as one of … Continue reading

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