Category Archives: Thinkers

Encounters in Law and Philosophy – call for book proposals

Encounters in Law and Philosophy – call for book proposals Series Editors: Thanos Zartaloudis, University of Kent Anton Schütz, Birkbeck, University of London General Advisor: Giorgio Agamben This series simultaneously investigates the laws of philosophy and the philosophies of law: their formations, … Continue reading

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Nicolas Drolc’s new film on Serge Livrozet (trailer)

I’ve mentioned Nicolas Drolc’s film Sur les toits before. It’s a documentary on the prison revolts in the early 1970s France, with some references to the Prisons Information Group Foucault co-founded. There is an open access symposium on the film, following … Continue reading

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Etienne Balibar – From Althusserian Marxism to the Philosophies of Marx? Twenty Years After

Etienne Balibar “From Althusserian Marxism to the Philosophies of Marx?” – a reflection on his The Philosophy of Marx, twenty (three) years after. The book has been reissued by Verso, with some new material, and is currently on sale.

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Books received – Spitzer, Foucault, RIPE, TCS, Binswanger

Foucault translated an essay in this Spitzer collection (see my query over dating here); the first edition of Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique; Binswanger’s analysis of Suzanne Urban; and the new issues of RIPE and TCS. … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 2 – Uppsala, Binswanger, Lacan and Bedlam

While I did take a proper break over Christmas and the New Year, I have been continuing work on the very early Foucault. One of the things I’ve done is some initial research on the time he spent in Uppsala. … Continue reading

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Two questions about Georges Canguilhem – both answered in the negative

Earlier this week I posted two questions about Georges Canguilhem – biography and archives Two questions about Georges Canguilhem – does a biography exist in English or French? And are all his papers archived at CAPHÉS at the ENS? That looks quite extensive, but what … Continue reading

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Two questions about Georges Canguilhem – biography and archives

Two questions about Georges Canguilhem – does a biography exist in English or French? And are all his papers archived at CAPHÉS at the ENS? That looks quite extensive, but what I am looking for isn’t listed, so I wondered if there might, possibly, … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies 22 – ‘Foucault and Rome’, interview with me, and review of Foucault’s Last Decade

The new issue of Foucault Studies is now out – the bulk is a theme section on ‘Foucault and Roman Antiquity: Foucault and Rome’, edited by Richard Alston and Shreyaa Bhatt. The issue also includes separate articles, a translation of Foucault’s … Continue reading

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Books received – Lacan and Binswanger

The French originals of Lacan’s first two published seminars, and some French and English translations of Binswanger’s work. More preparatory reading for the project on the early Foucault.

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William E. Connolly, Facing the Planetary – forthcoming and open access preview

William E. Connolly, Facing the Planetary: Entangled Humanism and the Politics of Swarming is forthcoming from Duke University Press shortly. There is an open access preview available here. In Facing the Planetary William E. Connolly expands his influential work on the … Continue reading

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