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Where should you start with reading Peter Sloterdijk? – reading guide updated

Where should you start with reading Peter Sloterdijk? I updated my guide to Henri Lefebvre yesterday, and have now updated the guide to Sloterdijk – there are two new translations coming out later this year – Stress and Freedom and In the Shadow of Mount Sinai – as … Continue reading

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A very good discussion of academic book publishing by publisher editors

A very good discussion of academic book publishing by publisher editors at Daily Nous – philosophy editors, but lots of good stuff for many disciplines.

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Last Call for Abstracts: MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory (2015)

Last Call for Abstracts MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory, 1-3 September 2015 ‘Resistance and Power beyond Foucault’ Convener: Guilel Treiber, Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven (Guilel.Treiber@hiw.kuleuven.be) The nature of political power is changing. The state is no longer the only, or … Continue reading

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Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology – open access highlight papers

Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology is celebrating its 46th Year, and has made some of its classic papers available open access. Includes pieces by Husserl, Sartre, Heidegger, Gadamer, Lingis… Thanks to Enowning for the link.

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La pensée marxiste et la ville reviewed by Łukasz Stanek in Journal of Architecture

Lefebvre’s La pensée marxiste et la ville – forthcoming in translation from University of Minnesota Press – is reviewed by Łukasz Stanek in The Journal of Architecture (open access).

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Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? – reading guide updated with news of forthcoming translations

My guide Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? has been updated with news of forthcoming translations – Metaphilosophy, Marxist Thought and the City, and the rural essay in Antipode.

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Lefebvre’s 1956 essay ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’ forthcoming in Antipode, with introduction by Stuart Elden and Adam David Morton

A translation of Henri Lefebvre’s 1956 essay ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’ is forthcoming in Antipode in issue 1 of 2016. The essay first appeared as “Théorie de la rente foncière et sociologie rurale”, in the Transactions of the Third World … Continue reading

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The Philosopher’s Jumper – apparently modelled by Beckett, Foucault and Sartre

I’d like to think this was satire, but it appears not… The Philosopher’s Jumper. Though I guess if you’re prepared to pay £150 then the joke’s on you anyway… Thanks to James Kneale for the alert. They try to suggest various … Continue reading

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Interview with Judith Butler on gender and the trans-experience at the Verso Books site

Interview with Judith Butler on gender and the trans-experience at the Verso Books site.

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In Conversation: Speaking to Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak in ‘The Hindu’

Long, somewhat rambling, but frequently interesting interview with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak in The Hindu [corrected – not The Hindu Times].

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