Foucault News

News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Below John Protevi on the New APPS: Art, Politics, Philosophy, Science blog For other comments on the subject of gun control in the USA also referring to Foucault, see also post by Firmin DeBrabander on The New York Times opinion pages. A Foucaultian analysis of framing gun violence as a public health issue Doug Henwood, …

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Bronwyn Davies, Jane Speedy, Who was Pierre Rivière? Introduction to the special issue, Emotion, Space and Society, Available online 22 April 2012 Further info Table of contents for special issue Abstract Foucault’s (1975) edited book, I, Pierre Rivière, having slaughtered my mother, my sister and my brother… A case of parricide in the 19th century, …

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Lectureship in French Philosophy, King’s College London The Department of French and the Department of Philosophy of King’s College London wish to make the joint appointment of a Lecturer in French Philosophy, starting in September 2013. We are seeking an outstanding philosopher with research expertise and teaching experience in French philosophy, broadly conceived, but with …

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Korvela, P.-E. Sources of governmentality: Two notes on Foucault’s lecture, History of the Human Sciences, Volume 25, Issue 4, October 2012, Pages 73-89 Further info Abstract The article scrutinizes Michel Foucault’s interpretation of Machiavelli in his famous lecture on governmentality. Foucault is slightly misguided in his search for the origins of governmentality, the article asserts. …

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Call for Stream Proposals London Conference in Critical Thought Royal Holloway, University of London June 6th and 7th, 2013 Building on the success of the inaugural conference, the 2013 London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT) will offer a space for an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas for scholars who work with critical traditions and concerns. It …

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Luca Paltrinieri, L’expérience du concept : Michel Foucault, entre épistémologie et histoire Publications de la Sorbonne, Collection : La philosophie à l’oeuvre, 2012 ISBN-10: 2859447067 ISBN-13: 978-2859447069 pdf flyer Présentation de l’éditeur Ce livre ne s’intéresse – en aucune manière – à ce que Foucault a dit. Et son auteur n’essaie ni de déceler la …

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