Monthly Archives: March 2014

Poulantzas’s State, Power, Socialism as a Modern Classic

Originally posted on Bob Jessop:
Note: this is the long version of a chapter published in German as ‘Kapitalistischer Staatstyp und autoritärer Etatismus. Poulantzas’s Staatstheorie als moderner Klassik’, in L. Bretthauer et al., eds, Poulantzas Lesen: Zur Aktualität marxistischer Staatstheorie,…

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Deleuze’s Negotiations (pdf)

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
Deleuze’s Negotiations (pdf) http://cdn.preterhuman.net/texts/thought_and_writing/philosophy/Deleuze/Deleuze%20-%20Negotiations.pdf

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Spent? Capitalism’s growing problem with anxiety.

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
Spent? Capitalism’s growing problem with anxiety. jodi dean points us to http://roarmag.org/2014/03/neoliberal-capitalism-anxiety-depression-insecurity/  

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Seminario Deleuze-Foucault (2014)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Debates Actuales de la Teoría Política Contemporánea El Objetivo de las jornadas es crear un espacio para un genuino debate en torno de problemas políticos reales realizando propuestas y contribuciones concretas. Buscamos desarrollar nuevas prácticas…

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Who is getting hired in the urban studies/geog world?

I came across these open threads at New APPS and Leiter Reports where new philosophy PhDs can report where they’ve been hired, and thought something similar would be a great addition to the urban studies/geog blogosphere. I obviously don’t have … Continue reading

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Jameson on affect and emotions

Originally posted on Pop Theory:
At nonsite, Fred Jameson responds to commentaries on his Antinomies of Realism. Here’s the bit I liked most: “I don’t for a minute believe that neuroscience will ever achieve much more than a thorough-going mapping…

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Happiness as Enterprise: An Essay on Neoliberal Life (2014)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Sam Binkley, Happiness as Enterprise: An Essay on Neoliberal Life, SUNY Press, 2014. Publisher’s page Summary Examines the contemporary discourse on happiness through the lens of governmentality theory. Recent decades have seen an explosion of…

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