Category Archives: Thinkers

A few thoughts on ‘Foucault at the Movies’ – Columbia University Press 2018

When Foucault va au cinéma came out in 2011, I immediately got hold of a copy. It was a collection of excerpts from Foucault’s interviews about and discussions of films, prefaced by two new introductory essays by Patrice Maniglier and Dork … Continue reading

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Cover design, endorsements and preorder details for Stuart Elden, Canguilhem – Polity, 2019

I’m pleased to share the cover design of my forthcoming book Canguilhem (Polity, 2019). It’s part of the Key Contemporary Thinkers series and is available to preorder from Wiley in ebook, paperback and hardcover. The book is due for publication in February … Continue reading

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Books received – Latour, TCS, Erlenbusch-Anderson, Geroulanos and Meyers, Benite, Geroulanos and Jerr (eds.), Bataille

Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime; the latest Theory, Culture and Society which is a theme issue on Bataille and Heterology; Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson, Genealogies of Terrorism: Revolution, State Violence, Empire; Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers, … Continue reading

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Georges Bataille on Nietzsche, the journal Acéphale and the Secret Society

While I’ve mainly been consumed by start-of-term stuff, I have been following up on a few leads in relation to the Foucault work. One of these was a piece by Georges Bataille on Nietzsche, first published in his short-lived journal … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 20: Paris, some cautions and future work

It’s been steady progress in the last part of summer on the manuscript of The Early Foucault. I had a few days in Paris in mid-September, where I did my usual pattern of working in the Richelieu site of the Bibliothèque Nationale … Continue reading

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Books received – Wahl, Arendt, Foucault, Jaspers, Geroulanos, Bulpitt, Derrida, Gotman

A mix of books for teaching and the Foucault research – Jean Wahl, Introduction à la pensée de Heidegger; the Henri Corbin early translation of works by Heidegger; Hannah Arendt, On Violence; Foucault at the Movies; the French translation of Karl Jaspers’s book … Continue reading

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Foucault, La sexualité/Le Discours de la sexualité (1964 and 1969 courses) – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil 2018

Michel Foucault, La Sexualité. Cours donné à l’université de Clermont-Ferrand (1964) suivi de Le Discours de la sexualité. Cours donné à l’université de Vincennes (1969) – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil 2018 The first volume of Foucault’s pre-Collège de France courses is due for … Continue reading

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Friedrich Nietzsche, Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Thus Spoke Zarathustra – Stanford University Press, 2019

Friedrich Nietzsche, Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Thus Spoke Zarathustra – Stanford University Press, March 2019 This is the next volume in The Complete Works project. Volume 16, of fragments from 1885-1886, is on some online sites, with a … Continue reading

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An anonymously published text by Foucault on Arcadie – ‘Le départe du prophète’, 1982 (with an interview between Didier Eribon and André Baudry)

This text was first published in Libération, July 12, 1982, p. 14 (pdf). There it is signed ‘DE’, and follows an interview with Didier Eribon with André Baudry. Readers would assume that ‘DE’ meant Didier Eribon, but in his book Michel Foucault … Continue reading

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2018 Antipode lectures – videos online of Derek Gregory, Glen Coulthard and Silvia Federici

Previous years are here – an extraordinary archive

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