Monthly Archives: September 2022

Books received – Sevilla-Buitrago, Saberi, TCS, Polity, Gaston,

Two excellent books I read in manuscript – Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago, Against the Commons: A Radical History of Planning and Parastou Saberi, Fearing the Immigrant: Racialization and Urban Policy in Toronto, the new special issue of Theory, Culture & Society, Richard Polt, … Continue reading

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Pierre Nora : “Figure de la vie intellectuelle française, historien et éditeur”, Paris, 27 September 2022

Pierre Nora : “Figure de la vie intellectuelle française, historien et éditeur”, mk2 Bibliothèque, Paris, 27 September 2022 Free, but registration required. Après Jeunesse (Gallimard) paru en 2021, l’historien Pierre Nora présente le second volet de ses Mémoires : Une étrange obstination (Gallimard). En … Continue reading

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The Political Economy of Land: Rent, Financialization and Resistance, edited By Mika Hyötyläinen, Robert Beauregard – Routledge, November 2022

The Political Economy of Land: Rent, Financialization and Resistance, edited By Mika Hyötyläinen, Robert Beauregard – Routledge, November 2022 Looks interesting, but that price is terrible, especially given the topic…

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Workshop on Foucault’s Historical Method – Brisbane, Australia (2022)

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A Workshop on Foucault’s Historical Method Tuesday 27 September 2022 To be held from 1.00 to 5.00 p.m. in the Level 6 Seminar Room, Forgan-Smith Tower, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Institute for Advanced Studies…

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Pierre Hadot, Don’t Forget to Live: Goethe and the Tradition of Spiritual Exercises – University of Chicago Press, March 2023

Pierre Hadot, Don’t Forget to Live: Goethe and the Tradition of Spiritual Exercises – University of Chicago Press, March 2023, translated by Michael Chase, with a Foreword by Arnold I. Davidson and Daniele Lorenzini In his final book, renowned philosopher Pierre Hadot explores Goethe’s … Continue reading

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Harvey J. Kaye, The British Marxist Historians – Zer0, September 2022

Harvey J. Kaye, The British Marxist Historians – John Hunt/Zer0 – reissue, September 2022

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Special Issue: Genealogy, The Monist (2022)

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Genealogy. Advisory Editor: Daniele Lorenzini The Monist, Volume 105, Issue 4, October 2022 CONTENTS Articles Genealogy, Evaluation, and Engineering Matthieu Queloz Genealogy as Meditation and Adaptation with the Han Feizi Lee Wilson Dripping with Blood…

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David Harvey, A Companion to Marx’s Grundrisse – Verso, February 2023

David Harvey, A Companion to Marx’s Grundrisse – Verso, February 2023

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Jeff Malpas, In the Brightness of Place: Topological Thinking In and After Heidegger – SUNY Press, September 2022

Jeff Malpas, In the Brightness of Place: Topological Thinking In and After Heidegger – SUNY Press, September 2022 The work of Jeff Malpas is well-known for its contribution to contemporary thinking about place and space. In the Brightness of Place takes that … Continue reading

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Marci Baranski, The Globalisation of Wheat: A Critical History of the Green Revolution – University of Pittsburgh Press, November 2022

Marci Baranski, The Globalisation of Wheat: A Critical History of the Green Revolution – University of Pittsburgh Press, November 2022 In The Globalization of Wheat, Marci R. Baranski explores Norman Borlaug’s complicated legacy as godfather of the Green Revolution. Winner of … Continue reading

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