Monthly Archives: July 2013

Foucault’s Last Decade – second update

Over the last week I did some further work on the timeline I mentioned in the last update. I’m finding this really useful already. In particular I used the bibliography of English translations compiled by Richard Lynch (also in A Companion … Continue reading

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Philosophy diagrams

Western Philosophers 600 BCE-600 CE; and 700-1935. Discussed here (via New APPS).

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A Feeling for Things – Jane Bennett, 4-5 October, London

From Bodies in Movement Birkbeck (University of London) offers another fantastic two-day event in early October, “A Feeling for Things: A Conversation around the work of Jane Bennett”. The evening of 4 October will feature a public lecture by Jane Bennett, some of whose work we … Continue reading

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400ppm: Exit Holocene, Enter Anthropocene

Fascinating forum at the Society and Space open site on the passing of 400 parts per million of CO2 in the atmosphere.

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The Foucault/Habermas debate that never was

James Schmidt has two very interesting posts about the Foucault/Habermas ‘debate that never was’ – part one and part two. Part One includes a letter from Foucault from late 1983. Part three is promised soon.

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Verso radical thinkers – brief introductory videos in The Guardian

From the Verso blog: At the beginning of the year we published another twelve titles in our seventh edition of The Radical Thinkers series including works by Alain Badiou, Willhelm Reich, Max Horkheimer, Simon Critchley and Ludwig Feuerbach. A fortnightly series of events introducing this latest set was … Continue reading

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Politics of Place issue 1 published

Open access here – looks very nicely designed.

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Getting Somewhere: HEFCE Proposals on Open Access for a Post-2014 Research Excellence Framework

Originally posted on The Disorder Of Things:
This week, the UK’s Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) published their formal proposals for including an open access requirement in any post-2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). Responses to this will be…

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Two decisions in the translation of Lectures on the Will to Know

Graham Burchell has provided another excellent translation of a Foucault lecture course – Lectures on the Will to Know. I worked on that course extensively in the French and have over the past few days spent a lot of time … Continue reading

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Michael Dillon on The Courage of Truth

The chair group on History and Theory of International Relations at the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) is launching an annual Lecture series entitled ‘Modes of Reasoning’. The lectures are intended as a space for leading intellectuals to reflect on … Continue reading

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