Category Archives: Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre’s refusal of the Nobel prize for literature

Bob Dylan’s award of the Nobel prize for literature is obviously all over the news and social media. The New York Review of Books has a translation of Jean-Paul Sartre’s short piece on his own refusal of that award over fifty … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power cover and description (forthcoming early 2017)

Here is the cover for Foucault: The Birth of Power. The book is forthcoming in early 2017 with Polity, and the design fits with Foucault’s Last Decade which came out earlier this year. There is a lot about Foucault’s political activism in … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare, Sartre, Neocleous, TCS, Gabrys, Foucault

A pile of books received – three second-hand books for the Shakespeare work, Jean-Paul Sartre’s What is Subjectivity?, Mark Neocleous’s The Universal Adversary, the new issue of Theory, Culture & Society, Jennifer Gabrys’s Program Earth, and the 2004 special issue … Continue reading

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Red Notes, Italy 1977-8: ‘Living with an Earthquake’ – entire pamphlet online

Yesterday I linked to a piece written by Sartre and signed by Foucault and others. Thanks to dmf for providing a link to the entire pamphlet online. Red Notes, Italy 1977-8: ‘Living with an Earthquake’ – entire pdf or individual … Continue reading

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Appeal by Sartre, Foucault, Guattari, Deleuze and others on imprisonment of Italian intellectuals, 1977

In 1977 Sartre, Foucault, Guattari, Deleuze, Barthes, and others wrote an open letter protesting about the imprisonment and investigation of a number of Italian intellectuals, including ‘Bifo’ (Franco Berardi) and Antonio Negri. I’d not seen this before and it is the … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy – available to pre-order

Not out until February 2016, and not yet on the Verso site, but Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy is listed on PenguinRandomHouse and at a certain online store. David Fernbach did the translation, and I edited the text, compiled the notes and wrote an … Continue reading

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Editing Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy – doing his endnotes properly

Over the last few weeks I’ve been editing the translation of Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy for Verso. Despite a very fine translation by David Fernbach, this has still taken some work. First there are the linguistic complications of a three-way language dialogue – … Continue reading

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Books received – Connolly, Rickels, Sartre, Casey

Some more books from UMP – older books by Connolly, Rickels, Sartre and Casey.

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Marc Crépon, The Thought of Death and the Memory of War – reviewed at NDPR

Marc Crépon, The Thought of Death and the Memory of War is reviewed at NDPR. I didn’t know about this translation before, but it sounds important and interesting: The first English translation of one of the foremost voices of contemporary moral and … Continue reading

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State, Power, Freedom: European Political Theory – outline for teaching next year

One of the things I was looking forward to, now back in a Politics department, was to teach some political theory. So, this is the outline of a planned module for either final year undergraduates or MA students. It revolves … Continue reading

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