Monthly Archives: September 2011

Shapiro on Foucault

Recording of an interview with Stephen Shapiro – co-author of new book How to Read Foucault’s Discipline and Punish – is available here. Interesting discussion of what Foucault is doing, and links to contemporary events and questions. The discussion of higher … Continue reading

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Harman and Morton in Continent

Online (open access) essays. Graham’s piece is a particularly good introduction to his work. Details here.

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Merrifield on Lefebvre in London

Reposted from crit-geog-forum. I’m speaking in Newcastle that night so will unfortunately miss it.  UCL Urban Laboratory/CITY Journal Annual Lecture with the support of Bartlett School of Planning Henri Lefebvre and Planetary Urbanization Lecture by Andy Merrifield 05 October 2011 Christopher … Continue reading

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Two Heidegger Reviews

NDPR has reviews of two new Heidegger translations – Introduction to Philosophy — Thinking and Poetizing and Country Path Conversations. In the first, Katherine Withy rightly notes the slender volume and its meager rewards – the English translation is less … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in New York

While in New York for the AAG, I’ll also be speaking at a Shakespeare conference at NYU. It’s organised by the people who put on a conference on Shakespeare and Philosophy earlier this year. More details when they are official, … Continue reading

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Schmitt in New York

Rory Rowan will be the fifth speaker in the ‘German Philosophy and Geography’ session, speaking on Carl Schmitt. He dropped me a line after yesterday’s post and we all welcomed it enthusiastically. As Rory well knows I think Schmitt is … Continue reading

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Sloterdijk Now endorsements

I mentioned the Sloterdijk Now endorsees before, but here are the actual endorsements: ‘A superb introduction to the most formidable (and fun) philosopher of our time. Indispensable.’ Sylvère Lotringer, Columbia University ‘Sloterdijk is finally coming to the fore as one of … Continue reading

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Reading Kant’s Geography paperback

Despite the paperback not being on or, the paperback is definitely available. The SUNY Press website is selling it, but will chase them to try to make this more widely available. Even though the initial hardback price was steep, … Continue reading

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German Philosophy and Geography

This the session I am organising at the New York AAG (24-28 Feb 2012). The impact of philosophers on geography, in recent years, has largely been from the French tradition—Foucault, Deleuze, Derrida, Badiou and others. There are exceptions, of course, … Continue reading

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2012 talks

One of the things I’ve been working on since I got back is the schedule of talks for early 2012. I’d already agreed to give a couple of talks on ‘volume’ (part of The Space of the World project) in March … Continue reading

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