Category Archives: Bernard E. Harcourt

Abolition: Critique and Praxis 13/13 including session on ‘Beyond the Punitive Society’

The next season of the Critique and Praxis: 13/13 seminars run by Bernard Harcourt at Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought will be on the theme of Abolition. The series will include a session on Thursday, January 7, 2021 on … Continue reading

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Books received – Merleau-Ponty, Lacan, Althusser, Nicolaysen, Heidegger, Foucault, TCS, Lefebvre, Scammell, Avellaneda and Vega

A mixed pile of books to come back to in the office. They include – Maurice Merleau-Ponty, L’union de l’âme et du corps chez Malebranche, Biran et Bergson – a course Foucault attended Jacques Lacan, My Teaching Two recent translations of … Continue reading

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Bernard E. Harcourt, “The Barbarism of Alabama’s Botched Execution”

Bernard E. Harcourt, “The Barbarism of Alabama’s Botched Execution” in The New York Review of Books. A powerful and disturbing piece about the attempted execution of Doyle Lee Hamm earlier this month.

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Bernard E. Harcourt, The Counterrevolution: How Our Government Went to War Against Its Own Citizens (out in February with Basic Books)

Bernard E. Harcourt, The Counterrevolution: How Our Government Went to War Against Its Own Citizens – out in February with Basic Books. A distinguished political theorist sounds the alarm about the counterinsurgency strategies used to govern Americans Militarized police officers with … Continue reading

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