Category Archives: Eduardo Mendieta

Foucault’s Last Decade – discussion with Peter Gratton, Eduardo Mendieta and Dianna Taylor in Symposium (open access)

Peter Gratton, “Foucault’s Last Decade: An Interview with Stuart Elden, Eduardo Mendieta and Dianna Taylor“, Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, Vol 20 No 2, 2016, pp. 181-211. The interview is open access in pdf form. Advertisements

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Books and journals received – Symposium, Radical Philosophy, Esposito and an early piece by Foucault

A few books and journals received. The final issue of Radical Philosophy in its present form; Roberto Esposito’s Two; an issue of Symposium and a book which contains an early piece by Foucault. The Symposium issue has the discussion between me, Peter Gratton, Eduardo … Continue reading

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Interviews on Foucault’s Last Decade – one out, one discussion forthcoming

Peter Gratton kindly links to my Interview with Eugene Wolters at, which I shared at the weekend, and also mentions that he is currently interviewing me, along with Eduardo Mendieta and Dianna Taylor, for Symposium. The interview uses the book as a starting … Continue reading

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Biopower: Foucault and Beyond – edited by Cisney and Morar

A new collection now out – Biopower: Foucault and Beyond – edited by Vernon W. Cisney and Nicolae Morar. Contains essays by Revel, Negri, Patton, Mills, Hacking, Mendieta, Stoler, Rabinow, Rose, Esposito… Michel Foucault’s notion of “biopower” has been a … Continue reading

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Seminar with Eduardo Mendieta, Birkbeck 11 – 12 September 2014

Critical Legal Thinking has details of a two-day seminar with Eduardo Mendieta in September. He will be talking on ‘Decolonizing Epistemologies’ and then involved in two seminars, on the work of Cornel West and on Post-human rights.

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Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: Philosophy, Politics, Anti-Semitism

Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: Philosophy, Politics, Anti-Semitism, Emory University, September 5-6, 2014 Speakers: Peter Trawny (Bergische Universität Gesamthochschule Wuppertal) Bettina Bergo (Université de Montréal) Robert Bernasconi (Pennsylvania State University) Martin Gessmann (Hochschule für Gestaltung, Offenbach am Main) Sander Gilman (Emory University) Peter E. … Continue reading

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Top ten posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Special Issue on Ranciere What is neoliberalism? Foucault’s Last Decade – Update 12 Bruno Latour – Some advantages of the notion of “Critical Zone” for Geopolitics Guattari, Felix 2012 Schizoanalytic Cartographies, reviewed by Thomas Jellis Foucault’s Last Decade Peter Sloterdijk, … Continue reading

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Peter Sloterdijk, You Must Change Your Life reviewed by Eduardo Mendieta

Peter Sloterdijk, You Must Change Your Life reviewed by Eduardo Mendieta at NDPR.

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Talking about Publishing, Urban Territory, and lots else

I was involved in three events this week. The first was the most wide-ranging – a filmed conversation with Babette Babich at Fordham University, that ranged from contemporary territorial issues to Kant, Leibniz, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault and Lefebvre; Greek geography to … Continue reading

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Where to start with reading Peter Sloterdijk?

[The most recent version can be found here.] Where should you start with reading Peter Sloterdijk? I have previously done this with Henri Lefebvre, and Chathan Vemuri asked me the same question for Sloterdijk. This is my attempt at answering this, largely … Continue reading

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