Category Archives: Eduardo Mendieta

Where to start with reading Peter Sloterdijk?

Where should you start with reading Peter Sloterdijk? I have previously done this with Henri Lefebvre, and Chathan Vemuri asked me the same question for Sloterdijk. This is my attempt at answering this, largely in relation to works already in translation – … Continue reading

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Kant in Atlanta

Between Christmas and New Year I attended a couple of days of the American Philosophical Association Eastern Division meeting in Atlanta. The main reason was for an invited session on the Reading Kant’s Geography book I co-edited with Eduardo Mendieta … Continue reading

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Emilia Angelova reviews Reading Kant’s Geography

Emilia Angelova, “Kant’s Physical Geography“, Comparative and Continental Philosophy, Vol 4, No 1, 2012 (requires subscription) This review of an edited collection, Reading Kant’s Geography, discusses a series of critical essays on Kant’s physical geography, a topic to which he devoted … Continue reading

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Next things to do

The manuscript for The Birth of Territory, the image files and all the permissions paperwork went to University of Chicago Press yesterday. Of course, there are still copy-editing queries, proofs, index, cover discussions, marketing questionnaires and so on to come, but … Continue reading

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Mayhew on Historical Geography and Intellectual History

Robert Mayhew’s review essay of some books on these topics has just appeared in Journal of Historical Geography (requires subscription). Among the books discussed is Reading Kant’s Geography. Here are a couple of excerpts discussing that book: For the present reviewer, per … Continue reading

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Kant’s Geography in Atlanta

I’ll be speaking about Kant’s Geography in Atlanta in December at the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division. It’s a session on the Reading Kant’s Geography book with Robert Bernasconi and Robert Louden also speaking. Eduardo Mendieta will also be there, … Continue reading

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Gunnar Olsson on Reading Kant’s Geography

A detailed and very generous review (which becomes much more) of Reading Kant’s Geography by Gunnar Olsson in Geografiska Annaler B: Human Geography (requires subscription): So hot are the connections between the geography/anthropology courses and Kant’s overall philosophy that the … Continue reading

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Luise Fischer on Reading Kant’s Geography

Nice review of Reading Kant’s Geography at H-Net. The review is freely available, but here are a couple of excerpts: Stuart Elden and Eduardo Mendieta’s edition Reading Kant’s Geography is a masterful attempt “to remedy this glaring neglect” and to … Continue reading

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New APPS interview with Eduardo Mendieta

Find it here. A fascinating story of his background and the huge range of things he works on.

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End of 2011, and a look to 2012

I meant to post this before I went offline for a couple of weeks for Christmas and a holiday in the Gambia, but didn’t do so. Anyway, it is a brief review of my 2011 and a look to 2012… … Continue reading

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