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Nidesh Lawtoo, (New) Fascism: Contagion, Community, Myth – Michigan State Press, August 2019

Nidesh Lawtoo, (New) Fascism: Contagion, Community, Myth – Michigan State Press, August 2019 Fascism tends to be relegated to a dark chapter of European history, but what if new forms of fascism are currently returning to the forefront of the … Continue reading

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Videos of Plenaries from Truth, Fiction, Illusion: Worlds & Experience’ Conference 2019 – Malpas, Elden, Margaroni, Mbembe, Stiegler

Full playlist here – plenaries by Jeff Malpas, Stuart Elden, Maria Margaroni, Bernard Stiegler, Achille Mbembe and discussion between Mbembe and Stiegler.

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Douglas Armato of University of Minnesota Press on ‘The Value of University Presses’ – statement and discussion

Douglas Armato of University of Minnesota Press on ‘The Value of University Presses’ – updated statement here; discussion here.

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Richard Polt, Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties reviewed at NDPR by Thomas Sheehan

Also at NDPR, Thomas Sheehan reviews Richard Polt’s Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties. In the Anglophone world, few if any know the Heidegger of the 1930s better than Richard Polt. His co-translation of three Heidegger courses … Continue reading

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Jacques Derrida, Theory and Practice reviewed at NDPR by Edward Baring

Jacques Derrida, Theory and Practice – his 1976-77 ENS lecture course – is reviewed at NDPR by Edward Baring, author of the excellent The Young Derrida and French Philosophy, 1945-1968. Jacques Derrida’s Theory and Practice, a seminar he taught at the École … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 25 – back after a long break on other projects

It’s been over five months since I posted an update on The Early Foucault, and it is only in the last couple of weeks that I’ve really been back at work on the manuscript. In the spring and early summer … Continue reading

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Books received – Dodds & Nuttall, Osborne, Bataille, Demetriou and Dimova, Fennelly, Magazine littéraire

Books received – Klaus Dodds & Mark Nuttall, The Arctic: What Everyone Needs to Know, Thomas Osborne, The Structure of Modern Cultural Theory, George Bataille, The Unfinished System of Knowledge, Olga Demetriou and Rozita Dimova, The Political Materialities of Borders, Katherine Fennelly, An … Continue reading

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24 Best New International Relations Books To Read In 2019 from Book Authority

24 Best New International Relations Books To Read In 2019 from Book Authority Good to see a few more critical takes among the more mainstream works.

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Len Lawlor’s From Violence to Speaking Out: Apocalypse and Expression in Foucault, Derrida and Deleuze reviewed in NDPR

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
by my colleague Jeff Bell here.

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Bryan Magee (1930-2019) – tribute by Henry Hardy and links to his TV discussions

Bryan Magee (1930-2019) – tribute by Henry Hardy and links to his TV discussions – with Isaiah Berlin, Herbert Marcus, AJ Ayer, Noam Chomsky, Iris Murdoch and many others. Thanks to Jo Wolff for the links. The Great Philosophers was one … Continue reading

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