Category Archives: Felix Guattari

Foucault books: update 23 – working with the Semiotext(e) archive

I have now finished working through all the papers in Sylvère Lotringer’s Semiotext(e) archive in the Fales Library at New York University which have a relation to this project. In among a lot of things that were of little interest, … Continue reading

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Jenny Edkins, Face Politics – coming in April

Jenny Edkins, Face Politics is forthcoming in April. I was one of the readers and provided an endorsement. The face is central to contemporary politics. In Deleuze and Guattari’s work on faciality we find an assertion that the face is … Continue reading

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CFP: Deleuze and Guattari in the Anthropocene – special issue Deleuze Studies

Call for papers, special issue Deleuze Studies – “Deleuze and Guattari in the Anthropocene” – full details in pdf. This special issue of Deleuze Studies will engage the many philosophical tools provided by Deleuze and Guattari and their interlocutors in … Continue reading

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Books received – Guattari, Foucault & Aron, Empson

Three books added to some growing ‘to-read’ piles – Martin Empson’s Land and Labour: Marxism, Ecology and Human History, Gary Genosko’s other introduction to Guattari, and a short book of a radio interview between Michel Foucault and Raymond Aron, which I … Continue reading

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Top ten posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Special Issue on Ranciere What is neoliberalism? Foucault’s Last Decade – Update 12 Bruno Latour – Some advantages of the notion of “Critical Zone” for Geopolitics Guattari, Felix 2012 Schizoanalytic Cartographies, reviewed by Thomas Jellis Foucault’s Last Decade Peter Sloterdijk, … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade – Update 12

After what has felt like a long break from working on this book, I’ve begun writing again. Some of this was during a recent trip to Ghana. The first part of Chapter Six looks at the collaborative projects Foucault was involved … Continue reading

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Jakob von Uexküll: A Foray Into the Worlds of Animals and Humans

Jakob von Uexküll, A Foray Into the Worlds of Animals and Humans was recently publushed in a new edition. This is a text that Heidegger, Deleuze & Guattari and Agamben have all discussed. The Monoskop site has gathered a number of … Continue reading

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On Deleuze and Zapatismo: An Interview with Thomas Nail at

Thomas Nail is an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Denver. His most recent book is Returning to Revolution: Deleuze, Guattari and Zapatismo from Edinburgh University Press. You can read the first fifty pages of that book here. Nail … Continue reading

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In Search of UIQ – Guattari and science-fiction

A documentary about Guattari’s unrealised science-fiction movie, In Search of UIQ, has recently been released. It is discussed here. Thanks to Slawek Krolak for the link.

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Mark Purcell, The Down-Deep Delight of Democracy

Mark Purcell’s new book, The Down-Deep Delight of Democracy, is now available to pre-order. It has very positive endorsements from Peter Marcuse and Susan Fainstein. The book uses Lefebvre, among others, to think about politics, the urban and democracy. Mark … Continue reading

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