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Books received – Kuper, Ojakangas, Drews, Glendinning, Cassirer

Books in recompense for review work, including the new translation of Ernst Cassirer’s The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, and Simon Glendinning’s Europe: A Philosophical History.

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Seminario: El bestiario de Michel Foucault (2022-23)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Seminario: El bestiario de Michel Foucault 9 sesiones mensuales, Miércoles 19-20:30 horas. Del 26 octubre 2022 al 28 de junio de 2023. Institut français (Marqués de la Ensenada, 12) – Sala Mediateca. Coordinación: Rodrigo Castro…

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Books received – Detienne, Benveniste, Olender, Dumézil, Rampling, Katz

Some second-hand books for the Indo-European thought project, along with Jennifer M. Rampling, The Experimental Fire: Inventing English Alchemy, 1300-1700, in recompense for review work, and Irit Katz, The Common Camp: Architecture of Power and Resistance in Israel-Palestine, which I … Continue reading

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Ulrich Johannes Schneider, Foucault im Hörsaal: Über das mündliche Philosophieren – Verlag Turia + Kant, 2022

Ulrich Johannes Schneider, Foucault im Hörsaal: Über das mündliche Philosophieren – Verlag Turia + Kant, 2022 Im Hörsaal zeigt sich das europäische Philosophieren jederzeit mündlich und beweglich. Viele pilgerten zwischen 1970 und 1984 nach Paris, wo Michel Foucault dreizehn umfangreiche … Continue reading

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Pierre Macherey and the Case of Literary Production, ed. Warren Montag and Audrey Wasser – Northwestern University Press, 2022

Pierre Macherey and the Case of Literary Production, ed. Warren Montag and Audrey Wasser – Northwestern University Press, 2022 Contributions by Pierre Macherey, Nathan Brown, David Marriott, Nick Nesbitt, Ellen Rooney and Joseph Serrano

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Ash Amin and Michele Lancione eds. Grammars of the Urban Ground – Duke University Press, June 2022

Ash Amin and Michele Lancione eds. Grammars of the Urban Ground – Duke University Press, June 2022 the Introduction is open access here

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David Beer, The Tensions of Algorithmic Thinking: Automation, Intelligence and the Politics of Knowing – Bristol University Press, November 2022

David Beer, The Tensions of Algorithmic Thinking: Automation, Intelligence and the Politics of Knowing – Bristol University Press, November 2022 We are living in algorithmic times.  From machine learning and artificial intelligence to blockchain or simpler news-feed filtering, automated systems … Continue reading

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Christina B. Carroll, The Politics of Imperial Memory in France, 1850–1900 – Cornell University Press, May 2022

Christina B. Carroll, The Politics of Imperial Memory in France, 1850–1900 – Cornell University Press, May 2022 By highlighting the connections between domestic political struggles and overseas imperial structures, The Politics of Imperial Memory in France, 1850–1900 explains how and why French … Continue reading

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Friedrich Nietzsche, The Joyful Science and other texts, trans. Adrian Del Caro, Stanford University Press, January 2023

Friedrich Nietzsche, The Joyful Science, Idylls from Messina, Unpublished Fragments…, trans. Adrian Del Caro, Stanford University Press, January 2023. Part of the Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche series, which is now only missing a few volumes. Written on the threshold … Continue reading

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Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago, Against the Commons: A Radical History of Planning – University of Minnesota Press, August 2022

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Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago, Against the Commons: A Radical History of Planning – University of Minnesota Press, August 2022 Characterized by shared, self-managed access to food, housing, and the basic conditions for a creative life, the commons are…

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