Category Archives: Henri Lefebvre

Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy, translated by David Fernbach and edited by Stuart Elden – now available

Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy, translated by David Fernbach and edited and introduced by me, is now available. The best place to buy is the Verso website – the cheapest place I know online, and with free shipping. The cover is a rather … Continue reading

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Books received – three Marxist classics from Verso: Lefebvre, Althusser et. al. and Goldmann

Books received – three Marxist classics from Verso. Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy, the first complete English translation of Althusser, Balibar, Establet, Macherey and Rancière’s Reading Capital and Lucien Goldmann’s The Hidden God. Metaphilosophy is a book I’ve wanted to get translated into English for … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Marxist Thought and the City -forthcoming in November

Henri Lefebvre, Marxist Thought and the City is forthcoming in November from University of Minnesota Press. It is translated by Robert Bonnano and has a short preface by me. One of the most influential Marxist theorists of the twentieth century, … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy – forthcoming in July from Verso

Although it has been a bit delayed, Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy is now forthcoming from Verso in July 2016. First published in 1965, it was translated by David Fernbach. I edited the text and wrote an introduction. In Metaphilosophy, Henri Lefebvre works … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre: Rural Sociology, Ground Rent and the Politics of Land – project funding from the ISRF

I’m pleased to announce that along with Adam David Morton (Political Economy, University of Sydney) I have been awarded a small grant from the Independent Social Research Foundation for the project ‘Henri Lefebvre’s writings on Rural Sociology, Ground Rent and the Politics … Continue reading

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Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? – minor updates to the reading guide

I’ve made some very minor updates to the reading guide ‘Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre?‘ The main update is a link to with a link to Benjamin Fraser’s second book on Lefebvre – Toward an Urban Cultural Studies: Henri Lefebvre and … Continue reading

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Korean translations of Understanding Henri Lefebvre and Foucault’s Last Decade forthcoming

Translations of Understanding Henri Lefebvre and Foucault’s Last Decade are forthcoming in Korean with Kyungsung University Press and Nanjang Publishing House respectively. These might be the first of my authored books to appear in translation, since potential translations of The Birth of Territory into … Continue reading

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2015 in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2015 with the manuscript of a book under the title Foucault’s Last Decade close, I thought, to completion. But it was far too long. In the end, I cut the first two long chapters out, and submitted a book … Continue reading

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Antipode Intervention on Lefebvre – “Towards a Metaphilosophy of the Urban” by Andy Merrifield

Antipode Intervention – “Towards a Metaphilosophy of the Urban” by Andy Merrifield. This piece discusses Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy, forthcoming in English translation with Verso. I suspect I’m not the only one thrilled by the prospect of seeing Henri Lefebvre’s great philosophical tract, Métaphilosophie, … Continue reading

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Today’s writing task – beginning work on a preface to Henri Lefebvre’s Marxist Thought and the City

Today’s writing task – beginning work on a preface to Henri Lefebvre’s Marxist Thought and the City, forthcoming in late 2016 with University of Minnesota Press.

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