Category Archives: Books

Encounters in Law and Philosophy – call for book proposals

Encounters in Law and Philosophy – call for book proposals Series Editors: Thanos Zartaloudis, University of Kent Anton Schütz, Birkbeck, University of London General Advisor: Giorgio Agamben This series simultaneously investigates the laws of philosophy and the philosophies of law: their formations, … Continue reading

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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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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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‘Foucault in Ireland’ – 24 March 2017, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin

On 23 March I’ll be visiting National University of Ireland Maynooth to give a seminar. The following day I’ll be one of the participants in a symposium at the Royal Irish Academy – ‘Foucault and Ireland’. This one-day symposium reviews … Continue reading

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Ludwig Binswanger – a bibliography of major German works and available French or English translations

As part of my work on the early Foucault, I’ve been doing some work on Ludwig Binswanger, including finding several of his works. For my own purposes I compiled a bibliography of his major German works, and all the work … Continue reading

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One or Two King Lears? – review at Berfrois (open access)

I have a long review of Brian Vickers’s The One King Lear, at the Berfrois website. It was one of the biggest review challenges I’ve ever faced – a difficult, technical and contentious book… Anyone who has seen more than one production … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault, Binswanger, Lacan

Some recently bought books for the project on the early Foucault – a seminar by Lacan which he likely attended, some works by Binswanger and the original source of one of his first publications.

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Books received – author copies of Foucault: The Birth of Power

The remaining author copies of Foucault: The Birth of Power – which means that the book is now shipping if you order direct. Amazon etc. might take a bit longer to have stocks…  

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