Category Archives: Bruno Latour

Books received – Latour, Valverde, Kantorowicz, and the two versions of Foucault’s L’ordre du discours

Bruno Latour’s Où atterrir?, Mariana Valverde’s study of Michel Foucault, now in paperback, and Ernst Kantorowicz, Oeuvres – which i mainly got for the biography by Alain Boureau. Also in the pile is a second-hand copy of Foucault’s L’ordre du discours – and the … Continue reading

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Bruno Latour interviewed in Artnet

Bruno Latour interviewed in Artnet (via Graham Harman)

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Adrian Ivakhiv on Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime (and the New York Times piece)

Adrian Ivakhiv on Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime at his Immanence blog – Latour’s Terrestrial Project. Adrian links to The New York Times piece on Latour, which I should have linked to earlier.  

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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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Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime – reviewed at LARB

The book I mentioned yesterday – Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime – is reviewed, in its French edition, in the Los Angeles Review of Books by James Delbourgo.

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Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime – Polity, September 2018

Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime – Polity, September 2018 The present ecological mutation has organized the whole political landscape for the last thirty years. This could explain the deadly cocktail of exploding inequalities, massive … Continue reading

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Arjen Kleinherenbrink, Against Continuity: Gilles Deleuze’s Speculative Realism – Edinburgh UP, Jan 2019

Arjen Kleinherenbrink, Against Continuity: Gilles Deleuze’s Speculative Realism – Edinburgh UP, Jan 2019 Against Continuity is the first book to demonstrate that the beating heart of Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy is a systematic ontology of irreducible, singular entities. This requires a … Continue reading

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Italian Limes project – Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, forthcoming with Columbia University Press

I’ve talked about the amazing work of the Italian Limes project before, and I’m pleased to say that their book will be published in December 2018. Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate … Continue reading

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The Critical Zone of Science and Politics: An Interview with Bruno Latour in LARB

The Critical Zone of Science and Politics: An Interview with Bruno Latour in Los Angeles Review of Books

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My favourite academic books of 2017

  I don’t think I read as many new books this year as previous years, and the ‘to read’ piles get ever higher… But these are the academic books published in 2017 which I particularly liked: Update: the lists for … Continue reading

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