Monthly Archives: October 2020

Books received – Hadot, Nail, TCS on Barthes, Eco, Ewald, Billé

Some books waiting for me in the office – The Selected Writings of Pierre Hadot, Thomas Nail, Lucretius II: An Ethics of Motion, the Theory, Culture & Society special issue on Neutral Life/Late Barthes, Umberto Eco, The Role of the … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of Foucault update 3: Early versions of some texts, the Port-Royal Grammar, Foucault’s work on literature, Bataille and Nietzsche, and a writing break in Wales

A lot of the time recently has been spent revising The Early Foucault, but that is now done, and in the run-up to term I spent a bit of time on this manuscript. Ordinarily I’d have had to spend this time preparing teaching, … Continue reading

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Books received – Tesserach, Lévi-Strauss, Propp, Lukács, Ginzburg, Amoore, Dumézil, Harcourt, Sarkis

Some books bought second-hand, and some others from publishers, including Louise Amoore, Cloud Ethics; Bernard Harcourt, Critique and Praxis and Hashim Sarkis, Roi Salgueiro Barrio and Gabriel Kozlowski, The World as an Architectural Project.

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Roger Eberhard, Human Territoriality – Edition Patrick Frey, 2020

Roger Eberhard, Human Territoriality – Edition Patrick Frey, 2020 Some of the book is available to view at the above link; some other photos at his website and the Robert Morat gallery. Borders are a means of separation. They separate … Continue reading

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Peter Salmon, An Event, Perhaps: A Biography of Jacques Derrida – Verso, September 2020

Peter Salmon, An Event, Perhaps: A Biography of Jacques Derrida – Verso, September 2020 Who is Jacques Derrida? For some, he is the originator of a relativist philosophy responsible for the contemporary crisis of truth. For the far right, he … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies: New issue (2020)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Foucault Studies, Vol 1 No 28 (2020): Number 28, September 2020 The editors of Foucault Studies are pleased to publish this issue containing a review symposium of Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson’s “Genealogies of Terrorism” as well as…

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Vicki Squire, Europe’s Migration Crisis: Border Deaths and Human Dignity – Cambridge University Press, September 2020

Vicki Squire, Europe’s Migration Crisis: Border Deaths and Human Dignity – Cambridge University Press, September 2020 Rejecting claims that migration is a crisis for Europe, this book instead suggests that the ‘migration crisis’ reflects a more fundamental breakdown of a … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 33: Completion of the manuscript, expanded table of contents, and moving into production

In the last update on the writing of this book, back in May, I talked about how the impact of the coronavirus had made it impossible to complete the manuscript. At that time, it wasn’t clear when I would be able … Continue reading

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