Category Archives: Thinkers

Interview about Foucault’s Last Decade on New Books in Critical Theory (audio)

A few weeks ago I was interviewed by Dave O’Brien of Goldsmiths about Foucault’s Last Decade for the New Books in Critical Theory series. The recording is now available as a podcast: Download (Duration: 47:54 — 21.9MB) or to stream … Continue reading

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Foucault and Shakespeare, Terrain and forthcoming talks

I’ve been fairly quiet on this blog recently. That isn’t to say I haven’t been busy – mainly on the Shakespeare project. (More on this project can be found here). Unlike the work for the Foucault books, I haven’t felt … Continue reading

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Derrida’s Seminars: Writing Before Writing Before the Letter

Derrida’s Seminars: Writing Before Writing Before the Letter – 3am Magazine After beginning with the end, we have ended up at the beginning. The newest of Jacques Derrida’s seminars is the oldest yet published, Heidegger: The Question of Being & … Continue reading

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Books received – Krell, Whyte, Minca & Giacarra, Bouzarovski

Two books from SUNY Press in recompense for review work, the edited collection Hitler’s Geographies (in which I have a piece reprinted), Stefan Bouzarovski’s Retrofitting the City, sent by the publisher, and the most recent issues of Area, Radical Philosophy … Continue reading

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Verso e-book sale – 90% off – and my five picks

Verso have a massive e-book sale with 90% off a huge range of their books until the end of today (Friday 2 September 2016). You could pick up the new translation of Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy for just £2, and all three volumes … Continue reading

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Shakespeare productions in London and Stratford (late 2016-early 2017)

An updated list of some of the productions I’m looking forward to seeing over the next few months… The Two Noble Kinsmen at the RSC. Cymbeline ‘reclaimed and renamed’ as Imogen at the Globe King Lear – Antony Sher at the RSC and Glenda Jackson … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power cover and description (forthcoming early 2017)

Here is the cover for Foucault: The Birth of Power. The book is forthcoming in early 2017 with Polity, and the design fits with Foucault’s Last Decade which came out earlier this year. There is a lot about Foucault’s political activism in … Continue reading

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Stephen Graham, Vertical – forthcoming with Verso/Penguin

Stephen Graham’s new book, Vertical: The City from Sateillites to Bunkers, is forthcoming with Verso/Penguin-Random House. From the penthouse to the sewers—the political geography of the vertical city Vertical is a brilliant re-imagining of the world we live in. Today we … Continue reading

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Deleuze seminars to be translated by Daniel Smith

Deleuze seminars to be translated by Daniel Smith. Full report here (via Graham Harman). WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University professor of philosophy has a received $175,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to translate the seminar … Continue reading

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Martin Heidegger, The History of Beyng reviewed at NDPR

Martin Heidegger, The History of Beyng is reviewed at NDPR by Mark Wrathall. Here’s the first paragraph: This volume — a new translation of volume 69 of the Gesamtausgabe or “Complete Edition” of Heidegger’s work — consists of two distinct parts: … Continue reading

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