Category Archives: Jacques Lacan

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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The Archaeology of Foucault update 15: submission of the revised manuscript and the end of the project

On Wednesday afternoon, I submitted the final, revised manuscript of The Archaeology of Foucault to Polity. I’d submitted the manuscript for review in February during Warwick’s reading week, and had two very positive and useful reports back at the end of March. … Continue reading

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Books received – Lacan, Althusser, Balibar, Falasca-Zamponi, Jessop

Some second-hand books by Althusser and Balibar, two new Points editions of Lacan seminars, Simonetta Falasca-Zamponi’s Fascist Spectacle: The Aesthetics of Power in Mussolini’s Italy, and Bob Jessop’s new book, Putting Civil Society in its Place, pre-ordered in recompense for … Continue reading

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Books received – Kristeva, Lacan, Cahiers pour l’analyse, Benveniste

All bought second-hand, including the issue of Cahiers pour l’analyse with the questions to Foucault and his reply.

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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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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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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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Jacques Lacan, The Object Relation: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book IV, translated by Adrian Price – Polity, February 2021

Jacques Lacan, The Object Relation: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book IV, translated by Adrian Price – Polity, February 2021 ‘The unfulfilled and unsatisfied mother around whom the child ascends the upward slope of his narcissism is someone real. She is … Continue reading

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Miguel de Beistegui, Lacan: A Genealogy – Bloomsbury, May 2021

Miguel de Beistegui, Lacan: A Genealogy – Bloomsbury, May 2021 Lacan: A Genealogy provides a genealogical account of Lacan’s work as a whole, from his early writings on paranoid psychosis to his later work on the real and surplus enjoyment.  Beistegui … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Alberto Toscano, Books, Edmund Husserl, Friedrich Nietzsche, Georges Dumézil, Immanuel Kant, Jacques Lacan, Jean Hyppolite, Louis Althusser, Ludwig Binswanger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Michel Foucault, The Early Foucault | 1 Comment