Category Archives: Michel Foucault

The Early Foucault Update 29 – Paris, Tübingen and a book on the 1960s

Since the last update on the writing of this book a couple of months ago, I’ve been continuing work on this manuscript. Some of this was following up on things that I discovered when in Switzerland in November, especially relating to … Continue reading

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Correspondance entre Gaston Bachelard et Ludwig Binswanger – open access

Correspondance entre Gaston Bachelard et Ludwig Binswanger – open access online It’s part of a special issue of Revue Germanique Internationale on ‘Histoire et philosophie de la psychiatrie au XXe siècle : regards croisés franco-allemands’, edited by Elisabetta Basso et … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies, Number 27, December 2019 – now out, open access

Foucault Studies, Number 27, December 2019 – now out, open access (via Foucault News) The editors of Foucault Studies are pleased to publish this issue of Foucault Studies containing seven original articles and three book reviews. Among the themes highlighted … Continue reading

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Books received – Merleau-Ponty, Lacan, Althusser, Nicolaysen, Heidegger, Foucault, TCS, Lefebvre, Scammell, Avellaneda and Vega

A mixed pile of books to come back to in the office. They include – Maurice Merleau-Ponty, L’union de l’âme et du corps chez Malebranche, Biran et Bergson – a course Foucault attended Jacques Lacan, My Teaching Two recent translations of … Continue reading

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A bibliographical curiosity – ‘Michel Foucault’ and a thesis on penicillin

Michael Clark’s Michel Foucault, an Annotated Bibliography: Tool Kit for a New Age includes a curious entry on p. 3: “Sur l’emploi de la pénicilline par voie buccale”, Paris: Université Faculté de médecine, 1952 [?], 56 pages. The title would translate … Continue reading

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Books received – Kuhn, Bradley, Mbembe, Fisher and Gotman (eds.), Derrida, Delay and Verdeaux

The books by Kuhn and Delay and Verdeaux are for the work on the early Foucault; Arthur Bradley, Unbearable Life: A Genealogy of Political Erasure was sent by the publishers; and the Derrida and Mbembe books are newly out. Mbembe’s Necropolitics contains … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 28 – second half of the manuscript, Swiss archives and asylums

Term 1 is when I do most of my teaching, but I’ve been doing a little bit of work on my The Early Foucault manuscript most days. I’ve mainly been reworking the organisation of the second half of the text. Chapter 6 … Continue reading

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Books received – Sartre, Mbembe, Guedez, Lefebvre, Gil, Eiland and Jennings

Sartre’s Search for a Method and two books by Achille Mbembe for teaching; Annie Guédez’s early study of Foucault, which relates him to psychology; the new edition of Lefebvre’s Rhythmanlaysis; and two biographies – Marie Gil on Roland Barthes and Howard Eiland … Continue reading

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Foucault audio and video recordings online – updated and links fixed

I’ve updated the chronology of audio and video recordings of Foucault online. There are some additional ones here, and I’ve tried to fix any broken links. Please let me know if any are broken – videos seem to disappear, especially … Continue reading

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‘Le Temps musical’ video – Elliott Carter, Pierre Boulez, Roland Barthes, Jean-Claude Risset, Gerald Bennett, Michel Decoust, Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze

Many thanks to all who commented on Twitter and Facebook on yesterday’s photo – especially Alistair Leadbetter and Rangel Luis Manuel. From left to right, the people are Elliott Carter, Pierre Boulez, Roland Barthes, Jean-Claude Risset, Gerald Bennett, Michel Decoust, Michel … Continue reading

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