Category Archives: Henri Lefebvre

William S. Lewis, Dialectical Method: Henri Lefebvre’s Philosophy of Science – Verso blog

William S. Lewis, Dialectical Method: Henri Lefebvre’s Philosophy of Science at the Verso books blog. The Marxist philosopher and social scientist Henri Lefebvre (1901-1991) authored over 60 books. It is perhaps unsurprising, then, that some of these are less well-known … Continue reading

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Andy Merrifield, Lefebvre and Althusser: reinterpreting Marxist humanism and anti-humanism

Andy Merrifield, Lefebvre and Althusser: reinterpreting Marxist humanism and anti-humanism at Monthly Review online

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The Archaeology of Foucault update 6: the state of the manuscript, limited work in libraries, and editing work on Lefebvre and Dumézil

The big news for my Foucault work is the publication of The Early Foucault later this week. There is a piece on the Polity blog about the book here. But I’ve also been slowly working on the last of this … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre: The proclamation of the Commune 26th March 1871, translated by David Fernbach at the Verso blog

Henri Lefebvre: The proclamation of the Commune 26th March 1871, translated by David Fernbach at the Verso blog Henri Lefebvre’s account of the ideology of the Paris Commune, newly translated into English… an extract from La Proclamation de la Commune: 26 … Continue reading

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Norbert Guterman and Leo Löwenthal, Prophets of Deceit: A Study of the Techniques of the American Agitator – Verso, April 2021

Norbert Guterman and Leo Löwenthal, Prophets of Deceit: A Study of the Techniques of the American Agitator – Verso, April 2021 Foreword by Max Horkheimer and Herbert Marcuse, Introduction by Alberto Toscano Good to see this reissued by Verso. Among … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, From the Rural: Economy, Sociology, Geography – a new collection of writings forthcoming with University of Minnesota Press, 2022

Stuart Elden and Adam David Morton – Henri Lefebvre, From the Rural: Economy, Sociology, Geography – a new collection of writings forthcoming with University of Minnesota Press, 2022 (cross-posted with Progress in Political Economy) Perhaps granted much less attention than it merits, … Continue reading

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My favourite academic books of 2020

As with previous years, these are a list of academic books published this year which I read and appreciated. This means that good books which I haven’t yet read don’t feature, and I will of course miss many. Several of … 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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Dawn Lyon, Rhythmanalysis: Research Methods – Bloomsbury, December 2020

Dawn Lyon, Rhythmanalysis: Research Methods – Bloomsbury, December 2020 First published as What is Rhythmanalysis?, this title is now available as part of the Bloomsbury Research Methods series. In recent years, there has been growing interest in Henri Lefebvre’s posthumously published … Continue reading

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Francesco Biagi, Henri Lefebvre’s Critical Theory of Space – Palgrave, October 2020

Francesco Biagi, Henri Lefebvre’s Critical Theory of Space – Palgrave, October 2020 Just an expensive hardback and not-much-cheaper e-book at present, unfortunately. Originally published in Italian and translated into English for the first time, Henri Lefebvre’s Critical Theory of Space offers … Continue reading

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