Monthly Archives: April 2021

Milton Santos, For a New Geography, translated by Archie Davis – University of Minnesota Press, November 2021

Milton Santos, For a New Geography, translated by Archie Davis – University of Minnesota Press, November 2021 Originally published in 1978 in Portuguese, For a New Geography is a milestone in the history of critical geography and it marked the emergence of … Continue reading

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Books received – Eliade, Granet, Starobinski, Bensaïd, Lyle, Kristeva

All bought second-hand, except for Daniel Bensaïd, The Dispossessed: Karl Marx’s Debates on Wood Theft and the Right of the Poor – sent by University of Minnesota Press

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Andrew Gamble, After Brexit and Other Essays & The Western Ideology and Other Essays – Bristol University Press, 2021

Andrew Gamble, After Brexit and Other Essays & The Western Ideology and Other Essays – Bristol University Press, 2021 After Brexit and Other Essays brings together Gamble’s most influential writings on British politics and political economy from the last 40 years, … Continue reading

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Sémir Badir, Magritte et les philosophes – Les Impressions Nouvelles, May 2021

Sémir Badir, Magritte et les philosophes – Les Impressions Nouvelles, May 2021 ” L’œuvre de René Magritte est extrêmement populaire, c’est sûr. Pourtant, parmi les spécialistes de l’histoire de la peinture, beaucoup affichent à son égard un certain dédain. Mauvaise … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle , edited by Elisabetta Basso – EHESS/Seuil/Gallimard, May 2021

Michel Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle, edited by Elisabetta Basso – EHESS/Seuil/Gallimard, May 2021 En 1954 paraît en traduction française Le Rêve et l’Existence du psychiatre suisse Ludwig Binswanger, accompagné d’une introduction de Michel Foucault. Le philosophe y annonce un « ouvrage … Continue reading

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Alex Danchev, Magritte: A Life – Pantheon, November 2021

Alex Danchev, Magritte: A Life – Pantheon, November 2021 This is really welcome news – Danchev’s biographies of Georges Braque and Paul Cézanne were very interesting. This book was left incomplete at the time of his death, but has been … Continue reading

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Georges Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome II: Écrits de médecine et de philosophie – Vrin, October 2021

Georges Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome II: Écrits de médecine et de philosophie – Vrin, October 2021 Good to see the next volume of this series listed – though previous volumes were often delayed, so the date is probably provisional. Ce … Continue reading

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Etienne Balibar – Cosmopolitanisms: past, present, future? | LSE Online Event (video)

Etienne Balibar – Cosmopolitanisms: past, present, future? | LSE Online Event Video of the talk is available here – Facebook Live introduced by Ayça Çubukçu A cosmopolitics that allows it for mankind to address its common interests is clearly needed, … Continue reading

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Marcelo Hoffman, seminar on Militant Acts: The Role of Investigations in Radical Political Struggles (2021)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
The Foucault Circle NL/BE invites you to join Professor Marcelo Hoffman for a talk on his latest book Date: April 26 2021 Time: 16:00 – 18:00 Central European Time Location: Online (Zoom link shared upon…

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Stéphane Castonguay, The Government of Natural Resources: Science, Territory, and State Power in Quebec, 1867–1939 – UBC Press, April 2021

Stéphane Castonguay, The Government of Natural Resources: Science, Territory, and State Power in Quebec, 1867–1939 – UBC Press, April 2021 (paperback due January 2022) The Government of Natural Resources explores the development of scientific and technical activity in Quebec from Confederation … Continue reading

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