Monthly Archives: September 2014

Farewell Kathy Wood; welcome Kiersty Hong

Originally posted on Society and space:
Kathy Wood After eight years of work on the journal, we bid a fond farewell to Kathy Wood. Kathy works in the research office of Durham University’s Geography department and started work on the…

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Peter Gordon on Heidegger’s Black Notebooks in the New York Review of Books

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Peter Gordon on Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ in The New York Review of Books (requires subscription).

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Pluto Press Megasale: 40% off all books!

Originally posted on The Pluto Press Blog – Independent, radical publishing:
It’s finally the autumn, many of us are going ‘back to uni’, and Pluto is offering a lip-smackingly delicious 40% off all our books, via our website. And that’s…

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Forthcoming Publications – new page and some preprints

I’ve added a forthcoming publications page to the site, along with links to a few preprints. These are only for publications currently in production – it doesn’t include things under review or being drafted. I’m hoping the Boko Haram paper will … Continue reading

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Photos from Nietzsche’s summer walks by Mark Anderson

The Bloomsbury Philosophy blog has some photographs of the sites of Nietzsche’s walks in Italy. They are taken by Mark Anderson, author of the recently published book Plato and Nietzsche: Their Philosophical Art. They had an earlier post focusing on some important … Continue reading

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Jonathan P Allen comments on Matthew Wilson’s ‘Continuous connectivity’ article

Originally posted on Society and space:
Matthew Wilson’s article in Society and Space 32(3), “Continuous connectivity, handheld computers, and mobile spatial knowledge”, is available open access until October 26, 2014. In the article, Wilson examines what he calls the ‘logic of continuous connectivity’ and its…

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Globalization: the career of a concept – special issue of Globalizations Giving a Philosophy Talk The Republic of the Living: Biopolitics and the Critique of Civil Society (2014) September issue of Antipode out now My essay on Foucault’s La société … Continue reading

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Towards a reading list on the Ebola crisis – a new resource page on Progressive Geographies

I’ve put together a reading list on Ebola, specifically in relation to the West African situation in 2014. Linking does not mean I necessarily agree with the article. Additional pieces welcome – I’ve tended to avoid mainstream news stories unless they … Continue reading

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Heidegger’s Black Notebooks – video of a discussion at CUNY Graduate Center

Richard Wolin, Jeffrey Van Davis, Emmanuel Faye, Karsten Harries, and Thomas Sheehan discuss Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ at CUNY Graduate Center. Thanks to Enowning for the link.

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The Republic of the Living: Biopolitics and the Critique of Civil Society (2014)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Miguel Vatter, The Republic of the Living: Biopolitics and the Critique of Civil Society, Fordham University Press,June 2014 ISBN: 9780823256020 Further info Details of workshop on book below description. This book takes up Foucault’s hypothesis…

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