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Books bought in Paris – Foucault, Merleau-Ponty, Mbembe, Poitevin, Sabot, Sforzini

I’ve tried to be fairly disciplined, given I’ve got to carry everything home, but a few books old and new that I’ve picked up over the past few weeks.

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Achille Mbembe, Brutalisme, Éditions de la Découverte, February 2020

Achille Mbembe, Brutalisme, Éditions de la Découverte, February 2020 Just out, the new book from Achille Mbembe. Toutes les sphères de l’existence sont désormais pénétrées par le capital, et la mise en ordre des sociétés humaines s’effectue dorénavant selon une … Continue reading

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Signés Foucault & cie – manifestos and letters signed by Foucault, edited by Philippe Artières, Editions de la Sorbonne, 2020

Signés Foucault & cie, edited by Philippe Artières, Editions de la Sorbonne, 2020 I’d missed news of this until I saw a copy at the BnF bookshop. It’s a little and cheap €5 collection of manifestos and open letters signed … Continue reading

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Judith Butler interview in The New Yorker on The Force of Nonviolence

Judith Butler interview in The New Yorker – ‘Judith Butler wants us to reshape our rage’ The Force of Nonviolence: The Ethical in the Political is out with Verso this month

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Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche Or the Realm of Shadows – translated by David Fernbach, introduced by Stuart Elden, Verso, February 2020

Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche Or the Realm of Shadows – translated by David Fernbach, introduced by Stuart Elden, Verso, February 2020 Now out from Verso – and a reminder that if buying from Verso direct it will come with … Continue reading

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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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Geoffroy de Lagasnerie, Foucault against Neoliberalism? translated by Matthew Maclellan – Rowman June 2020

Geoffroy de Lagasnerie, Foucault against Neoliberalism? translated by Matthew Maclellan – Rowman, June 2020 In the late 1970s, Michel Foucault dedicated a number of controversial lectures on the subject of neoliberalism. Had Foucault been seduced by neoliberalism? Did France’s premier … Continue reading

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‘Georges Canguilhem : les traces du métier’ – special issue of Revue philosophique de la France et de l’étranger 2020/1

Georges Canguilhem : les traces du métier – special issue of Revue philosophique de la France et de l’étranger 2020/1. Includes pieces by Giuseppe Bianco, Jean-François Braunstein, Xavier Roth, Gisèle Sapiro and others. Articles are in French, and requires subscription. … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle, edited by Elisabetta Basso – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil, April 2020

Michel Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle, edited by Elisabetta Basso – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil, forthcoming April 2020. Nothing on the publisher sites yet, but it is listed in online bookstores. More details when available. This is a substantial text by Foucault which … Continue reading

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Andrew Bozio, Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage – OUP (Early Modern Literary Geographies), 2020

Andrew Bozio, Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage, OUP, 2020 – part of the Early Modern Literary Geographies series. Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage argues that environment and embodied thought continually shaped one … Continue reading

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