Category Archives: Immanuel Kant

The Early Foucault Update 20: Paris, some cautions and future work

It’s been steady progress in the last part of summer on the manuscript of The Early Foucault. I had a few days in Paris in mid-September, where I did my usual pattern of working in the Richelieu site of the Bibliothèque Nationale … Continue reading

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Jeff Malpas, Place and Experience A Philosophical Topography, second edition now published

Jeff Malpas, Place and Experience A Philosophical Topography, second edition now published. The first edition of Place and Experience established Jeff Malpas as one of the leading philosophers and thinkers of place and space and provided a creative and refreshing … Continue reading

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On the appearance of books in a series

This post probably speaks to a collector’s instinct in me, or something else, but I really dislike the way that publishers mess with the design of books in a series. It is especially annoying when the books are released in sequence, … Continue reading

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Kanthropology – CRMEP Graduate Conference 19-20 May 2016

Kanthropology – CRMEP Graduate Conference, Kingston University, 19-20 May 2016 “The mainstream marginalization of Kant’s anthropological writings, in part due to their racist content, arguably makes philosophy ill-equipped to think some of today’s most pressing concerns, notably with regard to … Continue reading

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Books received – several more for the Foucault work, including the new Œuvres

Several books for the Foucault project, most picked up second-hand and relating to the work of the Groupe d’information sur les prisons, but also the new Œuvres and the Vrin edition of the Kant introduction along with Foucault’s translation of the text. On … Continue reading

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Which philosopher would fare best in a present-day university?

Which philosopher would fare best in a present-day university? – a discussion in The Guardian by Lloyd Strickland. If you know Lloyd’s work – which I do – then the answer is not surprising…

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Data visualising Kant’s vocabulary – Valerio Pellegrini

Data visualising Kant’s vocabulary – a design project by Valerio Pellegrini’s in his Master in Communication Design at Politecnico di Milano. Here’s a brief description and one sample image, but there are several different types. The tool stems from a … Continue reading

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Alix Cohen (ed.), Kant’s Lectures on Anthropology – reviewed at NDPR

Alix Cohen (ed.), Kant’s Lectures on Anthropology: A Critical Guide is reviewed at NDPR. Here’s the publisher description. Kant’s lectures on anthropology, which formed the basis of his Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View (1798), contain many observations on human … Continue reading

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Foucault on Kant’s ‘What is Enlightenment?’ – a mini bibliography

Foucault discussed Kant’s essay ‘What is Enlightenment?’ in various places. DE = Dits et écrits; EW = Essential Works; PT = The Politics of Truth lecture of 27 May 1978, published as “Qu’est-ce que la critique? (Critique et Aufklärung)”, Bulletin … Continue reading

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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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