Monthly Archives: October 2012

Philosophometry – writing A Global History of Philosophy, to 1750

Justin E.H. Smith – author of the excellent Divine Machines on Leibniz – has a very interesting post about his being commissioned to write A Global History of Philosophy, to 1750. He discusses the challenges of the project, and illustrious … Continue reading

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Ben Gurion Political Science department – 972mag story

A good overview and critique of the actions being taken against Ben Gurion University’s Political Science department at 972mag.com The link came from Israeli Academy Under Attack – a site which has stories and links about this action.  

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Originally posted on Thinking culture:
Stuart Elden has just posted a couple of short pieces that both reflect on the problems of free downloading in publishing. The first uses music downloading as a starting point, and the second responds to…

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Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
Adam Gopnik writing in the New Yorker discusses the revival of what he calls ‘geographical history’.  He starts with the prospect of a ‘history of spaces’ moving us beyond the intimacies of the sort of…

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Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses

New journal Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses edited by a politics, IR, geography and sociology team. Resilience is a fully peer-reviewed journal that creates a platform for dialogue about the processes, spaces, policies, practices and subjectivities through which resilience … Continue reading

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Neil Smith Obituary in The Guardian

Don Mitchell’s obituary of Neil Smith has just been published by The Guardian.

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Books received

A pile of books from Stanford UP in recompense for review work, mainly Agamben ones I didn’t have before, a couple of novels, the new issue of Society and Space, and two books by Durham authors (that I need to … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Foucault News:
Geoffroy de Lagasnerie, La dernière leçon de Michel Foucault. Sur le néolibéralisme, la théorie et la politique, Editions Fayard, A paraître, le 31 octobre 2012 Vous pourrez trouver plus d’informations sur le site de l’auteur Présentation…

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Hopkins on Husserl and Klein

Burt C. Hopkins, The Origin of the Logic of Symbolic Mathematics: Edmund Husserl and Jacob Klein is reviewed at NDPR. Just as I was finishing my PhD, and was getting interested in questions around calculation, my friend Morris Kaplan suggested … Continue reading

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Gerard Toal – Geopolitical Passport

The ever-interesting Exploring Geopolitics site has an interview with Gerard Toal.

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