Category Archives: Thinkers

A minor note on Michel Foucault and Peter Brown: From a watershed to the parting of the waters

In the closing lines of ‘Le combat de la chasteté’, first published in May 1982, Foucault mentions Peter Brown’s description of “la cartographie du partage des eaux” between pagan antiquity and Christianity (Dits et écrits, Vol IV, p. 308). We … Continue reading

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Preprints of a couple of forthcoming publications now available

I’ve added the preprints of a couple of forthcoming publications, on Foucault and territory respectively, to the page on this site.

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Mark Kelly, Foucault and Politics: A Critical Introduction

Mark G. E. Kelly, Foucault and Politics: A Critical Introduction This book surveys Michel Foucault’s thought in the context of his life and times, utilising the latest primary and secondary materials to explain the political implications of each phase of … Continue reading

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Marijn Nieuwenhuis – New Conceptualisations Of Space In The Work Of Peter Sloterdijk And Graham Harman (open access)

My Warwick colleague Marijn Nieuwenhuis has just published an article entitled ‘ Taking Up The Challenge Of Space: New Conceptualisations Of Space In The Work Of Peter Sloterdijk And Graham Harman‘, in Continent – open access.

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Books received – Luxemburg, Sheehan, Burdon, Huggett

All in recompense for review work – two for the ‘earth’/geopolitics project; Thomas Sheehan’s new book on Heidegger; and Rosa Luxemburg’s classic The Accumulation of Capital.

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“Foucault’s Risks” by Anna Shechtman, Peter Raccuglia & Susan Morrow in LA Review of Books

Editor’s note: On October 17–18, 2014, Yale University hosted a conference exploring the intellectual and political legacy of Michel Foucault. The Los Angeles Review of Books asked three Yale graduate students to respond to this conference by focusing on what … Continue reading

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The Natures of War

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
I have – at last – uploaded what I hope is the final version of ‘The Natures of War’ (DOWNLOADS tab).  It’s the long-form version of the first Neil Smith Lecture I gave at St Andrew’s…

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