Monthly Archives: November 2018

Truth, Fiction, Illusion: Worlds and Experience – Association for Philosophy and Literature conference, May 29-June 2 2019 – Mbembe, Stiegler, Elden, Cixous (?)

CFP: Truth, Fiction, Illusion: Worlds and Experience – Association for Philosophy and Literature conference, with Theory, Culture & Society and Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Austria, May 29-June 2 2019 Peter Gratton adds that the speakers will include Bernard Stiegler, Achille Mbembe, … Continue reading

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Thanos Zartaloudis, The Birth of Nomos – Edinburgh University Press, November 2018

Thanos Zartaloudis, The Birth of Nomos – Edinburgh University Press, 2018 Unfortunately only in an expensive hardback at present, but this looks a major study. Delves into the history of the ancient Greek word nomos (and related words) to reveal … Continue reading

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Books received – Bataille, Bousquet, Elders, Barney & Montag (eds.), de Ipola, Venn

Georges Bataille, Une Liberté Souveraine; Antoine Bousquet, The Eye of War: Military Perception from the Telescope to the Drone; Fons Elders, Reflexive Water; Richard Barney and Warren Montag (eds.), Systems of Life: Biopolitics, Economics and Literature on the Cusp of … Continue reading

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CFP: Truth, Fiction, Illusion: Worlds and Experience – APL conference, Klagenfurt, Austria, May 29-June 2 2019

CFP: Truth, Fiction, Illusion: Worlds and Experience – Association for Philosophy and Literature conference, with Theory, Culture & Society and Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Austria, May 29-June 2 2019

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Law and Politics in the Anthropocene, Birkbeck, 10 December 2018

Law and Politics in the Anthropocene, Birkbeck, 10 December 2018 Free to attend, but registration required Speakers: Alain Pottage (LSE) / Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos (University of Westminster) / Daniel Matthews (University of Hong Kong) / Lilian Moncrieff (University of Glasgow) / … Continue reading

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CFP: Violence, Space and the Archives – NUI Galway, 23-24 May 2019

CFP: Violence, Space and the Archives – National University of Ireland, Galway, 23-24 May 2019 We invite paper submissions from across the disciplinary spectrum for a conference on ‘Violence, Space and the Archives’ to examine the challenges and possibilities presented … Continue reading

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Advance copy of Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018) received

I’ve just received an advance copy of Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018). The book has been a long time in production, and the final stages were delayed by paper shortages and printer problems in the US. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Tiago Santos Almeida, Canguilhem e a gênese do possível – Editora LiberArs 2018

Tiago Santos Almeida, Canguilhem e a gênese do possível: Estudio sobre a historicização das ciências [Canguilhem and the genesis of the possible. A study on the historicization of sciences] – Editora LiberArs 2018 Tiago tells me that the Table of contents, Preface … Continue reading

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Stephen Legg and Deena Heath (eds.) South Asian Governmentalities: Michel Foucault and the Question of Postcolonial Orderings – Cambridge UP, 2018

Stephen Legg and Deena Heath (eds.), South Asian Governmentalities: Michel Foucault and the Question of Postcolonial Orderings – Cambridge University Press, 2018 This volume analyses the ways in which the works of one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth … Continue reading

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Adam Bobbette and Amy Donovan (eds.), Political Geology: Active Stratigraphies and the Making of Life – Palgrave 2018

Adam Bobbette and Amy Donovan (eds.), Political Geology: Active Stratigraphies and the Making of Life – Springer 2018. Looks an interesting collection but a great shame about the prohibitive price. This book builds on the enthusiasm for the geological generated … Continue reading

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