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Four more papers from the ‘Foucault before the Collège de France’ special issue of Theory, Culture & Society

Four more papers from the ‘Foucault before the Collège de France’ special issue of Theory, Culture & Society, which I’m co-editing with Orazio Irrera and Daniele Lorenzini, are available online first. These require subscription. Rainer Nicolaysen, Foucault in Hamburg. Notes … Continue reading

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Daniela Vellega-Neu, Heidegger’s Poietic Writings: From Contributions to Philosophy to the Event – Indiana University Press, 2018, discussed at New Books Network

Daniela Vellega-Neu, Heidegger’s Poietic Writings: From Contributions to Philosophy to the Event – Indiana University Press, 2018, discussed at New Books Network with Stephen Dozeman. Scholarship on the German philosopher Martin Heidegger has traditionally focused on his magnum opus Being and Time and related … Continue reading

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Claude Lévi-Strauss on writing (1977)

Although I am going to talk about what I have written, my books and papers are so on, unfortunately I forget what I have written practically as soon as it is finished. There is probably going to be some trouble … Continue reading

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The Deleuze Seminars – Data Rescue

I’ve mentioned the Deleuze Seminars project before – an online resource gathering recordings, transcriptions and translations of his teaching work. This kind of work is very valuable, but relies on source material. I know from my work on Foucault that … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche Or the Realm of Shadows – Verso, February 2020 – reviewed at Marx & Philosophy by Kaiyue He

Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche Or the Realm of Shadows – translated by David Fernbach, introduced by Stuart Elden, Verso, February 2020 – reviewed at Marx & Philosophy by Kaiyue He. The review is a useful survey of the book … Continue reading

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Mona Domosh, Michael Heffernan, Charlie W.J. Withers (eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Historical Geography – Sage, December 2020

Mona Domosh, Michael Heffernan, Charlie W.J. Withers (eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Historical Geography – Sage, December 2020 A major two-volume reference work, but really expensive… Historical geography is an active, theoretically-informed and vibrant field of study within modern geography, … Continue reading

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Charlotte Epstein, Birth of the State: The Place of the Body in Crafting Modern Politics – Oxford University Press, December 2020

Charlotte Epstein, Birth of the State: The Place of the Body in Crafting Modern Politics – Oxford University Press, December 2020 This book uses the body to peel back the layers of time and taken-for-granted ideas about the two defining … Continue reading

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Craig Robertson, The Filing Cabinet: A Vertical History of Information – University of Minnesota Press, May 2021

Craig Robertson, The Filing Cabinet: A Vertical History of Information – University of Minnesota Press, May 2021 The ubiquity of the filing cabinet in the twentieth-century office space, along with its noticeable absence of style, has obscured its transformative role … Continue reading

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Matthew Hart, Extraterritorial: A Political Geography of Contemporary Fiction – Columbia University Press, August 2020, discussed at New Books Network

Matthew Hart, Extraterritorial: A Political Geography of Contemporary Fiction – Columbia University Press, 2020 is discussed at New Books Network Extraterritorial: A Political Geography of Contemporary Fiction (Columbia University Press, 2020) explores how texts—literary and visual—help us engage with the space … Continue reading

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Betty Rojtman, The Fascination with Death in Contemporary French Thought: A Longing for the Abyss – Palgrave Pivot, 2020 – with discussion at New Books

Betty Rojtman, The Fascination with Death in Contemporary French Thought:  A Longing for the Abyss – Palgrave Pivot, 2020 – with discussion at New Books with Renee Garfinkel This book analyses a cultural phenomenon that goes to the very roots of Western civilization: the centrality … Continue reading

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