Monthly Archives: June 2014

Novels read in the first half of 2014

Over the past few years I’ve been keeping lists of novels read. There are a few short story collections here, and a couple of histories, but it’s mainly novels. David Lodge, Therapy Mark Hadden, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time … Continue reading

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Barry Stocker’s reading of Foucault’s Subjectivity and Truth lectures concludes

Final two parts of his reading – here and here.

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A minor Nietzsche question – what does the abbreviation ‘W.W.’ refer to?

A minor Nietzsche question – what does the abbreviation W.W. refer to? I’ve asked some of the leading Nietzsche scholars I know, and they are baffled too. The context is two references to Nietzsche: W. W. XI, p. 268 and W. W. … Continue reading

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Linda Olson, Guide to Academic and Scientific Publication – open access book

Proof Reading Services have made what looks like a useful guide to publication available online.

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Nine critical theory books from June

critical-theory.com has a round-up of recently published books – Foucault, Lefebvre, Balso, Crary, etc.

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Top ten posts this week on Progressive Geographies

How powerful is your passport? – infographic – the most popular post in a long time The theft of Native Americans’ land, in one animated map Five apps I find really useful for my writing and blogging The Clubs that Connect … Continue reading

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“the frustrations and the pleasures of editing”

David Scott Kastan on “the frustrations and the pleasures of editing” – for him a play, but much of this works more generally: We too often think of editing as an activity that is mechanical and objective; it is neither. Even … Continue reading

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Leon Niemoczynski and Stephanie Theodorou (eds.) Animal Experience – open access book

Leon Niemoczynski and Stephanie Theodorou (eds.) Animal Experience – open access book. An interesting, multi-media project. Details here. This “living” book about life explores the nature and meaning of the emotional lives of nonhuman animals, focusing on how those lives … Continue reading

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Balibar, Equaliberty and Rancière Now reviewed at NDPR

            Two interesting reviews at NDPR: Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: Political Essays reviewed by Jonathan Joseph; and Oliver Davis (ed.), Rancière Now reviewed by Samuel A. Chambers.

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The Revolution in Military Affairs: A Partial Timeline (+links)

Originally posted on Deterritorial Investigations Unit:
“A Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) is a major change in the nature of warfare brought about by the innovative application of new technologies which, combined with dramatic changes in military doctrine and operational…

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