Category Archives: Books

The Uncollected Foucault – further updates to texts available and requests

This site’s list of Foucault’s uncollected notes, lectures and interviews has been updated again. One which took a bit of locating was a text supposedly under the title ‘Pour la défense libre’, prepared in late 1979 for a 1980 meeting of lawyers.  The … Continue reading

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Urban Revolution Now: Henri Lefebvre in Urban Research and Architecture – audio of launch event

Henri Lefebvre’s concepts and theoretical reflections have become widely known in the last decades. However, working with these concepts in many different contexts poses serious challenges; and in any case taking Lefebvre as a starting point for research and action … Continue reading

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Books received – review work recompense from Ashgate, Palgrave, Polity, UGa Press, UM Press

I did a lot of review work for presses while I was away, and these are the books received in recompense. These tend to be books for future projects – especially here the Shakespearean Territories one – and for general … Continue reading

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Books received – Chamayou, Kotef, Smirl, Shakespeare, Heidegger, Kluge and Negt

Some more books – these are ones I bought, with the exception of Hagar Kotef’s Movement and the Ordering of Freedom: On Liberal Governances of Mobility, which was sent by the publisher. The others include Lisa Smirl’s posthumous Spaces of Aid, Kluge … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault project

Some more books for the Foucault work, including some for reference which I’ve read before, but also some others that came out recently.  

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Books received – Foucault in Actes and Revue Rodeo

Three issues of the journal Actes – all relating to Foucault: Nos 24-25, 54 and 73; along with the issue of Revue Rodéo from 2013 which has the previously largely-unknown 1979 interview between Foucault and Farès Sassine. That interview, originally published in … Continue reading

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Tom Sparrow, Plastic Bodies – with preface by Catherine Malabou – in print or open access e-book

Tom Sparrow’s Plastic Bodies: Rebuilding Sensation After Phenomenology, with a preface by Catherine Malabou, is available in print or as an open access e-book (via Object-Orientated Philosophy). Sensation is a concept with a conflicted philosophical history. It has found as many allies as … Continue reading

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Umberto Eco, How to Write a Thesis – reviewed in Times Higher Education

As previously mentioned, Umberto Eco’s 1977 book How to Write a Thesis now out in translation from MIT Press – it is reviewed in The Times Higher Education by Robert Eaglestone – thanks to Dean Bond for the link. Here’s the concluding … Continue reading

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Plastic Materialities: Politics, Legality, and Metamorphosis in the Work of Catherine Malabou

Plastic Materialities: Politics, Legality, and Metamorphosis in the Work of Catherine Malabou, edited by Brenna Bhandar and Jonathan Goldberg-Hiller. Catherine Malabou’s concept of plasticity has influenced and inspired scholars from across disciplines. The contributors to Plastic Materialities—whose fields include political philosophy, critical legal studies, social … Continue reading

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Second review of the Global Discourse review symposium on The Birth of Territory

Global Discourse are hosting a review symposium on The Birth of Territory, which was joint winner of their inaugural book award. The second review, by Jeppe Strandsbjerg, is available here; and the first review by Jordan Branch (previously posted) is here. Both require subscription, … Continue reading

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