Monthly Archives: December 2019

My favourite academic books of 2019

At the end of each year I’ve posted a list of academic books I liked (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018). The criteria was simply that they were published in that year (or late the previous year), and that I read … Continue reading

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My favourite music of 2019

A list of the music released this year which I enjoyed the most… The Aristocrats, You Know What? Bass Communion, Reconstructions and Recycling Big Big Train, Grand Tour Tim Bowness, Flowers at the Scene Bill Bruford’s Earthworks, Complete (box) Kate Bush, … Continue reading

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Foucault à l’épreuve de la psychiatrie et de la psychanalyse, Astérion (ENS de Lyon), 21/2019

Foucault à l’épreuve de la psychiatrie et de la psychanalyse, Astérion (ENS de Lyon), 21/2019 – thanks to Foucault News for this link Challenging Foucault with psychiatry and psychoanalysis Sous la direction de Laurent Dartigues et Elisabetta Basso Open access … Continue reading

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Hannah Arendt and Theodor W. Adorno’s correspondence on the legacy of Walter Benjamin

Hannah Arendt and Theodor W. Adorno’s correspondence on the legacy of Walter Benjamin – in the Los Angeles Review of Books, edited and translated by Susan H. Gillespie and Samantha Rose Hill THE 1967 CORRESPONDENCE between Hannah Arendt and Theodor … Continue reading

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London Review of Books – new website and open access until 15 January 2020

The London Review of Books has a new website and content is open access for one month: For a full calendar month, there won’t be a paywall of any kind anywhere on the site. This means that not only all 24 of this … Continue reading

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Jonathan Basile on  Derrida’s Seminars: Writing Before Writing Before the Letter in 3:AM Magazine

Jonathan Basile writes about at Derrida’s Seminars: Writing Before Writing Before the Letter in 3:AM Magazine. Thanks to Peter Gratton at Philosophy in a Time of Error for the link.  

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Response to the Danny Dorling article by Alison Blunt, Martin Evans and others

In November, Danny Dorling published a piece in Emotion, Space and Society entitled ‘Kindness: A new kind of rigour for British Geographers‘ (open access), which was picked up by The Times Higher Education – “Geography seen as ‘soft option’ by ‘posh’ students, … Continue reading

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Marcelo Hoffmann on Perry Anderson, Brazil Apart: 1964-2019

Marcelo Hoffmann reviews Perry Anderson, Brazil Apart: 1964-2019, at Berfrois: The Workers’ Party and the Rise of Bolsonaro

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Books received – a pile from the Verso sale

The Verso sale runs until the end of December 2019

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Books received – Dumézil, Sartre, Canguilhem, Baxstrom and Meyers

Two books by Dumézil, one by Sartre, the latest volume of the Canguilhem Oeuvres, and Richard Baxstrom and Todd Meyers, Realizing the Witch: Science, Cinema, and the Mastery of the Invisible.

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