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Foucault Studies
Number 21: June 2016: Counter-Conduct

Table of Contents


Editorial PDF
Sverre Raffnsøe et al. 1-2

Special Issue on Counter-Conduct

Introduction: Counter-Conduct PDF
Sam Binkley, Barbara Cruikshank 3-6
From Counter-Conduct to Critical Attitude: Michel Foucault and the Art of Not Being Governed Quite So Much PDF
Daniele Lorenzini 7-21
Foucault Among the Stoics: Oikeiosis and Counter-Conduct PDF
James F. Depew 22-51
Rituals of Conduct and Counter-Conduct PDF
Corey McCall 52-79
The Counter-Conduct of Medieval Hermits PDF
Christopher Roman 80-97
Revisiting the Omnes et Singulatim Bond: The Production of Irregular Conducts and the Biopolitics of the Governed PDF
Martina Tazzioli 98-116


Foucault and the Madness of Classifying Our Madness PDF
Drew Ninnis 117-137
Towards a Foucauldian Urban Political Ecology of water: Rethinking the hydro-social cy-cle and scholars’ critical engagement PDF
Paola Rattu, René Véron 138-158
The Nineteenth Century in Ruins: A Genealogy of French Historical Epistemology PDF
David M. Peña-Guzmán 159-183
Beyond the Analytic of Finitude: Kant, Heidegger, Foucault PDF
J. Colin McQuillan 184-199


What is Psychology? PDF
David M. Peña-Guzmán 200-213
Foucault: The Materiality of a Working Life An interview with Daniel Defert by Alain Brossat, assisted by Philippe Chevallier PDF
Colin Gordon 214-230

Review Essay

New Books “By” Foucault PDF
Timothy O’Leary 231-237

Book Reviews

Review of Torben Bech Dyrberg, Foucault on the Politics of Parrhesia (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), i-vi, 1-141, electronic £36.99 (UK), ISBN: 978-1-137-36835-5 PDF
Martin Paul Eve 238-240
Martin Heidegger, Bremen and Freiburg Lectures: Insight Into That Which Is and Basic Principles of Thinking, Translated by Andrew J. Mitchell (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012), ISBN: 978-0-253-00231-0 PDF
Eric Guzzi 241-244
Brian Lightbody, Philosophical Genealogy I: An epistemological reconstruction of Nietzsche and Foucault’s Genealogical Method (New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 2010). PDF
Eric Guzzi 245-247
Lynne Huffer, Are the Lips a Grave? A Queer Feminist on the Ethics of Sex (New York: Columbia University Press, 2013), ISBN: 978-0-231-16417-7 PDF
Sarah Hansen 248-252
James D. Faubion (ed.), Foucault Now: Current Perspectives in Foucault Studies (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2014), ISBN-13: 978-0-7456-6378-4. PDF
Denise Mifsud 253-258
Jean-Francois Bert and Elisabetta Basso (eds.), Foucault à Münsterlingen; À l’origine de l’Histoire de la folie, Avec des photographies de Jacqueline Verdeaux (Paris: Éditions de l’école des hautes études en sciences sociales, 2015) PDF
Sverre Raffnsøe 259-261
Mark G.E. Kelly, Foucault’s History of Sexuality Volume I; The Will to Knowledge (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013), vi-ix, 1-150, ISBN 978-0-7486-4889-4. PDF
Max Rosenkrantz 262-266
Antonella Cutro, Technique et vie: biopolitique et philosophie du bios dans la pensée de Michel Foucault (Paris: L’Harmattan, 2010), ISBN: 978-2-296-54085-9. PDF
Samuel Talcott 267-271
Nadine Ehlers, Racial Imperatives: Discipline, Performativity, and Struggles Against Subjection (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012), 185 pages. PDF
R. D. Wood 272-274

3 thoughts on “Foucault Studies: Special Issue on Counter Conduct (2016)

  1. Reblogged this on archeologiafilosofica and commented:
    A very important issue on counter-conduct concept


  2. stuartelden says:

    Reblogged this on Progressive Geographies and commented:
    New issue of Foucault Studies now out – all open access.


  3. dmf says:

    Reblogged this on synthetic zero.


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