Foucault News

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

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, (2009) “When Life Will No Longer Barter Itself”: In Defense of Foucault on the Iranian Revolution. In Sam Binkley, Jorge Capetillo (eds) A Foucault for the 21st Century, Biopolitics and Discipline in the New Millennium, Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars Publishing pp.270-290 On Academia.edu When Michel Foucault’s journalistic accounts of the Iranian Revolution appeared thirty …

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Matteo Pasquinelli “Arcana Mathematica Imperii: The Evolution of Western Computational Norms”, in: Maria Hlavajova et al. (eds) Former West. MIT Press, 2017. PDF available on academia.edu Etymologically, statistics is knowledge of the state, of the forces and resources that characterize a state at a given moment . . . this was an explicit part of …

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Teófilo Espada-Brignoni and Frances Ruiz-Alfaro, Political Repertoires: Tellability and Subjectivation in Music as a Platform for Political Communication,Uche Onyebadi (ed.) IGI Global, 2017 DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1986-7.ch003 Abstract Songwriting, whether creative or unoriginal, can challenge or promote the values of the dominant discourses in a particular society. Within the context of popular music, Gil Scott-Heron wrote songs …

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Pierre Macherey, 10 – Foucault lecteur de Roussel : la littérature comme philosophie, Pierre Macherey À quoi pense la littérature ?, Presses Universitaires de France, 1990, édition numérique (2016) Premières lignes Dans son travail, Foucault a réservé une place exceptionnelle à la littérature, à laquelle il a reconnu le statut d’un révélateur théorique : Les …

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Thamy Ayouch, Foucault pour la psychanalyse : vérité, véridiction, pratiques de soi, in SQUVERER Amos, LAUFER Laurie (dir.), Foucault et la psychanalyse. Quelques questions analytiques à Michel Foucault, Hermann, 2015 Full text on academia.edu « Foucault pour la psychanalyse » peut augurer autant, a contrario , de la condamnation virulente d’une vulgate psychanalytique instituant un « …

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Vichnar, D. ‘Territories Of Risk’ within ‘Tropological Space’: From Zero to 2666, and back (2015) Fear and Fantasy in a Global World, 81, pp. 55-73. DOI: 10.1163/9789004306042_005 Abstract The essay examines the subversive treatment of discourses of fear and anxiety on both local and global scales to which they are subjected within what Michel Foucault …

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Mennicken, Andrea and Miller, Peter (2014) Michel Foucault and the administering of lives. In: Adler, Paul S., du Gay, Paul, Morgan, Glen and Reed, Michael, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory, and Organization Studies: Contemporary Currents. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 11-38. ISBN 9780199671083 Further info Abstract This chapter suggests that Michel …

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Securing the social: Foucault and Social Networks | Tiziana Terranova – Academia.edu. From Foucault and the History of Our Present, edited by Sophie Fuggle, Yari Lanci, and Martina Tazzioli Extract What do we talk about when we talk about social networks? Is it an actu-ally existing social reality, a structuralist paradigm in the social sciences, …

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Jacques Bouveresse, Le désir, la vérité et la connaissance : la volonté de savoir et la volonté de vérité chez Foucault. In Claudine Tiercelin (dir.) La reconstruction de la raison. Dialogues avec Jacques Bouveresse, Collège de France, 2014. Full text of chapter 1. Ce qui est connu doit-il être vrai ? 1Pour vous donner une …

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