Category Archives: Jacques Derrida

My favourite academic books of 2018

My favourite academic books of 2018. As with previous years – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 – these are shaped by my interests, books that are sent to me, ones from publishers I review for, etc. etc. I’ve not read all the … Continue reading

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Books received – Derrida, Agamben, Delaporte, Jordan

Some books in recompense for review work for Stanford University Press – Derrida’s Monolingualism of the Other and Paper Machine; Giorgio Agamben, The Use of Bodies; François Delaporte, Anatomy of the Passions and Mark D. Jordan, Convulsing Bodies: Religion and Resistance in Foucault.

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Books received – Agamben, Shakespeare, Lecourt, Bataille, Vitale, Zartaloudis, Massey

Giorgio Agamben, Stasis: Civil War as a Political Paradigm; All’s Well That Ends Well (the penultimate volume of the Arden Shakespeare, third series), Dominique Lecourt, Proletarian Science; Georges Bataille, The Absence of Myth; Francisco Vitale, Biodeconstruction: Jacques Derrida and the … Continue reading

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Books received – Canguilhem, Critique on Bataille, Derrida, Haghighi, Hewitt

The long-awaited volume V of Georges Canguilhem, Oeuvres complètes, Critique No 195-196 – the tribute issue to Georges Bataille from 1963; Jacques Derrida, Geschlecht III; Farzaneh Haghighi, Is the Tehran Bazaar Dead? Foucault, Politics, and Architecture (sent by the publisher) and Rachel Hewitt, Map of a Nation: A … 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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Books received – Wahl, Arendt, Foucault, Jaspers, Geroulanos, Bulpitt, Derrida, Gotman

A mix of books for teaching and the Foucault research – Jean Wahl, Introduction à la pensée de Heidegger; the Henri Corbin early translation of works by Heidegger; Hannah Arendt, On Violence; Foucault at the Movies; the French translation of Karl Jaspers’s book … Continue reading

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Books received – Dodds, McCormack, Derrida, Basso, Rekret, Brighenti and Kärrholm

Klaus Dodds, Ice: Nature and Culture; Derek McCormack, Atmospheric Things: On the Allure of Elemental Envelopment; Jacques Derrida, The Ear of the Other; Elisabetta Basso, Michel Foucault et la Daseinsanalyse; The Derrida Reader edited by Julian Wolfreys; Paul Rekret, Derrida and Foucault, Andrea Mubi Brighenti … Continue reading

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Jacques Derrida, Geschlecht III: Sexe, race, nation, humanité – Seuil, 2018

Jacques Derrida, Geschlecht III: Sexe, race, nation, humanité  The third, and previously unpublished, text in Derrida’s series of discussions of Heidegger is coming out with Seuil in October 2018. I’m not quite sure how an essay has become a whole … Continue reading

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Books received – Chevalier & Greacen on Foucault, Fanon x 2, McCormack, Baring on Derrida

Philippe Chevalier and Tim Greacen (eds.), Folie et justice: Relire Foucault; Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks; Derek McCormack, Atmospheric Things: On the Allure of Environmental Envelopment; Edward Baring, The Young Derrida and French Philosophy, 1945-1968 and Frantz Fanon, Alienation and Freedom. Derek’s book was sent … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Derrida, 1 September 2018, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton – programme

Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Derrida, 1 September 2018, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton – details here; full programme here. Registration required (£20). Papers by Nicholas Royle, Tina Chanter, Christopher Prendergast, John Joughin, Andrew Cutrofello and Howard Caygill. This is part of … Continue reading

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