Monthly Archives: March 2014

Review of Clinical Labor

Originally posted on Society and space:
Melinda Cooper and Catherine Waldby’s new book Clinical Labor: Tissue Donors and Research Subjects in the Global Bioeconomy is reviewed here by Samuel Walker and Adam Mahoney. The volume came out with Duke University Press.

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Four short excerpts from Heidegger’s Black Notebooks, translated by Richard Polt

Four passage from the black notebooks (GA 96) quoted in Peter Trawny’s book Heidegger und der Mythos der jüdischen Weltverschwörung – at Enowning. Update: some of the same passages are also translated here, along with a couple of others.

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New pieces on Heidegger’s Schwarze Hefte

A review in German in Die Zeit (thanks to Peter Gratton for this one), and a piece in The New York Times. All three volumes are now published – details at the Klostermann site.

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The Productive Body by Didier Deleule and François Guéry

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
An important 1972 book, mentioned by Foucault in Discipline and Punish, is finally coming out in English translation in March 2014, with an excellent introduction by the translators. The Productive Body asks how the human body…

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Michel Foucault, auteur, lecteur, archiviste. Dialogue avec Daniel Defert – video recording

“Michel Foucault, auteur, lecteur, archiviste. Dialogue avec Daniel Defert” – video recording available here.

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Jakob von Uexküll: A Foray Into the Worlds of Animals and Humans

Jakob von Uexküll, A Foray Into the Worlds of Animals and Humans was recently publushed in a new edition. This is a text that Heidegger, Deleuze & Guattari and Agamben have all discussed. The Monoskop site has gathered a number of … Continue reading

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Rowman & Littlefield International new series – Reframing the Boundaries: Thinking the Political

Rowman & Littlefield International have launched a new series – Reframing the Boundaries: Thinking the Political – with an attempt to cross the division between ‘analytic’ and ‘continental’ thought. Here’s the first part of the series description: Reframing the Boundaries: Thinking … Continue reading

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The English language sources of Foucault’s L’origine de l’herméneutique de soi

Last year a little book of Foucault’s lectures at Dartmouth College in 1980 was published in French – L’origine de l’herméneutique de soi: Conférences prononcées à Dartmouth College, 1980, edited by Henri-Paul Fruchaud and Daniele Lorenzini, Paris: Vrin, 2013. [Update: A … Continue reading

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Derrida Postcard Film in the THE

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
Here. Put together by Joanna Callaghan and Martin McQuillan, this will be making the rounds at various festivals. I’ll see at the screening in New York in late May during the…

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Warwick University Limited – reissue by Spokesman Books & Launch on 31 March

Originally posted on Critical Education:
Spokesman Books have reissued Warwick University Ltd edited by EP Thompson and originally published in 1970. In February 1970, students occupying the Registry at Warwick University uncovered evidence of secret political surveillance of staff and students.…

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