Category Archives: Jacques Derrida

LSE Festival 2019: The Haunting of Neo-liberalism (Audio) with Robert Eaglestone, Simon Glendinning, Maja Zehfuss and Danielle Sands

LSE Festival 2019: The Haunting of Neo-liberalism (Audio) with Robert Eaglestone, Simon Glendinning, Maja Zehfuss and Danielle Sands Speaker(s): Professor Robert Eaglestone, Professor Simon Glendinning, Professor Maja Zehfuss | Marx famously wrote of the spectre of communism haunting Europe in … Continue reading

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Books received – Sartre, Althusser, Macey, Derrida, Edkins and Zehfuss

Three books for the Foucault work; the new edition of David Macey’s The Lives of Michel Foucault, with an afterword by me, and the third edition of Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss, Global Politics. The last has a chapter from me … Continue reading

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Sean Gaston, There are Contexts: Derrida and the Challenge of History

Sean Gaston, There are Contexts: Derrida and the Challenge of History – short piece at the Rowman International site, on Derrida, history, politics, text and context. Gaston’s book Jacques Derrida and the Challenge of History appeared late last year.

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The Early Foucault Update 24: textual comparisons and archive work at BnF, CAPHÉS and IMEC

Since the last update I have been continuing to work on several different aspects of the work for both The Early Foucault and a planned book on the 1960s. Initially I finished up the work comparing the 1954 text Maladie mentale … Continue reading

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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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