Category Archives: Thinkers

Sophie Chiari, Shakespeare’s Representation of Climate, Weather and Environment – EUP 2019

Sophie Chiari, Shakespeare’s Representation of Climate, Weather and Environment: The Early Modern ‘Fated Sky’ – Edinburgh University Press, 2019 Just an expensive hardback/e-book at the moment, but this looks very interesting. Her essay “Climatic Issues in Early Modern England: Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

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Books received – Latour, Valverde, Kantorowicz, and the two versions of Foucault’s L’ordre du discours

Bruno Latour’s Où atterrir?, Mariana Valverde’s study of Michel Foucault, now in paperback, and Ernst Kantorowicz, Oeuvres – which i mainly got for the biography by Alain Boureau. Also in the pile is a second-hand copy of Foucault’s L’ordre du discours – and the … Continue reading

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Book launch for Canguilhem, gloknos/CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 20 May 2019

On 20 May at 3pm there will be a book launch for my recently-published book Canguilhem, hosted by gloknos/CRASSH at the University of Cambridge. I’ll be in conversation with Inanna Hamati-Ataya and Simon Reid-Henry. It will be held in S1, Alison Richard Building, University … Continue reading

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Orienting Ourselves in the World: The Particular and the General, University of Manchester, 9 May 2019

Update: 5 April – just been told a few places are available, but be quick. WORKSHOP Orienting Ourselves in the World: The Particular and the General Thursday 9 May 2019, 11am-5:30pm (coffee from 11, programme start at 11:30) The University … Continue reading

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Walter Benjamin and Shakespeare symposium, Saturday April 6, 2019, Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare, Hampton

Walter Benjamin and Shakespeare symposium Saturday April 6, 2019, Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare, Hampton David Garrick built his Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames at Hampton in 1755 as a place where ‘the thinkers of the world’ would meet to reflect on … Continue reading

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Books received – Heidegger, Jazeel and Legg, Duarte, Delay, Lentz, Baganato, Ferrari and Pasqual

The latest volume of the Heidegger Gesamtausgabe, Vier Hefte I und II, Tariq Jazeel and Stephen Legg (eds.), Subaltern Geographies, Fábio Duarte, Space, Place and Territory, Steven Delay, Phenomenology in France, Christian C. Lentz, Contested Territory: Ðien Biên Phu and the Making of Northwest … Continue reading

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Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, May 2019

Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, 2019 Renowned politics scholar Jenny Edkins explores the imperative for change in a world filled with inequality, violence, persecution, and injustice–and the difficulties of bringing it about. How … Continue reading

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John Protevi, Edges of the State – University of Minnesota Press, Forerunner, April 2019

John Protevi, Edges of the State – University of Minnesota Press, Forerunner, 2019 This book takes a look at the formation, and edges, of states: their breakdowns and attempts to repair them, and their encounters with non-state peoples. It draws … Continue reading

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Christian Abrahamsson, Topoi/Graphein: Mapping the Middle in Spatial Thought _ U Nebraska Press, 2018, with preface by Gunnar Olsson

Christian Abrahamsson, Topoi/Graphein: Mapping the Middle in Spatial Thought – University of Nebraska Press, 2018, with preface by Gunnar Olsson In Topoi/Graphein Christian Abrahamsson maps the paradoxical limit of the in-between to reveal that to be human is to know how to live … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Discourse and Truth and Parresia, University of Chicago Press, 2019

Michel Foucault, Discourse and Truth and Parresia, University of Chicago Press, 2019 edited by Henri-Paul Fruchaud and Daniele Lorenzini, English edition established by Nancy Luxon This volume collects a series of lectures given by the renowned French thinker Michel Foucault … Continue reading

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