Category Archives: Georges Dumézil

Michel Foucault and the Social Contract, Chris Watkin with Stuart Elden and Mark Kelly – video of Monash discussion, 13 April 2021

Michel Foucault and the Social Contract, Chris Watkin with Stuart Elden and Mark Kelly – video of Monash discussion, 13 April 2021. Youtube video above, also available as a podcast. My talk was entitled ‘The Yoke of Law and the … Continue reading

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Books received – Nietzsche, Lacan, Dodds, Balibar, Wall, Dumézil

Some older second-hand books, along with Klaus Dodds, Border Wars: The Conflicts that will Define our Future, two books by Étienne Balibar including his Histoire Interminable, and Illan rua Wall, Law and Disorder: Sovereignty, Protest, Atmosphere.

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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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‘Michel Foucault and the Social Contract’, Stuart Elden, Mark Kelly and Christopher Watkin, 13 April 2021 (online seminar)

On 13 April 2021, 6pm Melbourne/9am UK, I’ll be taking part in an online discussion on ‘Michel Foucault and the Social Contract‘ with Mark Kelly and Christopher Watkin, as part of a series looking at the social contract today. Full … Continue reading

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Books received – Rose, Balibar, Martinet, Lévi-Strauss, Harker, Dumézil

Books for the Foucault research, along with a few in recompense for review work for Verso, and Christopher Harker, Spacing Debt: Obligations, Violence, and Endurance in Ramallah, Palestine, sent by Duke University Press, and the new translation of Claude Lévi-Strauss, Wild … 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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Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault – Polity, June 2021

Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault – Polity, June 2021 Great to see the Polity page for this book is now up, and to be able to share the cover and description here. It was not until 1961 that Foucault published … Continue reading

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Books received – Montinari, Dumézil, Othmani, Lazreg, Deleuze, Watkin, BNF

All bought this time, mainly for the ongoing Foucault work. Marnia Lazreg’s Foucault’s Orient is now in paperback, and finally got a copy of Christopher Watkin’s Michel Serres: Figures of Thought. Ahmed Othmani was one of Foucault’s students in Tunisia, … Continue reading

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Books received – Tesserach, Lévi-Strauss, Propp, Lukács, Ginzburg, Amoore, Dumézil, Harcourt, Sarkis

Some books bought second-hand, and some others from publishers, including Louise Amoore, Cloud Ethics; Bernard Harcourt, Critique and Praxis and Hashim Sarkis, Roi Salgueiro Barrio and Gabriel Kozlowski, The World as an Architectural Project.

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Books received – Port-Royal, Gregory, Roussel, Dumézil, Said, Love

Jeff Love’s biography of Alexandre Kojève, Edward Said’s Beginnings – both in recompense for review work, and some second-hand books for various things, mainly in relation to the Foucault work. Foucault introduced the Port-Royal Grammaire, and the issue of Langages … Continue reading

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