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Books received – Spitzer, Foucault, RIPE, TCS, Binswanger

Foucault translated an essay in this Spitzer collection (see my query over dating here); the first edition of Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique; Binswanger’s analysis of Suzanne Urban; and the new issues of RIPE and TCS. … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 2 – Uppsala, Binswanger, Lacan and Bedlam

While I did take a proper break over Christmas and the New Year, I have been continuing work on the very early Foucault. One of the things I’ve done is some initial research on the time he spent in Uppsala. … Continue reading

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Two questions about Georges Canguilhem – both answered in the negative

Earlier this week I posted two questions about Georges Canguilhem – biography and archives Two questions about Georges Canguilhem – does a biography exist in English or French? And are all his papers archived at CAPHÉS at the ENS? That looks quite extensive, but what … Continue reading

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Zygmunt Bauman has died, aged 91

Zygmunt Bauman has died, aged 91 – obituary in New York Times.

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Two questions about Georges Canguilhem – biography and archives

Two questions about Georges Canguilhem – does a biography exist in English or French? And are all his papers archived at CAPHÉS at the ENS? That looks quite extensive, but what I am looking for isn’t listed, so I wondered if there might, possibly, … Continue reading

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A new page of Writing and Publishing posts and links

I’ve added a new page to this blog’s ‘resources‘, which is a list of some of the posts about writing and publishing. It’s followed by some links I’ve previously shared which may still be useful. If I say something about someone … Continue reading

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Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life reviewed in New York Times

Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life, by Robert E Lerner, is reviewed in The New York Times by George Prochnik. Thanks to Sebastian Budgen for the link.

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Notes on Academic Productivity at OrgTheory

Some notes on Academic Productivity at OrgTheory – via The Sociological Imagination. I’ve had the opportunity to meet a number of scholars who, by any conventional standard, are very productive and they aren’t stuffing the CV with obscure publications. And I’ve … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies 22 – ‘Foucault and Rome’, interview with me, and review of Foucault’s Last Decade

The new issue of Foucault Studies is now out – the bulk is a theme section on ‘Foucault and Roman Antiquity: Foucault and Rome’, edited by Richard Alston and Shreyaa Bhatt. The issue also includes separate articles, a translation of Foucault’s … Continue reading

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Books received – Lacan and Binswanger

The French originals of Lacan’s first two published seminars, and some French and English translations of Binswanger’s work. More preparatory reading for the project on the early Foucault.

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