Foucault News

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

Progressive Geographies

While work on The Early Foucault is just about complete, though stuck until I can get back to Paris, I’m today beginning work on ‘The Archaeology of Foucault’, the fourth and final book in this sequence. It fills in the missing years of 1962-1969, providing an intellectual history of Foucault’s entire career. During this time Foucault taught at Clermont-Ferrand, Tunis and Vincennes, and in Brazil, and while his books Birth of the ClinicThe Order of Things and The Archaeology of Knowledge are the best known outputs from this period, he did a lot of other things too. His work on literature, including the book on Raymond Roussel and lots of short pieces, and on art is also significant, and some of his lecture materials are in the process of being published. Some materials have been published already, and quite a lot is being edited. There is also a…

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