Monthly Archives: February 2018

Book review – “The Extractive Zone: Social Ecologies and Decolonial Perspectives”, “The Conflict Shoreline: Colonization as Climate Change in the Negev Desert” and “In the Wake: On Blackness and Being”

Originally posted on AntipodeFoundation.org:
Macarena Gómez-Barris, The Extractive Zone: Social Ecologies and Decolonial Perspectives, Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. ISBN: 978-0-8223-6875-5 (cloth); ISBN: 978-0-8223-6897-7 (paper) Eyal Weizman and Fazal Sheikh, The Conflict Shoreline: Colonization as Climate Change in the…

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Derrida’s 64-5 Heidegger Course outline

A useful outline of Derrida’s 1964-65 course on Heidegger.

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Books received (3) – Shakespeare, Santner, Diamantides and Schutz, Watkin, Nail, Dikec, Danchev

Books in recompense for review work for Edinburgh University Press, and a couple of ones I’d requested from Bloomsbury and OUP which have only just been published. They include the Arden third series edition of King John, Eric Santner’s The … Continue reading

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Books received (2) – Lacan, Sartre, Schmitt, Carver, Foucault, Mukerji, Husserl

Books in recompense for review work for Polity and Routledge, including Lacan, Sartre, Schmitt, Carver, Foucault, Mukerji, Husserl. Lacan’s The Triumph of Religion and Transference are fairly recent translations, as is Carl Schmitt’s Ex Captivitate Salus, by Matthew Hannah. Terrell … Continue reading

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Books received (1) – Cohen and Duckert, Publicover, Kaplan, Longo, Kelly, Fouchard and Lorenzini, Staszak

A lot of books arrived while I was away. These ones have all been sent by publishers or authors. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Lowell Duckert’s collection Veer Ecology: A Companion for Environmental Thinking Laurence Publicover, Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 16: Other writing, and working on the Lille courses, the Hegel thesis and Canguilhem in Paris

I began 2018 with some shorter pieces to write, which took me away from the focus on The Early Foucault, even though two of them were on Foucault. First was a piece for the American Book Review, which is hosting … Continue reading

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Roundup of media discussion of Foucault’s Les Aveux de la chair (mostly French)

Some of the media discussion of Foucault’s Les Aveux de la chair. Will add other pieces as I see them – do add comments if you know of more. Michel Foucault, culture physique – FranceCulture podcast Il est comment le … Continue reading

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Politique et morale chez Foucault. Entre la critique et le nominalisme (2018)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Monica Loyola Stival, Politique et morale chez Foucault. Entre la critique et le nominalisme, Paris: L’Harmattan La philosophie en commun PHILOSOPHIE Dans la sphère anthropologique ou dans la sphère politique, la manière dont Foucault élabore…

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Fourth volume of Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality published – Warwick news release

There is a Warwick news release of information about Foucault’s Les aveux de la chair, in which I briefly explain how the book fits within Foucault’s work and its importance. I’ve already agreed to write a longer review of the book, … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Les Aveux de la chair – just picked up a copy

It’s officially published tomorrow, but I’ve just picked up a copy of the fourth volume of Foucault’s History of Sexuality – Les Aveux de la chair [Confessions, or Avowals, of the Flesh]. Some of the book is available to view here (essentially just … Continue reading

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