Category Archives: Roberto Esposito

Academic Books of 2015 – my top twenty

The vast majority of academic reading in 2015 was related to Foucault, with a lot of Shakespeare work along the way. Many of these were published some time ago. These were the twenty books published in 2015 I read and most … Continue reading

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Biopower: Foucault and Beyond – edited by Cisney and Morar

A new collection now out – Biopower: Foucault and Beyond – edited by Vernon W. Cisney and Nicolae Morar. Contains essays by Revel, Negri, Patton, Mills, Hacking, Mendieta, Stoler, Rabinow, Rose, Esposito… Michel Foucault’s notion of “biopower” has been a … Continue reading

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Roberto Esposito. ‘Biological Life, Political Life’, Goldsmiths, University of London, 1 Oct 2015 5pm

Roberto Esposito lecture, ‘Biological Life, Political Life‘ at Goldsmiths, University of London, 1 Oct 2015 5pm.

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Roberto Esposito, Persons and Things: From the Body’s Point of View

Roberto Esposito, Persons and Things: From the Body’s Point of View, now out from Polity. What is the relationship between persons and things? And how does the body transform this relationship? In this highly original new book, Roberto Esposito – one … Continue reading

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Books received – Fourquet, Barret-Kriegel, Esposito, de Vries, de Beistegui & Sparks, Magnussen

A few books in recompense for review work – de Vries, Re-imaging a Politics of Life; the Philosophy and Tragedy collection; Magnusson’s Politics of Urbanism. Two books by two of Foucault’s collaborators – François Fourquet, Les comptes de la puissance and … Continue reading

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Roberto Esposito, Living Thought reviewed at NDPR

Roberto Esposito’s book Living Thought is reviewed at NDPR.

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Esposito, Third Person reviewed at NDPR

Roberto Esposito’s Third Person is reviewed at NDPR.  

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Books received

Mainly as recompense for review work, a good mix of old and new books, including Esposito’s Terms of the Political, Beatrice Hanssen’s Critique of Violence, Brad Evans, Liberal Terror, and a number of books by Sartre.

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Books received

A pile of new books including six Polity titles received in recompense for review work, Tom McCarthy’s novel C, Esposito’s Living Thought, and a few by Hegel for a possible future project.

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Eric Santner – The Royal Remains

I previously knew Santner’s work from his study of Sebald, On Creaturely Life. This more recent book covers similar ground to the Manow book I mentioned a few days ago – the persistence of the ‘two bodies’ idea explored by … Continue reading

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