Category Archives: Thinkers

Philippe Sabot, Le Même et l’Ordre: Michel Foucault et le savoir à l’âge classique

This looks interesting. Thanks to Graham Burchell for the link: Philippe Sabot, Le Même et l’Ordre: Michel Foucault et le savoir à l’âge classique. Dans Les mots et les choses (1966), Michel Foucault accorde une place centrale à l’analyse de la disposition … Continue reading

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Foucault, Œuvres I, II – forthcoming in the Pléiade series with Gallimard

Foucault, Œuvres I, II – forthcoming in the Pléiade series with Gallimard. Now has a page on the Gallimard site, with publication scheduled for November. On earlier reports, see here.

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My sabbatical rules for writing

I’m hoping to complete the manuscript for Foucault: The Birth of Power over the next 12 months – a sabbatical year and summer. I’ll be based in London most of the time. I’m also hoping to make considerable progress on the … Continue reading

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A copy of Michel Foucault’s Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique

It’s fairly well known that there are various editions of Foucault’s first major work – Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique. There is the original 1961 edition: Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique, published by Plon and based … Continue reading

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The revised order of Agamben’s Homo Sacer series

Adam Kotsko has the details here. Now complete in Italian, and nearly in English: 1. Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life 2.1. State of Exception 2.2. Stasis: Civil War as a Political Paradigm 2.3. The Sacrament of Language: An Archeology of the Oath … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power Update 2 – work on early period at the Collège de France and another visit to the Bibliothèque Nationale

Foucault’s Last Decade is now being copy-edited, with a view to proofs in the autumn and hopefully publication in April. I worked with the same copy-editor for Sloterdijk Now. It’s always good to hear that the text I submitted is seen … Continue reading

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First Volume of English translation of Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ to appear in 2016

The first volume of the English translation of Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ will appear in 2016 with Indiana University Press. Ponderings II–VI begins the much-anticipated English translation of Martin Heidegger’s “Black Notebooks.” In a series of small notebooks with black covers, Heidegger … Continue reading

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Figure/Ground interview with Günter Figal on his work and his recent resignation as president of the Heidegger society in the wake of the ‘Black Notebooks’

Figure/Ground interview with Günter Figal – discusses his work and his recent resignation as president of the Heidegger society in the wake of the ‘Black Notebooks’.

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Jeffrey Jerome Cohen’s next projects – “Earth” and “Veer Ecology”

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen’s next projects – “Earth” and “Veer Ecology” – details at In the Middle. When we return from Oregon I have a semester of leave to enjoy, so I will not be in the classroom for a while … Continue reading

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Foucault’s posthumous publications – review in Inside Higher Education, and some corrections

Two volumes of Foucault’s posthumous publications are reviewed in Inside Higher Education by Scott McLemee. The review looks at Speech Begins After Death and  Language, Madness and Desire, both published by University of Minnesota Press. The review doesn’t say very much at all about … Continue reading

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