Category Archives: Emile Benveniste

Jacques Derrida, Donner le temps II – Seuil, April 2021

Jacques Derrida, Donner le temps II – Seuil, April 2021 « Donner, est-ce possible ? » C’est la question que pose Jacques Derrida dans Donner le temps. 1. La fausse monnaie (1991). Un don ne peut jamais s’annoncer comme tel. … Continue reading

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Books received – Eliade, Bratton, Lacan, Jacobsen & Beer, Benveniste, Backès-Clément, Deleuze, Kristeva, Witmore

Several bought second-hand, along with Benjamin Bratton, The Revenge of the Real: Post-Pandemic Politics sent by Verso; Ben Jacobsen and David Beer, Social Media and the Automatic Production of Memory: Classification, Ranking and the Sorting of the Past, sent by … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of Foucault update 5: Proofs of The Early Foucault, connected work on dynasties, Canguilhem, Dumézil and Hyppolite

It’s been a while since the last update, and I’d hoped that the Christmas break, a slightly lighter teaching load in term 2 and a reading week would see me make a bit more progress on this manuscript. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Books received – Martin, Balibar, Althusser, Lacan, Foucault, Mbembe, Benveniste

Some books in recompense for review for Polity, along with Achille Mbembe, Out of the Dark Night from Columbia University Press, Jacques Martin’s L’individu chez Hegel, edited by Jean-Baptiste Vuillerod, the translation of Foucault’s Confessions of the Flesh and an … Continue reading

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Books received – Lévi-Strauss, Hyppolite, Balibar, Balibar & Wallenstein, Dumézil, Neocleous, Eliade, Benveniste

Mainly second-hand books for the ongoing Foucault research and related projects, but also a copy of Mark Neocleous, A Critical Theory of Police Power, and Etienne Balibar, Passions du concept, sent by their authors.

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Books received (2) – Hyppolite, Mauss, Wollstonecraft, Jameson, Benveniste, Forestal & Philips, Besteman

The papers from Hyppolite’s final seminar (including pieces by Derrida and Althusser), Marcel Mauss, Sociologie et anthropologie, Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, some works by Emile Benveniste, Fredric Jameson’s The Prison-House of Language, Jennifer Forestal and … Continue reading

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Books received – Aron, Hyppolite, Nietzsche, Saussure, Nora, Benveniste, Butler, Sirinelli

Some new and second-hand books for the Foucault work and related projects.

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Émile Benveniste, Problems in General Linguistics, Expanded Edition – HAU Books, August 2021

Émile Benveniste, Problems in General Linguistics, Expanded Edition – HAU Books, distributed by University of Chicago Press, August 2021 First published fifty years ago, Émile Benveniste’s two-volume Problèmes de linguistique générale revolutionized the study of linguistics and remain among the most … Continue reading

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Books received – Peeters, Benveniste, Biagi, Collard, Brighenti & Karrholm, Lévi-Strauss and Jakobson, Hyppolite, Derrida, Lévi-Strauss and Eribon

Alongside some books bought new or second-hand for the Foucault work and related projects, I was sent a copy of Rosemary Clare-Collard, Animal Traffic: Lively Capital in the Global Exotic Pet Trade by the publisher, Animated Lands: Studies in Territoriology … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 6: Foucault’s teachers, and returning to his work on Binswanger

I’ve largely been able to continue the focus of the last update, with a series of fairly uninterrupted days’ research and writing. Aside from continuing work on Lacan, I’ve also been looking at the people who taught Foucault. Merleau-Ponty is … Continue reading

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