Foucault News

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

Robotic Doves Circling over Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon, Hans Sluga’s blog
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Our society has developed much further into a surveillance society since Foucault published his book and certainly since Bentham wrote his treatise on the panopticon in the late 18th century. This has not escaped the attention of social scientists and there exists now an extensive literature on the topic of surveillance. For all that, we still need to reflect much more on this theme.
A useful stimulus to this end comes from a new report on a further step in the development of surveillance drones in the form of robotic birds. In the US, Europe, and China this development is well advanced.
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