Category Archives: Georges Dumézil

The Early Foucault update 30: working at the BnF, Collège de France, Archives Nationales, and Sorbonne

In the last update, I mentioned the work I’d been doing in Paris and Tübingen, and said I’d agreed to write a book on Foucault in the 1960s, again for Polity, with the working title of The Archaeology of Foucault … Continue reading

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Books received – Pelluchon, Eddé, Alarm Phone, Farrell Krell, Hoffmann, Miller, Jullien, Dumézil

Books received – Corine Pelluchon, Nourishment: A Philosophy of the Political Body; Dominique Eddé, Edward Said: His Thought as a Novel; 5 Years of Alarm Phone (also available as a free download); David Farrell Krell, The Sea: A Philosophical Encounter; Marcelo Hoffmann, Militant … Continue reading

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Books received – Dumézil, Sartre, Canguilhem, Baxstrom and Meyers

Two books by Dumézil, one by Sartre, the latest volume of the Canguilhem Oeuvres, and Richard Baxstrom and Todd Meyers, Realizing the Witch: Science, Cinema, and the Mastery of the Invisible.

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Books received – Foucault, Althusser, Dumézil, Kant

Some older books by Althusser, Dumézil, and Kant, and the most recent collection of Foucault’s lectures and writings, Folie, language, littérature, sent by the publisher.

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The Early Foucault Update 27: Paris, Wales, Kant

Thankfully, this book manuscript has been the main focus again of work over the past month. I’ve been continuing to work on Foucault’s relation to Dumézil, on Foucault’s time in Warsaw and Hamburg, and other things in the later 1950s. … Continue reading

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Books received – Dumézil, Kant, Lichnerowicz et. al., Magazine littéraire

Some second-hand books bought recently, mainly by Georges Dumézil, but also the Akademie Textausgabe of Kant’s Anthropologie, and the proceedings of a Collège de France seminar. I can’t remember seeing a typo on a book’s spine before…  

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Books received – Adorno et. al., Miller, Dumézil, Althusser

Ethan Miller, Reimagining Livelihoods: Life Beyond Economy, Society and Environment was sent by the press, The Authoritarian Personality has recently been reissued by Verso and is currently on sale, the rest were bought second-hand.

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The Early Foucault update 26 – Defert, Wahl, Warsaw, Hamburg, Dumézil

Since the last update, and a short holiday in Wales, I’ve been systematically going through each of the previously drafted chapters, and doing a bit of reorganization. I’ve also worked through all the issues of Le Magazine Littéraire which have theme … Continue reading

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