Monthly Archives: July 2011

Peter Osborne on Middlesex

Bit late linking to this, but interesting interview with Peter Osborne on the Middlesex philosophy occupation and protests from last year.

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Reactions to the Berfrois review

Peter Gratton offers some thoughts in response to my review of Foucault’s 1970-71 course here. Interesting ideas about how the claims could be read as a critique of the crisis of legitimation argument in modernity. I think this might be … Continue reading

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Foucault lectures

Devin Shaw kindly links to my Berfrois review of Leçons sur la volonté de savoir. He mentions that I don’t elaborate on a point I make about the provenance of the material – “Unlike the other courses published to date, this … Continue reading

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Review of Foucault’s Leçons sur la volonté de savoir

My review of Foucault’s Leçons sur la volonté de savoir is available here.

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Mitch Rose on Egypt

Commentary on democracy and transition in Egypt by Mitch Rose over at the Society and Space blog.

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Jane M Jacobs interview

Over at the Society and Space blog new co-editor Jane Jacobs is interviewed by continuing co-editor Deborah Cowen.

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Berkeley and Arizona lectures on territory

The flight for my Berkeley and University of Arizona lectures in September is now booked. The lectures will be under the title ‘How should we do the history of territory?’ – which some may spot is a tribute to the piece Ian … Continue reading

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Two sides of Žižek

Interview in The Guardian, and criticism of his views on Israel and Gaza in Counter Punch. [Update: there is also a short video of him on The Guardian website]

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This Is Not The End Of The Book

Just finished reading Umberto Eco and Jean-Claude Carrière’s book-length series of dialogues This Is Not The End Of The Book. It’s an interesting, engaging and sometimes annoyingly showy discussion, ranging widely across book-related topics such as libraries, editing, publishing, private collections, … Continue reading

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Derrida, Heidegger, Moretti

The project of translating Derrida’s seminars has a website. It includes dates for forthcoming volumes. A set of audio and video recordings on and by Heidegger is now available here. Includes pieces by Gadamer, Sloterdijk and Fink (thanks to Enowning for the link). … Continue reading

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