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Samantha Rose Hill Reconsiders Hannah Arendt’s Thoughts on Hope, a Year into COVID-19 ‹ Literary Hub

Hosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing. Each day, Paul calls a guest for a brief discussion about how they are experiencing the global pandemic. On Episode 171 of The Quarantine Tapes, Paul Holdengräber … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre: The proclamation of the Commune 26th March 1871, translated by David Fernbach at the Verso blog

Henri Lefebvre: The proclamation of the Commune 26th March 1871, translated by David Fernbach at the Verso blog Henri Lefebvre’s account of the ideology of the Paris Commune, newly translated into English… an extract from La Proclamation de la Commune: 26 … Continue reading

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Books received – Eliade, Charachidzé, Mayhew, Hyppolite’s Hegel, Ginzburg, Fujikane, Mayhew

Mainly some older books picked up second-hand, including Jean Hyppolite’s translation of Hegel, and Robert Mayhew’s Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet, along with Candace Fujikane, Mapping Abundance for a Planetary Future: Kanaka Maoli and Critical Settler … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, ‘Terrain, Politics, History’ – Dialogues in Human Geography article with responses from Gastón Gordillo, Kimberley Peters and Deborah P. Dixon (and more to come)

My 2019 Dialogues in Human Geography lecture, ‘Terrain, Politics, History‘ has been published online first (open access). The responses are beginning to appear too. The ones available so far are Gastón Gordillo, The power of terrain: The affective materiality of … Continue reading

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Ernst Cassirer, The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, new translation of all three volumes – Routledge, September 2020

Ernst Cassirer, The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, new translation of all three volumes – Routledge, September 2020 I missed this when it was published last year, but this looks a major undertaking. There is a review in the New York … Continue reading

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Timothy Brennan, Places of Mind: A Life of Edward Said – Bloomsbury, March 2021 – and discussion on BBC 3: Free Thinking

Timothy Brennan, Places of Mind: A Life of Edward Said – Bloomsbury, March 2021 Rana Mitter talks to Timothy Brennan and the writers Ahdaf Soueif, Pankaj Mishra and Marina Warner on BBC 3: Free Thinking Drawing on extensive archival sources … Continue reading

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Books received – Nietzsche, Lacan, Dodds, Balibar, Wall, Dumézil

Some older second-hand books, along with Klaus Dodds, Border Wars: The Conflicts that will Define our Future, two books by Étienne Balibar including his Histoire Interminable, and Illan rua Wall, Law and Disorder: Sovereignty, Protest, Atmosphere.

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Norbert Guterman and Leo Löwenthal, Prophets of Deceit: A Study of the Techniques of the American Agitator – Verso, April 2021

Norbert Guterman and Leo Löwenthal, Prophets of Deceit: A Study of the Techniques of the American Agitator – Verso, April 2021 Foreword by Max Horkheimer and Herbert Marcuse, Introduction by Alberto Toscano Good to see this reissued by Verso. Among … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, From the Rural: Economy, Sociology, Geography – a new collection of writings forthcoming with University of Minnesota Press, 2022

Stuart Elden and Adam David Morton – Henri Lefebvre, From the Rural: Economy, Sociology, Geography – a new collection of writings forthcoming with University of Minnesota Press, 2022 (cross-posted with Progress in Political Economy) Perhaps granted much less attention than it merits, … Continue reading

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Jean Cavaillès, On Logic and the Theory of Science – Urbanomic, 2021

Jean Cavaillès, On Logic and the Theory of Science – Urbanomic, 2021 (UK sales; US sales) Translated by Knox Pedenand Robin Mackay. Preface by Gaston Bachelard. Introductory notice by Georges Canguilhem and Charles Ehresmann. Introduction by Knox Peden. In this … Continue reading

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