Category Archives: Mehdi Belhaj Kacem

French Theory today

I linked to the audio of these some time back, but Alexander Galloway’s lectures on French Theory today are now available as pdf pamphlets, with commentaries. The lectures cover Catherine Malabou, Bernard Stiegler, Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Quentin Meillassoux, and François … Continue reading

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Mehdi Belhaj Kacem on Tunisia

A Tunisian Renaissance – Interview with Mehdi Belhaj Kacem here (thanks to Clive at Pop Theory for the link). MBK is French-Tunisian, and offers some critical thoughts on French intellectuals and the revolution: This is a fact that the Badious … Continue reading

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Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, L’esprit du nihilisme: Une ontologique de l’Histoire

Interesting review of Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, L’esprit du nihilisme: Une ontologique de l’Histoire by Alexander R Galloway here. Thanks to An und für sich for the pointer. Galloway notes the relation of Badiou and Agamben that is going on in his … Continue reading

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Reading List

One of the things about being away is the mountain of post to deal with on my return. These are the books received while away… some were bought, some were gifts, some were payment for reviews Peter E. Gordon, Continental … Continue reading

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Back to Ohio

With the travelling I’ve not had much chance to write about my own work recently, and have largely been using this blog as an information service. I have been working on the book during and around the travel, and there will … Continue reading

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Galloway on New French Thought

You can now download the audio of Alexander Galloway’s lectures on New French Thought here. I’d previously mentioned these lectures were taking place – on Catherine Malabou, Bernard Stiegler, Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Quentin Meillassoux and François Laruelle – and good … Continue reading

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New French Thought

Very interesting set of seminars at The Public School in New York later this month. They focus on new French thought – that is outside of the 1960s/70s generation – and the thinkers covered are Catherine Malabou, Bernard Stiegler, Mehdi Belhaj … Continue reading

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