Category Archives: Jeff Malpas

My favourite academic books of 2022

At the end of each year I’ve posted a list of academic books I liked (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021). The criteria was simply that they were published in that year (or late the previous year), and that I read and appreciated them. … Continue reading

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Books received – Dumézil, Bejan, Leucate, Basso, Koerner, Malpas

A copy of Georges Dumézil, Heur et Malheur du guerrier; Cristina Bejan, Intellectuals and Fascism in Interwar Romania: The Criterion Association; Aristide Leucate’s recent short study of Dumézil; Elisabetta Basso, Young Foucault: The Lille Manuscripts on Psychopathology, Phenomenology, and Anthropology, 1952–1955; E.F.K. … Continue reading

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Jeff Malpas, In the Brightness of Place: Topological Thinking In and After Heidegger – SUNY Press, September 2022

Jeff Malpas, In the Brightness of Place: Topological Thinking In and After Heidegger – SUNY Press, September 2022 The work of Jeff Malpas is well-known for its contribution to contemporary thinking about place and space. In the Brightness of Place takes that … Continue reading

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Jeff Malpas & Kenneth White, The Fundamental Field: Thought, Poetics, World – Edinburgh University Press, 2021

Jeff Malpas & Kenneth White, The Fundamental Field: Thought, Poetics, World – Edinburgh University Press, 2021 The Scottish poet Kenneth White and the Australian philosopher Jeff Malpas came together by chance when Malpas heard an interview with White on ABC … Continue reading

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Videos of Plenaries from Truth, Fiction, Illusion: Worlds & Experience’ Conference 2019 – Malpas, Elden, Margaroni, Mbembe, Stiegler

Full playlist here – plenaries by Jeff Malpas, Stuart Elden, Maria Margaroni, Bernard Stiegler, Achille Mbembe and discussion between Mbembe and Stiegler.

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My favourite academic books of 2018

My favourite academic books of 2018. As with previous years – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 – these are shaped by my interests, books that are sent to me, ones from publishers I review for, etc. etc. I’ve not read all the … Continue reading

Posted in Boundaries, Doreen Massey, Frantz Fanon, Georges Canguilhem, Jacques Derrida, Jeff Malpas, Karl Marx, Louis Althusser, Maja Zehfuss, Michel Foucault, Philip Steinberg, Society and Space, Uncategorized, William Shakespeare | 7 Comments

Books received – Mitchell, Delaporte, Malpas

Two books by François Delaporte – Figures of Medicine and Chagas Disease -and two books I mentioned earlier – Jeff Malpas, Place and Experience A Philosophical Topography, second edition and Katharyne Mitchell, Making Workers: Radical Geographies of Education. At the moment … Continue reading

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Jeff Malpas, Place and Experience A Philosophical Topography, second edition now published

Jeff Malpas, Place and Experience A Philosophical Topography, second edition now published. The first edition of Place and Experience established Jeff Malpas as one of the leading philosophers and thinkers of place and space and provided a creative and refreshing … Continue reading

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Jeff Malpas, Place and Experience A Philosophical Topography, 2nd Edition coming in March 2018

Jeff Malpas, Place and Experience A Philosophical Topography, second edition coming in March 2018. The first edition of Place and Experience established Jeff Malpas as one of the leading philosophers and thinkers of place and space and provided a creative … Continue reading

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Hubert Dreyfus (1929-2017)

I heard the news yesterday that Hubert Dreyfus had died at the age of 87. While it was shared on social media, it took a while for an official notification. Dreyfus’s Twitter account simply said ‘Reports of my demise are … Continue reading

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