Monthly Archives: November 2020

Miguel de Beistegui, Lacan: A Genealogy – Bloomsbury, May 2021

Miguel de Beistegui, Lacan: A Genealogy – Bloomsbury, May 2021 Lacan: A Genealogy provides a genealogical account of Lacan’s work as a whole, from his early writings on paranoid psychosis to his later work on the real and surplus enjoyment.  Beistegui … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Sexuality: The 1964 Clermont-Ferrand and 1969 Vincennes Lectures – Columbia University Press, August 2021

Michel Foucault, Sexuality: The 1964 Clermont-Ferrand and 1969 Vincennes Lectures – Columbia University Press, August 2021 Edited by Claude-Olivier Doron, foreword by Bernard E. Harcourt, translated by Graham Burchell. Michel Foucault’s The History of Sexuality—the first volume of which was published … Continue reading

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Rosimeri de Oliveira Dias and Heliana de Barros Conde Rodrigues (eds.), Ordens do discurso: comentários marginais à aula de Michel Foucault – November 2020

A new Brazilian collection commemorating the 50th anniversary of Foucault’s inaugural lecture at the Collège de France, delivered on 2nd December 1970 Em quinze capítulos, este livro funciona como um caleidoscópio: discute, desde múltiplas facetas, a aula inaugural que Michel … Continue reading

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Friedrich Nietzsche, Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Human, All Too Human I (Winter 1874/75–Winter 1877/78) – Stanford University Press, August 2021

I’ve previously mentioned that the next volume in the Stanford translation of the Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche will be Vol 9 – The Case of Wagner / Twilight of the Idols / The Antichrist / Ecce Homo / Dionysus … Continue reading

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Paulina Ochoa Espejo, On Borders: Territories, Legitimacy, and the Rights of Place – Oxford University Press, August 2020 [updated with link to discussion and an open access excerpt]

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Paulina Ochoa Espejo, On Borders: Territories, Legitimacy, and the Rights of Place – Oxford University Press, August 2020 When are borders justified? Who has a right to control them? Where should they be drawn? Today people think…

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Peter Salmon’s Top 10 books about great thinkers

Peter Salmon’s Top 10 books about great thinkers in The Guardian Books about St Augustine, Wittgenstein, André and Simone Weil, Kant, Simone de Beauvoir, Frantz Fanon, Georges Perec, Existentialists, Angela Davis, and Jean-Paul Sartre. Salmon’s own An Event, Perhaps: A … Continue reading

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Theory of the Earth (Stanford University Press, 2021)

Originally posted on Philosophy of Movement:
We need a new philosophy of the earth. Geological time used to refer to slow and gradual processes, but today we are watching land sink into the sea and forests transform into deserts. We…

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Four more papers from the ‘Foucault before the Collège de France’ special issue of Theory, Culture & Society

Four more papers from the ‘Foucault before the Collège de France’ special issue of Theory, Culture & Society, which I’m co-editing with Orazio Irrera and Daniele Lorenzini, are available online first. These require subscription. Rainer Nicolaysen, Foucault in Hamburg. Notes … Continue reading

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Henry V: Literary and Historical Territories at War/Territoires d’histoire, territoires littéraires en guerre, Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, 11 December 2020 (livestream)

On 11 December I’ll be taking part in an online conference on Shakespeare’s Henry V. Appropriately enough, given its themes and some of the dialogue, the conference will be in both French and English. Henry V: Literary and Historical Territories … Continue reading

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Achille Mbembe interviewed at Chilperic

Achille Mbembe interviewed at Chilperic. Talks about his work, but also the process of writing. Where does your writing start?  Most of the time in my head. Sometimes from what I see, what I hear, what I read. It can … Continue reading

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