From: michael bibby <shmickeyd@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2010 16:13:53 -0700 (PDT)
Perhaps to give an indication of how Creative Evolution and The Order of Things can be read together it is sufficient to juxtapose these passages taken from each of them:
"All around conceptual thought there remains an indistinct fringe which recalls its origin."
"that space which is, for thought, on the otherside, but in which it never ceased to think from the very beginning."
All the best.
"I think it’s important to have a small number of authors with whom
one thinks, with whom one works, but on whom one does not write."
--- On Fri, 1/10/10, Chetan Vemuri <aryavartacnsrn@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Chetan Vemuri <aryavartacnsrn@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [Foucault-L] Primary works
> To: "Mailing-list" <foucault-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Received: Friday, 1 October, 2010, 5:39 AM
> Is Bergson really necessary in terms
> of Foucault's sources? What about
> The Normal and the Pathological by Georges Canguilhem? I'd
> also throw
> in anything by Gaston Bachelard. If you're interested, you
> could also
> read Paul Feyeraband. He's not a Foucauldian but he was
> contemparaneous, was influenced by Bachelard, and dealt
> with parallel
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 4:17 AM, michael bibby <shmickeyd@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > I can do the opposite Zulfiqar: rather than provide
> you with secondary material on the Order of Things (no doubt
> your aware of the problems such 'commentary' poses, given
> the treatment which 'commentary' receives there), I can
> provide you with one of the source materials for this book,
> one of those books which Foucault seems to have been working
> closely with and writing his own alongside, and that is
> Henry Bergson's Creative Evolution, writen in 1907 and
> canonical for two generations of European scholars before it
> fell into relative obscurity. Another book worth taking a
> look at in this connection is Oswald Spengler's Decline of
> the West, writen in 1918 and enjoying a similiar popularity
> before the war.
> > All the best.
> > --- On Tue, 28/9/10, Zulfiqar Ali Philosophy <zali@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >> From: Zulfiqar Ali Philosophy <zali@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Subject: [Foucault-L] secondary works
> >> To: foucault-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Received: Tuesday, 28 September, 2010, 5:30 PM
> >> I have recently finished my Ph. D.
> >> work on Foucault in relation to Marx. I
> >> am looking for major critiques on the issue of
> >> *and on the major
> >> argument of The Order of Things. I request all of
> you to
> >> kindly identify the
> >> books or articles in this regard.
> >> Zulfiqar Ali
> >> Pakistan
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