Monthly Archives: January 2021

Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault, Polity, June 2021 – three endorsements

Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault – Polity, June 2021 Three really generous endorsements for the book, from people whose own work I really admire. ‘Elden’s compendious coverage of Foucault’s intellectual career constitutes the contemporary apogee of scholarship on Foucault.’Mark G. … Continue reading

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Books received – Martinet, Lévi-Strauss, Althusser, Saussure, Faustino & Ferraro

Mainly second-hand books for the Foucault work, and related projects, but also a copy of the new collection The Late Foucault, edited by Martin Faustino and Gianfranco Ferraro, sent by the publisher.

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Daniele Lorenzini on Foucault and Descartes (open access and video abstract) – part of Theory, Culture & Society Special Issue: ‘Foucault Before the Collège de France’

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Daniele Lorenzini’s article “Philosophical Discourse and Ascetic Practice: On Foucault’s Readings of Descartes’?Meditations” is now available open access. The article is part of a Theory, Culture & Society Special Issue: ‘Foucault Before the Collège de…

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Sloterdijk’s Anthropotechnics – special issue of Angelaki edited by Patrick Roney and Andrea Rossi (part open-access)

Sloterdijk’s Anthropotechnics – special issue of Angelaki edited by Patrick Roney and Andrea Rossi Contributions by Thomas Macho, Sascha Rashof, Patrick Roney, Serge Trottein, Gary E Aylesworth, Christina Howells, Andrea Rossi, Antonio Lucci, Oliver Davis, Andrea Capra, and Robert Hughes. … Continue reading

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Michael Saward, Democratic Design – Oxford University Press, February 2021

Michael Saward, Democratic Design – Oxford University Press, 2021 Democracy faces stern tests around the world in the twenty-first century. Democratic Design argues that to respond effectively and creatively, democrats need to work with a versatile new toolkit of concepts and … Continue reading

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Reece Jones, White Borders: The History of Race and Immigration in the United States from Chinese Exclusion to the Border Wall – Beacon 2021

Reece Jones, White Borders: The History of Race and Immigration in the United States from Chinese Exclusion to the Border Wall – Beacon, September 2021 The first book to show that racial exclusion was behind all of the United States’ … Continue reading

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Carl Schmitt’s Early Legal-Theoretical Writings – Cambridge University Press, May 2021

Carl Schmitt’s Early Legal-Theoretical Writings: Statute and Judgment and the Value of the State and the Significance of the Individual, edited and translated by Lars Vine and Samuel Garrett Zeitlin – Cambridge University Press, May 2021 Many of Carl Schmitt’s major … Continue reading

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Paul A. Bové, Love’s Shadow – Harvard University Press, January 2021

Paul A. Bové, Love’s Shadow – Harvard University Press, January 2021 A case for literary critics and other humanists to stop wallowing in their aestheticized helplessness and instead turn to poetry, comedy, and love. Literary criticism is an agent of … Continue reading

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Nathalie Sowa, ‘Ten Things I’ve Learned Designing for a University Press’, University of Chicago Press, Blog

Nathalie Sowa, ‘Ten Things I’ve Learned Designing for a University Press‘, University of Chicago Press, Blog We’re often introduced to a book through its cover. Catching our eye on a bookstore display, in a social media post, or shared by … Continue reading

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Richard Phillips and Helen Kara, Creative Writing for Social Research: A Practical Guide – Policy Press, 2021

Richard Phillips and Helen Kara, Creative Writing for Social Research: A Practical Guide – Policy Press, 2021 This groundbreaking book brings creative writing to social research. Its innovative format includes creatively written contributions by researchers from a range of disciplines, … Continue reading

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