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A copy of Michel Foucault’s Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique

It’s fairly well known that there are various editions of Foucault’s first major work – Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique. There is the original 1961 edition: Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique, published by Plon and based … Continue reading

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The revised order of Agamben’s Homo Sacer series

Adam Kotsko has the details here. Now complete in Italian, and nearly in English: 1. Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life 2.1. State of Exception 2.2. Stasis: Civil War as a Political Paradigm 2.3. The Sacrament of Language: An Archeology of the Oath … Continue reading

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The Sociological Imagination – 40 reasons why you should blog about your research

40 reasons why you should blog about your research at The Sociological Imagination

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The Times Higher Education on ’10 steps to PhD failure’

The Times Higher Education on ‘10 steps to PhD failure‘. Some of these are rather US-specific, especially concerning the advice on funding, but generally these are worth thinking about. On the issue of staying in the same place, I don’t … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power Update 2 – work on early period at the Collège de France and another visit to the Bibliothèque Nationale

Foucault’s Last Decade is now being copy-edited, with a view to proofs in the autumn and hopefully publication in April. I worked with the same copy-editor for Sloterdijk Now. It’s always good to hear that the text I submitted is seen … Continue reading

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Books received – Sloterdijk, Foucault, Shakespeare, Saquet

The latest translation from Sloterdijk – In the Shadow of Mount Sinai, the NRF editions of three of Foucault’s books, the New Cambridge Shakespeare edition of Romeo and Juliet, and some publications from Marcos Aurelio Saquet.

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Online resources to help students summarize journal articles and write critical reviews‘ Popular Culture and World Politics’, an open access edited collection from E-IR Travelling through words (Derek Gregory’s contribution to How We Write) New Series – Cultural Geographies: Rewriting the Earth Figure/Ground interview … Continue reading

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E-IR on ‘The Importance of Open Access’

E-IR has a piece on ‘The Importance of Open Access‘. It is rightly critical of the ‘author pays’ model, and shows how its own model is dependent on a large team of volunteers. I’ve shared links to E-IR collections in the … Continue reading

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First Volume of English translation of Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ to appear in 2016

The first volume of the English translation of Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ will appear in 2016 with Indiana University Press. Ponderings II–VI begins the much-anticipated English translation of Martin Heidegger’s “Black Notebooks.” In a series of small notebooks with black covers, Heidegger … Continue reading

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Early Modern Literary Geographies – call for book proposals for Oxford University Press series, and the first volume

EARLY MODERN LITERARY GEOGRAPHIES Oxford University Press Series Editors: JULIE SANDERS, Newcastle University and GARRETT A. SULLIVAN, JR., Pennsylvania State University Early Modern Literary Geographies features innovative research monographs and agenda-setting essay collections that engage with the topics of space, … Continue reading

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