Monthly Archives: November 2019

The Early Foucault Update 28 – second half of the manuscript, Swiss archives and asylums

Term 1 is when I do most of my teaching, but I’ve been doing a little bit of work on my The Early Foucault manuscript most days. I’ve mainly been reworking the organisation of the second half of the text. Chapter 6 … Continue reading

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Books received – Sartre, Mbembe, Guedez, Lefebvre, Gil, Eiland and Jennings

Sartre’s Search for a Method and two books by Achille Mbembe for teaching; Annie Guédez’s early study of Foucault, which relates him to psychology; the new edition of Lefebvre’s Rhythmanlaysis; and two biographies – Marie Gil on Roland Barthes and Howard Eiland … Continue reading

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Christiansen and Gebauer (eds.), Rhythms Now: Henri Lefebvre’s Rhythmanalysis Revisited – Aaborg University Press, 2019 (open access)

Steen Ledet Christiansen and Mirjam Gebauer (eds.), Henri Lefebvre’s Rhythmanalysis Revisited – Aaborg University Press, 2019 (open access) Rhythms abound today, in a time where all manner of rhythms intersect and amplify each other. Rhythmanalysis enables us to discuss lived … Continue reading

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Clara Oloriz, Landscape as Territory – Book Launch, 20 November 2019, Architectural Association bookshop, London

Clara Oloriz, Landscape as Territory – Book Launch 6.30pm, 20 November 2019, Architectural Association bookshop, London The Landscape as Territory Book was awarded an AA fellowship and a Graham Foundation Grant for its edition, writing & publication. Published by Actar. … Continue reading

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Irus Braverman and Elizabeth R. Johnson (eds.),Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea – Duke University Press, 2019

Irus Braverman and Elizabeth R. Johnson (eds.), Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea – Duke University Press, 2019 The ocean and its inhabitants sketch and stretch our understandings of law in unexpected ways. Inspired by the blue … Continue reading

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Mark Usher, ‘Territory Incognita’, Progress in Human Geography

Mark Usher, ‘Territory Incognita’, Progress in Human Geography, https://doi.org/10.1177/0309132519879492 (requires subscription) Tracing the lineage of territorial theorization, from legal container through dialectical, strategic and rhizomatic interpretations, this paper contends that more-than-human aspects of territory have been routinely circumvented by scholars seeking … Continue reading

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Selection of De Gruyter eBooks, chapters and articles – free to read, download and share until November 30, 2019 (Nietzsche, de Beauvoir, aesthetics…)

Special collection of De Gruyter eBooks, book chapters and journal articles – free to read, download and share until November 30, 2019 Thanks to dmf for the link. Looks like you need to download the books chapter by chapter…  

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Foucault audio and video recordings online – updated and links fixed

I’ve updated the chronology of audio and video recordings of Foucault online. There are some additional ones here, and I’ve tried to fix any broken links. Please let me know if any are broken – videos seem to disappear, especially … Continue reading

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Georges Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome III – Vrin, November 2019

Georges Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome III: Écrits d’histoire des sciences et d’épistémologie – Vrin, November 2019 This looks interesting, especially the variant texts alongside the published works, though given previous experience with these volumes, I’ll take the November date a little skeptically… … Continue reading

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Ian James, The Technique of Thought: Nancy, Laruelle, Malabou, and Stiegler after Naturalism, University of Minnesota Press, 2019 – reviewed at NDPR by Samuel Talcott

Ian James, The Technique of Thought: Nancy, Laruelle, Malabou, and Stiegler after Naturalism, University of Minnesota Press, 2019 – reviewed at NDPR by Samuel Talcott Here’s the publisher description: The Technique of Thought explores the relationship between philosophy and science … Continue reading

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