Monthly Archives: December 2017

Hot off the press: Architectural and Urban Reflections after Deleuze and Guattari

Originally posted on My Desiring-Machines:
This book collects chapters on urbanism and architecture that first appeared as papers at the refrains of freedom conference in Athens (2015). From the publisher’s website: “The post humanist movement which currently traverses various disciplines…

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The Early Foucault Update 15: Working on Maladie mentale et personnalité and some archival and library work in Paris

Earlier this month I finished working through Maladie mentale et personnalité, which I discussed beginning in the last update, and have drafted a substantial section analyzing the book. I imagine I can only use a fraction of the quotes I … Continue reading

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The Last Interview of Nicos Poulantzas

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
Here at Legal Form with a helpful introduction. Poulantzas died just nine days before its original publication on 12 Oct., 1979, in the Italian communist journal, Rinascita.

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The Birth of Austerity: German Ordoliberalism and Contemporary Neoliberalism (2017)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
The Birth of Austerity. German Ordoliberalism and Contemporary Neoliberalism Edited by Thomas Biebricher and Frieder Vogelmann, Rowman & Littlefield. Publication Date: Sep 2017 Description Ordoliberalism and the ‘Freiburg School’ have gained traction in contemporary political…

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6/13 Revolt: Foucault in Iran (2017)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
6/13 | REVOLT: FOUCAULT IN IRAN Daniel Defert (éditeur de Michel Foucault) Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi (University of Illinois at Urbana) Judith Revel (Université Paris Nanterre) Moderated by John Rajchman, Daniele Lorenzini, and Bernard E. Harcourt December…

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Verena Erlenbusch, Genealogies of Terrorism: Revolution, State Violence, Empire forthcoming with Columbia UP

Verena Erlenbusch, Genealogies of Terrorism: Revolution, State Violence, Empire forthcoming with Columbia University Press in 2018. What is terrorism? What ought we to do about it? And why is it wrong? We think we have clear answers to these questions. … Continue reading

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7 Critical Theory books that came out in November 2017 – Negri, Wheeler-Reed, Soussloff, Strauss, Adorno, Sullivan, Zigon

As ever, a useful roundup from critical theory  

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LSE Writing for Research – page of links to advice posts

I’ve linked to some of these before, but the LSE has now put together a page of links to their advice posts – Writing for Research. There are lots more links and some discussions archived here.

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Figure/Ground interview with Leonard Lawlor

Figure/Ground interview with Leonard Lawlor Leonard Lawlor is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. He specializes in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Continental philosophy. He received his doctorate from SUNY Stony Brook in 1988 and taught at the University of Memphis from 1989–2008, where he held the position … Continue reading

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The Intimate Life of Violence: Brad Evans interviews Elaine Scarry at LARB

The Intimate Life of Violence: Brad Evans interviews Elaine Scarry at Los Angeles Review of Books. This the 16th in a series of dialogues with artists, writers, and critical thinkers on the question of violence. This conversation is with the … Continue reading

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