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A Revolutionary from the OECD – the Castoriadis/Poulantzas debate, translated and introduced at the Verso blog

A Revolutionary from the OECD – the Castoriadis/Poulantzas debate – at the Verso blog In 1977, an intense debate raged in the Greek press between Nicos Poulantzas and Cornelius Castoriadis, sparked by remarks made by Poulantzas in an article that questioned … Continue reading

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Martin Heidegger, The Question Concerning the Thing, Rowman & Littlefield, 2018 – reviewed at NDPR

Martin Heidegger, The Question Concerning the Thing, Rowman & Littlefield, 2018 – also reviewed at NDPR by Hakhamanesh Zangeneh. This is a new translation of material which had appeared in English in 1967 but had long been out of print. … Continue reading

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John Sallis, Elemental Discourses, Indiana University Press, 2018 – first volume of Collected Writings, reviewed at NDPR

John Sallis, Elemental Discourses, Indiana University Press, 2018 – reviewed by Jeffrey Powell at NDPR The publication of this book is an event for those familiar with the work of John Sallis, for it is the first volume to be … Continue reading

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Books received – Adorno et. al., Miller, Dumézil, Althusser

Ethan Miller, Reimagining Livelihoods: Life Beyond Economy, Society and Environment was sent by the press, The Authoritarian Personality has recently been reissued by Verso and is currently on sale, the rest were bought second-hand.

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Bradley Garrett, ‘Prepping for the apocalypse: bunkers, bullets and billionaires’, ABC radio

Bradley Garrett, ”Prepping for the apocalypse: bunkers, bullets and billionaires‘, ABC radio Doomsday Prepping, or equipping oneself to survive an imminent apocalypse, has morphed from the activity of a small sub-culture to become a multi-billion dollar industry. For some Americans, … Continue reading

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Kathryn Medien, ‘Foucault in Tunisia: The encounter with intolerable power’, The Sociological Review 2019

Kathryn Medien, ‘Foucault in Tunisia: The encounter with intolerable power‘, The Sociological Review, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1177/0038026119870107 (requires subscription) In September 1966, 10 years after Tunisia officially gained independence from French colonial rule, Michel Foucault took up a three-year secondment, teaching philosophy … Continue reading

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Free download of Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy, Verso until September 7, 2019

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Download Metaphilosophy by Henri Lefebvre – for free! – until Saturday, September 7th! Until September 7th, we’re giving away the ebook edition of Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy. An essential book on our Philosophy: Verso Student Reading list, and a key text in…

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‘Migration, Affect and Political Space’: An International Political Sociology and Geography Seminar, Goldsmiths College London, 9 October 2019

‘Migration, Affect and Political Space’: An International Political Sociology and Geography Seminar, Goldsmiths College London, 9 October 2019 Organised by Dr Martina Tazzioli (Goldsmiths College, London) and Dr Angharad Closs Stephens (Swansea University). Against a backdrop of heightened attention to … Continue reading

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Free download of Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy, Verso until September 7, 2019

Download Metaphilosophy by Henri Lefebvre – for free! – until Saturday, September 7th! Until September 7th, we’re giving away the ebook edition of Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy. An essential book on our Philosophy: Verso Student Reading list, and a key text in Lefebvre’s oeuvre, Metaphilosophy is a milestone in … Continue reading

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Hannah Arendt and Shakespeare programme, Sept 7, 2019

Originally posted on Kingston Shakespeare Seminar:
KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR AT GARRICK’S TEMPLE SATURDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2019 HANNAH ARENDT AND SHAKESPEARE 09.30: Coffee (Temple Pavilion)  10.00:  Chair: Richard Wilson (Kingston University) Avraham Oz (University of Haifa): ‘Arendt, Shakespeare and the Banality…

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