Monthly Archives: February 2019

Books received – Sartre, Althusser, Macey, Derrida, Edkins and Zehfuss

Three books for the Foucault work; the new edition of David Macey’s The Lives of Michel Foucault, with an afterword by me, and the third edition of Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss, Global Politics. The last has a chapter from me … Continue reading

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Society and Space book series – Adams, Circulation and Urbanization and Beer, The Data Gaze

Finally got series editor copies of the two new books in the Society and Space book series – David Beer, The Data Gaze: Capitalism, Power and Perception and Ross Exo Adams, Circulation and Urbanization. Both highly recommended, of course! More details on … Continue reading

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Books received – Althusser, Koyré and Lemke

Copies of some older Althusser and Koyré books, along with the more recently published Que Faire? and the English translation of Thomas Lemke, Foucault’s Analysis of Modern Governmentality: A Critique of Political Reason.

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Stuart Elden, Canguilhem – Polity Key Contemporary Thinkers series, now published

My study of George Canguilhem for Polity’s Key Contemporary Thinkers series is now released in the UK in both hardback and paperback. It should be available in North America and worldwide over the next couple of months. [Update April 23 … Continue reading

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Monstrous Ontologies. Politics, Ethics, Materiality – Roehampton, 1 July 2019

One-day Symposium at the Department of Social Sciences, University of Roehampton, London the 1st of July 2019 We invite you to a one-day symposium on Monstrous Ontologies. Politics, Ethics, Materiality at the Department of Social Sciences, University of Roehampton, London, the 1st of July … Continue reading

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Books received – Yusoff, Foucault, Koyré, Althusser, Kantorowicz

Some books that arrived while I was away – Kathryn Yusoff, A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None; a copy of Foucault’s Maladie mental et psychologie; Alexandre Koyré’s Newtonian Studies and From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe; the latest issue of Theory, Culture and Society; … Continue reading

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“Shakespearean Landscapes”, Fourth Denis Cosgrove Lecture in the GeoHumanities, British Academy, 23 May 2019

I am delighted to have been invited to give the fourth Denis Cosgrove Lecture in the GeoHumanities. The lecture is organised by the Royal Holloway Centre for the GeoHumanities, and will take place at the British Academy in London, on 23 May … Continue reading

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Sean Gaston, There are Contexts: Derrida and the Challenge of History

Sean Gaston, There are Contexts: Derrida and the Challenge of History – short piece at the Rowman International site, on Derrida, history, politics, text and context. Gaston’s book Jacques Derrida and the Challenge of History appeared late last year.

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Books received – Wahl, Althusser, Lacan, Delaporte, Monk

Some second-hand books picked up in Paris – Wahl, Althusser, Lacan, and Delaporte, along with the second volume of Ray Monk’s biography of Bertrand Russell.

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The Early Foucault Update 24: textual comparisons and archive work at BnF, CAPHÉS and IMEC

Since the last update I have been continuing to work on several different aspects of the work for both The Early Foucault and a planned book on the 1960s. Initially I finished up the work comparing the 1954 text Maladie mentale … Continue reading

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