Category Archives: Mark Neocleous

My first book, Mapping the Present is 20 years old…

It was twenty years ago today that my first book, Mapping the Present: Heidegger, Foucault and the Project of a Spatial History was published. I received an advance on 4 October 2001. The contract was signed with Athlone, who became … 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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Academic Books of 2016 – my personal list

Many of the academic books I read this year were for the Foucault and Shakespeare work, and few were published this year. This alphabetical list is of the twenty books published this year which I read and liked the most. … Continue reading

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Mark Neocleous, The Universal Adversary: Security, Capital and the ‘Enemies of All Mankind’ – a few thoughts

As I’ve previously mentioned, Mark Neocleous, The Universal Adversary: Security, Capital and the ‘Enemies of All Mankind’ is now out with Routledge. Here’s the backcover description: The history of bourgeois modernity is a history of the Enemy. This book is a radical exploration … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare, Sartre, Neocleous, TCS, Gabrys, Foucault

A pile of books received – three second-hand books for the Shakespeare work, Jean-Paul Sartre’s What is Subjectivity?, Mark Neocleous’s The Universal Adversary, the new issue of Theory, Culture & Society, Jennifer Gabrys’s Program Earth, and the 2004 special issue … Continue reading

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Mark Neocleous, The Universal Adversary: Security, Capital and the ‘Enemies of All Mankind’ – now out with Routledge

Mark Neocleous, The Universal Adversary: Security, Capital and the ‘Enemies of All Mankind’ – now out with Routledge. The history of bourgeois modernity is a history of the Enemy. This book is a radical exploration of an Enemy that has recently emerged from … Continue reading

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The most important academic books to me from 2014

A non-systematic, alphabetically ordered list of the academic books published this year I read and most liked – the photo is of some that were to hand. Louis Althusser, On the Reproduction of Capitalism (Verso) Ben Anderson, Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions (Ashgate) Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: … Continue reading

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Books received – Derrida/Roudinesco, Nichols, Brennan, Neocleous, Shell, Society and Space

In all that packaging were four books from Stanford University Press in recompense for review work – Derrida/Roudinesco, For What Tomorrow… ; Timothy Brennan, Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel and the Colonies; Robert Nichols, The World of Freedom: Heidegger, Foucault, and the … Continue reading

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Symposium on Mark Neocleous, War Power, Police Power – LSE, 20 November 2014

Details of a book symposium on Mark Neocleous’s latest – War Power, Police Power.

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A Taste for the Secret: Interview with Mark Neocleous

Interesting interview with Mark Neocleous at Critical Legal Thinking, conducted by Gülden Özcan and Ersin Vedat Elgür. The interview was originally published in Turkish.

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