Monthly Archives: April 2019

Le débat Foucault | Veyne (2019)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Event in Lyon on the Michel Foucault-Paul Veyne relation Foucault News View original post

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Canguilhem – short post on the Polity blog

I’ve written a short piece about George Canguilhem and my book on him at the Polity blog. More details on the book itself can be found here. On Valentine’s day 1966, Louis Althusser wrote to his translator and lover Franca … Continue reading

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Carceral Notebooks 13: Foucault and the Politics of Resistance in Brazil – now published open access

Carceral Notebooks 13: Foucault and the Politics of Resistance in Brazil – now published and essays available open access http://www.thecarceral.org/journal-vol13.html Bernard E. Harcourt, Preface Bernard E. Harcourt, Dedication Marcelo Hoffman, Special Editor, Introduction Salma Tannus Muchail and Márcio Alves da … Continue reading

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Books received – Newman, Lacan, Chartier, Calvet, Esposito, Boquet and Nacy

Some books received in recompense for review work for Polity – Saul Newman, Political Theology; Jacques Lacan, The Sinthome; Roger Chartier, Cardenio between Cervantes and Shakespeare; Louis-Jean Calvet’s biography of Roland Barthes; Roberto Esposito, A Philosophy for Europe; and Damien Boquet and Piroska Nagy, Medieval Sensibilities.

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Robert Macfarlane, Underland – Penguin 2019, and short piece in The Guardian

Robert Macfarlane, Underland – Penguin 2019, and short piece in The Guardian The highly anticipated new book from the internationally bestselling, prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Lost Words and The Old Ways Discover the hidden worlds beneath our feet… In … Continue reading

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Nicolas de Warren and Thomas Vongehr (eds.), Philosophers at the Front: Phenomenology and the First World War, Leuven University Press, 2017 – reviewed at NDPR

Nicolas de Warren and Thomas Vongehr (eds.), Philosophers at the Front: Phenomenology and the First World War, Leuven University Press, 2017 – reviewed at NDPR An exceptional collection of letters, postcards, original writings, and photographs The First World War witnessed … Continue reading

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Emmanuelle Loyer, Lévi-Strauss: A Biography – Polity, 2018 (and review)

Emmanuelle Loyer, Lévi-Strauss: A Biography – Polity, 2018, translated by Ninon Vinsonneau and Jonathan Magidoff Academic, writer, figure of melancholy, aesthete – Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908–2009) not only transformed his academic discipline, he also profoundly changed the way that we view … Continue reading

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

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
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…

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Matthew H. Edney, Cartography: The Ideal and its History – U Chicago Press, April 2019

Matthew H. Edney, Cartography: The Ideal and its History – University of Chicago Press, April 2019 Over the past four decades, the volumes published in the landmark History of Cartography series have both chronicled and encouraged scholarship about maps and … Continue reading

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Books received – Story, TCS, Gombrich and Eribon, Crewe, Derrida, Kantorowicz

 Brett Story, Prison Land: Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America; the new issue of Theory, Culture and Society, ‘Thinking with Algorithms‘, edited by Louise Amoore; Ernst Gombrich and Didier Eribon, A Lifelong Interest; Louise Crewe, Lords of Parliament: Manners, Rituals and Politics; Jacques Derrida, … Continue reading

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