Category Archives: Friedrich Nietzsche

Foucault before the Collège de France – theme issue of Theory, Culture & Society, now published

‘Foucault before the Collège de France’ – theme issue of Theory, Culture & Society, coming soon, edited by Stuart Elden, Orazio Irrera and Daniele Lorenzini [Update: the whole issue is now online here] Some of the papers are available online … Continue reading

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Melissa Pawelski, “Between ‘Körper’ and ‘Leib’ – Translating Michel Foucault’s concept of the body after Friedrich Nietzsche”, Perspectives, 2022 (open access)

Melissa Pawelski, “Between ‘Körper’ and ‘Leib’ – Translating Michel Foucault’s concept of the body after Friedrich Nietzsche“, Perspectives: Studies in Translation Theory and Practice, 2022 (open access) This article analyses the German words ‘Leib’ and ‘Körper’ that can both be … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, The Archaeology of Foucault – Polity, December 2022

Stuart Elden, The Archaeology of Foucault – Polity, December 2022 The fourth and final book in my series of studies of Foucault’s career is now published in the UK. US and rest of the world will follow in early 2023. … Continue reading

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Parts of Georges Bataille’s library for sale (and a fascinating downloadable catalogue and inventaire)

Parts of Georges Bataille’s library are for sale – story here. As you’d expect, things are rather expensive… A catalogue is available to buy – La bibliothèque de Georges Bataille – and to download as pdf here. petit in-4, broché, … Continue reading

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Books received – Leroi-Gourhan, Robertson, Allmer, Thompson, Gadoffre, Braudel, Gamsby

A few second-hand books, along with Ritchie Robertson’s Friedrich Nietzsche, Patricia Allmer, René Magritte and Patrick Gamsby, Henri Lefebvre, Boredom, and Everyday Life, in recompense for review work.

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Two reviews of The Early Foucault (Polity, 2021) by Colin Koopman and Jasper Friedrich – and a note on Heidegger

There are two recent reviews of The Early Foucault by Colin Koopman at The Review of Politics (requires subscription) and Jasper Friedrich at Foucault Studies (open access). They are generous and appreciative, though not uncritical. I’m grateful to both for taking the time to … Continue reading

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Friedrich Nietzsche, The Joyful Science and other texts, trans. Adrian Del Caro, Stanford University Press, January 2023

Friedrich Nietzsche, The Joyful Science, Idylls from Messina, Unpublished Fragments…, trans. Adrian Del Caro, Stanford University Press, January 2023. Part of the Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche series, which is now only missing a few volumes. Written on the threshold … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, The Archaeology of Foucault – Polity, December 2022, cover and preorder details

The final book in my series of studies of Foucault, The Archaeology of Foucault, is due for publication with Polity in December 2022. On 20 May 1961 Foucault defended his two doctoral theses; on 2 December 1970 he gave his … Continue reading

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Books received – Nietzsche, Kremer-Marietti, Deleuze, Althusser, Canguilhem, Foucault

Mostly bought second-hand, but also the latest volume of Canguilhem’s Œuvres and Foucault’s Phénoménologie et psychologie, edited by Philippe Sabot, which I bought in Paris.

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The Archaeology of Foucault update 11: A new term, work on Nietzsche and planning another archive trip

While the start of term was as busy as ever, I have managed to keep a bit of time each week to work on this project. So far at least this term seems more manageable than the equivalent last year, and … Continue reading

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