Category Archives: Ludwig Binswanger

Elisabetta Basso’s Young Foucault reviewed in The Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences (behind paywall; some excerpts here)

I have a review of Elisabetta Basso’s excellent Young Foucault: The Lille manuscripts on psychopathology, phenomenology, and anthropology, 1952–1955, translated by Marie Satya McDonough (Columbia University Press, 2022) in The Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences. The review is unfortunately … Continue reading

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Some bibliographical questions about Roland Barthes [with some answers]

Some bibliographical questions about Roland Barthes. Any answers much appreciated – and with the first three will hopefully interesting to others; the final one is more a remark (or, as the cliché goes, more of a comment than a question). … Continue reading

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Two reviews of The Early Foucault (Polity, 2021) by Colin Koopman and Jasper Friedrich – and a note on Heidegger

There are two recent reviews of The Early Foucault by Colin Koopman at The Review of Politics (requires subscription) and Jasper Friedrich at Foucault Studies (open access). They are generous and appreciative, though not uncritical. I’m grateful to both for taking the time to … Continue reading

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Books received – Eliade, Waltham-Smith, Marx-Scouras, Foucault, Olsen, Olander & Kristiansen

Mainly bought second-hand, but also the long-awaited Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle, edited by Elisabetta Basso, and the new book by Warwick colleague Naomi Waltham-Smith, Shattering Biopolitics: Militant Listening and the Sound of Life.

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Stuart Elden, ‘Foucault as Translator of Binswanger and von Weizsäcker’ – video abstract and open access article

Stuart Elden, ‘Foucault as Translator of Binswanger and von Weizsäcker‘ – The video abstract for this open access article is now available: Foucault’s Introduction to a translation of Ludwig Binswanger’s essay ‘Dream and Existence’ was published in late 1954. The … Continue reading

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Four more papers from the ‘Foucault before the Collège de France’ special issue of Theory, Culture & Society

Four more papers from the ‘Foucault before the Collège de France’ special issue of Theory, Culture & Society, which I’m co-editing with Orazio Irrera and Daniele Lorenzini, are available online first. These require subscription. Rainer Nicolaysen, Foucault in Hamburg. Notes … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, ‘Foucault as Translator of Binswanger and von Weizsäcker’, Theory, Culture & Society, 2020 (open access)

My article ‘Foucault as Translator of Binswanger and von Weizsäcker‘, is now available online first in Theory, Culture & Society, 2020 Foucault’s Introduction to a translation of Ludwig Binswanger’s essay ‘Dream and Existence’ was published in late 1954. The translation … 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

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The Archaeology of Foucault update 2: The Birth of the Clinic, a trip to Paris, working on courses on Sexuality and Les mots et les choses

While I continue to find focus a challenge as the world lurches from one crisis to another, I’ve been doing various bits of work for this book on Foucault’s work in the 1960s. I continued work on the comparison of … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 32: Unable to finish a manuscript during lockdown

While these are strange and disruptive times, as much as I’m able, I’m trying to make progress on this book manuscript. I’d intended to submit it to Polity by the end of April, but that unfortunately wasn’t possible. I can … Continue reading

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