Category Archives: Michel Foucault

Books received – Edelstein, Geroulanos & Wheatley, Balzac, Lévi-Strauss, Lichnerowicz et. al., Mallory & Adams, Derrida

A mix of recently received books – the new translations of Balzac’s Lost Souls and Derrida’s Clang from University of Minnesota Press in recompense for review work, and Dan Edelstein, Stefanos Geroulanos & Natascha Wheatley (eds.), Power and Time: Temporalities … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Speaking the Truth about Oneself: Lectures at Victoria University, Toronto, 1982 – University of Chicago Press, September 2021

Michel Foucault, Speaking the Truth about Oneself: Lectures at Victoria University, Toronto, 1982 – University of Chicago Press, September 2021, edited by Henri-Paul Fruchaud and Daniele Lorenzini, English edition established by Daniel Louis Wyche A collection of Foucault’s lectures that … Continue reading

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‘Gilbert’ Deleuze and ‘Marcel’ Foucault

Both published in their lifetimes…

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The Archaeology of Foucault update 5: Proofs of The Early Foucault, connected work on dynasties, Canguilhem, Dumézil and Hyppolite

It’s been a while since the last update, and I’d hoped that the Christmas break, a slightly lighter teaching load in term 2 and a reading week would see me make a bit more progress on this manuscript. I haven’t … Continue reading

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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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BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking ‘Foucault: The History of Sexuality, Volume 4’ – Shahidha Bari with Lisa Downing, Stuart Elden and Stephen Shapiro, 25 February 2021

BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking – ‘Foucault: The History of Sexuality, Volume 4‘ – Shahidha Bari with Lisa Downing, Stuart Elden, and Stephen Shapiro, 25 February 2021, 10pm (and now available online and download here). On the day the final … Continue reading

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‘Michel Foucault and the Social Contract’, Stuart Elden, Mark Kelly and Christopher Watkin, 13 April 2021 (online seminar)

On 13 April 2021, 6pm Melbourne/9am UK, I’ll be taking part in an online discussion on ‘Michel Foucault and the Social Contract‘ with Mark Kelly and Christopher Watkin, as part of a series looking at the social contract today. Full … Continue reading

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Books received – Rose, Balibar, Martinet, Lévi-Strauss, Harker, Dumézil

Books for the Foucault research, along with a few in recompense for review work for Verso, and Christopher Harker, Spacing Debt: Obligations, Violence, and Endurance in Ramallah, Palestine, sent by Duke University Press, and the new translation of Claude Lévi-Strauss, Wild … Continue reading

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Jean Hyppolite’s teaching at the Collège de France – ‘the history of philosophical thought’

The chair Foucault held at the Collège de France was previously occupied by Jean Hyppolite. Hyppolite had been Foucault’s teacher, was supervisor of his diploma thesis on Hegel and rapporteur for his secondary doctoral thesis on Kant’s Anthropology. Hyppolite succeeded … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Confessions of the Flesh: History of Sexuality Volume IV, translated by Robert Hurley – Penguin, February 2021

Michel Foucault, Confessions of the Flesh: History of Sexuality Volume IV, translated by Robert Hurley, edited by Frédéric Gros – Penguin February 2021 (a translation of Les Aveux de la chair, Gallimard, 2018) The fourth and final volume in Michel Foucault’s … Continue reading

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