Category Archives: Philosophy

Theory of the drone 1: Genealogies

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
This is the first of a series of posts as I work my way through Grégoire Chamayou‘s Théorie du drone (2013), which has finally arrived on my desk.  I’ve loosely summarised the project and its…

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Foucault for Architects

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Gordana Fontana-Giusti’s Foucault for Architects is now out (via Heterotopian Studies). From the mid-1960s onwards Michel Foucault has had a significant impact on diverse aspects of culture, knowledge and arts including architecture and its critical…

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See the Trailer for Slavoj Žižek’s New Film, The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology

Originally posted on Biblioklept:
Will we ever have enough Zizek? Biblioklept View original post

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Exceptions R Us

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
Alex Vasudevan writes to alert me to this all-too-relevant site, Agamben Toys or Toys for the State of Exception… Most of the baubles on offer are decidedly for play in the global North, but for older…

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The Birth of Territory – University of Chicago Press page and preorder

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
The University of Chicago Press page for my book The Birth of Territory is now up with the description, an endorsement from John Agnew, and the table of contents. It will be available in cloth and paperback simultaneously.…

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