Category Archives: Georges Canguilhem

Books received – Canguilhem, Foucault and the Modern International, Kantorowicz

A contributor copy of Foucault and the Modern International, the two published volumes of Canguilhem’s Oeuvres and his work on the reflex, and a copy of Ernst Kantorowicz’s biography of Friedrich II – the second volume is the later supplementary … Continue reading

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Books received – Merleau-Ponty, Lecourt, Foucault, Canguilhem, Moore

Some books picked up in Paris and London – mainly for the early Foucault work, but also Margaret Moore’s A Political Theory of Territory, just out from OUP.

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Books received – Canguilhem, Lefebvre, Farge and Foucault, Nail, Weber, Repo, Pasnau

Four books from OUP in recompense for review work (Thomas Nail, Theory of the Border; Cynthia Weber, Queer International Relations; Jemina Repo, The Biopolitics of Gender and Robert Pasnau, Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671), the long-awaited English translation of Arlette Farge and Michel … Continue reading

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Books received – Binswanger, Canguilhem, Lacan

Some books for the new Foucault project – works by Georges Canguilhem and Jacques Lacan, picked up in Paris, and Jacqueline Verdeaux’s translation of Ludwig Binswanger’s Dream and Existence which Foucault advised and introduced.

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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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Books received – for the Foucault project

Some books for the Foucault project – new editions of a couple of Foucault’s books; Jacques Donzelot’s L’invention du social; recent books by Jacques Bizet and Pierre Macherey; and the original outlets of a couple of Foucault essays and interviews.

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Georges Canguilhem – Writings on Medicine

Listed with Fordham University Press, who published his Knowledge of Life a few years back. (Thanks to Chathan for the link.) I mentioned the French publication of volume 1 of his Œuvres complètes in an earlier post (here).

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Anachronic Shakespeare

The Anachronic Shakespeare conference was excellent – a really interesting set of papers, engagingly delivered and with some really good discussion. John Archer gave a talk on sonnets 50 and 51 on the relation between human and animal, which he … Continue reading

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Canguilhem, Complete Works

Volume 1 of Georges Canguilhem’s Œuvres complètes was published late last year. Given it is over 1,000 pages, the price of €38 is not too steep. There are projected to be six volumes. This has been promised for some time. … Continue reading

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