Category Archives: Michel Foucault

British Academy 10-Minute Talks: The Early Foucault

I was pleased to be asked to give one of the British Academy 10-Minute Talks on The Early Foucault (Polity, 2021) The world’s leading professors explain the latest thinking in the humanities and social sciences in just 10 minutes. In … Continue reading

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Books received – Nietzsche, Chow, Heidegger, Stimilli, Anthony, Renfrew, Mallory

The latest volume in the Nietzsche complete works from Stanford, Rey Chow, A Face Drawn in Sand: Humanistic Inquiry and Foucault in the Present from Columbia, three books from SUNY in recompense for review work, and three second-hand books as … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault – Polity, June 2021 now published

Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault – Polity, June 2021 The book is now published, in both hardback and paperback, and is in bookstores, though getting copies outside of the UK might still take a while. It’s available as an e-book … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of Foucault update 6: the state of the manuscript, limited work in libraries, and editing work on Lefebvre and Dumézil

The big news for my Foucault work is the publication of The Early Foucault later this week. There is a piece on the Polity blog about the book here. But I’ve also been slowly working on the last of this … 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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Rey Chow, A Face Drawn in Sand: Humanistic Inquiry and Foucault in the Present – Columbia University Press, April 2021

Rey Chow, A Face Drawn in Sand: Humanistic Inquiry and Foucault in the Present – Columbia University Press, April 2021 Leadership, innovation, diversity, inclusiveness, sharing, accountability—such is the resounding administrative refrain we keep hearing in the contemporary Western university. What … Continue reading

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Centre Michel Foucault statement on Guy Sorman’s accusations against Michel Foucault and bibliography of Foucault in Tunisia

The Centre Michel Foucault have put out a statement on Guy Sorman’s accusations against Michel Foucault which is available in French, English, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. Foucault News has a very useful bibliography of Foucault in Tunisia for those who want to … Continue reading

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Books received – Cavaillès, Eliade, Foucault, Hoffman, Derrida (with a note on the new Foucault editions)

The new translation of Jean Cavaillès, On Logic and the Theory of Science, some second-hand books by Eliade, a collective volume on Vincennes, the reedition of Foucault’s first two Collège de France courses, a special issue of the Carceral Notebooks on … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle , edited by Elisabetta Basso – EHESS/Seuil/Gallimard, May 2021

Michel Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle, edited by Elisabetta Basso – EHESS/Seuil/Gallimard, May 2021 En 1954 paraît en traduction française Le Rêve et l’Existence du psychiatre suisse Ludwig Binswanger, accompagné d’une introduction de Michel Foucault. Le philosophe y annonce un « ouvrage … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault and the Social Contract, Chris Watkin with Stuart Elden and Mark Kelly – video of Monash discussion, 13 April 2021

Michel Foucault and the Social Contract, Chris Watkin with Stuart Elden and Mark Kelly – video of Monash discussion, 13 April 2021. Youtube video above, also available as a podcast. My talk was entitled ‘The Yoke of Law and the … Continue reading

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