Monthly Archives: January 2019

Kathryn Medien, ‘Palestine in Deleuze’ – Theory, Culture & Society, online first

Kathryn Medien, ‘Palestine in Deleuze‘ – Theory, Culture & Society, online first (requires subscription) In the late 1970s and early 1980s French philosopher Gilles Deleuze authored a series of articles in which he reflected on the formation of the state … Continue reading

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David Beer, Georg Simmel’s Concluding Thoughts: Worlds, Lives, Fragments – Palgrave June 2019

David Beer, Georg Simmel’s Concluding Thoughts: Worlds, Lives, Fragments – Palgrave June 2019 This book draws upon the work of Georg Simmel to explore the limits, tensions and dynamism of social life through a close analysis of the works produced … Continue reading

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Neil Brenner, New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question – OUP, June 2019

Neil Brenner, New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question – OUP, June 2019 The urban condition is today being radically transformed. Urban restructuring is accelerating, new urban spaces are being consolidated, and new forms of urbanization are crystallizing. … Continue reading

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Review Michel Foucault va au cinéma / Foucault at the Movies (2019)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Sforzini, A. (2019). Michel Foucault va au cinéma / Foucault at the Movies. Le Foucaldien, 5(1), 1. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/lefou.56 Abstract This article reviews the book Foucault at the Movies, published in French in 2011 and translated into English…

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The Eye of War: A Symposium

Originally posted on The Disorder Of Things:
Over the coming week, The Disorder of Things will host a symposium on Antoine Bousquet’s new book The Eye of War: Military Perception from the Telescope to the Drone, published last year by University of…

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Richard Polt, Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties – Rowman & Littlefield, March 2019

Richard Polt, Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties – Rowman & Littlefield, March 2019 In this important new book, Richard Polt takes a fresh approach to Heidegger’s thought during his most politicized period, and works toward a … Continue reading

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Books received – Bataille & Weil, Grmek, Heidegger, Cook, Theory, Culture & Society

Books received – George Bataille and Eric Weil correspondence, Mirko D. Grmek, Pathological Realities: Essays on Disease, Experiments, and History; the new translation of Martin Heidegger, The Question Concerning the Thing, Deborah Cook, Adorno, Foucault and the Critique of the West, and … Continue reading

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Corine Pelluchon, Nourishment: A Philosophy of the Political Body – Bloomsbury 2019

Corine Pelluchon, Nourishment: A Philosophy of the Political Body, translated by Justin E. H. Smith,  Bloomsbury 2019 In this original and important book, Corine Pelluchon argues for nothing less than a new social contract that does justice to the biosphere, … Continue reading

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Jo van Every – About the Short Guides Series on writing and publishing

Jo van Every, About the Short Guides Series – an introduction to her series of books about academic writing and publishing. The third volume is due out soon. As I was finalising the third volume in this series of books, my … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Processes of Subjectivation: Biopolitics and the Politics of Literature (2018)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Special Issue: Processes of Subjectivation: Biopolitics and the Politics of Literature, Comparative Literature and Culture 20.4 (2018)_ Issue 20.4 (December 2018) Ed. Azucena G. Blanco ? The Eventualization of Political Thinking: From the Arab Revolutions…

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