Category Archives: Thinkers

Gregory Fried reviews Heidegger’s Black Notebooks/Schwarze Hefte

A thoughtful review essay by Gregory Fried on Heidegger’s Black Notebooks/Schwarze Hefte Vols. 94-96 in the LA Review of Books. About these ads

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Books received – Querrien, Recherches, Gordillo, Piper, Lefebvre

Three books linked to Michel Foucault’s collaborative work with CERFI; Gastón Gordillo’s Rubble (see my interview with Gastón at societyandspace.com); Karen Piper’s The Price of Thirst; a first edition of Henri Lefebvre’s study of the Pyrenees, and the new issues of … Continue reading

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Trevor Paglen in conversation with Stephen Graham: Newcastle University, Friday 31 October

On Friday 31 October Trevor Paglen, the well-known artist, photographer and geographer will be in conversation with Stephen Graham. This is the first of Newcastle University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape public lectures for 2014-15. This event is being … Continue reading

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Books received – Cowen, Doolen, Anderson, Boyd and Linehan, Foucault

A pile of books received. Deborah Cowen’s The Deadly Life of Logistics (from the publisher); Andy Doolen’s Territories of Empire (which I endorsed); Ben Anderson’s Encountering Affect and Boyd &  Linehan’s Ordnance (in recompense for Ashgate review work); L’Herne’s 2011 volume … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre’s 1954 doctoral thesis on peasant communities in the Pyrenees

This is very intriguing – it seems Lefebvre’s 1954 doctoral thesis on peasant communities in the Pyrenees is coming out in French. His secondary thesis La vallée du Campan was published in 1963, but this is the first publication of … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade – Update 13

I spent some more time on the collaborative projects part of Chapter Six – especially on the report Généalogie des équipements de normalisation: Les équipements sanitaires which has some very interesting material. I say a bit more about this here. … Continue reading

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David Harvey in conversation with Tariq Ali

David Harvey in conversation with Tariq Ali – video here

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