Category Archives: Immanuel Kant

Books received – Foucault, Althusser, Dumézil, Kant

Some older books by Althusser, Dumézil, and Kant, and the most recent collection of Foucault’s lectures and writings, Folie, language, littérature, sent by the publisher.

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The Early Foucault Update 27: Paris, Wales, Kant

Thankfully, this book manuscript has been the main focus again of work over the past month. I’ve been continuing to work on Foucault’s relation to Dumézil, on Foucault’s time in Warsaw and Hamburg, and other things in the later 1950s. … Continue reading

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Books received – Dumézil, Kant, Lichnerowicz et. al., Magazine littéraire

Some second-hand books bought recently, mainly by Georges Dumézil, but also the Akademie Textausgabe of Kant’s Anthropologie, and the proceedings of a Collège de France seminar. I can’t remember seeing a typo on a book’s spine before…  

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The Early Foucault update 25 – back after a long break on other projects

It’s been over five months since I posted an update on The Early Foucault, and it is only in the last couple of weeks that I’ve really been back at work on the manuscript. In the spring and early summer … Continue reading

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Dilek Huseyinzadegan, Kant’s Non-Ideal Theory of Politics – Northwestern U Press, 2019

Dilek Huseyinzadegan, Kant’s Non-Ideal Theory of Politics – Northwestern University Press, 2019 Kant’s Nonideal Theory of Politics argues that Kant’s political thought must be understood by reference to his philosophy of history, cultural anthropology, and geography. The central thesis of … Continue reading

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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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