Monthly Archives: March 2019

Books received – Heidegger, Jazeel and Legg, Duarte, Delay, Lentz, Baganato, Ferrari and Pasqual

The latest volume of the Heidegger Gesamtausgabe, Vier Hefte I und II, Tariq Jazeel and Stephen Legg (eds.), Subaltern Geographies, Fábio Duarte, Space, Place and Territory, Steven Delay, Phenomenology in France, Christian C. Lentz, Contested Territory: Ðien Biên Phu and the Making of Northwest … Continue reading

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David Farrell Krell, The Cudgel and the Caress: Reflections on Cruelty and Tenderness – SUNY Press, March 2019

David Farrell Krell, The Cudgel and the Caress: Reflections on Cruelty and Tenderness – SUNY Press, 2019 I shared news of Krell’s recent The Sea: A Philosophical Encounter a couple of days ago. Thanks to Ron Sexton for commenting that he … Continue reading

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Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, May 2019

Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, 2019 Renowned politics scholar Jenny Edkins explores the imperative for change in a world filled with inequality, violence, persecution, and injustice–and the difficulties of bringing it about. How … Continue reading

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John Protevi, Edges of the State – University of Minnesota Press, Forerunner, April 2019

John Protevi, Edges of the State – University of Minnesota Press, Forerunner, 2019 This book takes a look at the formation, and edges, of states: their breakdowns and attempts to repair them, and their encounters with non-state peoples. It draws … Continue reading

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Christian Abrahamsson, Topoi/Graphein: Mapping the Middle in Spatial Thought _ U Nebraska Press, 2018, with preface by Gunnar Olsson

Christian Abrahamsson, Topoi/Graphein: Mapping the Middle in Spatial Thought – University of Nebraska Press, 2018, with preface by Gunnar Olsson In Topoi/Graphein Christian Abrahamsson maps the paradoxical limit of the in-between to reveal that to be human is to know how to live … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Discourse and Truth and Parresia, University of Chicago Press, 2019

Michel Foucault, Discourse and Truth and Parresia, University of Chicago Press, 2019 edited by Henri-Paul Fruchaud and Daniele Lorenzini, English edition established by Nancy Luxon This volume collects a series of lectures given by the renowned French thinker Michel Foucault … Continue reading

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Erik Daryl Meyer, Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human – Fordham UP, 2018 and book forum

Erik Daryl Meyer, Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human – Fordham UP and book forum at An Und Für Sich Most theology proceeds under the assumption that divine grace works on human beings at the points of … Continue reading

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David Farrell Krell, The Sea: A Philosophical Encounter – Bloomsbury, 2019

David Farrell Krell, The Sea: A Philosophical Encounter – Bloomsbury, 2019 Humankind has a profound and complex relationship with the sea, a relationship that is extensively reflected in biology, psychology, religion, literature and poetry. The sea cradles and soothes us, … Continue reading

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Richard Horton, ‘Frantz Fanon and the origins of global health’, The Lancet (open access)

Richard Horton, ‘Frantz Fanon and the origins of global health’, The Lancet (open access)

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Open access monographs: perspectives from university presses

Open access monographs: perspectives from university presses – at WONKHE As Research England formulates a requirement for open access monographs in future Research Excellence Frameworks (REFs), let us consider how university presses publish single-subject, often single-author, scholarly works and participate in … Continue reading

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