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NDPR reviews – Foucault/Derrida, Heidegger on Nietzsche and Nail’s Theory of the Border

Three interesting reviews at NDPR Olivia Custer, Penelope Deutscher, and Samir Haddad (eds.), Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics by Christopher Penfield – here Thomas Nail, Theory of the Border by Avery Kolers – here Martin Heidegger, … Continue reading

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Hubert Dreyfus obituary by Sean Kelly

Hubert Dreyfus obituary by Sean Kelly at Daily Nous. Update: The Berkeley obituary is here.

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Can you have too much writing time? – some discussion at Explorations of Style

Can You Have Too Much Writing Time? A few weeks ago, I received an email from a former student, asking for some advice about managing a summer of writing. With her permission, I am sharing her email and my reflections on … Continue reading

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Todd S. Mei, Land and the Given Economy: The Hermeneutics and Phenomenology of Dwelling

Todd S. Mei, Land and the Given Economy: The Hermeneutics and Phenomenology of Dwelling. Here’s the publisher description: Alarming environmental degradation makes ever more urgent the reconciliation of political economy and sustainability. Land and the Given Economy examines how the landed … Continue reading

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Simon Reid-Henry on Arturo Escobar in The Guardian

Simon Reid-Henry discusses the work of and influences on Arturo Escobar in The Guardian  

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Social Morphogenesis: Five Years of Inquiring Into Social Change – British Library, May 30 2017

Social Morphogenesis: Five Years of Inquiring Into Social Change Postmodernity. Second modernity. Network Society. Late modernity. Liquid modernity. Such concepts have dominated social thought in recent decades, with a bewildering array of claims about social change and its implications. But … Continue reading

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Chronicle Vitae – The Art of ‘No’

This is some good advice on the need to, and how to, say ‘no’ to some of the requests that come your way. Early in my career, I struggled to say no. I was asked to serve on committee after … Continue reading

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Christopher Watkin’s research hacks on conference presentations

Research hacks #14: 15 tips on planning and writing a conference paper Research hacks #15: Tips on delivering a conference paper Research hacks #16: 20 tips on timekeeping and technology for your conference presentation Research hacks #17: 15 tips on fielding … Continue reading

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Hubert Dreyfus (1929-2017)

I heard the news yesterday that Hubert Dreyfus had died at the age of 87. While it was shared on social media, it took a while for an official notification. Dreyfus’s Twitter account simply said ‘Reports of my demise are … Continue reading

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The ICE LAW Project comes out from the cold

The ICE LAW Project is close to concluding its first full year of funding and we’re in the midst of a particularly active few months. We’ve been providing regular updates on the ICE LAW Project’s website and Twitter feed. However,…

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