Category Archives: Michel Foucault

Ed Cohen on The Productive Body and La société punitive in the LARB

Ed Cohen reviews Francois Guéry and Didier Deleule’s The Productive Body and Foucault’s La société punitive in the Los Angeles Review of Books. About these ads

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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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Books received – Foucault Lexicon, Lefebvre on Architecture, etc.

Henri Lefebvre’s Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment; Alberto Manguel’s The Library at Night; Janet Ruane’s Essentials of Research Methods; Bernard Pivot, Ecrire, Lire et en Parler (which contains the French version of a Foucault interview that is not in Dits et Écrits); the new issues of Theory, … 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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Foucault’s legacy: an interview with Frédéric Gros

Foucault’s legacy: an interview with Frédéric Gros at the Verso blog, a translation of an interview originally in Le Monde.

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Foucault’s major works to appear in a Pléiade edition

Foucault’s major works – his sole-authored books, plus some articles – will appear in a two-volume collection in 2015 as a prestigious Pléiade edition. Thanks to Colin Gordon for alerting me to the news. Frédéric Gros is interviewed about this here (in French). Among … Continue reading

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Globe, Governmentality, Geometrics – poster for my Groningen lecture in September

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Completing other tasks – returning to the Foucault’s Last Decade project

Over the past few months I’ve taken a break from the Foucault work, due to other commitments. Some of these were related to The Birth of Territory. One was an author response to ‘critics’ from the session on the book at the Association of American … Continue reading

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Barry Stocker’s reading of Foucault’s Subjectivity and Truth lectures concludes

Final two parts of his reading – here and here.

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Nine critical theory books from June

critical-theory.com has a round-up of recently published books – Foucault, Lefebvre, Balso, Crary, etc.

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