Category Archives: Georges Canguilhem

Books received – Ginzburg, Kelly, Camelli, Massey, Trubetzkoy, Foucault, Derrida, Brighenti & Kärrholm

Older books by Ginzburg and Trubetzkoy, the new lecture courses from Foucault and Derrida, Mark Kelly, Normal Now: Individualism as Conformity (which I endorsed), Michele Camelli, Canguilhem philosophe, Doreen Massey, Selected Political Writings (sent by Lawrence & Wishart), and Territories, … Continue reading

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Indo-European Thought project update 3: Paris – Foucault, Canguilhem, Dumézil

I had a good two-week visit to Paris, where I worked at both the Mitterand and Richelieu sites of the Bibliothèque nationale, the Collège de France and the École normale supérieure. It was something of a transitional trip, doing a … Continue reading

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’Message ou bruit?’ Resituating a short text by Foucault on medicine

I’ve mentioned before how Dits et écrits, which is an excellent collection, can sometimes decontextualise a piece by Foucault, making it hard to see why it was written. Tracking down the original publication of pieces can often be difficult but is … 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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Georges Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome II: Écrits de médecine et de philosophie – Vrin, October 2021

Georges Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome II: Écrits de médecine et de philosophie – Vrin, October 2021 Good to see the next volume of this series listed – though previous volumes were often delayed, so the date is probably provisional. Ce … Continue reading

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Jean Cavaillès, The Second Davos University Conference with the Heidegger-Cassirer debate – new translation, and podcast

Jean Cavaillès, The Second Davos University Conference – new translation at Urbanomic. This is the event where Martin Heidegger and Ernst Cassirer had their debate. The translation is to mark the new translation of Jean Cavaillès, On Logic and the … 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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Emanuel Clairizio, Robert Poma and Michel Spanò (eds.), Milieu, mi-lieu, milieux – Éditions Mimesis, 2020

Emanuel Clairizio, Robert Poma and Michel Spanò (eds.), Milieu, mi-lieu, milieux – Éditions Mimesis, 2020 Georges Canguilhem af­firmait que la notion de milieu s’était constituée « comme catégorie de la pensée contemporaine ». En effet, depuis que la biologie de … Continue reading

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Samuel Talcott, Georges Canguilhem and the Problem of Error reviewed at NDPR by Paul M. Livingstone

Samuel Talcott, Georges Canguilhem and the Problem of Error – reviewed at NDPR by Paul M. Livingstone.

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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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