Foucault News

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

Apr 25, 2022
Foucault tries to put some order into his things. A laughing bag reminds him of the “Chinese encycopedia” described by Jorge Luis Borges. He explains the nature of the laughter caused by Borges’ “heterotopia,” while shedding some light on Nietzsche’s philosophy and the “explosion of man’s face in laughter.”

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