Category Archives: Georges Canguilhem

Samuel Talcott, Georges Canguilhem and the Problem of Error – Palgrave, February 2019

Samuel Talcott, Georges Canguilhem and the Problem of Error – Palgrave, February 2019 Examining Georges Canguilhem’s enduring attention to the problem of error, from his early writings to Michel Foucault’s first major responses to his work, this pathbreaking book shows … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 18: back to work, and thinking about the 1960s

It’s taken longer than anticipated for me to return to the work on The Early Foucault. The last update was back in April. Through the spring the book on Canguilhem was drafted, revised and then submitted to Polity Press on 4 … Continue reading

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Cycling across borders – Slovenia, Austria, Italy

Just back from a week on holiday in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. A little hiking but mainly cycling. Kranjska Gora is in the north-west of the country, close to the borders with Italy and Austria. I’ve crossed borders within the Schengen area … Continue reading

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Canguilhem – book for Polity’s Key Contemporary Thinkers series, forthcoming 2019

My study of Georges Canguilhem was resubmitted earlier this month. It’s now been accepted in final form and will appear in Polity’s Key Contemporary Thinkers series in early 2019. As I’ve mentioned before, the book developed out of the work I’ve … Continue reading

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Francesco Vitale, Biodeconstruction: Jacques Derrida and the Life Sciences reviewed at NDPR by Hans-Jörg Rheinberger

Francesco Vitale, Biodeconstruction: Jacques Derrida and the Life Sciences is reviewed at NDPR by Hans-Jörg Rheinberger. The book appeared earlier this year with SUNY Press, translated by Mauro Senatore. The first chapter of the book is available to download here. Here’s the first … Continue reading

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Future work and summer plans – Shakespeare, Canguilhem, Lefebvre and back to Foucault

Although the Shakespeare Territories book is coming out in a few months, I’ve been back working on Shakespeare. Initially this was for a summary article of the book’s argument for a short article for Territory, Politics, Governance, which should be … Continue reading

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Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome V : Histoire des sciences, épistémologie, commémorations 1966-1995 – delayed again (now September 2018)

Georges Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome V : Histoire des sciences, épistémologie, commémorations 1966-1995 was originally due to appear in January 2018. It has slipped three times – to March, to May and is now listed for September. Quelque cent vingt écrits publiés … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 17: Canguilhem, Beinecke library and back to Foucault

I wrote the last update on this book over two months ago, just as I was finishing up an extended research visit to Paris. Since then I’ve mainly been focusing on the Canguilhem manuscript, which is inching toward a near … Continue reading

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Books received – Delaporte, Lecourt, Ginestier, Eribon, Lichnerowicz, Perroux and Gadoffre

Some second-hand books for the Canguilhem and Foucault work

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Books received – Dumézil, Canguilhem, Nail, Irrera & Vaccaro, Villacañas & Castro, Foucault, Kotowicz, Braunstein et al, Bleiker

A pile of recently received books – Georges Dumézil, Entretiens avec Didier Eribon; Georges Canguilhem, Études d’histoire et de philosophie des sciences; Thomas Nail, Lucretius I: An Ontology of Motion; Orazio Irrera & Salvo Vaccaro, La pensée politique de Foucault, … Continue reading

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