Foucault News

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

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The new translation of Jean Cavaillès, On Logic and the Theory of Science, some second-hand books by Eliade, a collective volume on Vincennes, the reedition of Foucault’s first two Collège de France courses, a special issue of the Carceral Notebooks on ‘Foucault and the Politics of Resistance in Brazil’, and Derrida’s Donner le temps II.

Carceral Notebooks 13: Foucault and the Politics of Resistance in Brazilwas kindly sent to me by Marcelo Hoffman, who edited the volume. The essays are available open access here, though it’s nice to have a physical copy.

The Foucault lecture courses are the new editions. There is an interesting editorial note about this new edition, which notes that there is a difference in how the first courses published differ from the later ones. The initial courses (‘Society Must Be Defended’ and Abnormal, for instance) made limited use of the…

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