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Top posts this week on Progressive Geographies

Félix Guattari on writing Anti-Oedipus in The Paris Review Writing about writing, and writing about theory and the use of languages When Heidegger met Lacan Good advice on ‘A Realistic Summer Writing Schedule’ from The Chronicle Books received – Foucault, Lefebvre, Cohen, Parikka, Esposito, … Continue reading

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Review of Virginia Comolli, Boko Haram: Nigeria’s Islamist Insurgency at African Arguments

Virginia Comolli, Boko Haram: Nigeria’s Islamist Insurgency is reviewed at African Arguments. Along with Mike Smith’s Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria’s Unholy War, these look to be the key English books on the group. My bibliography of articles (last updated in 2014) can … Continue reading

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Justin E.H. Smith, Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy – now out

Justin E.H. Smith, Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy is now out from Princeton University Press. I really liked his book on Leibniz, Divine Machines, so this should be interesting. The introduction can be downloaded here. People … Continue reading

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Andy Merrifield has a blog

Andy Merrifield has a blog – http://andymerrifield.org 

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Foucault and May 1968 (2015)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Foucault and May 1968 Published on 18 Jun 2015 François Ewald (CNAM), Bernard Harcourt (Columbia Law School, Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought), and Jesús R. Velasco (LAIC Chair, Columbia University) delve into the influences…

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Foucault’s Last Decade update 24 – other work while waiting for the reports, and the draft cover blurb

This has been the period between submitting the Foucault’s Last Decade manuscript and waiting for reader reports. I’ve largely been doing other things – talks on terrain and urban territory; editing a Lefebvre translation and writing its introduction; writing a … Continue reading

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Good advice on ‘A Realistic Summer Writing Schedule’ from The Chronicle

Lots of people have been sharing this good advice on ‘A Realistic Summer Writing Schedule‘ from The Chronicle Vitae.

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a sneak preview of the fourth edition of Visual Methodologies

Originally posted on visual/method/culture:
I’ve been working on the fourth edition of Visual Methodologies on and off since January, squeezing it in the gaps between way too many other projects. As a result, it’s rather hard to have…

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Massimo Cacciari, The Witholding Power: An Essay on Political Theology – forthcoming from Bloomsbury

Massimo Cacciari, The Witholding Power: An Essay on Political Theology – forthcoming from Bloomsbury in December 2015. The first English translation of his work, The Witholding Power, offers a fascinating introduction to the thought of Italian philosopher Massimo Cacciari, a … Continue reading

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Pluto Summer Sale – 40% off all books until July 10th

Originally posted on The Pluto Press Blog – Independent, radical publishing:
The Pluto Summer Sale is now on! For the next two weeks all books on our website will be 40% off. You can activate the site-wide discount by clicking bit.ly/pluto40. The…

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