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Jon Stewart, Hegel’s Century: Alienation and Recognition in a Time of Revolution – Cambridge University Press, October 2021

Jon Stewart, Hegel’s Century: Alienation and Recognition in a Time of Revolution – Cambridge University Press, October 2021 The remarkable lectures that Hegel gave in Berlin in the 1820s generated an exciting intellectual atmosphere which lasted for decades. From the … Continue reading

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Books received – Federici, Kitchin, Morton, Morton & Bieler, Vincent, Caillois, Gamble, Garrett

Some books in recompense for review work for Bristol University Press and one pre-ordered from Polity, the new edition of Silvia Federici’s modern classic, Caliban and the Witch and two books from Adam David Morton, which he kindly sent to … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of Foucault update 9: further work on linguistics, Roussel and the 1970 visits to Buffalo and Japan

This manuscript is slowly coming together. I’ve continued working on the linguistics and literary analysis texts in Folie, langage, littérature. For space reasons, I’ve had to keep the discussion of these down, though in many respects they reinforce or supplement points made in the … Continue reading

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Books received – Eliade, Barthes, Foucault, Kristeva, Griffiths

Mostly bought second-hand, but also the new translation of Foucault’s early courses on sexuality from Columbia University Press. My endorsement is on the website but didn’t make the cut for the back cover.

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Intolerable: Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group (1970-1980), University of Minnesota Press – book launch, 3 September 2021

Intolerable: Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group (1970-1980), University of Minnesota Press – book launch, 3 September 2021 The book was edited by Kevin Thompson and Perry Zurn, and translated by Perry Zurn and Erik Beranek. Register for … Continue reading

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Edward S. Casey, Turning Emotion Inside Out: Affective Life Beyond the Subject – Northwestern University Press, November 2021

Edward S. Casey, Turning Emotion Inside Out: Affective Life Beyond the Subject – Northwestern University Press, November 2021 In Turning Emotion Inside Out, Edward S. Casey challenges the commonplace assumption that our emotions are to be located inside our minds, brains, … Continue reading

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Acid Horizon podcast: ‘Foucault (With Hair)’ – discussion of The Early Foucault

Acid Horizon podcast: ‘Foucault (With Hair)’ – discussion of The Early Foucault On this episode, Adam and Will are joined by Stuart Elden to discuss his latest book, The Early Foucault. We discuss the academic experiences and personal relationships that were … Continue reading

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Books received – Hill, Barthes, King, Chamayou, Keltner, Clark & Szerszynski, Nail

Some books in recompense for review work for Polity, Thomas Nail’s Theory of the Earth, sent by Stanford, and Samantha Rose Hill’s Hannah Arendt.

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The Archaeology of Foucault update 8: a nearly complete draft of the chapter on art, and progress with literature and linguistics

One excellent piece of advice I picked up sometime in June was that while it might make sense to think of the autumn term as the beginning of the academic year, for research it makes sense to think of the … Continue reading

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Panagiotis Sotiris, A Philosophy for Communism: Rethinking Althusser – Haymarket, July 2021

Panagiotis Sotiris, A Philosophy for Communism: Rethinking Althusser – Haymarket, July 2021 In A Philosophy for Communism: Rethinking Althusser, Panagiotis Sotiris undertakes a reading of the work of the French philosopher centered upon his deeply political conception of philosophy. Althusser’s endeavour is … Continue reading

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