Category Archives: Felix Guattari

Appeal by Sartre, Foucault, Guattari, Deleuze and others on imprisonment of Italian intellectuals, 1977

In 1977 Sartre, Foucault, Guattari, Deleuze, Barthes, and others wrote an open letter protesting about the imprisonment and investigation of a number of Italian intellectuals, including ‘Bifo’ (Franco Berardi) and Antonio Negri. I’d not seen this before and it is the … Continue reading

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Books received – Recherches, Foucault, Fourquet, Shakespeare, Vasudevan, Whatmore

A pile of recent books bought or received. Alex Vasudevan’s Metropolitan Preoccupations: The Spatial Politics of Squatting in Berlin was sent by him; and Richard Whatmore, What is Intellectual History? came from Polity – preordered in recompense for review work. Both look really interesting. … Continue reading

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Deleuze, Guattari, Foucault and Fourquet’s discussions of ‘Les équipements du pouvoir’

Keith Harris has been saying a bit about Deleuze, Guattari, Foucault and Fourquet’s discussions of ‘Les équipements du pouvoir’. He first shared his reading notes on Guattari’s contributions to a discussion with Foucault and Fourquet; and has followed up today with … Continue reading

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Félix Guattari on writing Anti-Oedipus in The Paris Review

Félix Guattari on writing Anti-Oedipus in The Paris Review (via critical-theory.com).

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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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